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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
JVS

“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,” …

New Van, Courtesy of Valley Bank, Helps Expand JVS’ Skill-Building Through Service Initiative
August 2, 2018
JVS

One of the ways Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest program participants build their job skills is through JVS’ Skill-building Through Service initiative—a partnership with local non-profits that enables individuals with disabilities to gain valuable “on-the-job” experience while helping community-based organizations build their capacity to better meet the needs of those they serve. However, one of …