Staff Q&A: New MFIP Program Manager Sharicka Kennedy

Sharicka Kennedy MFIP program helps remove barriers to employment, addressing childcare, food security, education and more JFCS Career Services empower people to explore and identify their visions of career success, including access to or support for career training. One of our many career programs, the Minn[...]

JFCS one of few agencies chosen to receive DEED’s tech training grant

hand on keyboard JFCS is excited to announce it is one of the recipients of a Minnesota Forward Tech Training Competitive Grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency was one of just five selected for the grant for its innovative approaches to diversifying the tech s[...]

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

national 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

career services header 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[...]