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Opportunity Knocks™ Announces the 2014 Atlanta Nonprofit Career Conference

ATLANTA — May 28, 2014 Opportunity Knocks will host the 2014 Atlanta Nonprofit Career Conference on June 25, 2014, at the Smyrna Community Center. Opportunity Knocks is a program of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

This annual conference is designed to meet the needs of professionals looking for employment options in the nonprofit sector, while obtaining valuable information on professional development and career advancement. Registrants will attend four workshops conducted by nonprofit and career advancement experts and take part in one-on-one consulting sessions with seasoned professionals to gain advice on creating polished resumes, steps to a successful career path, identifying volunteer options, and more. In addition, local nonprofits will be on hand to discuss volunteer and professional development opportunities with participants.

Nonprofit and recruiting experts will lead the conference’s workshop and consulting sessions.

Workshop facilitators include:

          Val Porter | Director, Foundation Center Atlanta
          Dr. Linda McNay | Consultant, Our Fundraising Search
          Cicely Garrett | Food Systems Innovation Manager, Atlanta Community
          Food Bank
          John E. Long | Career and Life Coach, Two Roads Resources

Career consultants include:

          Judi Adams | Author and job search coach, Right Changes
          Patrick Lynch | President, The Frontier Group
          Tami Squaire | Senior Talent Advisor, TrueBridge Resources

The annual Atlanta Nonprofit Career Conference attracts scores of job seekers every year, from recent graduates looking for employment in the nonprofit sector, to nonprofit professionals preparing for career advancement and professional development, to corporate “sector switchers” looking to transfer their skills and experience to nonprofit employment. For the 2014 conference, Opportunity Knocks is pleased to be partnering with the Atlanta chapter of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN.)

Read more about the conference and register online to reserve your place. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

About Opportunity Knocks™: Opportunity Knocks is the national nonprofit job board, HR resource, and career development website exclusively for the nonprofit community. For nonprofit professionals, www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the premier destination to find nonprofit jobs and access valuable resources for developing successful careers in the nonprofit community. For employers, www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the best way to find qualified nonprofit candidates and receive valuable information that nonprofit organizations need when building successful recruitment, retention and human resource strategies.

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