Job Development

This is no generic “show up and fill out paperwork” program. We’re here to personally see you succeed by providing one on one job employment attainment services tailored specifically to individual vocational goals. 

Participants must be referred by a funding entity, which includes state or private vocational rehabilitation providers.

Job Development Services

Finding a job can be intimidating – You don’t have the experience,  you don’t have the skills, you mess up the interview, or you don’t know where else to look. We’ve all heard it before that’s why we’re here to develop your skills to get you a competitive and respectable job with a local employer!

Resume Consultation

Does your resume need updating? Or maybe you don't even have one. That's okay! We'll help you create one!


Always nervous about interviews? Perhaps you feel like you do poorly in them or don't know how to answer the questions. We'll improve your skills with mock interviews.

Assisted Job Search

We'll sit down with you and help you search for jobs. Part of that is getting you set up with informational interviews with local companies!

Quality Connections

We focus on matching the skills, goals, values, and interests of the participant to employment opportunities in the local community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this for? ¿Para quién es este?
People who want a career in early childhood education. Personas que quieren una carrera en educación infantil.
What is it? ¿Qué es?
A career pathway with support to help you reach your long-term career goals. Una formación vocacional con apoyo para ayudarlo a alcanzar sus metas profesionales a largo plazo.
What is an apprenticeship? ¿Qué es un aprendizaje?
An apprenticeship pays you while you get trained for the job. Un aprendizaje le pagará mientras le capacitan para el trabajo.
When will it begin? ¿Cuándo empezará?
You can apply for this apprenticeship beginning January 2021. It is full-time. Puede aplicar para este aprendizaje a partir de enero de 2021.La posición es a tiempo completo.
If I’m offered a position where will I be employed? Si me ofrecen un puesto, ¿dónde trabajaré?
YWCA Kalamazoo Children’s Center Centro Infantil de YWCA Kalamazoo
Why is this opportunity being offered? ¿Por qué se ofrece esta oportunidad?
To have more people with credentials to work in early learning and child care programs in the neighborhood. To help create more home child care slots in the neighborhood. Tener más personas con credenciales para trabajar en programas de educación temprana y guarderías en el vecindario. Para ayudar a crear más espacios de cuidado infantil en el hogar en el vecindario.
Why should I apply? ¿Por qué debo solicitar un puesto?
You should apply if you want a career where you can make a difference in the lives of children and families in your neighborhood. Debe presentar una solicitud si desea una carrera en la que pueda marcar una diferencia en la vida de los niños y las familias de su vecindario.
How can I apply? ¿Cómo puedo solicitar un puesto?
Complete this form. Complete este formulario de interés.