What's Coming Up
 
23
Aug
LinkedIn Advanced

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

 
24
Aug
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.

 
28
Aug
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.

 
30
Aug
Working a Job Fair

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

Learn what you need to do before, during and after a job fair to make the most of your job search. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
5
Sep
Ace the Interview

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

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.

 
6
Sep
Mindset Matters

1 - 2:30 p.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.

 
7
Sep
Strategic Job Search

1 - 2:30 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
Sep
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.

 
11
Sep
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.

 
12
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.

 
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 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 »

 
13
Sep
LinkedIn Basics

3 - 4:30 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.

 
13
Sep
Dress to Impress

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Council Thrift
3297 W. 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072

Learn how your appearance can affect your image, career and a company’s culture. More info » Pre-registration required for this event by emailing at cmcdonald@jvsdet.org.

 
14
Sep
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.

 
14
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 Joely Lyons at (248) 592-5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

 
15
Sep
reLaunch

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Attend this interactive seminar to address the emotional, physical and financial aspects of unemployment and leave reCharged and reInvigorated to succesfully reLaunch your job search!  Click here for more information or call (248) 233-4245. Registration required.

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18
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
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.

 
19
Sep
Keyboarding Skills

2 - 3 p.m.
David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

This class is for those who want to learn to use the computer keyboard, or increase their typing speed.  Attendees will learn how to use an online typing tutorial, so that they can continue to practice at home. Please bring your own ear buds/headphones. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
25
Sep
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.

 
27
Sep
Business Connections

7:30 ‐ 8:45 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Create a roadmap to increase your company's cash flow and make it more attractive to buyers. Learn about market trends and predictions, exit planning, the top 10 deal killers and more. View flyer »

 
27
Sep
Improve your Credit

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

Want to purchase a house or new car? Learn how to review your credit report, improve your credit score and save for that trip, car or new home that you've always wanted. Registration required. View flyer »

 
27
Sep
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
Oct
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 »

 
12
Oct
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.

 
16
Oct
Storage in the Cloud

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

Learn how to easily store and share digital photos and other data using the cloud. $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »

 
16
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.

 
18
Oct
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 »

 
23
Oct
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 »

 
25
Oct
Homebuyer Education

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


This 2-session program on October 25 and 26 will help individuals learn if homeownership is right for them, including how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on a mortgage 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 »