JVS Toronto plays a vital role in Toronto and York Region ensuring that job seekers reach their potential and employers build the workforce they need.
We do this through a mix of general and specialized services to job seekers from all backgrounds and situations, and employers from all sectors.
We have extensive experience providing job search support, employment counselling, training, mentoring, job coaching and retention, as well as career counselling and recruitment services delivered across nine locations.
Our dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals is experienced in providing services to youth and adults. In particular, we are knowledgeable in supporting individuals with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, at-risk youth, and mature workers.
To be a leading employment services provider spearheading innovation in local communities and across the country.
JVS Toronto empowers people from diverse backgrounds and communities to achieve their employment potential and partners with employers to develop a strong and inclusive workforce.
Our values are the foundation of our organization, shaping our decisions and actions as we serve our clients and partners:
We are dedicated to realizing our organization’s potential, actively pursuing opportunities for improvement to deliver unparalleled quality of service and become leaders in our field.
Ethical conduct is at the heart of our service delivery. Our work is based on the highest standards, emphasizing transparency in communication with both those we serve and collaborate with.
Recognizing the diverse needs of each individual, we tailor our services to provide relevant and personalized support. We treat everyone with dignity and compassion, fostering an environment where all feel valued and heard.
We work effectively with our donors, volunteers, government, businesses and the community to build an inclusive workforce in an environment
of trust and shared values.
JVS Toronto was founded in 1947 by a group of Jewish business leaders to provide employment and vocational services to Holocaust survivors and veterans of the Second World War. Building on our success in serving the Jewish community and its values of helping others, we expanded our outreach to serve the broader community.