Job opportunities and basic skills

Everyone needs to read to get a job or advance in a current job. Our free JOBS program teaches essential skills for employment such as writing effective resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online, and interview skills.

We’ve updated the curriculum to specifically address current employment needs such as careers in early childhood education where you can help children and families thrive.¬†

JOBS sessions are 6 weeks, in-person in the Reading Center at Goodwill or online.

Each class features an interactive presentation with career specialists from the KLC, MI Works!, and Goodwill Industries. 

Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. Р12:30 p.m. 
420 E. Alcott St. 
Week 1: Introduction and Career Exploration 
Week 2: Researching & Applying for Jobs
Week 3: Workplace Expectations & Marketable Skills 
Week 4: Resumes & Cover Letters 
Week 5: Preparing for Interviews
Week 6: Practice Interviews  

All are welcome! To register, call Tameca at (269) 382-0490 ext. 253 or click “Register today” below to email her.¬†

The JOBS Program is part of the Southwest Michigan Community Literacy Initiative, which is funded in part by the Region 8 Southwest Michigan Prosperity Committee.

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