Hiring Resources

Innovative, Barrier Removing Employment Programs and Community Supports

Our community has a wide range of local organizations with employment and support programs designed to help remove barriers for employees to provide your company with the help you are looking for.

February 15, 2017

Grand Rapids African American Health Institute

Grand Rapids African American Health Institute The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute (GRAAHI) is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is funded by numerous entities […]
January 26, 2017

West Michigan Works!

Michigan Works! is the first unified workforce development system in the country and plays a key role in developing Michigan’s economic future. Working on the statewide […]
January 26, 2017

Spring GR

According to the National Association of Home Builders, residential construction remains the industry of independent entrepreneurs with 81 percent of homebuilders and specialty trade contractor firms […]
January 26, 2017

GRCC Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC Center Residential Job Training Programs and Construction Workforce Development Alliance Classes

The Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC is located in the heart of Grand Rapids and offers both day and evening classes designed to help train the residential […]
January 26, 2017

Express Employment Professionals

Lorraine Medici, M.M., Director of Training and Development, has successfully launched Purpose-Driven Leadership Training, a Leadership Academy targeted at helping develop managers and leaders at all […]
January 26, 2017

Employment Services Collaborative

The Employment Services Collaborative (ESC) is comprised of 8 organizations working together to help individuals and families access employment services in West Michigan. Through a unique, […]
January 26, 2017

Michigan Department of Corrections

More than 200 prisoners inside the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility are taking part in a new vocational program to help them get jobs on the […]
January 26, 2017


30-2-2 is currently comprised of more than 15 West Michigan companies who employ over 100 returning citizens. They continue to track the success of the employees, […]