Comprehensive job skills workshop to help locals market their skills

Jewish Family Service Agency, Helping Hands of Rehabilitation partner to bring experts from myriad industries to help with résumés, interviewing

LAS VEGAS – Jewish Family Service Agency has partnered with Helping Hands of Rehabilitation to host a special job search skills workshop. The all-day event will be led by top job coaches, rehabilitators and other professionals from around the world to help Las Vegas valley residents learn the skills needed to find work in today’s economy.

“Employment is a State of Mind,” presented by JFSA’s Project Ezra, is free and open to the public and will include several specialized sessions, in addition to the general workshop. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Temple Ner Tamid – located at 55 North Valle Verde Dr. in Henderson, Nev. Special-session topics will include mock interviews, networking and effective résumé-writing.

“This is a great opportunity for those hit hardest in this down economy,” said JFSA Executive Director Christina Primack. “This is going to be a very comprehensive workshop, and partnering with Helping Hands of Rehabilitation has made this event a must for anyone who wants to learn how to effectively market his or her skills in the marketplace.”

To register, contact Julie Dickey at 702-732-0304 or

Project Ezra is a program of the Jewish Family Service Agency created to provide solutions in response to the catastrophic impact of being economically disadvantaged. Ezra means “help” in Hebrew; the Jewish community has made a commitment to the entire community to be an agent of positive change focused on identifying viable vocational opportunities and preparing unemployed people to secure those opportunities. Beyond the critical goal of getting people back to work, Project Ezra also provides extensive educational and counseling services to help enable individuals to become more confident and self-sufficient.

Jewish Family Service Agency is a nonsectarian, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving the Las Vegas community for more than 30 years. It offers counseling, counseling in schools, senior services, adoption and emergency assistance, Holocaust survivor assistance, a food pantry, Project Ezra to assist clients seeking employment, and a growing volunteer program.

For more information on JFSA, visit or call 702-732-0304.