Angelica Generoso is New JVS HealthWorks Manager

8-13-2012 –Angelica Generoso will head up the HealthWorks[TM] program, one of JVS' signature training initiatives, which starts individuals on a career path in the health care industry. The 12-week program prepares individuals to take the State Certification Examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), the first step on a health care career ladder. To date, the program has seen 100% of its students pass the State Certification exam, with 81% of graduates finding jobs within the first six months.

JVS Scholarship Alumni To Host 2nd Annual Bingo Night!

The JVS Scholarship Alumni Committee is inviting to students, donors and friends to join them for a festive evening of Bingo at the lengendary Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood. The event will take place on Sunday, August 12 from 7pm to 8:30 with a $20 suggested donation at the door. All proceeds raised will go to sustain the JVS Alumni Scholarship Fund, which just awarded its inaugural grant for the 2012-2013 academic year. Hamburger Mary's is located at 8288 Santa Monica Blvd. at Sweetzer. Please RSVP to Patricia Sills at (323) 761-8888 x8868 or

JVS Hosts Goodwill Hiring Event at Marina del Rey WorkSource Center

JVS Hosts Goodwill Hiring Event at Marina del Rey WorkSource Center

(June 25, 2012). JVS and Goodwill Retail Services are looking for a few good bookstore and donation center attendants.

On Wednesday, June 27, Goodwill will hold a hiring event at JVS’s Marina del Rey WorkSource Center, at 13160 Mindanao Way, #207 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. Applicants are invited to submit resumes for 23 open positions at Good Will stores set to open in Culver City, El Segundo, Pacific Palisades, West Los Angeles and Marina Del Rey.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and interested parties may come at any time during these hours. Goodwill will conduct pre-screening and final interviewing on site and possibly make hiring decisions by the end of the day.

Everyone is invited to attend including both current JVS WorkSource clients and non-clients. Part-time and full-time openings are available. Applicants do not need to be working with a JVS case manager to apply for these positions.

The bookstore and donation center attendant positions pay $8.50 per hour. Goodwill will also be reviewing resumes for store manager openings at $12 per hour, as well as for assistant store managers, attended donation center attendants and key holders, drivers, dock workers and material handlers.

To be considered for the bookstore and donation center openings, applicants must have a good knowledge of basic math; the ability to lift 40 pounds and stand for 5 to 8 hours; punctual and dependable attendance and the ability to work a variable or flexible schedule and overtime. Applicants must also possess good communication skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision and provide excellent customer and donor service.

All applicants should “dress to impress.” Previous experience in retail or working with the public is a plus. A high school diploma or GED is preferred.  Bi-lingual English-Spanish a plus.

Interested JVS clients should bring several copies of their work experience resumes.

Non-JVS clients will need to bring:

• A current California Driver’s License or California I.D. Card
• Social Security Card, Birth Certificate or Passport
• Selective Service Registration (SSR) printout. Males born after 1960 should access for more information.
• Cal Jobs Resume.  Register at and enter in your resume.  Print your resume with the CalJobs logo/tool bar)
• For non citizens: Permanent or Temporary Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card or Employment Authorization Card

Free street parking is available on Glencoe and Mindanao Way. Goodwill and JVS do not validate for the paid parking lot.

For more information, call (323) 309-6000 or visit

For more information about jobs at Goodwill,

  • West L.A. WorkSource Center

    13160 Mindanao Way
    Marina del Rey , CA 90292 
    Phone: 310-309-6000