The Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey (JVS) adopts a person-centered approach, meeting individuals at their current stage and assisting them in identifying their goals and capabilities. By equipping them with the necessary tools, training, and belief in themselves, JVS empowers individuals to pursue a successful career path and reach their full potential. The organization provides an extensive range of services, including vocational rehabilitation, career guidance, corporate training, and educational programs, among others.
Recently, Planned Companies CEO Rob Francis was honored at JVS’s annual Toast & Taste event, recognizing his dedicated service and commitment to the organization. Rob expressed his passion for JVS, sharing how it aligns with his professional purpose and personal ambition to make a positive impact on the lives of those in need within their community.
“I was introduced to JVS years ago and have been passionate about their work ever since,” said Rob. “It’s the perfect intersection of my professional purpose and personal ambition to give back to those in need in our community. I’d like to extend my gratitude to everyone who helped make the event a success, particularly our partners at JVS and my colleagues at Planned Companies. It was an honor to be surrounded by friends and family to help raise funds for this worthy cause.”
Each year, JVS serves over 2,000 individuals with unique circumstances, abilities, and needs, all of whom possess remarkable potential. As Rob continues his work with JVS, he remains dedicated to fulfilling the organization’s mission and driving positive change in the community. He understands the profound joy that comes from making a difference in someone’s life, one step at a time.