For people requiring assistance finding work, a wide variety of government offices and non-profits are available to help. Most people are not aware of the resources available, so we've summarized some of the most important.
Jerusalem Municipality: The Jerusalem Municipality has a wide and under-utilized team dedicated to helping people find jobs.
Nefesh B'Nefesh: Nefesh B'Nefesh's Employment Department is available for personal consultations, conducts seminars for job seekers, and provides you with assistance in the form of:
MATI: MATI is a not-for-profit organization to help entrepreneurs and business owners start or expand businesses in Jerusalem and environs. For people starting new businesses, they offer consultations, mentoring, help obtaining loans and grants, and much more. For more info, see https://mati.org.il
AACI: Vocational Counseling, Employment Search, Employment Resource Center, Pilot Trips, and much more. More info
Gvahim: Gvahim's offers several programs designed is to provide Olim with the tools, guidance and network to rebuild a https://gvahim.org.il/in Israel. Learn more at
Connect Jerusalem: Connect Jerusalem is a joint project of the Jerusalem Municipal Absorption Authority and Tzeirim Bamerkaz (Center for Young Adults in Jerusalem). Our two core missions are to provide one-stop-shop services for new Olim and educational tour participants in between the ages of 20-35. As well as to provide opportunities for connections between Olim, Israelis, and tourists through group activities and social events to get to know “young Jerusalem”.
Our programs cover a wide range of services such as, writing resumes in Hebrew, consulting a lawyer before signing a contract for an apartment, financial workshops, assistance with evaluating diplomas from other countries, and finding the best place for you to live in Jerusalem from people who live in Jerusalem.
Qualita: Dedicated to helping the French Olim community, Qualita offers French speaking jobs seekers services including Professional ulpans, training, Equivalence of diplomas, Resume Writing, Preparation for job interview, Mentorship of the new ole by an old oleh, Professional Placement Assistance. More info
The Ministry of Aliya and Absorption has a website at www.2binisrael.org.il with a lot of useful information about doing business in Israel.