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MICHIGAN WORKS! PROGRAMS INCLUDE...
Whether you're looking for your first job or perhaps a career change, we can help. We offer resume assistance, interview prep, online job search guidance, skills assessments, referral services, employment workshops, and more. The best part... all services are free!
Michigan Works! will help list your job openings on the state's job board - MiTalent.org. We can also help with in-person and virtual job fairs, free interview and training office space, labor market information including wage reports, resume review and referral services, and more.
The PATH Program is for those receiving cash assistance. The Department of Health & Human Services refers people to Michigan Works! for required participation in activities such as Job Search and Job Readiness, Work Experience, Community Service, and more. Participation in the program is required.
JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS
Training programs include on-the-job training, classroom training, apprenticeships and more. Job seekers may be eligible for training assistance (paid tuition, mileage reimbursement, and more) in a variety of in-demand occupation, such as nursing, truck driving, law enforcement, manufacturing, and more. Employers may be eligible for wage reimbursement during training, as well as hiring incentives for special populations.
GOING PRO TALENT FUND
This state grant* awards employers funds to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees to ensure Michigan businesses remain competitive. Training must be short-term and fill a demonstrated talent need experienced by the employer. Applications must be completed through Michigan Works! *funding availability is dependent on state budget allocations.
Michigan Works! facilitates the WIOA in-school and out-of-school youth programs to help at-risk students 16-24 achieve their GED/diploma, learn leadsership skills, and pursue future career paths. In addition, we offer many services to general student populations, including Career Readiness Workshops, Mock Interviews, Career Exploration events, Talent Tours with local employers, and more.
IN THE NEWS...
MILEAP CAN HELP PAY FOR YOUR SHORT-TERM TRAINING!
MiLEAP (Michigan Learning and Education Advancement Program) offers those impacted by the pandemic assistance paying tuition to obtain a credential in a short-term training program at Alpena Community College or North Central Michigan College.
Program goals: to help job seekers transition from these short-term training and education programs into high-skill, high-wage employment by earning industry recognized credentials, and to reduce the individual’s educational debt. LEARN MORE
See if you qualify. Call your MiLEAP Navigator today!
ACC - Christy Wiltse 989.306.7790 or email
NCMC - Wendy Kitchen 989.306.7117 or email
MILLIONS IN FEDERAL & STATE PROGRAMS TO PAY FOR CAREER TRAINING
There are literally millions of dollars in state & federal programs available RIGHT NOW to help PAY FOR your training in an in-demand career. NOW IS THE TIME TO FURTHER YOUR CAREER!
Contact Michigan Works! TODAY to see how to apply for programs that can help PAY FOR YOUR TRAINING to help you become a: nurse, truck driver, lumber worker, police officer, radiologist, medical assistant, and more! Support services to cover books, mileage, work clothing/tools, and more may be available also!
Programs include: WIOA Adult, WIOA Dislocated Worker, MiREACH, MiLEAP, Opioid Grant, Reconnect, Future for Frontliners, Going PRO, Apprenticeships, and more!
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