Career Development


Free Career Training

Since their founding in 2006, the award-winning JVSWorks® Career Training Programs have graduated over 1,460 participants and placed 81% of graduates in entry level jobs in the growing banking, healthcare and apartment industries. Together they have earned over $56 million in salaries and benefits and launched careers with genuine pathways for advancement.

Mentoring For Women

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.

Ezra Networking

The Ezra Network is an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles in partnership with JVS SoCal, offering career coaching, job search and placement support and is located in various synagogues in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and the South Bay.

Career Focus

Career Focus at JVS offers one-on-one career counseling to those in need. Working with a nationally recognized career counselor and utilizing an array of career assessments and counseling sessions, clients can evaluate their interests, values, skills and personality to increase self-knowledge and identify career options.