Providing a Safety Net  |  Promoting Self-sufficiency  |  Increasing Access to Jewish Life
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401.421.4111. ext. 411

Unwavering support and advocacy for education, employment, and self-improvement are cornerstones of our community. If you are presently out of a job, under-employed, looking to re-enter the workforce, or require assistance with your resume, our resources are here to help. Call 401.421.4111 ext. 411 for more details.

An asterisk (*) indicates a Jewish organization.

*Alliance Vocational Navigator
Location:

401 Elmgrove Ave, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.421.4111 ext. 102


Description:

The Alliance Vocational Navigator can assist those who are the under- and unemployed with career and job search services, resume building, interview skills, networking, and even wardrobe consultation. Influenced by existing communal organizations, including netWorkRI and Jewish Vocational Services out of Boston,  the intent is to foster self-sufficiency, professional confidence and safety measures against further economic insecurity.



*Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) – Boston
Location:

29 Winter Street Boston, MA
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Phone:

617.399.3131

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Description:

JVS empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces. JVS assists in developing and updating resumes by highlighting skills and preparing individuals to make great first impressions during interviews through group workshops or one-on-one services.

Amos House
Location:

415 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

401.272.0220

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Description:

Amos House is a nonprofit social services agency that provides hospitality and direct services to the homeless and poor of Rhode Island.

Aunt Bertha

Description:

Aunt Bertha is building the country’s most comprehensive online directory of social service organizations. They believe that every person and family should have one place online where they can find help in a time of need – and they’ve been transforming the way social services information is organized and delivered ever since.

Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service
Location:

Box 1974, 25 George Street Providence, RI 02912
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Phone:

401.863-2338

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Description:

Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service offers a daily public email announcement known as the Rhode Island Community Jobs (RICOMJOB), which seeks to connect nonprofit and public interest employers statewide with individuals seeking paid work that makes a difference in local communities. You must register to receive information and job postings daily.

Economic Progress Institute
Location:

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue Providence, RI 02908
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Phone:

401.456.8512

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Description:

The Economic Progress Institute – formerly The Poverty Institute – is a nonpartisan research and policy organization dedicated to improving the economic well-being of low- and modest-income Rhode Islanders. The issues they work on include family economic security, affordable health care, fair and adequate taxes, and a skilled workforce.

EmployRI and netWORKri
Location:

1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston RI 02920
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Description:

EmployRI and netWORKri (http://www.networkri.org) are initiatives of Rhode Island’s Department of Labor and Training. EmployRI is a free, online database that can be accessed on your own computer in the comfort of your home or from any computer with internet access. It contains links to thousands of job opportunities and enables users to post résumés and apply to jobs as well as research careers and find training.

netWORKri offers a vast array of training, as well as partners with numerous providers to offer assistance to job seekers who may need to add training prior to finding new employment. The netWORKri centers are conveniently located throughout the state where jobseekers and employers are matched through quality employment programs and services.

 

Exeter Job Corps
Location:

162 Main Street, Exeter, RI 02822
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Phone:

401.268.6000

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Description:

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. Exeter Job Corps Center supports the Job Corps program’s mission of teaching eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and placing them in meaningful jobs or further education.

Genesis Center
Location:

620 Potters Avenue Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

401.781.6110

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Description:

The Genesis Center provides the highest quality education, job training and support services to people of diverse cultures so that they may achieve economic independence and participate fully in society.

Rhode Island Community Action
Location:

311 Doric Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island 02910
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Phone:

401.941.0774

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Description:

Since 1992, the Rhode Island Community Action Association (RICAA) has been a catalyst for change and a vital part of a coordinated effort to eliminate poverty in our state. They are dedicated to assisting Rhode Islanders and bettering the accessibility of benefits and services offered to low and middle income residents. Community Action Programs are located throughout the state and their services include senior care, after school programs, employment assistance, health and dental care, counseling, housing and heating cost assistance.

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