Week of January 29, 2018

Date Event Location Contact
JVS Chicago

9:30-11:00am

JVS Chicago

In this seminar you will receive an overview of how the LinkedIn works, including recent updates to the site. This will include basics of site navigation, how to build and optimize your profile, and the more advanced uses including networking, researching companies, and applying for jobs

Seminar Fees:  
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per seminar
Non-Clients:  $20 per seminar

JVS Chicago

Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 Golf road
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Sydney Hochsprung
sydneyhochsprung@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago

Application submission deadline is Feb. 1, 2018

Scholarships for Jewish college and graduate students

College is expensive. The Jewish community through the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago can help.

JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago
Sally Yarberry
jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org
JVS Chicago

9:30am-12:30pm

JVS Chicago

When it comes to employment, if you are someone who:

  • is unclear about what career path to take
  • has just left a position and needs a change
  • is returning to the workforce and your former job no longer exists
  • wants to do something different, for different rewards

Join JVS Chicago Career Moves' successfully proven exploratory seminar

UNCOVER YOUR FUTURE
The Cure for "I Don't Know What I Want to Do!"

JVS Chicago

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
info@jvschicago.org
Jewish Community Programs

1-2:30pm

Jewish Community Programs

Raising children has always been demanding, and our current culture has its own challenges (social media, competition, culture of protecting kids from discomfort). Meet monthly with other parents, using a parenting book and discussion to keep trying to be the best parent you can be.

Jewish Community Programs

Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Jewish Community Programs
Tracey Lipsig Kite, LCSW
TraceyKite@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago

Application submission deadline is Feb. 1, 2018

Scholarships for Jewish college and graduate students

College is expensive. The Jewish community through the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago can help.

JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago
Sally Yarberry
jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org
Jewish Community Programs
JVS Chicago
Jewish Community Programs
JVS Chicago

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Is Pleased to Announce the Everett Kovler Scholarship Program

Through the generosity of the Kovler Family Foundation, two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to Jewish high school seniors who enroll in a four-year undergraduate program in the fall of 2018. Each scholarship is renewable every year, contributing a total of $40,000 over the course of the four years of study.

The Kovler Scholarship eligibility requirements are:

Jewish Community Programs
JVS Chicago
Jewish Community Programs
JVS Chicago
Kovler Scholarship Administrator
jvskovler@jvschicago.org

Deadline March 1, 2018

Duman Entrepreneurship Center

Noon-1:30pm

Duman Entrepreneurship Center

Market your business on Facebook and Twitter. David Fadida, business analyst with Duman Entrepreneurship Center, tells us how to use these social media tools to develop your business.

Please register for this free event online.

Duman Entrepreneurship Center

Brookfield Public Library
3609 Grand Blvd
Brookfield, IL 60513
United States

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Duman Entrepreneurship Center
Deborah Donovan
Reference@brookfieldlibrary.info
Jewish Community Programs

9am-1pm

Jewish Community Programs

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a public education program for nonprofessionals

Mental Health First Aid is an eight hour course that teaches how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. It is an important tool for friends and family members to know how to deal with loved ones living with anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and many other mental health conditions. Certification requires attendance at both 4-hour sessions (01/28 + 02/04).

Jewish Community Programs

Ida Crown Jewish Academy
8233 Central Park Avenue
Skokie, IL 60076
United States

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Jewish Community Programs
Nina Henry
ninahenry@jcfs.org