The 43rd Annual Convention & Expo: RISE! will take place Thursday, September 20th in Boston. More than 1,100 people are expected at the event, which includes nearly 80 exhibitors and 36 workshops. Early-bird registration ends July 23rd.
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The What a Great Idea! program links graduate students with Council members that want to explore starting a social enterprise or expand an existing one. Applications are being accepted through July 27th.
The Council hosted MetroWest University Roundtable to bring together human services nonprofits with Central Mass. colleges and university to begin forging partnerships.
A daughter of immigrants, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch rose from the poverty of a Texas border town to become the highest ranking Hispanic woman in the Combat Support Field of the U.S. Army and then retired to focus on educating and empowering the next generation of leaders.
The Council has added webinars on board engagement and hiring that are offered exclusively for members.
The free, members-only event connects human services HR staff and executives to college representatives as a way to learn more about programs and how to recruit students.
Tuition Remission allows human services workers to take some undergraduate courses tuition-free at state-sponsored colleges and universities. Renewal forms for organizations to be eligible for the 2018-19 academic year are due this month.
Providers' Council member employees who meet all criteria can apply for one-time awards toward their pursuit of a master's degree.
The half-day training session provided an in-depth look at recent and upcoming changes to employment law in Massachusetts.
There's plenty to choose from on the Council's events calendar this month. Here's a quick rundown.
Applications will be accepted through May 25. Offered at Clark University in Worcester and Suffolk University in Boston, the Certificate Program can help with career advancement or prepare participants to pursue a master's degree.
The annual Awards of Excellence will be presented to outstanding individuals, organizations and partners on Thursday, Sept. 20, during the 43rd Annual Convention & Expo: RISE! at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston.
The Providers' Council's Jobs with Heart jobs board includes a number of tools to help job seekers begin or advance a rewarding career in human services.
The April events calendar is bursting with professional development opportunities. There's something for everyone at your organization here.
Providers' eAcademy can be linked directly to human resources programs to track staff trainings, requirements and more.
The Providers' Council records the webinars it hosts throughout the year and shares the link in the Members-Only Resources section of providers.org.
New offerings are added regularly to the Council's online learning management system and it now features more than 600 courses.
Many organizations, especially those with residential and day habilitation programs, employ staff that also work at other agencies. This roundtable explored the challenges around shared staff and discussed ways to work together.
The calendar includes two webinars and two in-person sessions being offered exclusively for Council members on trends affecting your organizations.
The Providers' Council's new dental insurance rate will be in place for two years, and the rates for vision insurance are good for four years.