JVS helps
families bounce back after difficult life changes:
  • Job loss
  • Ailing parents
  • Financial hardship
  • Disability
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JVS eCycling
JVS will begin recycling electronics in June and providing jobs to people with disabilities.

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Annette and Jack Aronson
founders of Garden Fresh Salsa to headline our Strictly Business luncheon.

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What's Coming Up
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Keep Your Home

Free help is available to hardest hit homeowners

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Jun
Keyboarding Skills

Learn to use the keyboard or increase your speed

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Jun
Homebuyer Education

Learn about the entire homebuying process

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What's New

JVS has great summer jobs for social work students and others who want experience working with people with disbilities.

The JVS Senior Service Corps provides FREE help to nonprofits in need of assistance with mailing and other special projects.

JVS now accepts donations of cars, motorcycles, RV's and other vehicles!

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What's the Buzz

May 21: Watch this inspiring video on how music can uplift the spirits and spark the memories of seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Info on our senior services at http://bit.ly/JVSSeniorServices


Music & Memory

Witness how music has a meaningful and memorable effect on seniors with memory loss.

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May 19: We won! Thanks to all of our fans who voted to help us win a $1,000 Gardner-White gift card! Special thanks to Gardner-White Furniture for their ongoing support!

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May 18: Did you know that JVS provides coaching and financial education on budgeting, improving your credit score, debt and money management, homebuyer education and foreclosure prevention? More info at http://bit.ly/JVSFinancialEd


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May 13: We're in the lead to win a $1,000 Gardner-White gift certificate! Keep the votes coming today and everyday until Tuesday to keep us on top! You can vote once each day from each of your devices...home or work computer, cell phone or tablet, etc. Thanks for the votes!


Vote for your favorite Metro-Detroit charity to win $1,000 from Gardner-White!
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Vote once per day for the #Charituesday charity that you would like to see get DOUBLE the donation from Gardner-White! The charity with the most votes will receive a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White. The other charity will receive a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White.

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May 13: Our second annual Job Connection is underway! If you couldn't make it, connect with us at http://bit.ly/ActNowJobs for more job search resources.


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May 12: Help JVS win a $1,000 Gardner White gift card! Simply click the link below to cast your vote. Vote everyday for the next week to help us win. Thanks for voting and go JVS!


Vote for your favorite Metro-Detroit charity to win $1,000 from Gardner-White!
woobox.com
Vote once per day for the #Charituesday charity that you would like to see get DOUBLE the donation from Gardner-White! The charity with the most votes will receive a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White. The other charity will receive a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White.

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May 08: The talented seniors in our adult day care program made these beautiful tiles, which will be sold at the upcoming fundraising event for the program, which provides stimulating activities for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders. Info at http://bit.ly/JVSSeniorServices


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May 06: Our Job Connection is just a week away where 40 employers will be accepting resumes, interviewing on-site and giving job search advice! Read their job search tips at http://bit.ly/JVSSuccess. Job connection info at http://bit.ly/JVSJobConnection


JVS | JVS Job Connection
www.jvsdet.org
Join us to connect with employers who have job openings and learn about the current state of the job market.

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April 30: Don't miss our Job Connection May 13 to meet with employers who are hiring and more. Info at http://bit.ly/JVSJobConnection


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April 28: Several JVS staff were at the Capitol in Lansing today advocating for people with disabilities and funding for employment and other needed services. More info on our programs for people with special needs at http://bit.ly/1KqCYbx


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April 22: On this Earth Day, JVS is excited to announce that we will be collecting and recycling electronics beginning in June! More info on our first drop off date coming soon. In the meantime, start gathering anything that plugs in that you no longer need or use. More info at http://bit.ly/JVSRecycling


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April 21: Meet with more than 30 companies that are hiring, hear from a panel of hiring experts and obtain job search tips at our Job Connection May 13. Info at http://bit.ly/JVSJobConnection


JVS | JVS Job Connection
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Prepare for the Job Connection by learning to write the right resume, give an impressionable interview and more. Upcoming events »

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April 09: All JVS offices will be closed on Friday, April 10 in observance of Passover. Have a great weekend!

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April 08: JVS will hold a special showing of Alive Inside May 18, an inspiring movie about music and memories to benefit our adult day care program. Info at http://bit.ly/JVSAliveInside


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March 31: We have great summer jobs for social work students and others who want to gain experience working with people with disabilities. More info at http://bit.ly/Summer_Jobs


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March 27: Job seekers: Don't miss our Dress to Impress event on Monday to learn how to look your best for interviews, shop for career clothes and more. Info at http://bit.ly/DressAndImpress


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March 25: Our Women to Work Program is coming to our Detroit office in April to help women who need to immediately find a job because of difficult life changes. More info at http://bit.ly/Women2Work


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March 24: Spring into a new job by learning the latest job search techniques at our job search seminars.


JVS | Employment Seminars
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Once you have your LinkedIn profile ready (see “Build Your LinkedIn Profile”), you can begin using it as part of your job search. During this workshop, you will learn how to search for jobs, follow companies and make connections that will assist in your job search. This class is designed for individ…

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March 09: JVS, JARC, Kadima and Angel's Place are hosting a job fair March 18 to recruit compassionate and caring staff to help people with disabilities realize life's potential! http://bit.ly/1BZtp1z


JARC, JVS, Angel’s Place and Kadima holding job fair for personal care positions
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JARC, JVS, Angel’s Place and Kadima are looking to fill a variety and full, part-time and occasional direct care staff positions, which provide support, interaction and care for people with developmental disabilities of all ages. The job fair will be held Wednesday, March 18 at JARC's office in Farm…

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