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Ket: A Healthcare Hero's Story

“When I got the job offer from Sutter, it was like hitting the lottery. The team that I work with right now, they’re amazing.” Ket is now a treasured member of the Sutter Health family of healthcare heroes, once again living a life of purpose and dignity.

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No one tells the story of JVS better than our job seekers. From all walks of life, these hard working individuals have overcome significant obstacles to get on a path toward a successful career.

Genoveva, CVS

Genoveva is a native San Franciscan and the daughter of hard-working Mexican immigrants. Expectations to help raise and take care of her siblings, serve as translator for her parents, and work in the family restaurant were all too high for a 16-year old. Soon enough,...

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Widny, Uniqlo

Widny lived a sheltered life at 16 in New Jersey until a freak accident changed his young life. Struggling with the aftermath, medical issues and depression, Widny was headed towards a dark future. Framed as a one-week vacation, his parents bought him a (secret)...

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John, The Audiffred Building

John is the face of JVS's clients who are over fifty. He was thankful for stability after dedicating many years to the same job. But at 61 - just five years shy of retirement - he was let go. John turned to JVS in a desperate state: he hadn't worked in two years and...

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Alfonso, Postal Chase

Alfonso's life was spiraling downward fast. Poor decisions and the wrong friends landed him, at age 15, in juvenile court. With the respect and guidance he needed, JVS helped him get back on his feet and focused. He prepared for a better future with marketable skills...

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