What's Coming Up
 
27
Nov
Career Tune-Up

3 - 4:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Join other job seekers in a supportive environment to network, share job-leads and learn more about the nuances of the job search in today’s economy. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
29
Nov
Smart Social Media

2 - 3 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Establishing a professional presence on social media allows you to communicate your personal brand in an up-to-date way. In this workshop we will discuss smart strategies to use social media to help you in your job search. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
29
Nov
All about Insurance

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn about different types of insurance, including homeowners, renter's, mortgage and life insurance. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
29
Nov
AI Technology & You

7:30 ‐ 8:45 a.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

From driverless vehicles to voice and facial recognition, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is bringing massive shifts to our social and economic realities.  Learn about this growing technology and the market trends and new business opportunities it brings. More info »

 
1
Dec
LinkedIn Basics

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Social media is an essential part of networking and could lead to your next job. If you do not have a LinkedIn account, you will be able to create one in this workshop. We will explore basic functions such as adding a photo and writing background and summary information. This class is designed for Beginners. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
4
Dec
Winning Resumes

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

In this workshop, you will 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 how your experience makes you the right person for the job. Please bring a current copy of your resume and cover letter, as well as a job description for a position you wish to apply for. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
5
Dec
Homebuyer Education

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

This 2-session program on December 5 and 6 will help individuals learn if homeownership is right for them, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal cost of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order. Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvsdet.org or 248-233-4299. More info and other dates »

New!

Online homebuyer education workshop now available in English and Spanish. Completion of this workshop fulfills the MSHDA down payment assistance education requirement.  Once you complete the online class, you must contact a JVS Housing Counselor to schedule a time to review your test results and then provide your certificate. Register »

 
5
Dec
Mindset Matters

10 - 11:45 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn how your mindset can affect your job search and ability to connect with employers. Participants will explore how their thoughts dictate their actions and chances for success. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
6
Dec
Strategic Job Search

2 - 3:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Searching for a job is an ever-changing process that becomes a job in itself. In this workshop, we will walk through ways to be successful during today’s job search process. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
11
Dec
Winning Resumes

10 - 11:30 a.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

In this workshop, you will 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 how your experience makes you the right person for the job. Please bring a current copy of your resume and cover letter, as well as a job description for a position you wish to apply for. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
12
Dec
Networking Secrets

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Establishing professional contacts is essential for today’s job search. In this workshop, you will learn tips for engaging in professional interactions and how to use your connections to find hidden opportunities. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
12
Dec
Caregiver Support

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Individuals who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. Our evening sessions address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvsdet.org or (248) 233-4392.

 
13
Dec
Ace the Interview

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

No matter how many times you’ve done it, interviewing is one of the most stressful parts of the job search. During this workshop, we will review how to answer tough interview questions, tips for being at your best and how to sell yourself for the job. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
13
Dec
Debt Reduction

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn how to successfully reduce the amount of debt you owe to start your New Year out on a better financial foot. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
14
Dec
Caregiver Support

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Jewish Senior Life
6710 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Individuals who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Fran Cook at fcook@jslmi.org or (248) 592-5032.

 
14
Dec
Boost your Search

3 - 4:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

This interactive and informative session will focus on taking your resume, interviewing, networking and social media job search tools to the next level. You'll also enahance your personal brand and value proposition and learn how to develop your own personalize Professional Development Plan. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
18
Dec
Family Support

5:30 - 7 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. Our afternoon sessions address the specific needs of older adults with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvsdet.org or (248) 233-4392.

 
20
Dec
LinkedIn Advanced

3 - 4:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

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 individuals who already have a LinkedIn profile set up. Take our LinkedIn Basics class to learn how to create a profile. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
8
Jan
Boost Productivity

1 - 4 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Increase your staff's productivity with classes in Microsoft Office. Courses teach the fundamentals plus shortcuts, techniques and functions to work smarter and faster. Instructor-led courses available during the day or evening.  More info »

 
8
Jan
Better Jobs

1 - 4 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Learn Microsoft Office, receive job preparedness training and attend job search seminars to land a new job or strengthen your computer skills for future promotion. Scholarships available.  View flyer »

 
9
Jan
Spring to Success

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

This course combines our Women to Work program with computer training to help women who have been away from the workforce obtain employment. Learn the latest job search techniques and attend computer courses in Microsoft Office to strengthen your computer skills. For more information and qualifications, contact Judy Richmond at (248) 233‐4232 or jrichmond@jvsdet.org.

 
20
Feb
Identity Theft Protection

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

While searching for work, job seekers can sometimes be at an increased risk for identity theft. Learn ways to protect your identity during your job search. 

 
17
Jan
Identity Protection

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Don't risk being the victim of identity theft or scams.  Learn how to become a better consumer by learning about consumer protections, your rights as a consumer as well as what to do if your identity has been compromised. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
7
Feb
Money Management

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn techniques to successfully manage your money, find expense leaks and save for a rainy day or financial goal. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
19
Feb
Microsoft Word

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Learn the basic functions of everyday word processing and useful tips for file management. $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginniner courses »

 
26
Feb
Microsoft Excel

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Learn the basic functions of Microsoft, Excel such as using formulas for simple charting. $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »

 
5
Mar
iPad/iPhone Basics

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Discover the amazing features and apps on the iPad and iPhone. $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »

 
12
Mar
iPhone/iPad Photos

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Make the most of your camera with simple steps to take and share photos. $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »

 
14
Mar
Spending Plans

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn the nuts and bolts of what makes up a spending plan and how to create one that works for you. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
19
Mar
File Organizing

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Learn how to organize documents, pictures and other data on your computer by making file folders. $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »