Sample Action Plan
You are now ready to finalize your career goal and create an Action Plan! An Action Plan is a sequence of steps that must be taken, or activities that must be performed to accomplish a goal. If you think of your goal as a destination, your Action Plan provides you with the directions to get there! Please review the example below to help you create your Action Plan.
|Purpose||(Write your new purpose statement here.)
To serve others through the use of my talents and skills
(Write your career SMART goal here.)
Find a volunteering position within the next 6 months that allow me to help others in need.
|Milestone 1||( Identify a milestone (short -term goal) that you plan to accomplish along the way)
1. Spend at least 30 minutes searching online for a volunteering position for the next 2 weeks.
|Identify the barriers||(Identify any possible/anticipated barriers that might throw you off track. Consider how your personality and strengths can help you here)
|Identify 1-2 Strategies to deal with barriers||(Note: Consider how your personality and strengths can help you here.)
Example for Barrier 1:
● Wake up 30 min earlier to conduct the search
● Use the last 30 min before bed to conduct the search
|Identify people who will be impacted and/or affected||(Identify the person/people that may be impacted by this goal.)
|Identify a deadline||(Identify the deadline you’ve set for yourself to complete the goal!)