Career & Employment

The Klein Internship Offers Students a Pathway to Becoming a Change maker

Every year since 2009, JFS has partnered with local nonprofit agencies to coordinate the Klein Internship. The Klein Internship offers a summer opportunity for high school students in their sophomore through senior years who are eager to make a meaningful impact in the community while enhancing their resumes, college readiness skills, and understanding of the […]

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AT&T Connected Learning Center Partners with Dallas College to Launch Successful ESL Program

The AT&T Connected Learning Center, a learning space provided through a grant received by the JFS Career and Financial Services Department, has partnered with Dallas College to offer ESL (English as a Second Language) classes to the community. The first class of eight adult students graduated in December. The second ESL course, which began in

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JFS Launches New Life Coaching Series with Kristin Lobenstein

Every Tuesday in April: April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm  Register by contacting Kristin Lobenstein, MBA, ACC, Manager of Financial Coaching Services at Klobenstein@JFSDallas.org or calling 469.206.1650 All sessions will be in-person, 12 maximum participants. $100 for the course and all session attendance is required. If the program is full, you

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JFS Dallas joins National Partnership to Deliver Career and Financial Services

JFS Dallas is excited to announce our participation in Project EM: Empowering and Employing our Community, a collaborative program being launched by The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies (NJHSA) and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to connect job seekers with access to an extensive continuum of services via virtual platforms, regardless of the

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The JFS Lifeline

  By Kristin Lobenstein, JFS Financial Coach There are few times in a person’s life that bring a sense of profound helplessness. The sudden death of a spouse or partner is one of those times. When this occurs, there is little time to say goodbye or get your affairs in order. JFS has often been

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So, what is it about will anyway? 

By Kristin Lobenstein, MBA, CPC, JFS Financial Coach Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  Did you start hearing this phrase as a little kid, like I did?  “I’m not good at math, Mom.” Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  “I will never have enough money to buy the house.”  Where there’s a will,

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The Core Strategies for Addressing Challenging Job Interview Questions

Written by Mitch Jacobs, M.Ed., LPC Published on Sept. 18, 2018 You want to land your dream job or make your next career move. Have you been applying to and interviewing for a variety of job opportunities? Maybe, after reading a couple of articles about about how to interview, you’ve still not obtained a job

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“The Ups and Downs” of Job Search & How to Get Back on Track

Written by Mitch Jacobs, M.Ed., LPC Published on August 7, 2020 Being unemployed or furloughed brings uncertainty. For most people, during this pandemic, employment circumstances have been thrust upon them without warning. This also brings many questions: “When will it be safe to return to work?” “When will I obtain another job?” “Will I be

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