Building better lives, one job at a time, by empowering individuals
to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment.
Last year, tens of thousands of people turned to JVS for help. With your support, we directly assisted over 30,000 clients, with thousands of additional individuals accessing our job training and career services.
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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.
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.
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) program serves out-of-school youth ages 17 to 24 in Los Angeles County. Participants receive an array of services, from job readiness workshops to college and career exploration, and on-the-job training opportunities in the local community.
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Stories from an Innovative Nonprofit and the People Who Make it Work
Like many of our nation’s restaurant industry workers, Citlali Salazar was feeling vulnerable and frustrated during the pandemic. He had dedicated years of his life to restaurants and suddenly his was closed, open, then closed again …
JVS SoCal is pleased to announce that Jeff Carr has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the agency. He joins the agency after having most recently served as the Chief Executive for Albertina Kerr Centers, a prominent human services agency in Oregon…
For the last five decades this unique program has provided scholarships to Jewish students in need, who are attending colleges, universities, graduate schools, and vocational and religious training. It’s a fantastic legacy of service to our diverse community…
Building a New Life Begins With Career Training: “Every time I think of how blessed I am, I think of JVS”
Every time Sandra Gonzalez heads to work, she’s reminded of just how blessed she is and how far she’s come.