What's Coming Up
 
2
Jun
iPhone/iPad Photos

1 - 2 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 »

 
5
Jun
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.

 
6
Jun
Mindset Matters

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
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
Jun
Strategic Job Search

10 - 11:30 a.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.

 
8
Jun
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.

 
8
Jun
LinkedIn Basics

3 - 4:30 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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.

 
9
Jun
Storage in the Cloud

1 - 2 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 »

 
12
Jun
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
Jun
Strictly Business

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
MotorCity Casino
2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201

Join over 700 business and community leaders to hear Tom Wilson of Olympia Entertainment speak about building the new arena and rebuilding the City of Detroit. More info »

 
13
Jun
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
Jun
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.

 
15
Jun
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.

 
19
Jun
Avoiding Scams

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

Learn how to identify and prevent theft and scams, what to do if you've been taken advantage of and how to become a better consumer by learning your rights. Registration required. View flyer »

 
19
Jun
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
Jun
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
Jun
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.

 
21
Jun
Networking Secrets

4:30 - 6 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

It is estimated that 80% of jobs are never posted on job boards, so establishing relationships with professional contacts is essential for a successful job search. In this workshop, you will learn tips for engaging in professional interactions and how to use your network to find hidden opportunities. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
23
Jun
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 course fee.  To register or for more information, call (248) 432-5411. View other beginner courses »

 
26
Jun
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.

 
28
Jun
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.

 
28
Jun
Business Connections

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

Learn how to manage your personal brand in order to ensure that others' perceptions of you align with how you want to be perceived.  To register, contact Angela Bevak at abevak@jvsdet.org or (248) 233-4482.

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11
Jul
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
Jul
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.

 
17
Jul
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
Jul
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on July 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 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 »

 
31
Jul
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. Registration required. View flyer »

 
8
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.

 
10
Aug
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.

 
21
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.

 
6
Sep
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. Registration required. View flyer »