Career Advisor with client
Job Search Accelerator Program

Is it time to give your job search a boost?  Kick-off or relaunch your job search with JVS’s free Job Search Accelerator.  

This program was created for people that are looking to refine their job searching skills informed by the latest hiring best practices. The program is ideal for those returning to the workforce after taking care of family, switching career paths or if you are confronted with unemployment or underemployment. One of the strengths of the program is it fosters a collaborative learning environment that provides structure, group support and a new network of professionals.  

Upcoming Schedule: 

Application Deadline: July 8th, 2022 at midnight

Orientation: Friday, July 15th, 2022

Program Dates: July 15th to July 29th, 2022


  • AM Session: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • PM Session: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • High school diploma or equivalent degree
  • 18+ years old
  • Proof of valid authorization to work in the United States
  • Experience using and access to office software
  • Able to navigate and engage in 4-5 hours of online learning (ZOOM and Google Classroom) Monday through Friday
  • Must have a target job
  • Committed to attending all classes and completing all program milestones
  • Desire to work in a job that uses technology
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and able to keep it on during class
  • Stable internet to participate in video conferences
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

JVS receives funding from various government subsidies to make this training available to you at no cost. They do require us to request certain types of information from you including your US Work authorization. We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to the chance to work with you.

What happens after I apply?

Applications will be reviewed within one week of receipt. A JVS staff member will then contact you via email and send you a link to set up a phone screen. Be sure to check your spam folder in case your email provider blocks our communications.

Please note that while JVS believes this is a program that can benefit many people who may find themselves in a career transition or needing support and accountability in their job search, we must prioritize this offering to low income and other vulnerable populations based on need and the priorities of our funders. We can and will offer referrals to other no- to low-cost career resources offered in the Bay Area if we are unable to offer you acceptance into the Job Search Accelerator program at this time.


Email Program Coordinator, Amy Zhao at

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Education & Work Experience

We recommend you submit your Resume and LinkedIn through the links provided above.

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The JSA Program is provided at no cost and part of the program is funded by the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD). To help us allocate these funds, please fill out this page as completely as possible. The information in this survey will only be used by JVS to determine your eligibility for OEWD funding. Thank you.

Household includes you, your spouse, and any dependent children.

All classes are online, taught via ZOOM and Google Classroom.

Upcoming Dates:
  • Application Deadline: July 8th, 2022 at midnight
  • Orientation Day: Friday, July 15th, 2022
  • Program Dates: July 15th to July 29th, 2022
Class Schedule:
  • Orientation is 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Program is Monday to Friday:
    • AM Session: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • PM Session: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM