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Empowering The Unemployed

CAPOWERING UNEMPLOYED 12,700,000 people in the United States are currently unemployed. That's 8.2% of the population. = 35,000 DUE TO THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN, for every job opening there are unemployed Americans J looking for work. HELP WANTED Some challenges make it EVEN MORE DIFFICULT for an individual to find work in a tough economy: IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES OLDER ADULTS PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES YOUTH VETERANS TO COMPOUND THE PROBLEM, Americans who have been unemployed for more than 1 YEAR are 3X less likely to find a job than someone unemployed for less than five weeks. BUT FOR THOSE WHO SEEK SUPPORT, chances of employment improve significantly: RETRAINING IN JOB - SPECIFIC SKILLS CAN GARNER JOB PLACEMENT SERVICES INCREASE THE CHANCES & 10-40% 20% HIGHER OF EMPLOYMENT BY EARNINGS. SUPPORT SERVICES empower individuals with confidence, self-worth, and conviction RECENT IMMIGRANT ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING TECH TRAINING INTERVIEW TRAINING COMPARE LOW ENGLISH SKILLS NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE SUPPORT SERVICES THESE SUPPORT SERVICE NEEDS VARY FROM REGION ORGANIZATIONS MUST BE ABLE TO REGION, BUT SOMETIMES INNOVATIVE APPROACHES - FOR TO QUICKLY ADAPT THEIR EXAMPLE, AN INITIATIVE THAT TRAINING PROGRAMS TO STAY IN STEP WITH THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING NEEDS OF HELPS RETURNING VETERANS FIND WORK IN LOS ANGELES - CAN BE REPLICATED IN SIMILAR THE LABOR MARKET. POPULATIONS ACROSS THE WORLD. By holding conferences, seminars and training classes THE IAJVS EMPOWERS OVER 32 LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS with a global network of resources to support the growing population of underskilled and disadvantaged job-seekers. IAJVS 32 MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS IAJVS serves over 700,000 INDIVIDUALS, most of whom are part of vulnerable and at-risk populations. THROUGH THE EFFORTS OF IAJVS EVERY 30 SECONDS ANOTHER PERSON IS EMPOWERED WITH THE SKILLS, CONFIDENCE & RESOURCES TO CREATE A BETTER LIFE FOR THEMSELVES & THEIR FAMILIES. AJVS JFS fya Servi JF&CS jfs jys LIVES ometz geedal Your Taols for Lng ive JVS jssa! DICSO INTERNATIONAL www.ade.a ASSOCIATION JVS TORONTO OF JEWISH VOCATIONAL OGGS Children's Service JVS jevs JHUMAN SERVICES SERVICES ewish Famiy JFCS jvs DS JFCS ELWYN. VS ISRAEL Building better Fves One job at time снслоо JFSA uic JDC Israel Tevet E i JDC Israel Eshel TampaBay- Job-Links TouchingLives TransformingCommunte buchinguves andomgcamuntes IVS FEGS SHALOM JVS DENVER CONNECT: Www.IAJVS.ORG FIND US ON FB RESOURCES: wwW.BLS.GOV wwW.FACTFINDER2.CENSUS.GOV • Ww.NPR.ORG www.SPARKHIRE.COM • WWw.SOCIALSOLUTIONS.COM • wwW.ERIC.ED.Gov PRODUCED BY HERE'S MY CHANCE THE

Empowering The Unemployed

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Thanks to the support of IAJVS' (International Association of Jewish Vocational Services) 32 member organizations across the world, every 30 seconds another person is empowered with the skills, confid...




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