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Jewish Vocational Service of Boston

Empowering individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers

four stars

91.42

75 Federal Street Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 399-3272   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104357

Board Leadership
Campe Goodman
Chair

CEO
Jerry Rubin
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 87.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

JVS Boston empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces. For over 75 years JVS has helped people secure financial independence. Last year, JVS empowered nearly 17,000 individuals to build their skills, advance their education, and find employment. JVS offers over 35 different programs to help individuals from all backgrounds on their way toward achieving the American Dream.
Strengthening Job Skills: We create training programs based on the skills employers need, currently targeting jobs in 8 sectors.
Accessing Good Jobs: We develop and match local talent with great employers, and provide onsite training and coaching for workers to upskill them for next-level positions.
Building Career Pathways: We map career pathways with employers, then address educational and skills gaps through our progression of services.

JVS Boston empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces. For over 75 years JVS has helped people secure financial independence. Last year, JVS empowered nearly 17,000 individuals to build their skills, advance their education, and find employment. JVS offers over 35 different programs to help individuals from all backgrounds on their way toward achieving the American Dream.
Strengthening Job Skills: We create training programs based on the skills employers need, currently targeting jobs in 8 sectors.
Accessing Good Jobs: We develop and match local talent with great employers, and provide onsite training and coaching for workers to upskill them for next-level positions.
Building Career Pathways: We map career pathways with employers, then address educational and skills gaps through our progression of services.

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Financial

three stars

87.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Vocational Service of Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Vocational Service of Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.42 four stars
Goodwill Industries of Denver (CO) 90.16 four stars
Jobs for the Future (MA) 89.22 three stars
Dress for Success Worldwide (NY) 91.90 four stars
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) (NY) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,869,844
   Federated Campaigns $160,250
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $76,237
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,491,973
Total Contributions $10,598,304
   Program Service Revenue $1,826,136
Total Primary Revenue $12,424,440
   Other Revenue $208,010
TOTAL REVENUE $12,632,450
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,412,164
   Administrative Expenses $1,936,396
   Fundraising Expenses $693,180
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,041,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $590,710
   
Net Assets $7,937,882

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
Pre-Employment Services $4,392,490 46.7%
CareerSolution $2,706,244 28.7%
Business Services $1,321,513 14.0%

Ratings History
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 03/01/2018 91.42 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 91.40 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.80 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 88.97 three stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 84.97 three 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 04-2104357
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICE INC
NTEE Code J21
NTEE Classification Vocational Counseling, Guidance and Testing
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(921) Loans or credit reporting
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 January, 1960
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,826 1.95% Jerome Rubin President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.42 four stars
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) (NY) 94.69 four stars
FareStart (WA) 90.76 four stars
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York & Northern New Jersey (NY) 86.65 three stars
STRIVE (NY) 88.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Vocational Service of Boston
75 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 399-3272
EIN: 04-2104357

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Board Leadership

Campe Goodman
Chair

CEO

Jerry Rubin
President, CEO

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