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
JVS SoCal raised more than $830,000 to support our workforce training and placement programs in Southern California.
Army veteran Richard Rodriguez experienced the outdoors like he never had before. For over four hours, he practiced a new sport in the company of fellow Veterans.
In our Refugee Employment and Acculturation Services (REAS) program, virtually every staff member has experienced the challenges of navigating the immigration system, overcoming language barriers, and finding employment.
When Hanna Tverdokhlib received an early morning call on February 24, she knew it was time to drive to the hospital. Her client needed her by her side. Hanna is a certified Doula who provides expectant mothers with physical, emotional, and informational support.