Our Mission

Building better lives, one job at a time by empowering individuals
to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment.

Our Impact

Last year, 50,000 people turned to JVS for help. Last year, with your support, we assisted 33,000 clients, with an additional 20,000 individuals accessing our services.

How We can help

Explore our Programs and Services

Free Training

Jumpstart Your New Career

The award-winning JVSWorks® Career Training Programs prepare low wage workers with the skills, resources and access they need to launch professional careers in the growing banking, healthcare and apartment maintenance industries.

Veteran Services

Comprehensive Resources

We assist all military veterans with a special focus on women veterans and post-9/11 veterans by providing professional career coaching, assessments to identify transferable skills, training in high growth career sectors, plus job search skills and job placement assistance.

For Job Seekers

Free Resource Centers

Our skilled and dedicated team is here to help you in your job search. Whether you are currently unemployed, working part-time, looking for training or certification opportunities, transitioning to a new career or re-entering the workforce, we have resources to assist you.

JVS Scholarship Program

Supporting Academic Goals

In partnership with private donors, the JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in the Greater Los Angeles area with need-based financial aid, in the belief that education represents the first step to career success.

Disability Services

State of the Art Resources

Our staff works with all populations including individuals with disabilities, veterans, refugees, immigrants, welfare-to-work recipients, homeless, victims of violence, opportunity youth and career professionals in transition. 

Mentoring for Women

Career Mentorships

Founded in 1998, this innovative six-month career development program offers women with defined career objectives the unique opportunity to be paired with a mentor who has an established career in the participant’s chosen field.


In the Words of Our Clients

Mayra Plascencia

Luis Jasso

Lorrie Williams


On Saturday, March 7th Team JVS will be participating in the 2020 LA Big 5K Walk for the fourth year in a row! The mission of Team JVS is to raise funds and provide financial assistance from the JVS Scholarship Program.

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News and Updates

OneWest Bank Makes Gift in Support of JVS BankWork$®

OneWest Bank Makes Gift in Support of JVS BankWork$®

OneWest Bank pledged to give back to its local community at the 76th graduation ceremony of the JVS BankWork$® career training program. Byron Reed, senior vice president of Community Development for OneWest Bank delivered keynote remarks during the ceremony and made a...

Sunrise Senior Living Makes Gift in Support of JVS HealthWorks®

Sunrise Senior Living Makes Gift in Support of JVS HealthWorks®

Check presentation will take place July 17 at Graduation Event Los Angeles, CA (July 10, 2018) – Graduates of JVS SoCal’s award-winning HealthWorks® career training program will hear keynote remarks from Lisa Kennedy, Vice President of Operations, Sunrise Senior...

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