SEEED JobsForLife stands for:
Soroptimists Educate, Empower, Enable Dream Jobs For Life.
Conceptualised by Dato’ Anusha Santhirasthipam, this programme of 12 Saturdays is an exciting and empowering programme for youths to succeed in finding their dream vocation! This is a unique opportunity for anyone who may be unsure of their career, how to start their business or how to land that job.
Over 3 cycles of 4 Saturdays per cycle, SIPJ will bring the best of their experience from their award-winning programmes Youth Against Social Ills (YASI), Supporting Hope in Education (SHINE) and Kampung Ku (KK).
Participants consist of Malaysian youth who are currently not in employment, within the age range of 18-25.
1st Cycle: Maximizing strengths and minimizing weaknesses
2nd Cycle: Self discovery and Nurturing for Self-employment
3rd Cycle: Direct mentoring and coaching – job application!
Dates for the programme:
Cycle 1: SOROPTIMISTS EDUCATE
7 February – Project Introduction & Orientation, Inspiring Opening Guest Speaker, Ice Breaker Exercises, Goal Setting & Vision
14 February – Personality Profiling & Effective Communication Skills
28 February – Take Charge of Your Life!
7 March – “Winning Media Campaigns & the Art of telling Your Story”, and Group Presentations, Appraisal & Feedback
Cycle 2: SOROPTIMISTS EMPOWER
14 March – Critical Thinking Skills and Problem Solving Techniques & Teamwork
21 March – Resume Writing & Preparing You for that Dream Job Interview
28 March – Mind Your Image & Create A Positive Impression
4 April – Success Habits of Highly Effective People
Cycle 3: SOROPTIMISTS ENABLE
11 April – Mock Interviews and Intensive Coaching Session
18 April – Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
25 April – Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
9 May – Finale
Throughout the 3 cycles, we will invite consultation & feedback. At the end of the programme, all participants will receive a certificate of completion.
After the end of the programme, we will also track their progress over the next 6 months to 1 year.
There is no charge for participants to attend this programme, which is fully funded by sponsors and a grant from Agensi Inovasi Malaysia.
In addition, all participants received a free T-shirt and folder for their worksheets. Lunch and two tea breaks are included.