UI claimants that have questions regarding their claim please call UIA at 866-500-0017.
The Oakland County Michigan Works Oak Park center is open. We also restarted our in person workshops with limited seating!
Please call for an appointment at 248-691-8437.

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!


Oakland County Neighborhood and Housing Development division

Housing Counseling and Homeless Service Supervisor

Closes 5/30/2022


Boner Glove Company is looking for a Sales Territory Manager and an Account Payable Specialist.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Sales Territory Manager

Closes 6/2/2022


Delta Technologies is an industry leading tooling company who is searching for a Material Handler.

Material Handler

Closes 6/11/2022


Beasley Media Group is looking for a Sales Strategist.

Sales Strategist

Closes 6/26/2022


Motor City Barrels is hiring.

Furniture Finisher

Closes 6/26/2022

Laser Engraver

Closes 6/27/2022


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

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


April 2022 - June 2022 Schedule:

Schedule


NEW Financial Fitness Virtual Workshops. Check here for many great topics to change your financial life!

Financial Fitness Flyer


WE NOW HAVE IN PERSON WORKSHOPS STARTING IN MAY 2022!

Currently there is limited space per workshop but you can come in and ask to register or call 248-691-8437.

Click on the workshop in the calendar for more details.

Calendar

Computer Security Technician Training!

Training will prepare you for three CompTIA certification exams (A+, Network+, and Security+). You will also earn customer service and workplace skills certificates.

Due to the fast-paced nature of the program, it is not necessarily designed for those with zero computer security experience/background.

There are 3 information sessions scheduled. Go here to learn more:

Computer Security Training


Try out a free introduction! See the flyer for dates and times:

Autodesk Fusion 360


PLC and Robotic Technician Cohort #15! Go here to sign up for the new information sessions:

PLC and Robot Technician


New Unemployment Registration Requirements

UIA YouTube Video


Food Assistance, Employment & Training Program. Fresh New Start!

Check out the flyer for details:

FAET


Childcare Scholarship! Check out the flyer here:

Child Care


More Families Now Eligible for Free or Low-Cost Child Care

DHS Childcare Assistance


Record Expungement!

Oakland County Clean Slate. Record Expungement!


Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

Affordable Connectivity Program


BECOME "OAKLAND’S NEXT" Young Professional

See the flyer here for updated information!:

Logistics Technician

Truck Driver


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


UPSET OR OVERWHELMED BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

Talking to a counselor can help you cope with feelings about how COVID-19 is impacting your
life, job and routines. Go here for help details:

Michigan Stay Well

Go here for a list of combined resources:

Combined Resource List


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 Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA):

Click Here for Flyer


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

Appointments are required. Please call 248-691-8437 to make an appointment.

For regular updates please visit
www.oaklandcountymiworks.com

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

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