What’s Coming Up

  • 28
    Oct

    Virtual Career Fair

    4:00 p.m.

    This event for MRS, interested candidates, and other community partners will include a short overview on Amazon jobs available for individuals with disabilities in Brownstown, Romulus and Shelby Township.

    There is no need to register, simply use the following link to participate: https://zoom.us/j/93532206676

  • 29
    Oct

    Rachel & The Recruiters

    3 p.m.

    Rachel & The Recruiters is a monthly webinar series of panel discussions between recruiters and human resource professionals. Facilitated by JVS Human Services’ Business Relations Specialist, Rachel Devries, this panel will provide job seekers with insight into the job search, application and interview processes from insiders.

    No registration is necessary. These webinars will be live-streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jvshumanservices

    Join us LIVE so you can ask questions and get the job search answers you’ve always wanted to know in real-time!

  • 29
    Oct

    Modern Toolkit: Working with Portable Document Format (PDF’s)

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to discover tools and features within Adobe Acrobat Reader software

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

  • 02
    Nov

    HarMoney Program Launch!

    10 a.m.

    HarMoney, a brand new program at JVS, 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 will be expected to successfully complete a 90-day program (with 12 weekly sessions) learning about credit, savings, money management and home ownership.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 03
    Nov

    The Road Ahead: Energy Tips

    10 a.m.

    In this workshop we’ll cover tips and tricks to help you lower energy costs throughout the year. By making a maintenance to do list by season, we’ll build a toolkit for saving money when it comes to paying for your utilities.

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

  • 05
    Nov

    Modern Toolkit: Microsoft Teams

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to learn the fundamentals for video meetings, chats, file storage and screen sharing.

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

  • 06
    Nov

    First Financial Friday – Credit and Debt (Denise Steele from Chase Bank)

    10:30 a.m.

    Participants will learn how to effectively manage their credit and reduce the debt.

    This event is co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS. For questions or to register email us at financialhelp@jvshumanservices.org.

  • 09
    Nov

    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.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 10
    Nov

    The Road Ahead: Asking for Job Search Assistance on LinkedIn

    10 a.m.

    A step by step guide of how to ask your LinkedIn connections for help, the “right” way.

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

  • 10
    Nov

    Care Partner Support (Virtual)

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia share information and experiences and learn from each other. The group includes educational content, and is facilitated by a licensed JVS Social Worker.

    To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 11
    Nov

    Coffee and Conversations: Renting vs. Buying

    10 a.m.

    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 conversation will give participants tips, tools and resources to utilize while considering renting versus buying. We will also discuss the pros and cons on renting and buying a home. This discussion is meant to include Q and A’s from our followers. No registration is necessary.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 12
    Nov

    Care Partner Support (Virtual)

    1:30 – 3 p.m. 

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Joely Lyons at 248.592.5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

  • 12
    Nov

    Modern Toolkit: Zoom Video Conferencing

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to learn how to host a Zoom meeting with screen share, settings and more.

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

  • 16
    Nov

    Family Care Partner Support (Virtual)

    5:30 – 7 p.m. 

    Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other care partners. Groups are offered during the day or in the evening. Our day-time sessions address the specific needs of older adults living with dementia, while evening sessions are open to individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 17
    Nov

    The Road Ahead: Feeling Stressed? You Are Not Alone.

    10 a.m.

    In this seminar we will examine what stress is, recognize symptoms of stress and learn ways to alleviate stress especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

  • 19
    Nov

    Modern Toolkit: Microsoft OneNote Digital Notebook

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to learn how to use this app to take notes, organize, add and share content.

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

  • 19
    Nov

    Rachel & The Recruiters

    3 p.m.

    Rachel & The Recruiters is a monthly webinar series of panel discussions between recruiters and human resource professionals. Facilitated by JVS Human Services’ Business Relations Specialist, Rachel Devries, this panel will provide job seekers with insight into the job search, application and interview processes from insiders.

    No registration is necessary. These webinars will be live-streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jvshumanservices

    Join us LIVE so you can ask questions and get the job search answers you’ve always wanted to know in real-time!

  • 23
    Nov

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    1 – 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.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 24
    Nov

    The Road Ahead: The Four Pillars of Career Success

    10 a.m.

    The 4 Pillars of Career Success are principles that encapsulate the core building blocks of a fulfilling and prosperous career. We will be sharing how to determine your Unique Value Proposition (UVP), how to grow your skills and abilities, how to share these skills with others and most of all, how to have FUN in the process. Come join us and bring any career related concerns that you have.

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

  • 01
    Dec

    The Road Ahead: Resilience In Your Job Search

    10 a.m.

    Resilience is the ability to successfully navigate high levels of challenge and bounce back after stressful events. This brief webinar will provide some tools and tips on how to deal with stress/anxiety during your job search.

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

  • 03
    Dec

    Modern Toolkit: Understanding Cloud Storage

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to learn how to make the most of cloud storage.

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

  • 07
    Dec

    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.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 08
    Dec

    The Road Ahead: Working from Home or Living at Work?

    10 a.m.

    Many of us are still adjusting to working from home. That’s because it’s a constant process of negotiation- between spotty internet, using what was once a private space for work, school, entertainment, exercise, childcare, and more, it might be hard to really focus on your workday the same way you did in an office setting. Or maybe you can’t leave work behind when your typical hours are up. We’re all learning together, and this webinar will utilize best practice research, lived experiences, and other expert tips to help maximize focus during a work-from-home day and promote better work/life balance.

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

  • 08
    Dec

    Care Partner Support (Virtual)

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia share information and experiences and learn from each other. The group includes educational content, and is facilitated by a licensed JVS Social Worker.

    To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 10
    Dec

    Care Partner Support (Virtual)

    1:30 – 3 p.m. 

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Joely Lyons at 248.592.5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

  • 10
    Dec

    Modern Toolkit: Microsoft Excel Fundamentals – Part 1

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to learn how to get started with the basics of Excel.

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

  • 11
    Dec

    First Financial Friday – Improving Credit and Saving Money (Denise Steele from Chase Bank)

    10:30 a.m.

    Participants will learn how to save money for emergencies, goals and retirement all within the context of improving their credit.

    This event is co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS. For questions or to register email us at financialhelp@jvshumanservices.org.

  • 14
    Dec

    Family Care Partner Support (Virtual)

    5:30 – 7 p.m. 

    Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other care partners. Groups are offered during the day or in the evening. Our day-time sessions address the specific needs of older adults living with dementia, while evening sessions are open to individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 15
    Dec

    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. During this webinar, we will review how to answer tough interview questions, 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.

  • 16
    Dec

    Coffee and Conversations: How To Control Holiday Spending

    10 a.m.

    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 conversation will give participants information, tips and tools on how to control holiday spending. This discussion is meant to include Q and A’s from our followers. No registration is necessary.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 17
    Dec

    Modern Toolkit: Microsoft Excel Fundamentals – Part 2

    3 p.m.

    Hop on this free online webinar to learn simple functions and shortcuts to increase productivity.

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

  • 21
    Dec

    Virtual Homebuyer Education

    1 – 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.

    Co-hosted with Michigan Works Waterford and JVS

  • 05
    Jan

    The Road Ahead: Resumes – How To Tell Your Story

    10 a.m.

    You are more than your resume. 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.

  • 19
    Jan

    The Road Ahead: Detroit At Work – Ready To Hire

    10 a.m.

    Learn about the Detroit at Work Ready To Hire initiative. We will discuss what the program is, the types of positions available and how to apply.

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