Amy Kass specializes in the areas of coaching, advising, training, and serving as an advocate for underserved populations for a variety of social service organizations.
Her training experience includes health promotion, interpersonal communication, interviewing, performance management, assertiveness skills for managers, and cultural orientation programs. She has used her foreign language and cross-cultural skills to serve as an advocate for ethnically and culturally diverse populations in universities, hospitals, international business, and the non-profit sector.
As a part-time Volunteer Coordinator for a dynamic nonprofit, Court Watch Montgomery, Amy is responsible for the recruitment, training, and retention of volunteers. Court Watch reduces intimate partner violence in Maryland by ensuring victims have access to responsive justice in the court system to stop the abuse. She finds it rewarding to recruit and build relationships with volunteers whose values and skills are in alignment with the mission of the organization.
Amy holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Development and Training from John Hopkins University. Having worked in the human resources field, she now serves as a job interview coach and resume writer for her business, ASK (Amy S. Kass) for Insight. She also facilitates a job club support group for the Career Gateway program under the auspices of the Jewish Council for the Aging in Rockville, MD whose objective is to provide workshops for job seekers over the age of fifty. Her passion is helping job seekers apply transferrable skills to rebrand themselves, think outside the box and discover meaningful employment opportunities they may not have envisioned previously.