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
JVS experts answer your job search and career-related questions
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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
- Create and Connect Your LinkedIn Network
July 27, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Get started with LinkedIn! This class will cover how to build and manage your LinkedIn profile, use LinkedIn in your job search and start leveraging LinkedIn for reaching out to and adding connections. Individual assistance will be available during the last 30 minutes of class. We will have computers available for use; however, you are (more…)
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.
- JVS Welcome Session
August 2, 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. This JVS Welcome Session will be followed by an opportunity to fill out JVS’s Pathway Program (more…)
- Technology Training Info Session
August 2, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
If you are looking for a permanent, full-time job, have sales, marketing, product management, data science, design, and data analytics experience and need to revitalize your technology skills set and translate your professional experience for today’s market, JVS’s Salesforce Administrator or Digital Marketing training and job search program may be for you. Come learn about (more…)
- Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
August 3, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strategize in a safe environment with other senior level job seekers. This informal group is facilitated by JVS staff and will include a special focus on peer support and sharing best practices for landing senior level positions. By the end of this workshop, you will: connect with other professionals to share ideas and tips generate (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.
- Healthcare: Target and Tune Up Your Resume
August 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We’ve teamed up with the Healthcare Academy to offer free job search workshops for healthcare program graduates, medical assistants, nurses, medical administrative assistants and people who are interested in making a transition into the healthcare field. This workshop will give you a chance to analyze job postings from the perspective of a hiring manager. You’ll (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.