- Program Education
- Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
- Grant Amount $200,000
- Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2005
- Location Boston, MA, United States
- Geographic Focus Boston
About this grant
Through this grant, Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) will continue participating in a random assignment performance evaluation of the impact of sectoral employment training in the office services industry on the employment, job retention and earnings of low-income workers. JVS began taking part in the study in 2003.Funding will enable JVS to complete enrollments, with 225 in the treatment group and 225 in the control group; finish training activities for three class cycles; provide job-search training and placement assistance to all training enrollees, including those not completing training; and offering follow-up services to all participants.