JVS helps
families bounce back after difficult life changes:
  • Job loss
  • Ailing parents
  • Financial hardship
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Ford COO Mark Fields to Headline JVS Luncheon

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Shape up your Finances!

Learn tips to become more financially fit.

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What's Coming Up
23
Apr
Social Media

Learn how social media affects your job search

23
Apr
Networking Seminar

Perfect your professional pitch

24
Apr
Women to Work

Successfully re-enter the workforce

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What's New

Meet Employers who are hiring and apply for positions at the Job Connection Event May 14.

Network with young Jewish professionals and senior business leaders in our community.

Special Film Screening to raise funds to support adult day care for seniors with memory disorders

Our Trade Secrets dinner raised more than $170,000 to empower and encourage women job seekers!

Gardner-White donates 2 Samsung Galaxy Tablets to help teach job seekers the latest technology.

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What's the Buzz

April 14: Our Women to Work program is about to kick off with an info meeting on April 24. The program helps women find jobs after being a stay-at-home mom or away from the workforce. More info at http://www.jvsdet.org/events/job-search-seminars/women-to-work.html

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April 04: Need a job? Come to our Job Connection May 14 to meet with companies that are hiring and apply for positions. More » http://ow.ly/vruK4


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March 31: We had a hot dog "Opening Day" lunch and fundraiser today for our staff at our Southfield building. Thanks to volunteers Susie Simonenko and Diane Bonds (in the white jerseys) and staff member Susan Earp for running the lunch. Thanks also goes to staff members Susan Earp, Cindy Silverman and Wendy Penrose for donating goodies!

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March 27: Mark Fields, COO of Ford, is speaking at our annual Strictly Business luncheon in June. More info at http://ow.ly/v36nW


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Ford Motor Company Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields will headline our 17th annual Strictly Business luncheon by serving as Honorary Chair and...

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March 24: Our Trade Secrets event raised over $170,000 to help women find jobs after difficult life changes. Video highlights: http://ow.ly/uUWvr


Trade Secrets 2014

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March 18: Our financial education classes are coming to the Parkman Branch Library in Detroit. Info at http://ow.ly/uHLLi http://ow.ly/i/4We7k

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March 07: Colorful jobs just came to our work center dismantling Legos and assembling cat toys! More info about our packaging, sorting and assembly services here: http://bit.ly/1ii16yH

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February 26: It seems to be the week of job fairs... another huge one this week in Troy! More than 50 companies are looking to fill 500 job openings on 2/27 from 9am-3pm. More info: http://bit.ly/1doOXEA


Companies at metro Detroit career fair look to fill 500 job openings
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More than 50 companies will be at career fair in Troy next week that looks to hire some 500 job seekers.

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February 25: Job Fair alert! The City of Detroit is looking to fill more than 350 positions at a job fair this weekend at the Cobo Center on Fri 2/28 & Sat 3/1 from 10am-4pm. More info at http://bit.ly/1cHi7C7

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February 17: Thanks to the Max Berlin Trio, who jazzed up our Winter Blues staff appreciation party with their awesome tunes! We had a great time celebrating each others accomplishments and anniversaries. Special congrats goes to Bambi Hites who has dedicated 35 years to JVS!

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February 13: We won! Thank you to everyone who shared our post last week to help us win 2 Samsung tablets to teach job seekers the latest technology. View upcoming classes at http://bit.ly/1guoCJ4 We are especially grateful to Gardner-White Furniture for donating the tablets. Help show your appreciation and like their page!
#charituesdays

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February 07: We made it to 700 fans today! Thanks to everyone for their support. Stay warm!

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February 05: JVS thanks Bank of America for their generous grant to help job seekers 50+ years old recharge and reinvent themselves for new careers. The next 5-week session of the program starts March 11. More info at http://bit.ly/1n1lRzF

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February 04: Tax help is available to needy families through the Accounting Aid Society, www.accountingaidsociety.org, and for individuals 50+ through the AARP, http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action.

Also, if you were the victim of an identity theft last year, here's a form you may need to file with your tax return: http://bit.ly/1jcgEbg

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February 03: Wishing Andy a happy 103rd birthday! He's a member of the JVS Senior Service Corps who volunteers to help nonprofits with mailings and other special assignments. Visit http://bit.ly/1fGZGxE to see how we can help your synagogue, church or other nonprofit with their projects.

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February 01: We've almost won 2 Samsung tablets to help job seekers learn the latest technology. Simply hit share to help us win.


#Charituesdays at Gardner-White | Gardner-White Blog
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#Charituesdays at Gardner-WhitePosted on January 7, 2014 by JeanetteThis Week’s #Charituesdays: JVS DetroitWe’re more than just great deals and big sales.For quite some time, we at Gardner-White have been all about giving our customers the best deals on furniture, mattresses and home accessories in…

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January 29: Please share this post to help us win 2 Samsung Tablets from Gardner-White Furniture to teach new tech skills to job seekers. We're only a few shares from winning! #charituesdays


#Charituesdays at Gardner-White | Gardner-White Blog
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For quite some time, we at Gardner-White have been all about giving our customers the best deals on furniture, mattresses and home accessories in Metro Detroit.

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January 28: Share this post and help us win TWO Samsung Galaxy tablets from our friends at Gardner-White Furniture! We just need 50 shares from our fabulous fans! The tablets will be used to teach job seekers the latest technology to compete in today's workforce. Ready, set, SHARE!


#Charituesdays at Gardner-White | Gardner-White Blog
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For quite some time, we at Gardner-White have been all about giving our customers the best deals on furniture, mattresses and home accessories in Metro Detroit.

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January 21: The Online Job Search Guide seminar scheduled for tomorrow, January 22nd, has been cancelled. Please join us at the next meeting on February 27th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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January 15: It's Financial Wellness Month! Learn how JVS can help you get more financially fit through budgeting, saving and managing debt. More info at http://bit.ly/1dwy53B

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