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 the current climate of employment; for example, focusing on applying for careers in early childhood education. Careers as  early learning professionals 

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. – 12:30 p.m. 
January 12: Introduction and Career Exploration 
January 19: Researching & Applying for Jobs
January 26: Workplace Expectations & Marketable Skills 
February 2: Resumes & Cover Letters 
February 9: Preparing for Interviews
February 16: Practice Interviews  

All are welcome! To register, call Katy 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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