Making an Impact: Grant Helps Pay for IT Training

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Names have been changed to protect privacy. Suliman came to this country from East Africa with his […]

JFS Announces BOND Grant for Employment Services Program

JFS has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Branching Out in New Directions (BOND) to benefit the Employment Services program. “With our Jewish roots, going back to being a Brandeis chapter, we are a Twin Cities based organization wanting to support educational opportunities for people in need,” said Suzanne Weinstein, BOND Scholarship Committee Chair. “JFS […]

Employment Services Expands to Serve More Clients

The Employment Services program is now supported by a full-time staff person to help people search for employment, develop a resume, improve interview skills, gain additional training and access public transportation. For the past three years, JFS Employment Specialist Nancy Cohen has split her time between Emergency Financial Services and Employment Services. With new funding […]

Employment and Financial Services Expands

JFS announces the expansion of its Employment Services and Emergency Financial Assistance programs. Thanks to a grant from the Yad B’Yad campaign of St. Paul Jewish Federation, the Employment Services program is now supported by a full-time staff person to help people search for employment, develop a resume, improve interview skills, earn additional training and […]

Employment Services Expands

JFS announces the expansion of its employment services program. Thanks to a grant from the St. Paul Jewish Federation, the program is now supported by a full-time staff person to help people search for employment, develop a resume, improve interview skills, earn additional training and access public transportation. For the past three years, JFS Employment […]

Making an Impact – COVID Drives Record Unemployment

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. School teachers in Minnesota have remained busy this […]

Making an Impact – Employment Services Client Earns Paid IT Internship

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. This month’s story comes from our Employment Services […]