What's Coming Up
 
24
Jul
The New Job 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 enhance your personal brand and value proposition and learn how to develop your own personalized Professional Development Plan. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
25
Jul
LinkedIn Basics

9 - 10:30 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.

 
30
Jul
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.

 
7
Aug
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 interview questions, tips for being at your best and how to sell yourself for the job. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
9
Aug
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.

 
9
Aug
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
Aug
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.

 
14
Aug
Resume Strategies

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.

 
15
Aug
Networking Secrets

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

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.

 
16
Aug
The New Job 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 enhance your personal brand and value proposition and learn how to develop your own personalized Professional Development Plan. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
20
Aug
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.

 
21
Aug
Recharge your Career

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Job seekers over 50 learn to reinvent themselves by exploring their passions and strengths to create a meaningful and rewarding second career. This group program August 21 - September will guide participants in the process of assessing their interests and life experiences. Pre-registration required by contacting Sherrie James at (248) 233-4472 or sjames@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
21
Aug
LinkedIn Basics

2 - 3:30 p.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.

 
23
Aug
Job Search Success

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

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

 
29
Aug
Social Media

10 - 11:30 a.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.

 
12
Sep
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on September 12 and 13 will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, 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 »

 
13
Sep
Caregiver Support

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Dorothy and Peter Brown Center
6720 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.

 
13
Sep
Better Jobs

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

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 »

 
17
Sep
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.

 
18
Sep
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.

 
26
Sep
Consumer 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.  Attend this free seminar to learn how to prevent becoming a victim or what to do if you become one.  Also find out how to become a better consumer by learning your rights. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. More info »

 
8
Oct
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on October 8 and 9 will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, 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 »

 
9
Oct
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.

 
11
Oct
Caregiver Support

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Dorothy and Peter Brown Center
6720 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.

 
15
Oct
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.

 
17
Oct
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. More info »

 
8
Nov
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on November 8 and 14 help you learn if homeownership is right for you, 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 »

 
8
Nov
Caregiver Support

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Dorothy and Peter Brown Center
6720 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 Joely Lyons at (248) 592-5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

 
13
Nov
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.

 
19
Nov
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.