Jewish Vocational Service - Refugee Services

Address

4600 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64110

(816) 471-2808

www.jvskc.org

AKA:

JVS - Center for New Americans

Description:

Services include resettlement, referral to ESL, social services, employment and training for new documented refugees, secondary migrants and asylees.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

March 26, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4600 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64110

Contacts

Steve Weitkamp

Primary Contact

Program Director

sweitkamp@jvskc.org

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(816) 471-2808

Fax

(816) 471-8358

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

Services include resettlement, referral to ESL, social services, employment and training for new documented refugees, secondary migrants and asylees.

Hours

M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Required Documents

Documentation of refugee or asylee status; Also must have I-94, Green card and employment authorization

Eligibility

To qualify for resettlement services must be a new arrival to the country; For employment & training must have been in the U.S. for under five years.

Fees

N/A

Intake Procedure

Call for an appointment

Languages

Interpreter database with access to 31 languages including American Sign Language (ASL)

Service Area

Kansas City and Western MO

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Missouri
    • Bates County
      • Cass County
        • Clay County
          • Henry County
            • Jackson County
              • Lafayette County
                • Platte County
                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                JVS Refugee Employment Services provide individual employment planning and counseling and skills assessments

                Hours

                M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

                Required Documents

                SS card; Photo ID or other documentation necessary to work in the United States

                Eligibility

                Persons 16 years of age and older having lived in the US for less than 5 years

                Fees

                N/A

                Intake Procedure

                Call for information

                Languages

                Interpreter database with access to 31 languages including American Sign Language (ASL)

                Service Area

                Johnson & Wyandotte Counties, Kansas; Cass, Clay, Jackson & Platte Counties, Missouri

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                • Missouri
                  • Bates County
                    • Cass County
                      • Clay County
                        • Henry County
                          • Jackson County
                            • Lafayette County
                              • Platte County
                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000.1500-160) and related services within the Service Tree.

                              Description

                              The JVS Refugee Employment Services Program offers job search skills, application tutoring, mock interviewing, and direct referral to employers posting full and part-time permanent positions. Pre-job placement services also may include transportation, interpretation/translation. Retention and follow-up services are provided to individuals following job placement, geared towards resolving acculturation difficulties specific to the workplace.

                              Hours

                              M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

                              Required Documents

                              SS card; Photo ID or other documentation necessary to work in the United States

                              Eligibility

                              People 16 years old and up living in the United States for less than 5 years.

                              Fees

                              N/A

                              Intake Procedure

                              Call for information

                              Languages

                              Interpreter database with access to 31 languages including American Sign Language (ASL)

                              Service Area

                              Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS; Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, MO

                              Geography Served

                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                              • Missouri
                                • Bates County
                                  • Cass County
                                    • Clay County
                                      • Henry County
                                        • Jackson County
                                          • Lafayette County
                                            • Platte County
                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-3500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                            Description

                                            The JVS Refugee Employment Services program provides job readiness training for participants

                                            Hours

                                            M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

                                            Required Documents

                                            SS card; Photo ID or other documentation necessary to work in the United States

                                            Eligibility

                                            Persons 16 years of age and older having lived in the US for less than 5 years

                                            Fees

                                            N/A

                                            Intake Procedure

                                            Call for information

                                            Languages

                                            Interpreter database with access to 31 languages including American Sign Language (ASL)

                                            Service Area

                                            Johnson & Wyandotte Counties, Kansas; Cass, Clay, Jackson & Platte Counties, Missouri

                                            Geography Served

                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                            • Missouri
                                              • Bates County
                                                • Cass County
                                                  • Clay County
                                                    • Henry County
                                                      • Jackson County
                                                        • Lafayette County
                                                          • Platte County
                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000.6500-360) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                          Description

                                                          Services include resettlement, referral to ESL, social services, employment and training for new documented refugees, secondary migrants and asylees.

                                                          Hours

                                                          M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

                                                          Required Documents

                                                          Must provide documentation of refugee or asylee status; Also must have I-94, Green card and employment authorization

                                                          Eligibility

                                                          Must be a new arrival to the country; For employment & training must have been in the U.S. for under five years.

                                                          Fees

                                                          N/A

                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                          Call for an appointment

                                                          Languages

                                                          Interpreter database with access to 31 languages including American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                          Service Area

                                                          Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS; Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Wyandotte Counties, MO

                                                          Geography Served

                                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                          • Missouri
                                                            • Bates County
                                                              • Cass County
                                                                • Clay County
                                                                  • Henry County
                                                                    • Jackson County
                                                                      • Lafayette County
                                                                        • Platte County
                                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1450.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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