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Green Jobs Network: Programs and Services

January 1, 2012

Green Jobs Network > Programs and Services

Green Jobs Network provides services in two main areas:

1. Online Services

Green Jobs Network utilizes the internet to deliver a range of services to job seekers, employers, entrepreneurs, career professionals, and other members of the green job community, including:

Green Jobs and Career Network Group – This group is available on the professional networking site LinkedIn. It currently has more than 35,000 members from around the world who have a diverse range of interests and occupations pertaining to social or environmental responsibility. This group provides members with benefits including the ability to view and post jobs and participate in discussions with fellow group members. – This popular job board is designed to make it easy for employers and job seekers to connect on available opportunities. Posting is priced affordably at $25 per job, with discounts available to non-profit organizations.

Green Collar Blog – This blog focuses on providing green career resources and information on the green jobs sector. It includes quick access to practical resources such as green job boards and tips for job seekers, such as the recent three-part series on Finding a Green Job. It also includes information on the growing green job sector, including a collection of research and reports.

2. Career Programs

Green Jobs Network organizes events and partners with organizations to provide job seekers with access to information, inspiration, and jobs. These events have included:

Green Career Fair – Organized in conjunction with the INFORUM division of the Commonwealth Club, this event featured more than 20 organizations and 250 attendees.

Green Job Tips – Organized in conjunction with the Net Impact San Francisco Professional Chapter, this event was attended by more than 50 people and focused on practical guidance for green job seekers.

Green Jobs Pavilion – Organized in conjunction with West Coast Green.

Los Angeles Green Jobs Expo – Organized in conjunction with the Los Angeles Go Green Expo.

via Green Jobs Network: Programs and Services.

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