About Us

Annual Report

For more than 40 years, JVS (Jewish Vocational Service) has strengthened our Bay Area community by helping Bay Area job seekers to build in-demand skills and confidence, make connections and secure work within a career pathway. Download our 2016 Annual Report.

Our Mission: JVS transforms lives by helping people build skills and find jobs to achieve self-sufficiency.


JVS services for job seekers at-a-glance

The majority of our services take place in our Financial District office, with some services taking place in the East Bay, as well as the Peninsula.

Learn how to get started with JVS. Drop-in to a Welcome Session or apply for one of our intensive programs.

Browse JVS Workshops & Events. A great way to get a taste of JVS, our workshops help job seekers to build skills, make connections and gain confidence.

See how JVS helps our clients get skills to work. Our intensive training programs in health care, financial services and technology are the cornerstone of our strategy.


Bay Area employers and donors are critical to our success!

The valued relationships with Bay Area employers and donors support our mission to help job seekers build skills and find jobs to achieve self-sufficiency.

Learn about JVS services for Bay Area employers. JVS can help employers find talent, train their employees and more!

See how you can support JVS. Learn about the many ways you can help support the JVS mission.


Questions? Contact us! If you have questions about JVS or any of our services, please feel free to contact us by email or call (415) 391-3600.