JVS Career & Employment

JVS logo 2019

JVS Career and Employment, part of the JCFS family of services, provides career counseling, training, customized job placement assistance, specialized programs that support youth, mature workers and people with disabilities, along with janitorial and pharmacy technician training programs, and academic scholarships for college students. Serving all of the Chicago area, including Chicago Loop, West Rogers Park, Skokie and Northbrook.

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

Academic Scholarships *

JVS Career & Employment
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago
IL
60606
Phone: 312-673-3444
Email: JVSscholarship@jvschicago.org
URL: http://www.JCFS.org/JVSscholarships

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish full-time college undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing careers in the helping professions. 

JVS Career and Employment Central Office *

216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 700
Chicago
IL
60606-6920
Phone: 855-275-5237
Email: ask@JCFS.org
URL: http://www.JCFS.org/JVS

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