• Jewish Vocational Service

    • Community or Economic Development
    • Nonprofit Member
    4600 Paseo
    Kansas City, MO 64110
    (816) 471-2808
    (816) 471-2930 (fax)
    Hours:
    Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    About Us

    JVS was established in 1949 to assist Holocaust survivors, refugees and those returning from WWII, enabling them to build better lives in the United States. Today, our programs meet the needs of all read more
    • About

      JVS was established in 1949 to assist Holocaust survivors, refugees and those returning from WWII, enabling them to build better lives in the United States. Today, our programs meet the needs of all who face barriers to employment. Whether it is coaching a client on how to request a disability accommodation from their employer or helping a newly-arrived refugee enroll their children in school, JVS works to empower people to address challenges to their self-sufficiency.

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    • Jobs

      Director of Workforce Development
      Category: Non-Profit and Association
      Posted on 7/2/2018 Key Responsibilities / Duties:External RelationsCultivate and maintain business and community relationships; develop business advisory board to ensure alignment of JVS programs to workforce and consumer needs; develop and distribute information about JVS services for businesses.Represent JVS on local and state committees and task forces regarding workforce training/economic ...read more

      Contact

      Peggy Lindsay
      Phone:(816) 471-2808
      Fax:(816) 471-2930
      Young Professionals Board Member
      Category: Board of Directors
      Posted on 7/3/2018 Organization Name:Jewish Vocational ServiceMission Statement:JVS engages, encourages and empowers people to achieve social, cultural and economic integration.Type of Organization: (human services, arts, education, etc.)501 (c)(3) serving individuals and families in achieving self-reliance by providing support, personal development, employment and training servicesWe are looking ...read more

      Contact

      Phone:(816) 471-2808
      Fax:(816) 471-2930
      JVS Marketing and Communication AmeriCorps VISTA
      Category: Non-Profit and Association
      Posted 07/05/18 Goal of the Project: The Marketing and Communication Intern is a key member of the administrative team, focusing on external relations. They help promote the mission of the agency by helping to tell our story to a variety of audiences and through a variety of media and outreach.Objective of the Assignment:  Develop relationships with JVS staff, Board of Directors and Young ...read more

      Contact

      Peggy Lindsay
      Phone:(816) 471-2808
      Fax:(816) 471-2930
      JVS Career Navigation Program AmeriCorps VISTA
      Category: Non-Profit and Association
      Posted 07/05/18 Goal of the Project: Expand career opportunities for JVS's diverse client population. Objective of the Assignment: Organize and Facilitate focus groups & surveys with JVS staff and clients to identify most sought-after career fields. Activity: Meet with JVS Employment Program Managers to develop and understanding of existing JVS employment services. Activity: Create a survey for ...read more

      Contact

      Peggy Lindsay
      Phone:(816) 471-2808
      Fax:(816) 471-2930
      JVS Neighborhood Based Services AmeriCorps VISTA
      Category: Non-Profit and Association
      Posted 07/05/18 Goal of the Project: Cultivate relationships within the Historic Northeast to increase the safety and integration of refugee communities.Objective of the Assignment: Safe Housing for refugees Activity: 1: Cultivate Relationships with JVS Resettlement Staff by attending weekly Monday Morning meeting to learn about housing needs/concerns of refugee clients. Activity: 2.  Cultivate ...read more

      Contact

      Peggy Lindsay
      Phone:(816) 471-2808
      Fax:(816) 471-2930
      Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employment Specialist
      Category: Non-Profit and Association
      Posted on 7/15/2018Provide specialized employment services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing participants with barriers, especially those in need of transitioning into employment and self-sufficiency. Responsible for program orientation, vocational assessment, development of Individual Employment Plan (IEP) and resume, job search and interviewing techniques, job readiness training, job development, job ...read more

      Contact

      Peggy Lindsay
      Phone:(816) 471-2808
      Fax:(816) 471-2930
    • Directions

      JVS is located at 16th and Baltimore in Kansas City Missouri.