Jewish Family Service (JFS) offers assessment, counseling, job search training assistance, and selective placement services to help the unemployed, underemployed and persons with special needs (physical and emotionally disabled, single heads of households, New Americans, and the elderly).
Upcoming Career and Employment Services Seminars and Workshops
View the full JFS calendar here.
Weekly Career and Employment Services Networking Groups. View the flyer here.
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Services for Veterans and their Families
Open to anyone in need, Career & Employment Services at Jewish Family Service provide career counseling services for veterans, wounded warriors and their spouses and family members. Our specially-trained professionals offer long-term support and career guidance to help our community’s veterans, wounded warriors and their families identify strengths to transition into a successful career. Click here for more details.
Our career-management specialists provide individualized assistance to identify career options/alternatives in employment transition. The focus is on placement, improving job-search effectiveness, achieving career goals and re-employment.
Services for Special-Needs Clients
Services are tailored for disabled/special-needs individuals and we provide direct assistance in job-search training, job placement, and on-the-job training. Our primary referral source is the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
Jewish Family service provides psychiatric consultation to help with challenging client issues.
General Networking Group
A way for unemployed people to connect and share, this networking group is dedicated to helping them understand the new job market. JFS employment professionals lead discussions on how to prepare, organize and execute a successful search, identify transferable skills for new career options and manage the trauma of losing a job. Weekly, Tuesday from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Jewish Family Service, 5402 Arapaho Road. No charge.
Employment Networking Group for Individuals Age 50+
Jewish Family Service professional staff provides meaningful and aggressive networking sessions to help participants address the challenge of "What do I do now?" as a job seeker with extensive employment history and/or life experience. Mondays, 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Jewish Family Service, 5402 Arapaho Rd. No charge.
Employment Networking Group for Women Age 50+
The Career and Employment Services team at JFS offers a weekly group developed specifically for women over 50 years old who are looking for a job. Women 50+ represent one of the fastest growing groups of individuals looking for work in the United States. Thursdays, 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Jewish Family Service, 5402 Arapaho Rd. No charge.
Employment Networking Group for Veterans
With a focus on helping individuals secure jobs in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, this group will support veterans in their efforts to successfully match their experience and skills to job openings within the civilian community. Led by Don Carter, a veteran and JFS employment specialist, veterans will learn how to prepare for interviews, connect with employers who are actively hiring veterans and adapt to new work environments. Mondays, 10 a.m. Jewish Family Service, 5402 Arapaho Rd. No charge.
Job Search Resource Center
This Center provides job seekers: Job leads, networking contacts and job-search information, use of phone, computers, fax, copier, and Internet directory. To employers, we provide (at no cost): candidate profiles for pre-screening, candidates resume book, and job requisition posting service. Hours: Monday through Friday, 12:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.