Career Center

Career Center

Dress for Success Southern Nevada Career Center offers clients immersion in a  state of the art, real time work environment. This facility promotes confidence and professionalism for women by providing career guidance, hands-on use of computers and common office equipment, the chance to acquire and exercise technological skills, and astute shoulder to shoulder assistance in their job searches.

It is here that they hone skills, craft resumes, solicit employment online, print out interview packages, inclusive of resumes, letters of reference, and portfolios.
Mock interviews take on a serious reality when done in this authentic and professional work environment.

This fully operational office chews through much needed items like paper, toner for a Brother TN-650 & DR620 and an HP 56 & 57, file folders, and you can help support it with those and the following items:

  • Mailing labels
  • Labels for label maker (TZe-231)
  • Office supply store gift cards
  • Business card holders
  • LCD projector
  • Ink for printers
  • Sharpies
  • Binders 2″ & 3″ white
  • Scotch tape for dispensers
  • Plastic storage bins (small for shelving)
  • Lint brushes and rollers
  • Open/Closed sign
  • Radio or iPod for the volunteers

You can also help out with services for clients by providing:

  • Professional attire, especially plus size clothing
  • Gift cards (especially to plus size clothing stores)
  • Shoes – especially sizes 11 and larger
  • Long coats (outerwear)
  • Perfume samples (unused)
  • Handbags/purses
  • Briefcases
  • Pad folios / pens / paper
  • Funding / sponsorships

The Career Center supports disadvantaged women in the Las Vegas valley re-entering the workforce and on the road to achieving self-sufficiency. It  provides a headquarters for Dress for Success Southern Nevada’s mentoring program that pairs clients with mentors who offer guidance and support through one-on-one interaction and group meetings. Ultimately, the mentoring program seeks to strengthen and enhance participants’ professional development by cultivating stable relationships and increasing self-confidence.

At the opening dedication ceremony in 2014, Executive Director of Dress for Success Southern Nevada, Paula Lawrence, said, “Our new career center is not only more functional but also warm and inviting, where the women feel at ease.” She added that a special inspirational art wall was created by the Gensler Design team and “pays homage to the threads that we wear, the threads that are donated to the boutique, and the threads that bind us to each other.”

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