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Jewish Vocational Service

Jewish Vocational Service


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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 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.


Refugee Day at the Zoo
2013 Global Table Fundraiser
Refugee Day at the Zoo


JVS Fund Development Manager/Coordinator
Category: Development & Fundraising
Overview and Purpose The Fund Development Associate is a key member of the development team, with four main job functions:  Fundraising Operations, Event Management, Database management and Donor Communications. They help promote the mission of the agency through ensuring timely donor communications, fundraising relationship management, event logistics and maintenance of accurate donor records. more
Contact: Vernetta Adair
Phone:(816) 471-2808
Fax:(816) 471-2930