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Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles

Building better lives. One job at a time.

three stars

87.51

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 87.51 three stars
  Financial 86.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.19

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.9%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles (CA) 87.51 three stars
Goodwill Southern California (CA) 86.86 three stars
Cincinnati Works (OH) 91.08 four stars
NPower Inc. (NY) 86.58 three stars
Delancey Street Foundation (CA) 92.05 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,841,323
   Federated Campaigns $65,816
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $816,241
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,735,104
Total Contributions $16,458,484
   Program Service Revenue $70,814
Total Primary Revenue $16,529,298
   Other Revenue $342,825
TOTAL REVENUE $16,872,123
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,857,508
   Administrative Expenses $1,623,830
   Fundraising Expenses $699,038
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,180,376
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-308,253
   
Net Assets $10,039,477

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 $7,142,238 48.1%
Workforce Development Programs $4,350,778 29.3%
Training Services $926,347 6.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$225,432 1.31% Vivian Seigel Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles (CA) 87.51 three stars
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York & Northern New Jersey (NY) 90.49 four stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.40 four stars
FareStart (WA) 92.29 four stars
Upwardly Global (CA) 88.79 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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