JVS News

Nonprofit Job-Training Programs Show Promising Results

July 20, 2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Unemployed and low-skilled workers can significantly bolster their earning power by participating in job-training programs that are developed in collaboration with specific industries, like construction and health care, a new report suggests.
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For some, job loss leads to fulfillment

July 12, 2010
boston.com: Jim Deramo says his former company’s bankruptcy was a blessing. Tom Hurwitch is glad he is no longer a cog in the wheel at a huge management consulting firm. And former portfolio manager James Wiess feels liberated from the shackles of the stock market.
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National research study documents effectiveness of JVS training

June 20, 2010
Public/Private Ventures: JVS was one of three organizations that participated in a new study by Public/Private Ventures (P/PV) that establishes the effectiveness of high-quality, industry-specific job training programs and argues that these efforts are crucial to long-term economic recovery in the U.S.
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Inspired by relatives, he’s doing a world of good for refugees

June 7, 2010
boston.com: Sasha Chanoff remembers growing up among relatives still traumatized by war and political persecution of decades past. He recalls stories of family members who fled the oppression of Jews in Russia in the early 1900s for the safety of the United States. Many of his relatives died in the Holocaust half a century later.
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