Jewish Vocational Service - Rehabilitation Services

Address

4600 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64110

(816) 471-2808

www.jvskc.org/rehabilitation-services/

AKA:

JVS, Center for New Americans, Work Readiness

Description:

Jewish Vocational Services' Rehabilitation Department offers a job skills training program to assist individuals with barriers to employment in finding and keeping a job. The JVS Employment Services (ES) Program can assess capabilities and assist you to identify goals. Our Employment Specialists can help you clarify life/career goals, develop an individualized career plan, learn job hunting strategies, develop effective marketing tools such as resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and understand work and other life roles. JVS ES Programs additionally offer short term job coaching if needed, specialized services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing, and specialized services for people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(816) 471-2808

Fax

(816) 471-2930

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

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

Hours

M-F 8am-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.

  • Kansas
    • Johnson County
      • Wyandotte County
      • Missouri
        • Cass County
          • Clay County
            • Jackson 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 8am-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

              None

              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.

              • Kansas
                • Johnson County
                  • Wyandotte County
                  • Missouri
                    • Cass County
                      • Clay County
                        • Jackson 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 8am-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.

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

                                      Description

                                      JVS's Rehabilitation Services provides a 13 week job skills training course which includes learning soft skills in a classroom setting and working off-site with potential employers learning what skills employers want you to have and mock interviews. Once the 13 week program is completed, JVS assists in job placement.

                                      Hours

                                      Flexible hours based on students' schedules

                                      Required Documents

                                      None

                                      Fees

                                      None

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call for more information, must be referred by Vocational Rehabilitation

                                      Languages

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

                                      Service Area

                                      Johnson and Wyandotte counties in KS; Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties in 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.

                                      • Kansas
                                        • Johnson County
                                          • Wyandotte County
                                          • Missouri
                                            • Cass County
                                              • Clay County
                                                • Jackson County
                                                  • Platte County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000.6400) and related services within the Service Tree.

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