ACC’s Employment and Training Department promotes the economic self-sufficiency of clients and provides qualified workers to local employers through the delivery of cost-effective, high quality employment, training, and education services.
Work First/JET Program
ACC’s Work First/JET Program contracts the City of Detroit and the balance of Oakland County to provide various job training programs for job seekers and employers to meet their training and employment needs. The following services are provided by this program that helped reduce public assistance by 75 percent:
Orientation (group and individual)
• Job Counseling and Placement
• Resume Writing
• Vocational and Classroom Training
• Job Supportive Services
• Child Care
Funded by Detroit Workforce Development Department
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program
ACC’s WIA Program responds to the documented needs of dislocated workers and other economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals, particularly those who are non-English speaking. The program works to enhance the employability skills and language efficiency of its clients to help increase their probability of securing employment, thus increasing wage earnings and job security.
The overall aim of ACC’s WIA Program is to promote the economic self-sufficiency of clients and eliminate the need for public assistance by the target population. Individuals eligible for WIA include those who are dislocated workers, referred by the Michigan Works service center, participating in the state welfare-to-work program, economically disadvantaged adults (at least 18), and those with limited English proficiency.
Training and employment are the primary services offered by the Workforce Investment Act Program (WIA), assisting individuals in learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), career counseling, resume writing skills, interview skills, unemployment services job search, and job placement.
Funded by Detroit Workforce Development Department and the Macomb County Workforce Development Department
SEMCA Job Education and Training (JET)
Directly referred by the Department of Human Services (DHS), ACC’s SEMCA JET Program provides the following services:
• Group and Individual Orientation and Case Management
• FAST Registration/Talent Bank Registration
• Job Readiness Skills
• Resume Preparation
• Cover Letters and Thank You Letters
• Interview Techniques
• Job Search
• On the Job Training (OJT)
• Community Service (Skill Training)
• Vocational Training
• Employment/Training Supportive Services
• Child Care Funds
• In-house GED Preparation Classes
• Job Fair Information and Transportation
• Job Placement and Retention
• Money Management and Life Skills
Funded by the Southeastern Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA)
4th Annual Back to Work Job Fair
Wednesday, May 23rd
ACC Hamtramck Office
(9019 Jos Campau)
ACC’s Jobs Education and Training (JET) Program, in partnership with Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA) and Michigan Works, will host its 4th Annual Back to Work Job Fair on Wednesday, May 23rd from 10:00am to 1:00pm at ACC’s Hamtramck office, located at 9019 Jos Campau, 48212.
Last year’s event received an overwhelming response with over 3,000 job seekers in attendance. ACC is expecting another large turnout for this year’s event. Major participating companies include: Detroit Medical Center, CVS/Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Charter One, Quest Inc., Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, Inteligente Solutions, PNC, Midwest Management Group, LGC Staffing, U.S. Army, Lagarda Security, Detroit Police, Rent-A-Center, Kelly Services, Auto Zone, Karmanos, Shore Mortgage, Hired My Way, ResCare Home Care, McDonalds, Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology, Hanley-Harper Group and Many More!
Applicants should bring copies of their resume and be prepared for onsite interviews. For additional information on how you can participate as an employer or job seeker, contact Khalil Othman at (313) 875-4685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.