Jewish Vocational Service

  • Community or Economic Development
  • Nonprofit Member
  • Board of Directors
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

    Employment Specialist
    Category: Human Resources / Recruiting
    Posted 5/16/19 Overview and Purpose Provide specialized employment services to eligible 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, ...read more

    Contact

    Vernetta Adair
    Phone:(816) 629-8895
    Fax:(816) 471-2930
    Refugee Education and Training Coordinator
    Category: Non-Profit and Association
    Posted 5/19/19 Summary: Overall planning, coordination and delivery of learning opportunities for refugees that may include community orientation, financial literacy, English as a second language, citizenship preparation, Health and others, in both group and individual settings.  Qualifications - Education and Experience: B.A. in education, social work or related field, with at least 3 years ...read more

    Contact

    Vernetta Adair
    Phone:(816) 471-2808
    Fax:(816) 471-2930
  • Directions

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