Shortage of Jewish Center Workers Reported at Jwb Pa
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Shortage of Jewish Center Workers Reported at Jwb Pa

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Plans for a nationwide recruitmen### combat the acute shortage of qualified Jewish Community Center and ### workers were formulated at a special all-day meeting yesterday spon### National Jewish Welfare Board. The meeting was attended by 50 outs ### and professional Center workers from many parts of the country.

The Jewish Welfare Board which recruits and places professional Jewish Community Centers throughout the country, reports an ever-### between the increasing demand for trained personnel and the number ### who qualify. Preliminary surveys have brought to light various cause ### drop in the number of students enrolling for social work studies in the ### years. On the basis of these surveys, the JWB will present to college ### an up-to-date appraisal of their career opportunities in the Jewish Ce###

The agenda of the meeting included plans for a broadened scholar### to help defray college costs for qualified students; a work-study progr### conducted at various colleges and universities as a means of aiding st### financially in completing their training in group work, and a group wo###

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