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Technology Plays Vital Role in Job Skills Training
August 2, 2018
JVS

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
JVS

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 …

New Van, Courtesy of Valley National 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 …