We are Michigan's primary contractor for job development and placement, vocational English language training and citizenship services.
- job skills training
- vocational English language training (VELT)
- translation/interpretation services
- help with social adjustment
- outreach and referral
- Most refugees are punctual and reliable, honest and trustworthy, highly productive and quick to learn. They are very appreciative of the opportunity to work, so they are dedicated to their employers and get along well with co-workers.
If you can employ refugees at your business in contact:
– Vesna Cizmic, Program Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 248-663-0710
– Mihaela Mitrofan, Program Manager
email@example.com, phone 248-663-8125
West Michigan (Grand Rapids, Battle Creek and Lansing)
– Christopher Cavanaugh, Program Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 616-356-1934
Employers who hire refugees may qualify for tax credits or grants to provide tools and uniforms for refugees. The federal Match Grant program in Detroit and Grand Rapids, offers incentives to refugees who find work quickly and do not need to rely on public assistance. The program provides employment training, placement and transportation.