Our Mission

Empowering individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, while partnering with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces.

What's New

MIT study: Immigrants Vital to Boston’s Economy (The Boston Globe)

A Tight Labor Market is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Still Seeking Work, In Spite of Low Jobless Levels in M.A. (The Boston Globe)

Programs to Support Job Training Success: Innovations to Address Unmet Needs (IWPR)

JVS Condemns Refugee Ban

For More Firms, Teaching English is in Business Plan (The Boston Globe)

As New England Ages, Immigrants Make Up Growing Share of Health Workers (WBUR)





Client Profile

YoldieYoldie came to Boston from Haiti in 2012, seeking a new life for family. She worked hard to complete her high school equivalency and improve her English, and that determination came with her to JVS.

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Employer Spotlight

Both JVS and Pret value the need for a diverse workforce, and Pret employs people from over 119 different countries, offering their employees full-time jobs with benefits.

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