What's Coming Up
 
27
Mar
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
Mar
Banking Basics

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

Learn the advantages of having a bank account and what banking and financial products are right for you.  Registration required. View flyer »

 
30
Mar
LinkedIn Advanced

10 - 11:30 a.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.

 
31
Mar
Say No to Scams

1 - 2 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Learn how to protect yourself against scams and financial exploitation.  $10 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View flyer and other courses »

 
3
Apr
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.

 
4
Apr
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.

 
5
Apr
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.

 
6
Apr
Mindset Matters

10 - 11:30 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.

 
7
Apr
Facebook Basics

1 - 2 p.m.
David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Create your profile and learn how to manage your privacy settings. $10 per one-hour class. For more info, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »

 
10
Apr
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.

 
13
Apr
Caregiver Support

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Fleischman Residence
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 Joely Lyons at (248) 592-5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

 
19
Apr
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 »

 
19
Apr
LinkedIn Basics

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

 
19
Apr
Explore Insurance

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

Learn about the different types of insurance including auto, homeowners, renters, mortage and life insurance.  Registration required. View flyer »

 
20
Apr
Better Jobs

6 - 9 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 »

 
20
Apr
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 »

 
24
Apr
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.

 
24
Apr
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.

 
24
Apr
Homebuyer Education

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


This 2-session program on September 21 and 22 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 HomeandBudgeting@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 »

 
25
Apr
Smart Social Media

2:30 - 3:30 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.

 
25
Apr
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
Apr
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.

 
27
Apr
Engergize the Search

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

 
9
May
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.

 
10
May
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 »

 
10
May
Job Connection

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48037

Fill your job openings by meeting and pre-screening hundreds of job candidates at our 4th annual Job Connection. For more information about registering and/or sponsorships, contact Angela Bevak at abevak@jvsdet.org or (248) 233-4482. View flyer »

 
10
May
Job Connection

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Connect with companies that have job openings, receive expert job search tips and learn about community resources.  More info »

 
11
May
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.

 
15
May
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
May
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on May 17 and 18 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 HomeandBudgeting@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 »