Office Administration Bootcamp – with QuickBooks

Thank you for your interest in JVS’s Office Administration Bootcamp – with QuickBooks. We have not scheduled the start date for our next session of this program. Therefore, we’re not currently accepting applications. However, please let us know of your interest in this program and we will alert you when applications for this, or a related program, re-open. For a list of all open applications, visit our Skills Training page.

Are you looking for work in an office, but need to know more about accounting? This free, 6-week bootcamp is perfect for people who are comfortable in Microsoft Office, but want to add QuickBooks to their skillset for positions like Office Manager/Administrator or Accounting Assistant. All participants will have the opportunity to take the QuickBooks ProAdvisor exam at the end of the course. You‘ll update your job search skills while also getting the technical skills you need to compete for your next office job.


You’ll Learn:

  • QuickBooks, a widely-used accounting software
  • Accounting basics and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Access to the online learning platform

For your job search, you’ll also gain:

  • strategic job search and networking strategy
  • a powerful personal brand, including your resume, LinkedIn profile and pitch
  • a supportive group of fellow job seekers to share resources and learning techniques
  • resume reviews and mock interviews
  • ongoing job search support until you’re employed


  • the program is designed for people who have been unemployed for 6 months or more or are underemployed (we encourage all job seekers to apply, and we’ll be in touch if you’re a good fit)
  • eligible to work in the United States
  • at least 1 year work/volunteer experience in an office environment
  • GED or high school diploma
  • 18 years old or older
  • English literacy
  • not previously placed in the Control Group for the Department of Labor’s study. JVS is no longer participating in the random assignment lottery. However, if you applied for a JVS Technology Training program prior to March 27, 2018, and were placed in the Control Group, you remain ineligible for this training. If you are unsure if you are in the Control Group, you may email us before applying to this program.

What Participants are Saying

“The Bootcamp was a great experience! I got solid information on how to update and tailor my resume for target jobs, and the mock interviews sharpened my interviewing skills, especially the critique at the end.” -Bootcamp Alum

Office Administration Bootcamp – With QuickBooks

We’re not currently accepting applications for this program. Join our email list to learn of future program dates and other JVS events.

Stephen Switzer

Stephen Switzer

Technology Bootcamp Instructor

Stephen is an accountant and educator. He’s passionate about helping clients find joy in accounting and bookkeeping through making finances exciting and accessible. Stephen is certified in nonprofit accounting and has worked in finance for 10 years. He holds a B.A. in Geography from Middlebury College.

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis

Technology Bootcamp Instructor

Jonathan is a career coach and workshop facilitator. He’s passionate about guiding clients through their career transitions by supporting a process of self-discovery, job market readiness and hard work. Jonathan is certified as a counselor and is also a CPA. He holds a B.S. in Accounting & Business/Management and a B.A. in Sustainability Studies from the University of Florida.

Tiffany Rapp

Tiffany Rapp

Technology Program Coordinator

Tiffany spent almost ten years working in the Bay Area tech sector, from influential startups to Apple. Her passion to increase inclusion in technology and to address the growing digital divide brought her to JVS, where she develops and manages programs that help people learn various computer skills. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, Media from the University of California, San Diego.


Program Dates: Sept. 21 – Nov. 1, 2018 (applications are closed)

Orientation: Sept. 21, 1pm – 5pm

Week 1: Sept. 25 – Sept. 28, T-F, 9:30am-4:30pm

Week 2-6: M, T, Th, 9:30am-4:30pm

Location: JVS San Francisco, 225 Bush St. West Wing

Topics: QuickBooks, computer skills, polished self-presentation, job search strategy, learning and growth mindset

Includes: Opportunity to take QuickBooks certification exam

Cost: none

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