Disable all preview features

Human Services : Social Services

JVS

Work transforms lives

three stars

88.47

225 Bush Street Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 391-3600   Web Site
EIN: 94-2213100

Board Leadership
Wendy Kesser
President

CEO
Lisa Countryman-Quiroz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.47 three stars
  Financial 84.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) was founded in 1973 to aid recent Jewish college graduates who were having trouble finding work. Over the years the agency has become a respected leader in the workforce development community. They have been recognized both locally and nationally for their work in sector-based employment and training services, and their outstanding network of employer partners encompassing all sectors of the local economy. Today, JVS is for anyone who needs help finding a job. Their training programs build the skills clients need to succeed in the workforce, and their one-on-one job search assistance is specifically tailored to meet the needs of the clients.

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) was founded in 1973 to aid recent Jewish college graduates who were having trouble finding work. Over the years the agency has become a respected leader in the workforce development community. They have been recognized both locally and nationally for their work in sector-based employment and training services, and their outstanding network of employer partners encompassing all sectors of the local economy. Today, JVS is for anyone who needs help finding a job. Their training programs build the skills clients need to succeed in the workforce, and their one-on-one job search assistance is specifically tailored to meet the needs of the clients.

Financial

three stars

84.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JVS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JVS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JVS (CA) 88.47 three stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.67 four stars
Delancey Street Foundation (CA) 86.67 three stars
Cincinnati Works (OH) 91.37 four stars
Twin Cities R!SE (MN) 87.23 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,768,084
   Federated Campaigns $33,333
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $468,855
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,270,272
   Program Service Revenue $5,069,879
Total Primary Revenue $13,340,151
   Other Revenue $-63,569
TOTAL REVENUE $13,276,582
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,788,272
   Administrative Expenses $1,935,733
   Fundraising Expenses $1,104,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,828,509
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,448,073
   
Net Assets $6,626,516

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Healthcare Programs $3,532,870 40.2%
High School and Bridge Programs $2,982,043 33.9%
Utilities Training $1,330,222 15.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 88.47 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.92 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 93.26 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 89.92 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.71 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.26 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 83.36 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 83.12 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 85.54 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2013 93.42 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-2213100
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH VOCATIONAL & CAREER COUNSELING SERVICE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,610 1.91% Abby Snay CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JVS (CA) 88.47 three stars
Cincinnati Works (OH) 91.37 four stars
Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ and Philadelphia (NJ) 87.47 three stars
Goodwill of Orange County (CA) 89.83 three stars
FareStart (WA) 95.05 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

JVS
225 Bush Street
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 391-3600
fax: (415) 391-3617
EIN: 94-2213100

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Wendy Kesser
President

CEO

Lisa Countryman-Quiroz
Chief Executive Officer

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.