Meet Rosanna, Employee of the Year, 2015

Her story is representative of so many people who struggled to find work during the Great Recession. Years later, the stigma of long-term unemployment set-in, but luckily she found JVS.

No one tells the story of JVS better than our job seekers and employer partners. At the Strictly Business Awards Luncheon, we honor inspiring individuals and Bay Area companies with awards for “Employee of the Year” and “Business Leadership Award.” Learn about their accomplishments below and see how work transforms lives.

John Muir Health, Training Partner

John Muir Health is an example of a training program JVS designed in response to the company's need for administrative positions. The participants graduated the program as qualified candidates and were also steeped in the John Muir Health mission and commitment to...

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Patricia, UCSF

“Life was difficult for me and my boys for a while, but JVS gave me what I needed to lift myself up and find work. My work is so much more than a job — it’s my lifeline.” – Patricia Patricia, a native San Franciscan and mother of three, had a solid job until the...

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Rosanna, UCSF

“I never thought it would be difficult to find another job. I was relieved to find JVS and others like me. We learned to face our challenges together.” – Rosanna With 20+ years of work experience, Rosanna never expected to be on the brink of homelessness. In 2007 she...

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