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Launching Your Social Work Career

Launching Your Social Work Career

By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Specialist

“Make a plan—or someone else will make one for you.” 

This Fall I will be offering a coaching program for new social work & nonprofit professionals. Launching Your Social Work Careeris a 6 week structured program that provides participants with coaching related to career planning and the job search process. The focus of the program is not…

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Tips for budding #grantwriters and program developers from Stephanie Watson, plus more… 

Bits and Pieces is a weekly newsletter put out by The Political Social Worker and Rachel L. West Consulting.

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Strangest things about working in nonprofits.

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The nonprofit world can be a weird, weird place. While the culture differs depending on the size, focus, location, and slant of the nonprofit, and nonprofits can be run much like corporations (the Better Business Bureau, for example, is much like a normal business, while Porchlight Counseling Services is a lot like a traditional nonprofit) the nonprofit world differs greatly from the for-profit world or academia and can be quite a shock for those used to more traditional ventures. 

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#MacroSW chat is tomorrow at 9PM on Twitter. @TheNSWM will be hosting.

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Political Social Workers: Susan Grettenberger

Political Social Workers: Susan Grettenberger

By Rachel L. West
Advocacy Consultant

Social Worker Susan Grettenberger Is Running for Congress In Michigan’s District 8

Here at Social Work Helper I like to put the spotlight on political social workers. Currently there are seven social workers sitting in the United States Congress. Next year there may be an eighth. Susan Grettenberger is a candidate for the US House of Representatives in…

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