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Last year, tens of thousands of people turned to JVS SoCal for help. With your support, we directly assisted over 30,000 clients, with thousands of additional individuals accessing our job training and career services. We are building better lives, one job at a time, by empowering individuals to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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Stories from an innovative non-profit and the people who make it work.
This year, Women’s History Month is dedicated to the women who advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion. We take this opportunity to highlight the impact of the incredible JVS SoCal Women’s Leadership Network. This group of dedicated leaders, through their tireless efforts, have raised substantial funds to support programs that equip women with the skills,… Read…
When Auriston Peabody relocated from New York to Los Angeles in 2020, he had been maintaining a long-distance relationship with a woman going back several years. But then, COVID threatened their ability to travel back and forth and see one another, so with uncertainty looming and no serious job holding him back, Auriston made the… Read…
RadNet and JVS SoCal Create ImagingWorks, an Innovative Partnership to Launch Career Training Programs for Medical Imaging
LOS ANGELES — ImagingWorks® is a new career training program in a strategic partnership between RadNet, a leading radiology company, and JVS SoCal, a workforce development non-profit. ImagingWorks® intends to address a growing need for qualified candidates for careers in diagnostic imaging through creating a comprehensive program for workforce education and training, which shall include… Read…
Studying through The American Medical Program at Tel Aviv University, Ashton Rosenbloom experienced firsthand the onset of the Israel-Hamas conflict in the autumn of 2023.
“I had ideas that I wanted to be in radio, but I didn’t know if that was available to me,” says Los Angeles native Theo Greenly who is a journalist who accesses JVS SoCal’s Career Counseling Services…
Shantell is a healthcare professional who is raising six children on her own. She found in JVS SoCal’s CareerWork$ Medical program a way up the ladder within her industry.