JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICE (JVS) of MetroWest New Jersey has appointed Rebecca Shulman senior program director to oversee the organization’s Career Discovery Program and Community Employment Services. An expert in the rehabilitation sector, Shulman brings extensive experience to her role, having held leadership positions in government and nonprofit organizations in New Jersey over the past 30 years.
She spent eight of those years working at JVS. Shulman first joined as Coordinator of Employment Services and Manager of Rehabilitation Services. In her new position, Shulman will be responsible for developing the overall program strategies and expanding the community relationships necessary to drive JVS’s programs forward.
“There is no one better suited than Rebecca to help us develop and deliver the breadth and quality of programming that is most needed in our community,” said Michael Goldberg, JVS board president. “Based on her personal knowledge of JVS and decades of work at DVRS [New Jersey’s Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Services], Rebecca has the experience, the leadership, and the vision to enhance programming for our existing clients and significantly expand our reach. We are delighted to welcome her back.”
Shulman earned a master’s degree in education from New Jersey City State University and completed the National Executive Leadership Institute program in Rehabilitation Management at the University of Oklahoma.