Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

January 15, 22, 29, and February 5
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCFS/JVS – Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building

5150 Golf Rd., 2nd Floor
Skokie, IL  60077

This four-week group, held on Thursday mornings, will provide strategies for becoming motivated, staying focused, managing stress and creating a job search action plan. Registration required. Call Roberta Glick, JVS Chicago, Career Counselor at 847.745.5462.

FREE Basic Word Class for Job Seekers

Monday and Tuesday, February 2 and 3
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Anshe Motele Congregation, Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

Branding

Tuesday, February 3
1 - 4 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL  60077

Differentiate yourself from the competition.  Discover your unique value and learn how to sell what an employer is buying

Presented by Career Moves

FREE Basic Compuring Class for Job Seekers

Wednesdays, February 4 and 11
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Anshe Motele Congregation, Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

LinkedIn 1

Thursday, February 5
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Taxes for Small Business Owners

Thursday, February 5
3 - 5 pm

Harold Washington Library
Video Theater (Lower Level)
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL

Facilitated by Michael Caramagno, Michael Caramagno CPA, Ltd., and Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC,

This workshop will teach you the techniques needed to avoid trouble with the IRS and streamline your financial process. Learn what deductions are allowed for your business and what records you should keep during the year to prepare for tax time. Bring your tax and financial questions too, as there will be a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.  To register for this workshop click here.

FREE Basic Job Searching

Thursday, February 5
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Downtown
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

FREE Basic Excel Class for Job Seekers

Monday and Tuesday, February 9 and 10
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Anshe Motele Congregation, Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

FREE Basic Excel Class for Job Seekers

Monday and Tuesday, February 9 and 10
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Rogers Park Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

Cover Letters

Tuesday, February 10
9 am - 12 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Produce a cover letter that is engaging and positions you as a problem solver.

Presented by Career Moves

Networking

Wednesday, February 11
9 am - 12 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

See how each person you meet can become a connection who can help you land your next job.

Presented by Career Moves

Networking

Wednesday, February 11
1 - 4 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

See how each person you meet can become a connection who can help you land your next job.

Presented by Career Moves

Resumes

Thursday, February 12
9 am - 12 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Craft a relevant and impactful resume that sells your strengths and cuts through the clutter.

Presented by Career Moves

FREE Basic Word Class for Job Seekers

Thursday and Friday, February 12 and 13
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Downtown
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

Interviewing

Monday, February 16
1 - 4 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Learn how to turn an interview into a winning conversation that can turn into an offer.

Presented by Career Moves

FREE Basic Word Class for Job Seekers

Monday and Tuesday, February16 and 17
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Anshe Motele Congregation, Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

FREE Basic Computing Class for Job Seekers

Wednesdays, February 18 and 25
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Anshe Motele Congregation, Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

LinkedIn 2

Thursday, February 19
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Navigate the site and construct your profile in two separate workshops.  This networking tool is a must for anyone in the job market.

Presented by Career Moves

FREE Basic Excel Class for Job Seekers

Thursday and Friday, February 19 and 20
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Downtown
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

FREE Basic Excel Class for Job Seekers

Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Rogers Park
Anshe Motele Congregation, Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

Policy, Advocacy, and You!

Success in Community Living for People with Disabilities

February 26, 2015
Thursday,  8:30 am - 12:00 pmNational Louis University5202 Old Orchard Rd.

Skokie, IL 60077

In recognition of February as Jewish Disability Awareness Month, this third annual program will highlight successful community living that is happening in the midst of dramatic changes in national and state polices impacting people with disabilities and seniors. This program should be attended by people with disabilities, older adults, their family members and the professionals who work with them. Featured speakers will include self-advocates as well as policy experts from Access Living and Health and Medicine Policy Group.

CEUs are available for LSW, LCSW, LCPC, and QIDP

Sponsored by: Linkages/CJE SeniorLife, Jewish Child & Family Services, Center for Independent Futures, the ARK, Keshet, Encompass, Jewish Vocational Services, the PACE Program, and the UIC Department on Disability and Human Development.

Cost:

$40 for professionals

Free for people with disabilities, seniors, family members, and community members.

Phone:  773.508.1121

Register now or Click here for more information and registration form.

FREE Basic PowerPoint Class for Job Seekers

Thursday and Friday, February 26 and 27
(Attendance is required at both sessions)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location: Downtown
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

Branding

Tuesday, March 3
1 - 4 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road

Skokie, IL  60077

Differentiate yourself from the competition.  Discover your unique value and learn how to sell what an employer is buying

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 1

Thursday, March 5
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Branding

Tuesday, March 5
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Differentiate yourself from the competition.  Discover your unique value and learn how to sell what an employer is buying

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 1

Monday, March 9
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Identity Theft

Tuesday, March 10
2 pm
Chicago Public Library
Bezazian Branch
1226 W. Ainslie St.
Chicago, IL  

Join us for a discussion about ways criminals are stealing your personal information and learn ways to stop the madness!

This Workshop is taught by Sharon Belloff of the JVS/Duman Entrepreneurship Center.

To register for this event click here.

Resumes

Tuesday, March 10
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Craft a relevant and impactful resume that sells your strengths and cuts through the clutter.

Presented by Career Moves

Cover Letters

Wednesday, March 11
9 am - 12 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Produce a cover letter that is engaging and positions you as a problem solver.

Presented by Career Moves

Cover Letters

Wednesday, March 11
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Produce a cover letter that is engaging and positions you as a problem solver.

Presented by Career Moves

Resumes

Thursday, March 12
9 am - 12 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Craft a relevant and impactful resume that sells your strengths and cuts through the clutter.

Presented by Career Moves

Interviewing

Monday, March 16
1 - 4 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Learn how to turn an interview into a winning conversation that can turn into an offer.

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2

Monday, March 16
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Navigate the site and construct your profile in two separate workshops.  This networking tool is a must for anyone in the job market.

Presented by Career Moves

Networking

Tuesday, March 17
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

See how each person you meet can become a connection who can help you land your next job.

Presented by Career Moves

Networking

Wednesday, March 18
1 - 4 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

See how each person you meet can become a connection who can help you land your next job.

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2

Thursday, March 19
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Navigate the site and construct your profile in two separate workshops.  This networking tool is a must for anyone in the job market.

Presented by Career Moves

Interviewing

Thursday, March 19
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to turn an interview into a winning conversation that can turn into an offer.

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2

Thursday, March 19
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Navigate the site and construct your profile in two separate workshops.  This networking tool is a must for anyone in the job market.

Presented by Career Moves

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