What’s Coming Up

  • 19
    Apr

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    This Homebuyer Education class will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
    This program will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order.
    Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. This class is also approved for the MSHDA Down Payment Assistance Program.
  • 20
    Apr

    Virtual Women to Work Course

    Looking for a job? Women to Work is a VIRTUAL 4-week course for women who have been away from the workforce and need immediate employment. The program begins on Tuesday, April 20, and sessions meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. through May 13. For more information and qualifications, contact Judy Richmond at jrichmond@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4232. View the flyer here.

    Register here:

  • 21
    Apr

    Coffee and Conversations: Home Maintenance

    10 a.m.

    This conversation will give participants information on how to budget for home maintenance and provide tools and resources regarding how to prepare for it.

    Grab your cup of coffee and join us on Facebook Live for Coffee and Conversations. During this interactive series we will discuss the most important topics relevant to your money and your financial power.

    This discussion is meant to include Q and A’s from our followers.

    No registration is necessary. This event will be streamed live from our Facebook page.

  • 21
    Apr

    Gray Matters – Drama Therapy & Brain Health

    1 – 2:30 p.m.
    ZOOM Meeting

    Join registered drama therapist and certified dementia practitioner Jodi Leib Coden as she engages us in the power of creativity to uplift our mood and stimulate memory. She’ll discuss ways of clearing away our self-doubt and quieting our inner critic to make room for positive energy and optimism to flow. She will also help us embrace our own life story or create a new one for the future that is empowering and inspiring.
    This event will be held via Zoom. To register in advance, go to https://zoom.us/…/tJcuc–gqz8rHNY4LiW0tTfFA-F_Y_M1JZjS
    About the Presenter: Jodi Leib-Coden, earned her Bachelor of Arts from University of Michigan with a major in LSA: Film and Video Studies, and a Master of Arts in Drama Therapy Studies and Psychology Theory from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. In 2019, she completed her certification as a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) and in 2020 became a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). Jodi loves to express herself creatively in all forms including painting and photography, creative writing, and through the performing arts. She lives in metro Detroit and enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and golden retriever, Marty.
  • 22
    Apr

    Modern Toolkit: Working with Multiple Documents and Software Interchangeably

    3 p.m.

    Discover tips and tricks to open, view and manage multiple documents in Microsoft Office and use software interchangeably for increased productivity.

    This is part of JVS’ new Modern Toolkit webinar series posted every Thursday at 3 pm here.

  • 27
    Apr

    The Road Ahead: Stand Out in Your Job Search

    10 a.m.

    Whether you’re landing your first job or making a career change after several years, the process can seem daunting. In this workshop, you will learn techniques to successfully get noticed by employers and make progress in your job search.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 03
    May

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    This Homebuyer Education class will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
    This program will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order.
    Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. This class is also approved for the MSHDA Down Payment Assistance Program.
  • 04
    May

    The Road Ahead: Enjoyable Employment

    10 a.m.

    An action plan for work that works! Looking at the 4 Pillars of Career Success to craft your Enjoyable Employment.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 06
    May

    Modern Toolkit: Basics of Database Concepts and Terminology

    3 p.m.

    An introduction to databases and their basic functionality in the workplace.

    This is part of JVS’ new Modern Toolkit webinar series posted every Thursday at 3 pm here.

  • 07
    May

    First Financial Friday – Effective Money Management and Budgeting

    10:30 a.m.

    Participants will learn how to create an effective budget and learn how to adjust during emergencies times. w/special guest

    For questions or to register email us at financialhelp@jvshumanservices.org. This class will be held virtually via Zoom.

  • 11
    May

    The Road Ahead: LinkedIn Advanced

    10 a.m.

    Have you started your LinkedIn profile, but not sure whether you should be using this to network and for you job search? During this workshop you will learn how to search for jobs, follow companies and make connections that will assist in your job search.

    This webinar is designed for individuals who already have a LinkedIn profile and a working-knowledge of LinkedIn.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 18
    May

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    This Homebuyer Education class will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
    This program will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order.
    Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. This class is also approved for the MSHDA Down Payment Assistance Program.
  • 19
    May

    Coffee and Conversations: How to save money and pay bills when preparing for a summer vacation

    10 a.m.

    This conversation will give participants information on how to control and maintain monthly bills and still save for their summer vacation.

    Grab your cup of coffee and join us on Facebook Live for Coffee and Conversations. During this interactive series we will discuss the most important topics relevant to your money and your financial power.

    This discussion is meant to include Q and A’s from our followers.

    No registration is necessary. This event will be streamed live from our Facebook page.

  • 19
    May

    Gray Matters – Music’s Impact on the Brain

    1 – 2:30 p.m.
    ZOOM Meeting

    This event will be held with Jody Conradi Stark, Ph.D, MT-BC & the DSO via Zoom and will be updated with more details shortly.

    To enroll, contact MindU@jfsdetroit.org or 248.788.MIND.

  • 20
    May

    Modern Toolkit: PowerPoint 3 – Using Advance Features

    3 p.m.

    See how templates, animation, layering objects, inserting charts and other use of features will enhance a presentation.

    This is part of JVS’ new Modern Toolkit webinar series posted every Thursday at 3 pm here.

  • 24
    May

    HarMoney Down Payment Assistance Program: Informational Meeting

    HarMoney is designed to help low to moderate income families with a credit score of 620 and below with funds to pay for some collections and/or down payment assistance towards the purchase of a new home. This conversation will discuss the program, how to register, what to expect and a more in-depth discussion about the benefits.

    Participants are expected to successfully complete a 90-day program (with 12 weekly sessions) learning about credit, savings, money management and home ownership.

    The next program will begin on Monday, June 7, 2021.

    If you would like to learn more about the program, classes and benefits, or to register, please contact us at financialhelp@jvshumanservices.org or 248-223-4422.

    This program will be held virtually.

     

  • 25
    May

    The Road Ahead: Interviewing Techniques

    10 a.m.

    No matter how many times you’ve done it, interviewing is one of the most stressful parts of the job search. We will review how to prepare for phone, Zoom and in-person interviews. You will learn tips for being at your best and how to sell yourself for the job.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 01
    Jun

    The Road Ahead: Overcoming Age Bias In a Job Interview

    10 a.m.

    Learn how to prepare for an interview to minimize age bias perceptions.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 03
    Jun

    Modern Toolkit: Using Microsoft Forms

    3 p.m.

    Easily create surveys, polls and quizzes with immediate feedback using this simple Microsoft app.

    This is part of JVS’ new Modern Toolkit webinar series posted every Thursday at 3 pm here.

  • 04
    Jun

    First Financial Friday – Insurance Coverages: Auto, Home and Life

    10:30 a.m.

    Participants will learn how to choose and understand various coverages. For questions or to register email us at financialhelp@jvshumanservices.org. This class will be held virtually via Zoom.

  • 07
    Jun

    Office Computer Essentials for Basic Word and Excel

    9 – 11 a.m.
    Mondays & Wednesdays through July 19
    Improve your computer skills and increase your confidence at work! Program includes two group classes per week for six weeks. Each class is two hours. Classes are held online via Zoom with an instructor from the Hermelin ORT Resource Center. Additional assignments are included for enhanced learning outside of class time.
    Each six-week program costs $400. Full and partial scholarships available for qualified applicants. Scholarship applications must be submitted prior to class for consideration.
    Classes will be offered throughout 2021! For program details, enrollment forms, and scholarship applications, please contact hermelinort@jvshumanservices.org or call 248-233-4243. Class size is limited, so call today!
    For more information, view the flyer.
  • 07
    Jun

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    This Homebuyer Education class will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
    This program will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order.
    Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. This class is also approved for the MSHDA Down Payment Assistance Program.
  • 07
    Jun

    HarMoney Down Payment Assistance Program

    HarMoney is designed to help low to moderate income families with a credit score of 620 and below with funds to pay for some collections and/or down payment assistance towards the purchase of a new home.

    Participants are expected to successfully complete a 90-day program (with 12 weekly sessions) learning about credit, savings, money management and home ownership.

    If you would like to learn more about the program, classes and benefits, or to register, please contact us at financialhelp@jvshumanservices.org or 248-223-4422.

    This program will be held virtually.

     

  • 08
    Jun

    The Road Ahead: Personal Branding

    10 a.m.

    Learn what personal branding is and why it is important. Core values, passions and gifts = Your personal brand.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 15
    Jun

    The Road Ahead: Using Credit Cards Responsibly

    10 a.m.

    In this webinar we will talk about the pros and cons of using credit to make a purchase, as well as understanding your interest rate and payment options.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 16
    Jun

    Coffee and Conversations: What are the costs of being underinsured?

    10 a.m.

    This conversation will give participants information on the cost of being underinsured with auto, home and life insurance and how to protect themselves in a cost effective way.

    Grab your cup of coffee and join us on Facebook Live for Coffee and Conversations. During this interactive series we will discuss the most important topics relevant to your money and your financial power.

    This discussion is meant to include Q and A’s from our followers.

    No registration is necessary. This event will be streamed live from our Facebook page.

  • 16
    Jun

    Gray Matters – Neuroplasticity in the Brain

    1 – 2:30 p.m.
    ZOOM Meeting

    This event will be held with Staci Rene via Zoom and will be updated with more details shortly.

    To enroll, contact MindU@jfsdetroit.org or 248.788.MIND.

  • 17
    Jun

    Modern Toolkit: Privacy settings and safety measures for your computer

    3 p.m.

    Utilize privacy setting, software and applying good practice to protect yourself and your computer from hackers, Viruses and online scams.

    This is part of JVS’ new Modern Toolkit webinar series posted every Thursday at 3 pm here.

  • 21
    Jun

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    This Homebuyer Education class will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
    This program will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order.
    Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. This class is also approved for the MSHDA Down Payment Assistance Program.
  • 22
    Jun

    The Road Ahead: Reliable Resume Recommendations with Rachel

    10 a.m.

    Your resume is not your dating profile but it does tell a whole lot about you. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of writing a clear and concise resume that recruiters will actually read!

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 29
    Jun

    The Road Ahead: Building Better Savings for the Future

    10 a.m.

    We will discuss six essential tips on how to build a better savings for the future. Tips will include how to budget your money, set financial goals, set it and forget it, avoiding credit cards savings accounts and making sacrifices. Teresa Bent of CIBC will join Laltsha Cunningham of JVS Human Services to present this webinar.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.