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JFS Employment Services


Jewish Family Service Employment Services Department assists individuals in finding and maintaining employment. Through job search programs, we empower individuals to seek gainful employment.


  • The Career Services program includes job search skills workshops and consultations.
  • For individuals with barriers to competitive employment, we provide additional individualized assistance in the MainStreet Opportunities program
  • Celebration Company, a supportive and transitional employment program maintains best practices in building employment skills.
  • The Employer Services program provides staff solution to help employers have a successful workforce and be socially responsible corporate citizens.


JFS Employment Services provides individual services on either a sliding fee scale or payment through TWC. Employer Services are provided at no charge. Tax-deductible named sponsorships and donations are available to employers.

Support for Job Seekers

  • Career Counseling Sessions
  • Resume Workshops and Individual Coaching
  • Individual Mock Interviews
  • LinkedIn and Social Media Workshops
  • Local Employment Postings
  • Business Introductions
  • Referrals for Mental Health Counseling

For more information, or to schedule an Employment Services Intake Meeting, contact Laura Alter at 713 667 9336 or lalter@jfshouston.org.

Support for Hiring Managers and Businesses

  • Assistance in filling staffing needs
  • Job Postings
  • Resume Screenings
  • Site Visits to Discuss Hiring Opportunities
  • No Fees - Tax-Deductible Donations Gratefully Accepted

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
The JFS Employment Program was started and is funded with a grant through the Economic Assistance Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston.

Mary & Burt Kunic
Mary & Burt Kunik are proud underwriters of the JFS Employment Program

Sam Roosth Foundation
The Sam Roosth Foundation is a proud sponsor of the JFS Employment Program

The Albert & Ethel Herzstein Foundation
The Albert & Ethel Herzstein Foundation is a proud sponsor of the JFS Employment Program