JVS News

In Tight Labor Market, Employers Going to Great Lengths to Attract Workers

April 15, 2019
In low-wage sectors where wages and job quality have lagged for years, pay is rising, benefits are improving, part-time hours are turning into full-time work, and schedules are becoming more flexible and stable. One restaurant chain started closing before the MBTA stopped running to accommodate workers who rely on public transportation to get home. A long-term care facility reallocated some of the physically demanding duties required of nursing assistants to allow older employees to continue working.
Read More

JVS is Accepting Applications for a Chief Development Officer

April 3, 2019
JVS is seeking an innovative and success oriented Chief Development Officer.
Read More

Watch the Video from the Project Catapult Forum

March 22, 2019
The Boston Foundation hosted a forum about their new initiative - Project Catapult - and how we can accelerate change in policy around workforce training.
Read More

JVS News – March 2019

March 22, 2019
Join us at elevate, Project Catapult, ReelAbilities Boston, and more!
Read More

JVS Receives Funding from The Citi Foundation and LISC to Help Train Workers

February 28, 2019
Jewish Vocational Service Inc. (JVS) has been awarded $170,000 and technical support to provide services that help job seekers increase their incomes, improve their credit and raise their standards of living. Services include skills training and career development, as well as personal finance coaching, continuing education courses (to strengthen math and reading skills), and resources to help job seekers secure transportation, child care and housing arrangements, which can be impediments to career mobility.
Read More
1 2 3 25