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Career Ministry

Crossroads Career ® Network of Johnson Ferry helps misemployed and unemployed people find meaningful work that utilizes their unique gifts and skill sets. Our ministry offers a variety of programs that are available to the community.

Monthly Network Meeting - Monday, May 5, 2014 (1st Mondays)

We are pleased to have as our speaker Stephen Hines, career coach and author of Atlanta Jobs, the bestselling book about finding jobs in Atlanta. Steve will be presenting, "Network...or Not Work!" Come early (6:15 p.m.). Recruiters, Career and HR professionals will offer individual coaching and resume review. The program will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.  Join us in The Landing (Room 272-275), second floor - main atrium stairs.

Questions? Please contact Barbara Jarratt at Career Transitions office barbara.jarratt@jfbc.org  or 678.784.5270.  For directions to the church, go to: www.johnsonferry.org.

 

2-Week "Crash" Course begins Saturday, April 26th

Johnson Ferry will host the 2-week Crossroads "Crash" Course for Career Transition beginning Saturday, April 26th at 9:00 a.m. in the Pinnacle. These 7 sessions will help guide job seekers in learning how to find a job. If you are unemployed or anticipating a career transition, this course is exactly what you need. The Crossroads course is sponsored by the career ministries of an interdenominational group of North-side Atlanta churches, all members of Crossroads Career network. The classes are taught by a team of expert facilitators who are volunteer leaders in the career ministry programs in the network. All leaders are experienced in business and knowledgeable about the most effective ways to search for new career opportunities. For course schedule and registration, click here.

 

Monthly Meetings

  • Meetings are the 1st Monday of the month.
  • Each meeting offers a 2-hour program that includes a career related topic presented by expert speakers as well as a time of devotion and prayer, networking and resume reviews. Generally we have Resume reviews at 6:15 p.m., followed by a featured speaker from 7 to 9 p.m. Networking time follows the speaker.
  • Meetings are open to anyone and are free of charge.

     

Career Assistance

Workshops
1 1/2 day Career Explorers “crash course” workshop. This includes selected topics and is offered in April, June, July, and August.

Coaching
Volunteers are available to speak on career related topics, including interviewing, job search, resume writing etc.

Job Leads (JFBCJobNet)
Job Explorers receive a daily list of job leads from local employers and recruiters via e-mail. 

Industry Guides/Networking
Job Explorers have access to JFBC Members who agree to take a networking call. They provide advice, industry specific guidance and encouragement. Attend the network meeting to get a contact. 

Crossroads Career ® Network Membership

Our membership in Crossroads Career® Network gives us access to a world-class, Christ-centered career search portal with resources for jobs and to help you determine the best career for you, including:

  • Job board and the web’s biggest, smartest job search engine, Search jobs posted by Crossroads Career® Network employers + over 5 million more jobs from thousands of employer and job sites.
  • Online downloadable 70+ page Explorer Guide,
  • Career tests, over 100 career tools and tips, and online studies.

     

To Register

Fill out our Crossroads Career ® Network registration form to begin the process. After registering, you will be sent an email with instructions on accessing information through the Crossroads Career® Network website.

Corporations, small businesses, recruiters, and other organizations are encouraged to forward current job openings to crossroads@jfbc.org.

To reach career explorers registered with other crossroads churches, we encourage you to also post jobs on the Crossroads Career® Network website.

We invite JFBC members or regular attendees with a passion for helping the unemployed/misemployed to serve in this ministry. We are seeking individuals with one or more of the following traits.

  • Individuals with specialized skills (recruiters, human resource professionals, career consultant/coaches/counselors)
  • Anyone who has personally walked through a career crossroad
  • Individuals who are spiritually gifted in hospitality and encouragement
  • Someone who just loves the Lord and cares for people!

 

We also have openings for those who would like to serve on the greeter/hospitality team, publicity team, and prayer team. We are always looking for speakers.

Volunteer Orientation

An orientation session will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month. If you would like to attend, please let us know.

Questions?

Please call 678.784.5270
or email us at crossroads@jfbc.org