Over the past 40 years, JVS has helped 80,000 people build in-demand skills and make connections to find jobs and strengthen our Bay Area community.
What Can I Do Right Now?
We have several ways to jumpstart your job search.
Our nationally recognized training programs help people find jobs faster
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Not sure where to start? Join us to learn more about how we can help you
Choose Your Path
Our trainings focus on jobs in high-growth industries.
Do you need help clarifying your job goal?
JVS was the right place for me to re-skill and reinvent myself. My classmates were so smart and motivated to learn. The instruction was top-notch and prepared me to re-enter the workforce with confidence.-John, Salesforce Administrator
- JVS Closed
September 24, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
JVS will be closed on September 24th in observance of Sukkot. We will reopen on September 25th at 9:00 AM. (more…)
- Design and Direct Your Job Search Strategy
September 25, 2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
A plan is a great place to start or refocus your job search. We’ll start with an overview of the elements of a job search and work together on the planning and organizing skills you need to maintain momentum and land your next position. By the end of this workshop, you will: create or refine (more…)
Mark, a long-time Bay Area career consultant, has worked with thousands of clients in various stages of their career journeys. At JVS, he is an instructor, curriculum designer and career coach who helps clients determine their goals, develop viable plans and stay motivated.
- Target and Tune Up Your Resume
September 25, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This workshop will give you a chance to analyze job postings from the perspective of a hiring manager. You’ll develop a strong and consistent applicant profile by aligning your job search materials using successful models. By the end of this workshop, you will: analyze job postings from the hiring manager’s perspective improve your job search (more…)
- Healthcare Programs Information Session
September 26, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Have you ever considered becoming a medical assistant or dental assistant? Are you a nurse or current medical assistant who wants to refresh your skills? JVS offers many programs to develop a career in healthcare or help you to get back on track. Learn about these courses on our website, and then join us for (more…)
- 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
September 27, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strategize in a safe environment with other 50+ job seekers. This informal group is facilitated by JVS staff and will include topics such as addressing age discrimination in the hiring process, highlighting your work experience effectively and transitioning to a new career.
David has experience as a corporate trainer and consultant and has been an instructor and facilitator for over 10 years. He specializes in networking, including LinkedIn skills, and has a focus on working with clients over 50.
2017 Annual Report
Expanding Our Impact
As we reflect on the last year, we’re proud of our new directions and innovations. Learn about how we expanded our geographic footprint and the innovative JVS programs that are transforming lives.
We Help Employers
Find the Right People
“It’s been an awesome experience working with JVS. The students are passionate about wanting to pursue this as a career. They are among the most driven and enthusiastic employees that we have.”Lisa Foust
Our Employer Partners
We work closely with Bay Area employers to develop programs that teach our candidates in-demand skills. For hiring, internships, training and more, check out our services for employers. Become a partner.
Looking to Hire?
Leading Bay Area businesses turn to JVS to hire the right people, grow their companies and strengthen the Bay Area community. Tell us your needs, and we’ll help you find or train motivated, qualified talent.