Our Mission

JVS Chicago serves more than 8,000 employees, employers and entrepreneurs annually with programs for adults, youth, seniors and people with disabilities, serving entry level to advanced career job seekers, at locations across Metropolitan Chicago.    Services include career counseling, job skills training and customized job training, job placement, credit building, small business development, access to capital and more.  www.jvschicago.org

Improving life through employment and productivity, recognizing that personal development is a lifetime endeavor.

The JVS Mission is Rooted in Our Core Values.  
While these values come to us from the Jewish tradition, their power is truly universal.

The Power of Work

We believe that work transforms lives, and that helping people to find jobs helps them live better lives.

Repair the World

We are committed to making the world a better place by providing opportunities to job seekers from all walks of life, helping them achieve self-sufficiency through employment.

Respect for the Individual

In this belief, we honor the tradition of charity towards others that supports their dignity and desire to improve their own lives.

Values of Collaboration

To be effective, we bring together the resources of the Jewish Federation, government, business and community-based organizations to enable individuals to achieve success.  

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