JVS helps
families bounce back after difficult life changes:
  • Job loss
  • Ailing parents
  • Financial hardship
  • Disability
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JVS Job Connection

Find a job, meet with employers and more!

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Alive Inside
A special film screening about music and memories to support adults with memory disorders.

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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
30
Mar
Dress to Impress

Learn how to professionally dress

31
Mar
Ace the Interview

Learn how to win your interviews

2
Apr
LinkedIn Basics

Create a LinkedIn Account and Explore the Basics

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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.

Our Women to Work Program is coming to Detroit in April to help women who need immediately enter or re-enter the workforce.

Shop for career and interview clothes and learn how your appearance affects your image, career and company’s culture.

JVS is seeking employers to serve as internship sites for the Pathways to Careers Program.

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

JVS was named a Best-Managed Nonprofit finalist by Crain's Detroit Business for creating a clever niche business.

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

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What's the Buzz

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
www.jvsdet.org
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
www.detroitnews.com
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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March 02: Join us March 30 to shop for career clothes for interviews, a new job or to update your business wardrobe and learn how your appearance affects your image, career and company’s culture. Info at http://bit.ly/DressAndImpress


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February 18: Expand your contacts and referral base, network with members of BEN - Business Executive Network, and support JVS at one fantastic event Feb. 24. More info at http://bit.ly/1AFAPrN


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February 17: Looking for a meaningful volunteer job? Come help our clients with disabilities live life to it's fullest by helping them participate in community and cultural outings, exercise programs, cooking classes, art and other activities. Info at http://bit.ly/ActivitiesProgram


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February 12: New changes coming that will change the look and security of credit cards. More info at http://bit.ly/NewCreditCards


October 2015: The End of the Swipe-and-Sign Credit Card
blogs.wsj.com
It's a payment ritual as familiar as handing over a $20 bill, and it's about to go extinct: prepare to say farewell to the swipe-and-sign of a...

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February 09: A BIG thank you to Metcom, Inc. for providing us with a project for our work center, which helps companies with packaging, assembly, sorting, salvaging and other projects. More info at http://bit.ly/JVSWorkCenter


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February 05: Our resume workshop that was cancelled due to the snow day on Monday has been rescheduled for February 26 at 2 pm. http://bit.ly/EmploymentWorkshops


JVS | Employment Seminars
www.jvsdet.org
Learn how to write a resume that will match your skills to the position you are applying for and how to write a cover letter that will highlight...

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February 04:
JVS | JVS Seeks Employers for New Internship Program
www.jvsdet.org
JVS is seeking metropolitan Detroit companies who will consider serving as internship sites as part of a new initiative to help people with disabilities develop work skills and gain employment. The Pathways to Careers (Pathways) initiative covers the costs of the internship wages for participants. “…

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February 04: JVS is seeking employers to serve as internship sites for the Pathways to Careers Program. Internship wages for participants are covered by the program and other resources and incentives are available to employers. More info at bit.ly/PathwaysToCareers


JVS | JVS Seeks Employers for New Internship Program
www.jvsdet.org
JVS is seeking metropolitan Detroit companies who will consider serving as internship sites as part of a new initiative to help people with disabilities develop work skills and gain employment. The Pathways to Careers (Pathways) initiative covers the costs of the internship wages for participants. “…

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JVS Detroit

All JVS offices are closed today.

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February 02: All JVS offices are closed today.

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January 29: Visit JVS at the JCC Health and Fitness Fair on February 8. Free snacks, fitness classes door prizes and fun crafts for kids. More info at http://bit.ly/FitnessFair


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January 16: In observance of Martin Luther King Day, JVS will be closed on Monday 1/19. We'll be back on Tuesday helping people realize life's potential!

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January 12: Meet with a certified affordable health care act navigator to explore different insurance options and sign up for health care coverage on January 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at JVS in Southfield. For more information, call (248) 592-2321.

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January 09: We've teamed up with The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit to help young professionals building their local network of contacts. Check out our next event at Punch Bowl Social in Detroit on February 4.


NEXTWork at Punch Bowl Social Detroit
jewishdetroit.org
Join NEXTWork at Punch Bowl Social Detroit. Network with young Jewish professionals and influential business leaders in our community. This is the fourth event for the partnership program between t...

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