Train My Workforce

Is your company experiencing:

  • Skills gaps?
  • Low workforce job satisfaction?
  • High turnover?
  • Workplace conflict?
  • Management issues?
  • Communication issues?
  • Low computer skills?
  • Low rates of internal promotion?

We can help optimize your workforce in a number of ways:

Retention and Career Development Services 

JVS offers career development services to help retain and promote your employees. Services include: career coaching, mentorship programs, professional development seminars, tax preparation services, citizenship assistance, Individual Development Accounts and financial literacy.

Training and Education Services 

JVS will develop and customize training and education programming for your employees at your location. Based on your business and workforce development goals, JVS course/training might include:

  • English as a Second Language
  • Adult basic education
  • Pre-college preparation
  • Customer service
  • Professional communication
  • Supervisory & Leadership development
  • Computer skills
  • Workforce needs analyses

Grant Training Funds

Funding may be available to support the training of your incumbent staff.
Let us help write and submit your proposal to get access to these funds. Contact the Director of Business Services at JVS, Mandy Townsend at 617-399-3260 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Grants include:

  • Workforce Training Fund Program - This state fund is designed to address business productivity and competitiveness by providing funds to MA businesses to assist with training for current and newly hired employees. The fund focuses on small to medium employers to help you invest in your employees’ skills and your future. Several types of grants to support the training needs of businesses are available. 
  • Workplace Safety Training Grant - Every fiscal year, the Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) through the Office of Safety, awards $800,000 in safety training grants to various organizations. In each fiscal year, thousands of persons receive workplace training through programs funded by the DIA grant. This highly successful program provides monies for workplace safety training aimed at workers throughout the Commonwealth. 

Department of Secondary Education Grants