JVS Chicago

JVS logoJVS Chicago serves more than 8,000 job seekers, employers and entrepreneurs annually. Services include career counseling, job skills and customized job training, professional job placement, small business development, credit building and access to capital. JVS Chicago provides specialized programs for youth, the Jewish community and people with disabilities, serving entry-level to advanced job seekers. Locations across Metropolitan Chicago.

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

JVS Chicago Central Office *

216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5544
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Serves more than 8,000 job seekers, employers and entrepreneurs annually. Services include career counseling, job skills and customized job training, professional job placement, small business development, credit building and access to capital. JVS Chicago provides specialized programs for youth, the Jewish community and people with disabilities, serving entry-level to advanced job seekers. Locations across Metropolitan Chicago.

JVS Chicago North Suburban Office *

300 Revere Drive, Suite 205
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (847) 553-5526
Email: jvsnb@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Job placement services for youth and adults with disabilities and challenges to obtaining and maintaining employment.

JVS Chicago Buffalo Grove Office *

Northwest Community Counseling Center
135 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 104
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5527
Email: jvsah@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Career counseling, job placement, Jewish Employment Network, and disability placement services.

JVS Chicago Skokie Office *

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5525
Email: jvsskoki@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Career counseling, job placement, refugee services, college counseling, Jewish Employment Network, computer technology center.

JVS Chicago West Suburban Office *

Congregation Etz Chaim
1710 S. Highland Ave.
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5525
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org
Contact: Joyce Bogolub

Academic Scholarships *

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5544
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish full-time college and graduate students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available primarily for those with financial need who are pursuing careers in the helping professions.

Career Moves *

JVS Chicago
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5544
Email: careermoves@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Counselors and coaches empower and support professionals and skilled workers who have been impacted by unemployment. Offers help in identifying a viable career path, creating a brand that sells, resume and cover letter writing assistance, mock interviews and a unique job search workshop series. Innovative job search work teams use a group dynamic to help people find work. Fees apply for individual counseling sessions, but scholarships are available based on need.

Community Based Contract Services *

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5544
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Provides CARF-certified contract workers cleared by Homeland Security for services including janitorial, shipping and receiving, office and fleet maintenance. Experienced AbilityOne/NISH and State Use provider managing more than $5 million in state and federal contracts.

Credit Coaching for Entrepreneurs *

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5544
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Entrepreneurs interested in applying for a Duman Entrepreneurship Center loan receive a free credit report and credit score analysis, strategies on how to improve a credit score if needed and assistance with budgeting, savings and other financial matters.

Duman Entrepreneurship Center *

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5523
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Provides a wide range of small business services to entrepreneurs who want to launch or expand a business.

EZRA *

909 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (773) 275-0866
Fax: (773) 477-5123
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.juf.org/ezra

State-funded program for job seekers who are 21 and meet one of these criteria: a disability or other barrier to success; deaf or hard of hearing; low-income; homeless; ex-offender, or high school dropout. Assistance in job search, resume writing, and interviewing skills. On-site job coaching and follow-up.

Jewish Employment Network (JEN) *

JVS Chicago
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5525
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Provides networking opportunities, strategic career coaching and job placement assistance to Jewish job seekers.

Pharmacy Technician Training Program *

JVS Chicago
Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 W. Church Street
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (847) 553-5526
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Free pharmacy technician training program for income eligible adults. 144 hours of classroom, 120 hours externship training and preparation for state and national certification exams. Job placement assistance for graduates.

Talent Referral Services *

JVS Chicago
300 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
Fax: (312) 553-5544
Email: info@jvschicago.org
Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

Helps companies and organizations find talented, skilled employees from a pool of pre-screened candidates without charging a recruiting fee; provides pre- and post-hire support and resources.

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