Wed, Jun 30|
Career & Community Expo
Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, along with community partners and employers, is excited to bring the first annual Career and Community Expo event to southwest Michigan residents looking for career, education, and training opportunities.
Time & Location
Jun 30, 2021, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Benton Harbor, 499 W Main St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, USA
About the Event
Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, along with community partners and employers, is excited to bring the first annual Career and Community Expo event to southwest Michigan residents looking for career, education, and training opportunities. Registration for this event is not required and pre-registration is optional!
The Career and Community Expo will help individuals “travel into their destiny” by bringing employers, educators, and social service organizations together for a day of exploration. The June 30 expo will also feature food, music, prize giveaways and a bounce house, making the event family friendly. The event will take place from 2-6 pm at Michigan Works! in Benton Harbor, located at 499 West Main Street.
While the list is still growing for engaged employers and community partners, below is a list of employers and community organizations that will be joining the Michigan Works! team at the expo.
Ascension Health, Aludyne, Arcadia Home Care and Staffing, AutoZone, Beacon Specialized Living, Berrien County Civil Courthouse, Berrien County Health Department, Berrien County Juvenile Detention Center, Dunkin Donuts, Express Pros, Family Dollar, Four Winds Casino, Ganesh Hotels, Horizon Bank, InterCare Community Health Network, JVIS, Kinder Care Learning Center, Kingdom Business Etc., The Logan Center, Lovejoy Inc, Lyons Industries, Michigan State Police, Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Mshkiki Community Clinic, Nova Injection Molding, Ralph Moyle Inc., SBI Blow Molding, Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency, Special Lite, Spectrum Health, Spectrum Health Security, The Cleaning Authority, Twin Cities Nursing, United States Army, United States Army National Guard, United States Marine Corps, Wolverine Manufacturing
Benton Harbor Health Center –Health Medical Support Services, Berrien County Health Department – COVID-19 Clinic, Berrien County Administration –Friend of Court/Information, Horizon Bank – Financial Wellness, Labor and Economic Opportunity -Migrant Services, Lake Michigan College – Post Secondary Education, Mosaic – Jobs For Life/Coaching, Riverwood Center – Mental Health Services, Southwest Michigan Community College – Post Secondary Education, Sturgis Bank & Trust – Financial Wellness, TCF Bank – Financial Wellness, Telamon – Migrant Services
“We are excited to bring the first ever Career and Community Expo to southwest Michigan and couldn’t have picked a more important time for an event like this,” said Lily Brewer, Executive Director of Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren. “We’re here to help individuals in southwest Michigan get back to work, get individuals enrolled in training, connect them to education, and knock down any barriers that stand in their way and this expo will do all of that at one time.”
Individuals who would like to participate should arrive interview ready with a resume. Participating individuals do not need to register their attendance. Parking is available in the empty parking lot across the street from the Whirlpool Corporation Tech Center, the adjacent parking lot across from Michigan Works! on Main Street, and in the Michigan Works! parking lot. Masks are not required, however, they will be provided. The event is kid and family friendly.
Employers looking to have a table at the expo at no cost should contact Berrien County Business Account Manager Paul Brohman at BrohmanP@miworks.org or Cass and Van Buren County Business Account Manager, Mark O’Reilly at OreillyM@miworks.org.