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Teen With Asperger’s Named Time Person Of The Year
December 16, 2019
Alyssa Burts

NEW YORK — She inspired a movement — and now she’s the youngest ever Time Person of the Year. Greta Thunberg, the Swedish 16-year-old activist who emerged as the face of the fight against climate change and motivated people around the world to join the crusade, was announced Wednesday as the recipient of the magazine’s …

Interviewing 101 BootCamp for College Students and Recent College Graduates
December 16, 2019
Alyssa Burts

JVS OF METROWEST TO OFFER WINTER BREAK BOOTCAMP FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS LOOKING FOR JOBS Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest is offering a four-hour, interactive bootcamp for college students looking to hone their job-seeking skills as they prepare to look for summer jobs and/or launch their careers. Entitled “Interviewing 101: Acing the Subject They Don’t Teach …

JVS of MetroWest: Celebrating 80 Years of “Helping People Help Themselves”
February 22, 2019
JVS

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,” …

Hiring People with Disabilities Makes Business Sense
February 22, 2019
JVS

February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month, launched by Jewish organizations in 2009 to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and their loved ones. Since then, the public’s awareness has indeed grown. The fields of education and health care have advanced. For the most part, children with developmental or intellectual disabilities …