IN THE NEWS:
on Seniors - In job search, older Jewish adults get help in
Awarded $2.9 million Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor
has been awarded a health care career grant in the amount
of $2,894,473 from the US Department of Labor for a Virtual
Career Exploration Gateway Project to elevate web support
and help highlight career and employment opportunities in
the health care sector.
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of American Foundation 2011-2012
is thrilled to have received a two year grant in the amount
of $200,000 from the Bank of
Foundation. The grant is for workshops on Transitioning
Teens, which focuses on reserach about and services
to teens transitioning into higher education and employment.
The program was kicked off at the 2011 IAJVS Annual Conference
this past May in Toronto Canada and will continue throughout
the year with two upcoming webinars / phone conferences on
related topics and will conclude int he Spring of 2012 at
the 2012 IAJVS Annual Conference.
and best practices from the 2009-2010 Retention Strategies
Forums can be found on this website under IAJVS Publications.
Awarded $1 million Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor
is pleased to announce the receipt of a $1 million grant from
the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.
The grant is for the training and employment of individuals
with disabilities within the financial services sector.
The goal of the IAJVS program is to engage the financial services
sector and build its capacity to attract, employ, and retain
workers with disabilities to meet their growing demand. Services
will be provided by JVS Los Angeles, JVS San Francisco, and
JVS MetroWest in East Orange, NJ.
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and Member Agencies Awarded an Earmark from the U.S. Department
International Association of Jewish Vocational Services was
awarded a $150,000 earmark from the U.S. Department of Labor
for a career-training program to be offered to displaced workers
in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. In addition, three member
agencies were granted an earmark as well. Jewish Family &
Children’s Service of Pittsburgh received a $100,000
earmark for a program, which will provide intensive and individualized
employment assistance to immigrants that will address the
unique barriers that group faces. Jewish Vocational Service
of Los Angeles was granted a $200,000 earmark for a certified
nursing assistant training and job placement initiative. Finally,
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston received a $400,000 earmark
for job training and workforce development.