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
Attend A Welcome Session
Not sure where to start? Join us to learn more about how we can help you
JVS experts answer your job search and career-related questions
See jobs from a few of our employer partners
Choose Your Path
Our trainings focus on jobs in high-growth industries.
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
- 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
October 18, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 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.
- Start Your Career in Tech
October 19, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Want a career in tech, but don’t know where to start? Join our special guest, Sameer Siruguri, Bay Area tech expert, to learn the steps you need to get started in the industry. You’ll gain a better understanding of: • job roles in tech and the skills needed for each position • the ins and (more…)
- Expand & Explore Your Networking Skills
October 23, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Networking is essential for any job seeker. Attend this fun, interactive workshop to learn new techniques for making connections. You’ll practice sharing your interests and goals and create a plan for an exciting journey using informational interviews.
After a successful career in sales and as a corporate sales trainer, Holley found her calling in nonprofits and brought her passion for helping others and exceptional presentation skills to JVS. She specializes in helping people learn how to present themselves to employers.
- JVS Welcome Session
October 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sign up for the JVS Welcome Session in San Francisco to learn about the many ways JVS can help you achieve your job search goals. Join us for an interactive overview of our services while networking with other job seekers. (more…)
The Bay Area’s most inspirational lunch hour
On May 9, 2017, we raised more than $1 million for JVS’s services that help people build skills and find good jobs. Take a moment to share the inspiring videos of our award winners.
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.