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JVS of MetroWest: Celebrating 80 Years of “Helping People Help Themselves”
February 22, 2019
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Thank you to Verizon FiOS1 – New Jersey for their latest coverage about JVS of MetroWest celebrating 80 years of “helping people help themselves.” In the video clip, our very own Hetal Narciso, Director of Rehabilitation, explains “We’ve made a difference for many individuals. Some come back after and thank us for the services we …

Value of Workers Over 50
February 22, 2019
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“People are always asking me, ‘Why do you hire people over 60 to be on your team?’” says Angela Bovill, CEO of Ascentria Care Alliance, a New England-based organization that provides wraparound services for vulnerable children and families. She has a ready answer. “Having older people on staff creates a calming force for an organization,” …

Technology Plays Vital Role in Job Skills Training
August 2, 2018
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Walk into one of the training rooms at Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest (JVS) in East Orange, and at first glance, it looks like a normal classroom: some tables and chairs, a large TV monitor at front of the room, and backpacks and purses scattered about. But the program participants of the Vocational Rehabilitation Services …

Rebecca Shulman Elected State Rehabilitation Council Chair
August 2, 2018
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Rebecca Shulman, senior program director at Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest (JVS), has recently been elected as chairperson of the New Jersey State Rehabilitation Council (SRC). The SRC is a partnership of persons with disabilities, advocates, and other interested persons. It is committed to ensuring through policy development, implementation, and advocacy that New Jersey has …