Michigan Works! Southwest

What is Michigan Works! Southwest?

Michigan Works! Southwest is a local agency that develops opportunities with our connections between job seekers and employers. We are available in the following counties: Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph. To learn more, visit our About page.

Michigan Works! staff has office hours at Glen Oaks Community College to offer support and services regarding careers and employment. Office hours are: Tuesdays from 9:00am to 11:00am or by appointment in office A56 at Student Services. Contact Jordan Rife, Career Specialist, at (269) 592-2031 or email at: jordan.rife@kresa.org

Michigan Works! Southwest

Check out the Michigan Works! Southwest website for more information!

Michigan Works! Southwest
Employability Skills Enhancement Workshops

Workshops are available to help individuals with their job search. Workshops cover a variety of topics such as interviewing, resume writing, computer basics, utilizing technology, networking and “soft skill” development.

See upcoming and current workshops on our Workshop Calendar.

Career Development Training

Discuss and research potential career development training opportunities with Michigan Works! staff. There are many training programs available. For a full list, please see our Training Opportunities page.

Pure Michigan Talent Connect

Link to hundreds of local and statewide Michigan employers through top of the line labor market exchange system. Post resumes and directly connect to opportunities that align with your skills, talents, and passions.

See the Pure Michigan Talent Connect site to get started.


Additional Support and Services:

Please ask the Michigan Works! staff about services available for you. We give veterans priority services as thanks for your service.

More information is available on our Veterans Services page.

Please ask the Michigan Works! staff about the Adult and Dislocated Workers program for St. Joseph County.
Please call us at (269) 273-7067 for more information.