employment & career services

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Jobseekers: Are you unemployed? Underemployed? Changing careers? Ready to re-enter the workforce?

Then you’ve come to the right place. Employment & Career Services can provide you with the tools you need to land your next job or make a career change!

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Tuesdays & Thursdays | 9:00am12:00pm

Upcoming Dates: 

2016  

November 8, 10, 15 & 17

December 6, 8, 13 & 15

2017

January 10, 12, 17 & 19

February 7, 9, 14 & 16

March 7, 9, 14 & 16 

April 4, 6, 10 & 13

May 9, 11, 16 & 18

June 6, 8, 13 & 15 

Jewish Family Service
JOAN & IRWIN JACOBS CAMPUS
Community Service Building
8788 Balboa Avenue, San Diego 92123 

Do you feel stuck in your job search? Are you ready to jump into the career you’ve always wanted? Do you want professional career guidance to get you started? Kick your job search into high gear with JFS Employment & Career Services intensive, two-week course designed for people actively looking for employment. Participants of this course will be eligible to receive one-on-one job coaching with a professional expert, will get help developing an individual employment plan, and will have access to job referrals throughout San Diego County. Register>> 
 

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Networking for Your Net Worth

Upcoming Dates: 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | 10:30am – 12:30pm 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 10:30am – 12:30pm 

Session Fee: $15

4-Day session fee: $100 (includes personalized Career Success Workbook) 

Jewish Family Service
JOAN & IRWIN JACOBS CAMPUS
Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Avenue, San Diego 92123

Your personal network is the most effective tool you can use in your job search.

Learn about the power of relationship building and how to approachpeople with confidence. This engaging and participatory workshopwill give you top-notch tips for finding job leads, for creating a positivefirst impression, and for developing a winning networking strategy.You will also learn how to maximize and expand your current range ofcontacts, how to craft a concise but impactful elevator speech, andhow to turn any conversation into a “networkable” moment. Register>> 
 

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Senior Community Services
Employment Program (SCSEP)

SCSEP provides community services and work-based training opportunities to participants up to 20 hours a week at minimum wage. SCSEP participants receive assistance in developing an individual employment plan and have the opportunity to receive training in a wide variety of community service activities at nonprofit and public facilities, including daycare centers, senior centers, schools, and hospitals.

This community service training serves as a bridge to regular employment opportunities and is designed to facilitate stable, unsubsidized employment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 55 years of age or older
  • Meet income eligibility requirements
  • Currently unemployed

For more information, call (619) 266-4273.

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If you still haven't found what you're looking for, call our JFS Access Line at (858) 637-3210. Our intake coordinator can connect you to a counselor or case manager who can work with you individually. All calls are completely confidential.

“ECS gave me ideas, helped with my resume, and trained me in interviews and my job search. I enrolled and completed all the classes I could at JFS. They were great and always encouraging in a very dark and desperate time. My Case Manager helped me with everything, as did ECS. Food, housing, job search—everything! I can’t say enough about the people at JFS. The staff are great human beings who helped me survive.”
– ECS Client

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JOAN & IRWIN JACOBS CAMPUS
Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA  92123

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