News & Press

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California Dental Association (CDA)–Graduate of dental assistant training program a ‘wonderful asset’ to San Francisco dentist’s mature practice

New York Times–The Pandemic Wrecked Millions of Careers. These 6 People Built New Ones.

NextCity–Making Youth Entrepreneurs in San Francisco


SF Chronicle–No degree? No problem. New initiative finds jobs for people with nontraditional backgrounds.

PR Newswire–New Collaborative Calls Upon Bay Area Employers to Create Career Opportunities for All

The Jewish News of Northern California–Our Pandemic Year: Change is here to stay, say heads of local Jewish agencies

The North Bay Business Journal–Coronavirus pandemic is speeding up rush to automate some California jobs

Mercury News–COVID-19 pandemic is speeding up rush to automate some jobs


Brookings–Helping high schoolers prepare for a disrupted job market in San Francisco

J. Weekly–Jewish Vocational Service in high demand as pandemic unemployment skyrockets

New Profit Announcement–Aligning with Employers: Advancing Equity in Workforce Development With A Dual-Customer Mindset

City News Group–West Valley Water District Announces Career Pathways Program

Cruise Future Works–A Social Impact Program to Support Students and Jobseekers

San Francisco Business Times–Do or Die: Nonprofits adjust to the new normal posed by Covid-19

ABC 7 News–Coronavirus Impact: Laid-off workers seek new training, careers, post-pandemic

JVS Launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund.–We Were Built For This

COVID-19 Response–A Message to our Community


San Francisco Business Times–Jewish Vocational Service’s longtime CEO stepping down sooner than expected

AT&T–AT&T Launches $1.3 Million Campaign Addressing Diversity in Tech and Career Readiness for Underserved Communities in Bay Area

The Hill–Building the on-ramps to the ‘Good Jobs Superhighway’

KCBS Radio–Forecasters Warn Low Unemployment Numbers Paradoxically Trimming Job Growth

San Francisco Business Times–How a Bay Area banker, hotelier and former salsa studio owner doubled their salaries

Fast Company–Ahead of its IPO, Postmates starts offering no-strings perks for couriers

Nextdoor Blog–How a Bay Area organization uses Nextdoor to prepare neighbors with tools to succeed in the workforce


CityLab–The Future is Green: How green jobs can increase resiliency and create economic opportunities in vulnerable communities

Postmates Blog–Postmates + JVS — Fund your dreams, your bills, or both

Division of Apprenticeship Standards–“Dogged” partnership launches the first apprenticeship in veterinary assisting

San Francisco Business Times–Wells Fargo invests in workforce development

Hoodline–SF SPCA Launches Vet Assistant Apprenticeship Program

Brookings–Investing in Water Infrastructure and Workers: Examining the Bay Area’s Regional Approach

KALW 91.7–Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar

San Francisco SPCA–San Francisco SPCA and Jewish Vocational Service, in partnership with Foothill College, Launch First-of-Its-Kind Apprenticeship Program for Veterinary Assistants

Brookings–The future American workforce will have a lot of jobs to fill, particularly in infrastructure

San Francisco BayView–San Francisco SPCA to launch a free Veterinary Assistant Apprenticeship Program


Business Wire–Cloud Co-Op Opens Veteran-Powered Help Desk to Support Salesforce Customers

ZDNet–Salesforce works with higher ed to roll out Trailhead for Students

PBS News Hour–Column: How to create a financial hardship support group

Salesforce’s TrailheaDX Conference–Video coverage of keynote featuring JVS at 7 minutes

Urban Institute–Research Report: Employer Roles in Building Pipelines for Middle-Skill Jobs in Health Care



ButtonClick Admin by Salesforce–Interview with Spencer Perry (Podcast)

ButtonClick Admin Blog by Salesforce–Giving Thanks for the Salesforce Community

San Francisco Chronicle–Training pays off for EXCEL students

Comcast Newsmakers–BankWork$ Comes to Bay Area