Alexander Jewish Family Service has a diverse staff to assist you in your job search or career change.
Laura Alter, CPRP is Manager of the Career and Employment Center at Alexander JFS providing career counseling, education advice, and job skills training to all levels of client.
The Texas Workforce Commission has certified her to provide Job Placement services, Job Skills Training, and Vocational Adjustment Training to adults with disabilities. Laura holds an Autism Endorsement from TWC. Laura strongly believes in providing person-centered services to each client.
Laura presents Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training to employers about providing an inclusive workplace for all employees.
A native Houstonian, Laura received a MS in Human Resource Management from Houston Baptist University, and a BA in Psychology and Management from UT Austin. Laura has over 15 years Human Resources Management experience prior to Alexander JFS.
Jeanette Garcia provides job placement services and job skills training to clients with disabilities. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Purdue University. Jeanette has several years of experience providing educational services to high school students with behavioral issues. Jeanette is certified by the Texas Workforce Commission, Vocational Rehabilitation to provide Job Placement and Job Skills Training to individuals with disabilities. Prior to her career in education, Jeanette worked at the United Way 211 line.
An experienced career coach, facilitator and program manager, Helene Maltzman joined Alexander Jewish Family Service as Career Counselor and Business Developer in January 2014. Helene’s deep experience supporting institutional missions include higher education, corporate, professional services and not for profit. She advises,coaches and encourages individuals with their job search. Helene is a connector and helps builds relationships with employers that will provide advice, feedback and job leads to Alexander JFS clients. Helene is certified by Texas Workforce Commission for Job Placement and Job Coaching. Helene holds a B.S. Education and M.Ed. from Lesley College, Cambridge, MA.
Mandy Thibodeaux has a deep-rooted passion for helping others become the best versions of themselves! She believes that being a mentor, coach, and advocate for every client, is the most worthwhile way to spend her life. Having the ability to make a true impact, and to see the difference she has made in a client’s life circumstance; is the most rewarding and fulfilling experience! She leverages her expertise and experiences to help every client realize their full potential and find the career they were meant to have!
She holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and has over 15 years of Management, Coaching/ Development/Training and Recruitment experience prior to Alexander Jewish Family Service.
Alexander JFS's Career Coaches help you organize your job search and give you information about resumes, networking, interviewing and job acceptance. Whether you are looking for a career change or just a job to pay your bills, job searching is personal and, at times, a difficult process. Learn more about how we can help.