JVS Toronto plays a vital role in Toronto and York Region ensuring that job seekers reach their potential at work, employers build the workforce they need to be successful, and students perform at their best.
We do this through a mix of general and specialized services to job seekers from all backgrounds and situations, employers from all sectors, and students and educators in primary, secondary and post-secondary education.
We have extensive experience providing career exploration, job search support, employment recruitment, mentoring, job coaching and retention, as well as psychological, educational and vocational assessments and treatment services delivered across nine locations.
Our dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals is experienced in providing services to children, youth and adults. In particular, we are knowledgeable in supporting individuals with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, at-risk youth, and mature workers.
Every individual has opportunities for employment.
We enable people to maximize their potential at work and school. We help employers connect with the right human resources.
We uphold the highest professional standards and incorporate continuous improvement in our programs and services. We measure success.
We bring together the resources of government, philanthropy, business and community to develop employment solutions.
We are committed to ethical conduct in our delivery of service. Our work is based on mutual trust for those we serve and with whom we work.
We provide services that are relevant and tailored to the unique needs of each individual.
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.