Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Microsoft Word Workshop 1

Monday, and Tuesday
March 2 and 3
9 am - 1 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to use Word to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables.

Microsoft Excel Workshop 1

Wednesday and Thursday
March 4 and 5
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motel Congregation
Rogers Park Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL

Learn how to use Excel to create spreadsheets and workbooks that you can use to store, manipulate, and share your data.

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

Family Fun & Fitness Day

March  8, 2015
(Don't forget about the start of daylight savings time)

Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt
Chicago, IL

Jewish Child & Family Services and JVS Chicago are delighted to partner with the Center for Jewish Genetics and the Jewish Community Council of West Rogers Park for Family Fun & Fitness Day. Spring forward with the whole family for a healthy 2015! Learn how to make healthy, kosher recipes and participate in fun exercises and activities for all ages including Frumba, Yoga, Tae Kwan Do and Krav Maga as well as Infant Massage and Career Advice. Come for the event, great giveaways, resources and information to keep your family healthy and active at any age. RSVP is not needed, just come and join the fun.

Please contact Leah Steinberg at 312.357.4994 for more information.

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

Microsoft Excel Workshop 1

Monday and Tuesday
March 9 and 10
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to use Excel to create spreadsheets and workbooks that you can use to store, manipulate, and share your data.

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.

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

Microsoft Word Workshop 1

Wednesday and Thursday
March 11 and 12
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
Rogers Park Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL

Learn how to use Word to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables.

Branding

Thursday, March 12
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

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

Microsoft PowerPoint Workshop 1

Monday and Thursday
March 16 and 19
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to use PowerPoint to gegin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.

Microsoft Word Workshop 2

Monday and Tuesday
March 16 and 17
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
Rogers Park Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL

Learn how to use Word more efficiently by automating some tasks and creating complex documents that include lists, tables, charts, graphics,  newsletter layouts and merge data to personalize correspondence and labels.

Image Ready for the Interview with Robin Rosen

March 16
10 - 11:30 am

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

“…. 95% of employers interviewed stated that a job seeker’s personal appearance affected their opinion of that applicant’s suitability for hiring.”

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

How to Start a Business in Illinois

Tuesday, March 17
6 - 8 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., 6th Floor
Chicago, IL  60606

This workshop will acquaint you with the basic procedures for opening a business in Illinois. You will also receive information designed to answer your questions about the legalities, regulations, and requirements of operating a small business.

For more information, call Connie at 312.673.3422.

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

Microsoft Excel Workshop 2

Wednesday and Thursday
March 18 and 19
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
Rogers Park Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL

Learn to crate advanced workbooks and worksheets, including advanced formulas, tables, PivotTAbles, Pivot charts and data filtering

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

QuickBooks Basic 1

Friday, March 20
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn  how to setup and organize the chart of accounts and general ledger.

Branding

Monday, March 23
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

Microsoft Publisher Workshop 1

Monday and Thursday
March 23 and 26
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn desktop publishing capabilities, including how to produce greeting cards, certificates, newsletters and calendars.

Microsoft PowerPoint workshop 1

Monday and Tuesday
March 23 and 24
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
Rogers Park Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Learn how to use PowerPoint to begin creating engaging dynamic multimedia presentations.

Core 4 Business Planning Course

Monday's and Wednesday's
March 23, 25, April 6 and 8
6 - 8:30 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

This 10-hour business planning course will give you the information and skills that you need in the four "CORE" elements of planning and sustaining a business: Plan for business success; Plan your business to meet the needs of the market place; Plan for your business cash flow needs; and Plan how your business will operate.  Sponsored by Citi Community Development. $50 fee for all four sessions, $40 early bird registration by March 16th.  Scholarships available.

Call Connie for more information or to register at 312.673.3422.

 

Microsoft Publisher workshop 1

Wednesday and Thursday
March 25 and 26
Anshe Motele Congregation
Rogers Park Computer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Learn desktop publshing, including how to produce greeting cards, certificates, newsletters and calendars.

Social Media Workshop for Existing Small Businesses

Thursday, March 26
6 - 8:30 pm
VS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., 6th Floor
Chicago, IL  60606

What you will learn:  Eachcompany is different; from size, industry to services and more. Which means the social media presence for your company must be specific to your goals and mission.

Branding

Wednesday, April 1
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, April 2
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

Cover Letters

Wednesday, April 8
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

Resumes

Thursday, April 9
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

Networking

Tuesday, April 14
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

Interviewing

Wednesday, April 15
9 am - 12 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

Thursday, April 16
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

Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

Thursdays, April 16, 23, 30 and May 7
2:30 – 4:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road, 2nd Floor
Skokie, IL  60077

Looking for a job takes an enormous amount of emotional energy.

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