2021 Joseph’s People Retreat

Renewing Optimism and Resilience During Your Employment Search


We cordially invite you to attend the 9th Annual Joseph’s People Retreat. In a year marked by adaptability and reinvention our retreat will, for the first time be held virtually via Zoom.

Time and Location: Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:00-4:30 P.M.


Opening Prayer and Introduction – 1:00 PM

Keynote Speaker –1:30-2:30 P.M. Amy Dinning: Strengthening Your Resiliency Muscle

In this engaging and interactive session, we will focus on building resiliency, a key ability that you will use throughout your job transition.  We will define resiliency and walk through 10 strategies that you can use to strengthen your resiliency muscle.  You will leave with an action plan to focus on two key areas that will develop your resiliency and assist you as you go through your job transition.

Reflection- 2:30-3:00 P.M. Rev. Francis J. Caponi, O.S.A.

Keynote Speaker-3:00-4:00 P.M.  Chuck Hall: Finding Your Purpose, Finding Your Path

Drawing on the Japanese concept of Ikigai, modern behavioral science, and perhaps a smattering of philosophy and Christian theology, we’ll take a look at how finding your purpose and your path forward can lead to greater happiness and success

Closing Thoughts and Discussion 4:00-4:30 PM



Joseph’s People is the Philadelphia Region’s largest pro bono job search group, offering complimentary job search education and motivation. We are a non-denominational and ecumenical non-profit group that serves unemployed and underemployed people of the Greater Philadelphia Region. Please RSVP to this event at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsdOmurj4vE9Tve1H_GNYW7IOJhd5khvN5 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.