What’s Coming Up

  • 26
    Sep

    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.

  • 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 »

  • 03
    Oct

    USA Jobs Seminar

    1 – 4 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Learn how to navigate the USAJOBS website and apply for government jobs from presenter Matt Paquette. For more information, contact Sherrie James at sjames@jvsdet.orgView flyer »

  • 08
    Oct

    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.

  • 08
    Oct

    Homebuyer Education

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

    This 2-session program on September 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 »

  • 09
    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.

  • 10
    Oct

    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. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 10
    Oct

    Career Club Meet-up

    6:30 – 8 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Forum for people who are passionate about professional growth. Meetings focus on sharing insights, information and resources, building your network, and improving the quality and enjoyment of your work life. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 11
    Oct

    Women to Work Info Meeting

    9 – 11 a.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Women to Work is a 5-week program that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays for women who have been away from the workforce and need immediate employment. The program begins Tuesday, October 16. For more information and qualifications, contact Judy Richmond at (248) 233-4232 or jrichmond@jvsdet.org.

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  • 11
    Oct

    Caregiver Support

    1:30 – 3 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.

  • 11
    Oct

    Gig Economy Success

    3 – 4:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    An overview on how to succeed in the new Gig Economy by looking at free agency, freelancing and the world of side-hustles. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 15
    Oct

    LinkedIn Basics

    1:30 – 3 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.

  • 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 »

  • 18
    Oct

    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.

  • 23
    Oct

    Social Media

    2 – 3 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    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.

  • 24
    Oct

    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.

  • 24
    Oct

    Career Club Meet-up

    6:30 – 8 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Forum for people who are passionate about professional growth. Meetings focus on sharing insights, information and resources, building your network, and improving the quality and enjoyment of your work life. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 29
    Oct

    Successful Job Search

    10 – 11:30 a.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    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.

  • 08
    Nov

    Caregiver Support

    1:30 – 3 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.

  • 08
    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 »

  • 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.

  • 13
    Nov

    Improving Credit Ratios, Debt Reduction & Savings

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

    Want to purchase that house or new car? Learn how to review your credit report, improve your credit report and learn tips on how to reduce your debt to save for the things you want. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. More info »

  • 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.

  • 03
    Dec

    Homebuyer Education

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

    This 2-session program on December 3 and 4 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 »

  • 11
    Dec

    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
    Dec

    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. More info »

  • 13
    Dec

    Caregiver Support

    1:30 – 3 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.

  • 17
    Dec

    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.