October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

JFCS' Vocational Rehabilitation program goes back to 1958 By Sheilah Howard • JFCS Career Services Director More than half a million Minnesotans report having one or more disabilities and the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is double that of people without disabilities. D[...]

Hennepin County honors JFCS career services staff with Spotlight Award

Hennepin County recently honored the staff members of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) MFIP program with its Staff Spotlight Award for their outstanding work in the career services program. The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) provides support for familie[...]

JFCS Career Services: September is Workforce Development Month

Workforce development positively influences economy for individuals and businesses   September is Workforce Development Month. Workforce development is an organized set of solutions to meet employment needs, and can address cultural, educational, and systemic challenges, which helps to positi[...]