What's Coming Up
 
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 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 »

 
1
May
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.

 
2
May
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.

 
3
May
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.

 
4
May
Smart Social Media

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

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.

 
5
May
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
May
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.

 
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
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 »

 
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
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 »

 
11
May
Boost your Search

10 - 11:30 a.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.

 
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.

 
15
May
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.

 
16
May
Mindset Matters

1 - 2:30 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.

 
17
May
Networking Secrets

9:30 - 11 a.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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.

 
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 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 »

 
18
May
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.

 
22
May
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
May
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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 »

 
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 »