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Sectoral Employment Impact Study

Jewish Vocational Services

  • 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.