JVS helps
families bounce back after difficult life changes:
  • Job loss
  • Ailing parents
  • Financial hardship
  • Disability
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Learn Trade Secrets of Success
from Two Men and a Truck Chair Melanie Bergeron.

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Donate a Vehicle to JVS

It's just two easy steps!

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What's Coming Up
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Resume/Cover Letter

Communicate why you're best for the job

7
Jan
Keyboarding Skills

Learn to use the keyboard or increase your speed

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Caregiver Support

Caring for a senior with memory loss

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What's New

The JVS Senior Service Corps provides FREE help to nonprofits in need of assistance with mailing and other special projects.

JVS was named a Best-Managed Nonprofit finalist by Crain's Detroit Business for creating a clever niche business.

JVS now accepts donations of cars, motorcycles, RV's and other vehicles!

Hear Melanie Bergeron from Two Men and a Truck and the secrets to the company's success

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What's the Buzz

December 19: Close your year with kindness and compassion with a gift to JVS and help...a veteran like Larry successfully adjust to life back at home...a senior like Betty overcome the isolation of retirement through meaningful volunteer work...a young professional like Benji change careers and support his family after a debilitating accident.

Make a donation and a difference at http://bit.ly/SupportJVS. Many thanks for your support of us and our mission!


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December 17: Here are some great travel tips if you'll be going out of town with a loved one with memory loss: http://bit.ly/CaregiverTravelTips. Also some good takeaways for traveling with seniors or children with special needs.


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December 09: What's the number one tip hiring managers have for job seekers during the holidays? Find out this and more on our job blog: http://bit.ly/JVSSuccess


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December 05: Thank you to The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit for their generous donation of hundreds of sheet sets, towels and alarm clock radios. Their kindness will help the people we serve get a good night’s sleep on their new sheets and wake up to their new alarm clocks and head to work!

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December 02: JVS was named a Best-Managed Nonprofit Finalist by Crain's Detroit Business for creating a clever niche business to raise revenue. More at: http://bit.ly/BestManaged


JVS uses its strength in HR to create revenue source
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In 2001, Crain's Best-Managed Nonprofit finalist JVS received a grant to develop a joint recruitment program for five other human service agencies that were advertising and recruiting for the same types of positions in Oakland County. The agency developed a program and led a team to recruit, screen …

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December 02: It's GivingTuesday. Support your community by supporting JVS! See how a gift as little as $10 can make a difference in someone's life: http://bit.ly/DonationDifference


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November 28: Shop on Amazon Smile and a portion of your sales will be donated to JVS so we can help people find jobs, save their home from foreclosure, care for their aging parents and more! Shop til you drop at http://bit.ly/ShopForJVS


Support JVS by shopping on AmazonSmile.
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When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to JVS. Support us every time you shop.

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November 26: We are so thankful for all our amazing fans! Please note that JVS will be closed on 11/27 and 11/28 in observance of Thanksgiving.


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November 20: JVS now accepts donations of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, RV's and other vehicles! Simply call us toll free at (855) 587-4227, schedule a pick up time that's convenient for you and receive a tax write-off for your gift! More info at http://bit.ly/VehicleDonation


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November 17: Job seekers: Come to our Employer Forum on Thursday and hear from a group of local employers about their companies, job openings, job search advice and more. Info at http://bit.ly/1EVKA3c


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November 11: We thank our Veterans for their dedicated service to our country and are proud to share our Vet Net Card, which lists local resources and services for Vets. More info at http://bit.ly/VetNetCard


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November 06: Visit JVS and dozens of organizations at Community Resource Day November 19 for employment assistance, housing help, legal aid, free health screenings, Social Security assistance and more. Visit http://bit.ly/ResourceDay for details.


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October 30: Just don't take any job, get focused to clearly define your skills and jobs that match your abilities. Read how on our job blog:
bit.ly/JVSSuccess

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October 28: Oakland County Michigan Works! Troy is hosting a free LinkedIn photo day on November 6. More info at http://ow.ly/i/7mrzR.


Ow.ly - image uploaded by @JanetteConeff
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October 22: A very generous grant from the Michigan Dental Association will provide dental students with hands on training and experience serving 50 people with developmental disabilities. The JVS Tri-County Dental Program will refer these individuals for dental care to ultimately improve access to care in traditional dental offices. Many thanks!


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October 08: Our staff wore purple and/or purple ribbons to stand up against domestic abuse and support Domestic Violence Awareness Month # Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA)


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September 29: If the recent super storm damaged your home, auto, etc., you can now apply for disaster relief through FEMA at http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA. More about what is covered at http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2014/09/25/federal-aid-programs-state-michigan-declaration




DisasterAssistance.gov
www.disasterassistance.gov
Welcome to DisasterAssistance.gov, your access to disaster help and resources. To find or apply for assistance or check your application progress visit DisasterAssistance.gov.

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