JFVS Receives Grant For Veteran Employment Services

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County (JFVS), Joel Gensler Career Center was awarded a grant through the Kessler Foundation’s Community Employment Grant Program. The program, Veteran Employment Services, will provide job-seeking assistance to military veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Available services will include assistance with job search, resume and cover letter development, career exploration, social media networking, interview preparation, and computer literacy classes. Services will be individualized to best meet the needs of the jobseeker. The employment specialist will collaborate and network with employers to help assist jobseeker with finding a suitable employment that matches the individual’s strengths.

Employment Specialist Elyse Carpenter will coordinate services for this program. She has prior experience providing vocational services to individuals with disabilities and she is currently pursuing her Masters of Social Work at Rutgers University.

For more information contact JFVS at 1-732-777-1940 or email office@jfvs.org.

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