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Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles

Building better lives. One job at a time.

three stars

85.64

6505 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 761-8888   Web Site
EIN: 95-1691012

Board Leadership
Harris Smith
Board President

CEO
Alan S. Levey
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.64 three stars
  Financial 82.93 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) serves people in the greater Los Angeles area who are looking for work, seeking career advancement or interested in better managing their work environment. A non-sectarian organization founded in 1930, the agency offers individuals, businesses, governmental and social service agencies high quality programs related to job seeking, career planning, skills assessment, training and retraining. JVS' commitment to helping people help themselves is rooted in the Jewish tradition of caring in a way that supports human dignity and respects each individual's capabilities and potential. Over 24,000 individuals annually benefit from the programs of JVS and its community partners.

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) serves people in the greater Los Angeles area who are looking for work, seeking career advancement or interested in better managing their work environment. A non-sectarian organization founded in 1930, the agency offers individuals, businesses, governmental and social service agencies high quality programs related to job seeking, career planning, skills assessment, training and retraining. JVS' commitment to helping people help themselves is rooted in the Jewish tradition of caring in a way that supports human dignity and respects each individual's capabilities and potential. Over 24,000 individuals annually benefit from the programs of JVS and its community partners.

Financial

three stars

82.93

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
85.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles (CA) 85.64 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,645,880
   Federated Campaigns $88,488
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $940,099
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $13,655,715
Total Contributions $18,330,182
   Program Service Revenue $131,186
Total Primary Revenue $18,461,368
   Other Revenue $982,935
TOTAL REVENUE $19,444,303
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,697,472
   Administrative Expenses $2,481,191
   Fundraising Expenses $679,747
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,858,410
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,585,893
   
Net Assets $10,719,354

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
Welfare to Work Programs $6,833,069 46.5%
Workforce Development Programs $4,529,048 30.8%
Training Services $1,176,561 8.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.64 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.51 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.69 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.91 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.44 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 93.46 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.49 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.49 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 94.03 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 94.06 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 96.53 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.50 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 80.33 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 92.58 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 95.90 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 95-1691012
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICE
NTEE Code J20
NTEE Classification Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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 October, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$246,295 1.37% Alan Levey CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles (CA) 85.64 three stars
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Goodwill Industries of Denver (CO) 90.16 four stars
Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ and Philadelphia (NJ) 85.53 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles
6505 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 761-8888
EIN: 95-1691012

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Board Leadership

Harris Smith
Board President

CEO

Alan S. Levey
Chief Executive Officer

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