JFCS News 01/27/12

Jewish Family & Career Services For Every Season Of Your Life
Louis & Lee Roth Family Center
2821 Klempner Way
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 452-6341, (502) 452-6718 fax

Parents in Process: A Workshop for Prospective Adoptive Parents
January 30, 7-9 p.m.
To register and get information about fees, please contact Judy Freundlich Tiell at ext. 224 or jftiell@jfcslouisville.org

Adoption Fair
January 29, Brooklawn
2125 Goldsmith Lane
1—4 p.m.
The fair will include information on domestic, international and special needs adoptions, and will offer workshops on how to get started with the process. Event sponsored by WLKY-TV, Wednesday’s Child, and local adoption agencies.


Save the Date!

May 17, 2012
Mosaic Awards
The Henry Clay
$100 per person
Sponsorship Opportunities
Major sponsors include
Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services, WLKY 32, Papercone, and Bonnie Bizer.

Honoring immigrants and refugees who are making a significant contribution in their profession and in our community. Fundraising event benefits JFCS. Contact Beverly Bromley, ext. 233 or bbromley@jfcslouisville.org for
ticket and sponsorship reservations.


Career Services


Employer Spotlight Series
JFCS welcomes special guests CROWNE PLAZA, February 16, 3:30 p.m.
Please join us for these FREE events to learn the hiring process and what it’s like to work for these exciting guests. An HR representative will be presenting and answering your questions. To RSVP, contact Andrea Brown at ext. 334 or abrown@jfcslouisville.org.

Job Seekers Resource Group
A new six-week session is underway, meeting from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn basic job search skills from an experienced career advisor. $10 fee.

Social Media in the Job Search
February 20, focusing on Linkedin.12:30  p.m. and 5:30 p.m.  $10 fee.

A.C.T. Preparation
Mondays and Tuesdays, Jan. 30 – Feb. 21 for eight sessions.  7-9 p.m.$170 fee includes materials.

For more information or to register for any of the workshops described above, please contact JFCS at (502) 452-6341.

Career Issues – Contact Bob Tiell at ext. 230 or btiell@jfsclouisville.org.

College Selection – Contact Ellen Shapira at ext. 225 or eshapira@jfcslouisville.org.

Career Options for the 60+ Adult – Contact Andrea Brown at ext. 334 or abrown@jfcslouisville.org.


Mitzvah Opportunities


Shabbos Friends Volunteers Needed
The Doris L. and  Theodore Meyers Shabbos Friends Program needs volunteers to visit just one nursing facility on the 1st or 3rd Friday of each month, to share the Sabbath blessings, fresh challah and spiritual joy with Jewish residents living there. Training and supplies provided. Contact Shelley Kahn at ext. 103 or skahn@jfcslouisville.org.

Help Share Your Expertise
Do you have a background in marketing, accounting, law or merchandizing that you might consider sharing with someone who is starting a new business?  JFCS microenterprise clients need your expertise.  Contact Shelley Kahn at ext. 103 or skahn@jfcslouisville.org.

JFCS Food Pantry Items Needed
Food Pantry suggestions for February – Cereals, oatmeal, pancake mix, Cream of Wheat, syrup, applesauce. All donated food must be in its original packaging. Please do not donate expired items as they cannot be distributed. Contact Shelley Kahn at ext. 103 or skahn@jfcslouisville.org.

Now Offering Wheelchair-Accessible Transportation!
JFCS has a wheelchair accessible vehicle.  A round trip fee is just $15. A one-time-only program assessment fee is $50. This service may be used for medical purposes or can be used for errands or more social needs. The service is available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Find out more information by calling Mauri Malka at ext. 250 or mmalka@jfcslouisville.org.

Senior Concierge HomeCare

Do you or anyone you know need in-home care? Get started with a caregiver today!

JFCS care managers will work with you and your family to provide necessary support to maintain safety, comfort, peace of mind and the highest quality of life for seniors who wish to remain in  their home or alternative living situation.

• Personal care & grooming
• Meal planning and preparation
• Light housekeeping
• Laundry
• Medication reminders
• Socialization & activity
• Respite

Contact Mauri Malki, ext 250 or mmalka@jfcslouisville.org

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