Humanistic Congregations/Synagogues

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community

1457 Wilmot Road
Deerfield
IL
60015
Phone: (847) 945-6512
Email: info@bethchaverim.net
URL: http://www.bethchaverim.net
Contact: Rabbi Jodi Kornfeld

Education, Jewish heritage and traditions, critical and independent thought.

Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

175 Olde Half Day Road, Suite 123
Lincolnshire
IL
60069
Phone: (847) 383-5184
Fax: (847) 777-6848
Email: info@kolhadash.com
URL: http://www.kolhadash.com
Contact: Jeremy Owens, Administrator

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Duman Opportunity Center

Provides customized, person-centered services and streamlined supports leading to competitive integrated employment opportunities. Services to eligible participants include assessment of employment skills and goals, job readiness training, job development, job coaching, selection and enrollment in certified post-secondary education/vocational training and gaining practical skills through paid work experience or subsidized employment opportunities. Services and supports are also provided to partnering businesses including disability education, improving hiring practices to persons with disabilities, consultation of employment enhancements, and retention support. 

Contracted Employment Services

Assists adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment obtain and maintain jobs in janitorial or administrative support services.

Career Services

Helps individuals who are under or unemployed and may be experiencing challenges with their job search, such as career exploration, resumé building, interviewing skills, and the creation of a LinkedIn profile. Clients work closely with a career and employment specialist to determine specific services, including workshops, and groups, to develop a plan to reach their goal of employment.