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2019 Graduation

May 4th, 2019
41 days to go.

Happy 2019! Spring Class Prep Reminders

Job Opportunity at NDNU

Our Clinical Psychology department needs an advisor/administrative assistant.  It’s an opportunity to work with some really incredible faculty and students; the program is rated in the top two in the country for student satisfaction.  Click this link for more information.

Job Opportunities (Lots of ‘Em!)


With gratitude to THRIVE for gathering and posting these; what a resource!

Administrative Coordinator
We are currently looking for a friendly and organized professional to provide coordination and administrative support to the members of the PARCA leadership team. Coordinate a wide variety of organizational efforts pertaining to internal and external personnel including senior management, board members and committees, vendors, business partners, donors, and staff.
United Way Bay Area
Temporary Job Development Specialist
The Temporary Job Development Specialist works as a part of the team that engages employers as partners in a spectrum of workforce readiness, job placement, and career pathway programs led by United Way Bay Area. This is a full-time, temporary, 6-month position between November 1st, 2018 – April 30, 2019, working 37.5 hours per week, with the possibility of becoming a permanent position depending on funding and performance.
Healthy Cities Tutoring
Program Coordinator
Healthy Cities Tutoring is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and will be responsible for coordination of the tutoring program, primarily at schools located in Redwood City. This position also assists in community outreach, tutor recruitment, training, program communications, fundraising, and general administration duties as an integral member of the Healthy Cities Tutoring staff.
CORA – Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse
Case/Social Work
Facility Management


Marketing Intern
We are looking for a part-time marketing intern to help promote and support Thrive Job Board. Thrive Job Board is a free platform where you can find new job and volunteer opportunities in the Silicon Valley nonprofit sector. As a marketing intern, you will learn how to update and maintain the website, design and create job newsletters, and execute marketing campaigns to promote the platform. Tech-savvy candidates interested in marketing are encouraged to apply.
More Recent Job Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunity

Many (if not most) of you in our evening programs meet these criterion; let Judy or Therese know if you need help applying!
Sr. Dorothy Stang Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any scholarship applicant who meets the following criteria:
·         Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or above
·         Student must demonstrate need for financial aid
·         Student must have at least two years’ experience of community engagement/social justice ( see application for details)
·         Undergraduate student. Sophomores and above will have priority

Thrive’s Nonprofit Career Summit and Job Fair

Thrive_PowerUp_CS_Logos_v2WHEN:  You are invited to register for the second annual Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair. The event is taking place on November 1, 2018, 5:30 pm at the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, Redwood Shores. If you are looking for ways to advance your career in the nonprofit sector or find a new job, you should be in the room!

COST:  Enter the code: GETHIRED for your free ticket!

Some local options:

  • Development Manager at Family Connections
  • Program Analyst for Evaluation and Learning at Peninsula Family Service
  • Development Manager at Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
  • Internship Placement Manager at NPower
  • Family Law Specialist at CORA
  • General Plan Coordinator at Housing Leadership Council
  • Bilingual Spanish/English Clinical Consultant at Peninsula Family Service
  • Full Time Food Service Worker at Sisters of Mercy
  • Preschool Teacher at Peninsula Family Service
  • Program and Management Analyst at HEART of San Mateo County

Click here for the link to register!

Scholarship for Accounting Students!

Attention accounting students!

The Peninsula/Silicon Valley Chapter of CalCPA is offering the following opportunities for local accounting students (including YOU) in the area:

Hurry! Deadline is next week:

CalCPA Speed Mentoring & Networking Event – Mon, Oct 22

Explore the diverse career options within the accounting field (such as non-profit, tax, audit, governmental, forensics, etc.) by interacting with professionals from different accounting fields in a causal setting. You will get to ask questions and explore different paths to find yours during the speed mentoring event on Monday, October 22nd from 3:00 – 5:00pm at Skyline College, building 6, room 6202.

Click HERE for more info & to RSVP

*Please RSVP if you are considering attending

$20,000 Accounting Scholarships – Deadline to apply – Fri, Oct 26th

The Peninsula Silicon Valley Chapter of CalCPA is proud to award $20,000 in scholarships to local students (including YOU!) with an interest in pursuing professional careers in accounting in our local area. Awards range from $500 – $2,000. Awards are presented at the annual Student & Awards Night on November 15th (See separate event to RSVP for awards night).

Deadline to apply: Friday, October 26th   

Click HERE to apply

CalCPA Student & Awards Night – Thurs, Nov 15

CalCPA invites you to a night of celebration with a reception, dinner and a free prize drawing as we celebrate scholarships recipient students. We invite students to mix and mingle with top CPAs from local public practice firms and businesses, as well as gain insight into the profession from our special guest speaker. Considering a career in accounting? Come network and find out exactly where a CPA license can take you.

FREE for all students. Dinner is included with registration.

RSVP online HERE

What: PSV 16th Annual Student & Awards Night

When: Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Location: Poplar Creek Grill

1700 Coyote Point Dr.

San Mateo, CA 94401

Contact: Stephanie Stewart

Internship and Community Engagement Fair TOMORROW from 2:30-5:00