JVS gives shape and substance to the Judaic teachings regarding social justice and the value of work. Our mission is to empower individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and to partner with employers to hire and train productive workforces.
Career Moves serves the Jewish community through career counseling, job search assistance, workshops and peer support groups. Career Moves has special services for professionals over 45, new grads and the economically vulnerable.
The Transitions to Work Program uses a new approach to help young adults with disabilities within the Jewish Community succeed in the workplace. In collaboration with partner employers, Transitions to Work can help launch your career by providing on-site job trainings, internships and employment opportunities.
CJP Scholarship Committee administered by JVS reviews applications for tuition assistance for college students.
Connections assists Jewish adults with severe and chronic mental illness to choose, obtain, and maintain meaningful employment or education while obtaining heightened independence and self worth.
Jewish Women's Career Network provides in-person and on-line networking,career-related programs and mentoring opportunities.
Pensioner ESOL Program serves elderly Russian community members through volunteer-led English classes.
Dnepropetrovsk Microenterprise Loan Project,run by the Jewish community in the Ukraine, receives JVS technical assistance and support. The Project makes loans and gives business advice to underprivileged women to develop new or expand existing businesses.
Shiluvim: JVS participates in the Ethiopian Jewry Committee of the Boston-Haifa Connection. We chair the subcommittee on employment for Shiluvim (the citywide integration program in Haifa).