Polish up your resume and head down to the April 12 Community Job Fair


By Kristina Plattenberg


Spring is in the air and what better time to polish up that resume, put on your interview suit and attend the Community Job Fair?


It all happens April 12, 2017, from 9 am-12 pm at the Wyoming Campus of Kentwood Community Church, 2950 Clyde Park Ave. SW (just south of 28th Street).


Participating employers represent many trades including healthcare, industrial, transportation, retail, sales and more and several employers interview on the spot. Job seekers are encouraged to dress for success and bring several copies of their resume.


Employers attending include:

  • Advantage Solutions
  • Block by Block
  • California Closets
  • Car City, Orbit Leasing, and Reliable Auto Finance
  • Compass Point Labor Management
  • Diversified General Contracting
  • Electro Chemical Finishing
  • Elmcroft of Kentwood
  • Elwood Staffing
  • Hope Network
  • Hutt Trucking
  • Jeld Wen
  • Liberty National
  • Manpower
  • Maurer’s Textile
  • Meridian Senior Living
  • Michigan Turkey Producers
  • MOKA
  • Monarch Investment and Management Group
  • MV Transportation
  • NeuroCare Home Health
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • OnPoint
  • Ostlund Service Company
  • PineRest
  • Porter Hills
  • Primerica
  • Railside Assisted Living
  • Renewal By Andersen
  • Snelling
  • Specialized Staffing Solutions
  • Stratosphere Quality
  • Teleperformance
  • TG Manufacturing
  • The Home Depot
  • Thresholds
  • United States Postal Service
  • Weller Self Serve Auto Parts
  • Williamson Employment Services, Inc.
  • YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

A current list of employers and jobs available can be found here.


Pre-registration is encouraged. All pre-registered job seekers who attend the April 12, 2017, Community Job Fair will be placed into a drawing for a $25 Cash Card.


Several service and support organizations including AARP, Disability Advocates of Kent County, along with Goodwill’s ACHIEVE Program will be on hand to assist job seekers who may need information regarding professional skill building, resume assistance and interview classes.


Community Job Fair is held the second Wednesday of each month. For more information go here, call 616.455.1740 or email kplattenberg@kcconline.org.