Direct care staff at JCS offers a full-range of support for individuals with varying abilities to live, grow, and work in their communities. These services include teaching life skills, serving as mentors, coaching in the career space, offering personal care, being a friend, and more. Plus, there are opportunities for you to help too.
According to Upwork’s Future of Workforce Pulse Report, 36.2 million Americans will be remote by 2025, an 87% increase since COVID hit. Ignite Career Center Account Representative, Lisa Cohn, talks trends and how to embrace our new work-from-home world.
By Rozi Rice I could never have anticipated that the events of Monday, March 16, 2020 – a day that began like any other – would have the impact on my life that they did. In an early morning email from Jewish Community Service’s Executive Director, my colleagues and I learned that our building would
By Jen Rudo Everything – and yet nothing – has changed. In March 2020, when COVID forced both professional closures and personal distance, we had to act quickly. Every aspect of our Jewish Big Brother Big Sister (BBBS) program – which has a 100-year history of connecting Jewish children and teens with adult role models
By Deborah Hamburger Around the winter holiday season, my office typically resembles a miniature FAO Schwarz. Puzzles and Lego sets get stacked on top of my filing cabinet; dolls are arranged on my windowsill; board games are piled in the corner next to my bookcase; cars, trucks, and trains form a caravan in front of
By Beth Land Hecht, LCSW-C Next week is National Volunteer Week. What can you do in 2 hours? Wash the car Watch a movie Scroll through Facebook Clean the house Mow the lawn In the time it would take to do any of these activities, did you know that you could be doing a mitzvah
by Bracha Goetz Almost everyone is incredibly busy. So how is it possible to find the time to volunteer to meet with a younger person in our community at least twice a month to become a supportive mentor in their lives? Since January is National Mentoring Month, let’s hear what a few of the wonderful
By Lamont Washington Volunteering. It’s one of those things you do to help others…at least that’s how it starts. I became a “big brother” three years ago. My kids were grown, my grandkids didn’t need that much attention from me, and I wanted to give back to my community. So I was paired with a