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Lowes Home Improvement Donates Drills to JVS
January 14, 2019
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A big shout out to Lowe’s Home Improvement, Union, New Jersey. Thank you for donating four DeWALT cordless drills to enable the JVS of MetroWest workshop to fulfill an upcoming contract assembling lighting equipment. In the picture: Store Manager, Doug Fischer (right), Janeen Valdes (left), with Miriam Libove from JVS of MetroWest (center). #jvsofmetrowest #jvsofnj …

JVS Reaches 500 Likes on Facebook
January 8, 2019
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We have reached 500 page followers on Facebook. Thank you to everyone who Likes and Follows JVS of MetroWest on Facebook. Keep following our social media for all our latest news, activities and updates! #jvsofmetrowest #jvsofnj #helpingpeoplehelpthemselves #nonprofit #thankyou #facebooklikes #Followers #Facebook — in Livingston, New Jersey. To follow us, CLICK HERE

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
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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 …

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 …