Apply to the Business Administration Bootcamp

Program Dates: November 9 - December 22, 2017
Schedule: Orientation: Thursday, November 9
Week 1: Monday-Friday (10am-5pm)
Weeks 2-5: M, W, F (10am-5pm)
Location: The Stride Center, 1212 Broadway, Suite 400, Oakland, CA, 94612


Are you ready for a full-time office job, but lack some computer skills?

Are you working, but getting paid a lot less than you have in the past?

Are you ready to put in the work to get back to work?

If so, you may be a great fit for JVS's free Business Administration Bootcamp!

Bootcamp gives you what you need to get the job, including:
• A fresh job search and networking strategy
• A powerful personal brand that includes your resume, LinkedIn profile, interview skills, and elevator pitch
• Positive mindset practices to help re-frame your thinking during your job search
• Money management training
• A friendly group of fellow job seekers to share learning, resources and support
• Employer panels, presentations and mock interviews to give you useful information about real jobs
• Ongoing job search support until you are employed
• Access to different skill-building training that can help you advance your career, including sessions on Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint

Eligibility: • High School Diploma or GED • Age 18 or older • Eligible to work in the US • Unemployed or underemployed • 1+years working/volunteer experience in any field

Application Process:

  1. Begin this application to determine your eligibility.
  2. All eligible applications are personally reviewed.
  3. Qualified applicants will be contacted by phone and may be invited to an in-person group activity at the Stride Center.
  4. If you advance after the group activity, you will be invited to participate in the, in-person, computerized lottery process at the Stride Center. This process randomly accepts 50% of applicants and randomly declines 50% of applicants. Your application and interview have no bearing on lottery results. Veterans are exempt from the lottery. Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions about the lottery.
  5. Those who are randomly assigned through the lottery will begin the program with orientation on Friday, August 11th.

 
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      Job Search Accelerator

  • Program: This program starts with 36 hours of in-person job search essentials training, followed by weekly group meetings, and opportunities to meet one-on-one with a job search specialist.
  • Start Date: Ongoing, new cohort starts monthly
  • Location: JVS San Francisco, 225 Bush Street, West Lobby
 

      Eligibility requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 18+ years old
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Unemployed for 6 months or more or underemployed (if you lost your job during or since the recession, and have not yet reconnected with a job commensurate with your experience)

      Application Process

  • Fill out this 10-minute application
  • JVS will review all applications and call you within 48 hours for a phone interview to determine your eligibility

JVS Technology Scholarship

Are you a self-starter who is looking to update your tech skills and re-launch your career? On a limited basis, JVS is offering Technology Scholarships, for eligible and qualified individuals, to get tech skills training from one of our exceptional training partners and job search support from one of JVS’s Career Advisors.

In addition to gaining up-to-date tech skills through one of JVS’s external training partners, you’ll also gain:

  • a new job search and networking strategy
  • a powerful personal brand, including your resume, LinkedIn profile, pitch and online presence
  • a supportive group of fellow job seekers to share resources and learning techniques
  • access to employer panels, presentations, resume reviews and mock interviews
  • ongoing job search support until you’re employed

We’re looking for participants who:

  • have a clear technology job target
  • have a professional background, or transferable skills / experience that, when combined with skills training, makes them competitive for their target job
  • are self-directed learners who thrive in diverse learning environments, including fast-paced classroom instruction, project-based learning and could include online training platforms
  • have the motivation and ability to take charge of their own education
  • can commit to classes at the training provider and job search workshops and coaching sessions at JVS, or by phone, when appropriate

Requirements

  • This program is designed for people who have been unemployed for 6 months or more or are underemployed, however we encourage all job seekers to apply.
  • You must be eligible to work in the United States.

Start by filling out this interest form and then schedule a call with one of our Career Advisors to see if our Technology Scholarships program is right for you.

About JVS

JVS (Jewish Vocational Service) helps people build in-demand skills, make connections and find jobs to transform their lives – at no cost.

Lottery Process: This free program is funded by the federal government. The primary goal is to help people improve their skills, and find and keep jobs. In order to learn what works, the federal government is conducting a study requiring every eligible person to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in this program, but will be able to enroll in any other JVS services or programs for which they are eligible. Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions about the lottery.

Your application and interview have no bearing on the lottery results. Veterans are exempt from the lottery.

Interested? Please click "Continue" below to complete a short application.

Not ready to apply? Job Search Accelerator is a recurring program. If you are interested in participating at a later date, sign up for our monthly eblast to learn about upcoming dates and tips for your job search.

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