At this time unemployment claimants as a result of COVID-19, DO NOT have to report in person to a Michigan Works! Agency to register for work.
> Effective March 2, 2021, Michigan Works! can no longer assist individuals with their Unemployment Insurance benefits. The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency has inactivated the agreement with Michigan Works! Agencies to provide this service. For all questions regarding Unemployment Insurance benefits, please contact the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency at 1-866-500-0017 or www.michigan.gov/uia Oakland County Michigan Works! staff remains available to assist with job search, training, education, and career exploration needs.
> All Oakland County Michigan Works! American Job Centers are open by TELEPHONE ONLY! This is required.

Who Is Hiring in these Times?

Visit the Pure Michigan Talent Connect on the left side of the page for positions available now!

Oakland County is keeping an updated list of those hiring. Please check on a regular basis:

Employers Hiring!


FCA is currently hiring Production Operators, Repair Technicians, and Truck Drivers at multiple plants across Southeast Michigan. They have partnered with Oakland County Michigan Works, as well as other MWAs in Southeast Michigan for help filling the positions.

Please see the flyer here:

FCA Positions!


OCC ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL TECH JOB FAIR

Look for details in this flyer:

March 18, 2021, 1 PM to 4 PM


OCC Health Professions Career Fair. Check out this Health Professions Virtual Fair!

March 18, 2021, 9 AM to !@ PM


PACE Southeast Michigan has multiple job openings.

They are in need of Participant Care Associates (Nursing Assistants) - Full and Part-time and Transportation Drivers – Full time opportunities for all centers: Southfield, Dearborn, Rivertown/Detroit, Sterling Heights, and Eastpointe. They will be opening a new center in Pontiac this year as well!

Click on the following links for more information:

Patient Care Associates

Drivers

Transportation Driver - Southfield

Transportation Driver - Pontiac


The DM Burr Group is looking to fill several custodian​ positions within the Oak Park, Pontiac and Southfield schools. They are offering a hiring bonus of $200.00 after 90 days of employment. The hour wages range from $12-$15 per hour. Please have interested customers apply.

(15) Full-time Afternoon Custodians

(5) Full-time Afternoon Custodians

(5) Full-time and Part-time 2nd Shift Custodians working Monday-Friday.

Closes 3/29/2021

Workshops and Events

Oakland County Michigan Works has Virtual Career Workshops: Prepare for Your Next
Career Opportunity Right from Home!

Go here to find what is available and to register!

Virtual Career Workshops

Review our flyer for an overview:

Virtual Workshops Flyer


OUR IN-HOUSE WORKSHOPS ARE TEMPORARILY POSTPONED.
If interested in one on one assistance with resume writing, interview skills, or LinkedIn, please call 248-691-8437 to set up a virtual appointment.


OUR CALENDAR IS NOT CURRENTLY UPDATED

Calendar

Virtual Oakland County Apprenticeship Showcase!

See Why A Registered Apprenticeship
May Be Your Best Career Move:

Register now: April 19, 2021, 4:00 - 6:00 PM


BECOME OAKLAND’S NEXT: HELP DESK
ADMINISTRATOR

See the flyer here:

Help Desk Administrator


Michigan "SkillstoWork" features a range of online learning and career exploration options – including free opportunities

Find your future opportunity here!


The State has launched a new online tool to make it easier to find information about Adult Education programs and services.

ADULT EDUCATION SERVICES LOCATOR


New! Michigan Reconnect will pay the cost of tuition for eligible adults who want to pursue an associate degree or skills certificate at their in-district community college. The program also offers skills scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition through more than 70 private training schools with 120 programs that offer certificates in high-demand careers in industries such as manufacturing, construction, information technology, healthcare or business management.

To be eligible for Michigan Reconnect, you must:

Be at least 25 years old when you apply. Have lived in Michigan for a year or more. Have a high school diploma. Have not yet completed a college degree (associate or bachelor’s)

Michiganders can submit applications at Michigan.gov/Reconnect. The application takes less than five minutes to complete and can be done on a mobile device.


Water Residential Assistance Program. Look at this flyer to see if you qualify for for repair assistance and even water saving help:

WRAP


Employee assistance grants for those whose employment at entertainment and recreational venues and restaurants.

This grant program puts dollars in the pocket of Michiganders who work in hospitality, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services sectors -- as well as the gym and fitness sectors. This grant program helps offset some of the financial losses they may have incurred due to a furlough, layoff or job loss, or a reduction of hours. Here are a few toplines about the grant program:

Eligible individuals can apply for one-time grants of up to $1,650.

There’s a 10-day window to apply for this grant – from January 15 to January 25 (so please don’t wait to apply when this grant program opens on Friday).

For details regarding the application process, go to EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE GRANTS

Applications will be processed through February and payments will be issued in March.


Do you need food, job search or training assistance? We have important information for you.

Review the flyer here:

Food assistance benefits.


Free Mental Health Screening. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES. See the flyer here:

Click Here for Flyer


COVID-19 Rent, Mortgage & Utility Relief Program:

Click Here for Flyer


COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Information


As the Coronavirus situation evolves, the health and safety of our customers and staff remains our top priority.

Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Oakland County Michigan Works! offices are offering a limited number of services ONLY by telephone and virtual/remote services. Appointments are required. There will be no in-person services available at this time. Please call 248-691-8437 to make an appointment.

March 24, 2020 Center Operations Flyer

For regular updates please visit
www.oaklandcountymiworks.com

NEW!

Oakland County COVID-19 Site

Online Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Flyer:

Get Online Help Here!


Please see the following information from the CDC:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

Oakland County Health Division - www.oakgov.com/health

COVID-19 General Public Toolkit from the Oakland County Health Department

COVID-19 Business Toolkit from the Oakland County Health Department


Oak Park Schools FEED OUR KIDS. Please see the flyer explaining how those out of school due to recent events can access breakfast and lunch meals.

Oak Park Schools Feed Our Kids


NEED ASSISTANCE?

Check here for help in our community:

2020 Oakland County Resource Guide

Michigan Economic Development Corporation         Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs                  Oak Park School District         Ferndale Chamber of Commerce         City of Oak Park