Job Seekers

Need help with your job search or exploring a new career?

The road ahead is filled with opportunities. We can help you find them.

The JVS Human Services career and employment experts are available to meet with you via phone or video call. To schedule an appointment, call 248.233.4245, email EmploymentHelp@JVSHumanServices.org, or complete the form at the bottom of this page to get started.

The Road Ahead Webinars

Join us for our free job search webinars covering resumes, interviewing, networking, technology on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 3 p.m. at www.facebook.com/jvshumanservices

           

Career Counseling Services

Through customized assessments, we’ll help you gauge your interests, skills, motivators and work styles, so you can make informed decisions about your future careers and goals.

You will:

  • Identify and analyze your skills, strengths, interests, abilities, personal style and values
  • Take assessments and receive expert interpretation on instruments like Myers-Briggs, CareerScope and others
  • Clarify your career goals
  • Develop a plan to reach your goals
  • Make decisions based on self-knowledge and job market trends
  • Gain skills to manage current workplace issues through work adjustment counseling

    Job Search Services

    JVS will help you successfully find employment by providing job search support including:

    • Labor Market Analysis
    • Job Search Strategies
    • Online Applications
    • Resume Development
    • Cover Letter Writing
    • LinkedIn
    • Success with Networking
    • Interviewing Skills and Preparation
    • Salary Negotiation

    Job Search Networking Groups
    You’ll receive:

    • Support
    • Job leads
    • Connections to hone your networking skills
    • Advice on resume writing, interviewing, recruiting, emerging jobs and more

    50+ Job Seekers
    JVS offers specialized programs to help assess your abilities and interests to reinvent yourself for a new career. Ask about Recharge! and New Experiences internships.

    What's Coming Up

    • 23
      May

      Network into Your Next Job

      11 a.m.

      There are many ways to network, but the most effective is the “Information Interview.” If you don’t know that method,

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    • 24
      May

      Drop-In Job Search Assistance and Open Computer Lab

      10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at JVS+Kadima in Southfield

      JVS+Kadima and the Hermelin ORT Resource Center will be open for anyone looking to utilize a computer as part of their job search.

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    • 24
      May

      Pension and Annuities

      10 – 11:30 a.m. on Zoom

      This workshop will discuss pension and annuities: their history, how they work,

      Read More  » 

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    What's the Buzz

    JVS Detroit
    JVS Detroit1 week ago
    Our Third Annual Frame of Mind Benefit and Arts Showcase will take place this Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit - MOCAD. Tickets can be purchased online, where you can also find more information about sponsorship opportunities and general donations.

    https://www.hourdetroit.com/things-to-do/frame-of-mind-benefit-to-feature-performances-art-more/
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    JVS Detroit1 week ago
    “JVS+Kadima is immensely grateful for Ms. Must’s continued generosity, and the support of generations of the Must family."
    -Paul Blatt, President and CEO of JVS+Kadima.

    https://thejewishnews.com/2022/05/09/grieving-grandmother-benefits-group-homes/
    JVS Detroit
    JVS Detroit2 weeks ago
    JVS is hiring Summer Job Coaches at $16 per hour to help high school students with disabilities work this summer in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counities. Opportunities available M-TH working 20-50 hours per week. Apply now at bit.ly/summerjobcoach22
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    JVS Detroit3 weeks ago
    Join us on May 15th for our Frame of Mind Benefit and Arts Showcase. The event is offering a one-of-a-kind theatrical immersive evening with singing, music, dance, acting, and art. Get your tickets now!

    Read more from Detroit Jewish News here:
    https://thejewishnews.com/2022/04/26/jvs-kadimas-frame-of-mind-benefit-and-arts-showcase-features-more-than-20-artists/
    JVS Detroit
    JVS Detroit4 weeks ago
    One Way Recorded Video Interview Webinar

    Have you been ready to start a one way recorded video interview, read the instructions and then stared blankly at your computer screen, not sure how or where to begin? Are you in the middle of a job search and want to be prepared for these types of interviews?

    Watch this video and learn how to prepare for, and be successful, in a one-way recorded video interview.

    This webinar was be led by Sean Barry, Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Candace Gerads, Team Lead Campus Recruiting and Programs at Allstate.
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    JVS Detroit
    JVS Detroit4 weeks ago
    We are hiring around 30 job coaches who will help oversee high school students enrolled in our summer internship program!

    See a full description of the position, hours, bonuses and more... Apply Now!

    https://www.candgnews.com/news/job-coaches-needed-for-students-with-learning-disabilities-123175