Meet Our Summer Interns

Every year Jewish Family & Career Services and the Jewish Community offer several internships for college students either from the Louisville area or who attend local colleges and universities.  This year we were lucky to have many interns who have made large impacts on our organizations and the clients we serve.  They have attended several professional development workshops led by Erin …

Supported Employment All Stars

Having a job represents much more than earning a salary. Employment, including the kind of work one performs, influences one’s identity, sense of belonging, and place in the world. We recently sat down with Kimberly Clark, JFCS’ Supported Employment Specialist to discuss one of her all-star employers Kroger.  “Kroger is wonderful to work with.  They are open to working with …

JFCS Partners with KentuckyOne Health and Mayor’s Summer Works on Healthcare Connect Program

Written by Kendyll Vance, JFCS Career Services Intern, Mayor’s SummerWorks Program JFCS recently partnered with Mayor’s SummerWorks and KentuckyOne Health to develop a summer internship program for youth between the ages of 18-21. JFCS Healthcare Connect offered seven young women the chance to work at KentuckyOne Jewish Hospital for seven weeks over the summer, which will serve as an extended interview that …

Meet. Greet. Repeat: Speed Networking Event

Are you interested in improving your professional network? That’s great! Head on out to Jewish Family and Career Services on November 5th from 6-8:30pm for a night of mixing and mingling with more than 30 employers and community support representatives. This speed networking event is geared towards effectively meeting a variety of employers, while developing your professional network. The comfortable …

Flowering Friday Updates

Woo-hoo! Spring has totally sprung, with warmer temps and blossoming trees. Despite the allergies it can kick up, it surely is one of the prettiest times to be in Louisville. It’s also one of the busiest times of the year here at JFCS…yesterday’s Caregiver Survival event was a great success, but we’re nowhere near done yet! Check it out: -First …

Frankly: Friday Updates

Hopefully everyone had a great Valentine’s Day yesterday. We had some sweet treats here, so even at work the JFCS staff had a chocolate or two. Here’s what else we got up to: -The Job Seekers Resource Group has dates scheduled for a new cycle.  Beginning March 11, you can learn basic job search skills from an experienced career advisor. There …

Fleet Friday Updates

JFCS is cooking up some super cool events for you Job Seekers, especially…and like thunder in the distance, our Big Yearly Events are coming up fast. Get the scoop: -The Employer Spotlight is scheduled for February 21. Come meet with special guests Brown-Forman: discover what working for them is like, as well as what their hiring process entails. This event …

Factual Friday Updates

It looked like it was going to be a gloomy end to the week, and then the sun came out, giving us one of the nicest days we’ve had all year. Really, it’s a sunshine-laden day to kick your gloomies to the curb! Here’s what’s cooking at JFCS this week: -Tuesday we had a staff meeting, which is not unusual, …

October Employer Spotlight

Our Employer Spotlight Series is back! For October, we are proud to welcome Charter Communications as our special guests. Join us on October 18 from 3:30 to 5pm to hear them present information about their company, identify job openings, what they look for in job candidates, and more. This event is free, but we do ask you to RSVP. To …

Calling All Job Seekers and Students: Upcoming JFCS Workshops

Summer is still going strong here at JFCS, but our Career Services department has a pretty great lineup to get you back to school – or back to work- on the right foot. We’ve got just a taste of what’s coming up, here in this post, but be sure to follow the links to get the full details on your …