Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is a nonprofit working to close opportunity gaps in employment by supporting jobseekers with the skills and confidence to secure quality careers with family-sustaining wages.
JVS transforms lives by helping people build skills and find work to achieve self-sufficiency.
Since 1973, JVS has helped more than 100,000 people across California access quality jobs and economic mobility.
In 2022, we:
- Served more than 1800 Californians
- Increased the percent of JVS jobseekers who identify as Black, Latine, AANHPI or people of color to 88%
- Assisted the passage of 3 transformative policy initiatives, AB 1236, SB 779, and AB 1273
JVS is led by a team of dedicated, collaborative and innovative professionals. Get to know our senior staff members and Board of Directors.
Join Our Team
Our work is innovative, intellectually stimulating and mission-driven. We invest in the professional development of our staff and value an inclusive and diverse workplace. JVS also offers generous benefits, including 4 weeks of vacation, retirement plan matching, full medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, and more.
Reports & Financials
At JVS Bay Area, our remarkable history spans more than 50 years, during which we have consistently demonstrated our commitment to sound financial stewardship and fiscal responsibility. We are deeply grateful for the invaluable support provided by individuals, corporations, foundations, community partners, and public agencies. It is through their generous contributions that we are able to carry out our work in California communities.