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Jewish Vocational Service of Boston

Empowering individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers

four stars

91.40

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

Board Leadership
Mark Stein
Chair

CEO
Jerry Rubin
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.40 four stars
  Financial 87.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.40 four stars
Goodwill Industries of Denver (CO) 93.74 four stars
The HOPE Program (NY) 85.51 three stars
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (MN) 90.94 four stars
NPower Inc. (NY) 86.58 three stars

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Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (JVS) empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces. For 75 years JVS has been helping people secure financial independence through educational and employment services. Each year, JVS empowers more than 21,000 individuals through more than 36 services that guide clients on a pathway to meaningful employment; some of which include educational testing, skills training, English for Speakers of Other Languages, job search training, career counseling, Adult Basic Literacy and Adult Diploma Program instruction, citizenship education and financial literacy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,218,343
   Federated Campaigns $100,847
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $81,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,902,286
Total Contributions $10,303,076
   Program Service Revenue $1,656,057
Total Primary Revenue $11,959,133
   Other Revenue $172,633
TOTAL REVENUE $12,131,766
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,448,086
   Administrative Expenses $1,842,494
   Fundraising Expenses $693,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,983,683
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,148,083
   
Net Assets $7,260,578

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
Partnerships for Careers & Learning $3,731,594 44.2%
The Work Place $2,483,327 29.4%
Incumbent Worker Services $1,301,878 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$219,721 2.00% Jerome Rubin President, CEO

Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (JVS) empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces. For 75 years JVS has been helping people secure financial independence through educational and employment services. Each year, JVS empowers more than 21,000 individuals through more than 36 services that guide clients on a pathway to meaningful employment; some of which include educational testing, skills training, English for Speakers of Other Languages, job search training, career counseling, Adult Basic Literacy and Adult Diploma Program instruction, citizenship education and financial literacy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.40 four stars
REDF (CA) 89.41 three stars
STRIVE (NY) 86.94 three stars
The Cara Program (IL) 85.80 three stars
East Bay Alliance for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 91.49 four 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

Mark Stein
Chair

CEO

Jerry Rubin
President, CEO

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