Associate Resources

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  • Express Employment Professionals Resources

  • Career Success Series Associate Resource

    Career Success Series

    Career Success Series is a customized set of trainings designed by our Grand Rapids team to provide instruction and guidance through the process of finding a job and building your career. The series includes workshops on the topics of interviewing, interpersonal skills, resume building, career planning and more. These trainings are free, and we welcome anyone in the community to attend. With a panel of professional recruiters, and trainings led by certified trainers, these workshops will set you up for success. 

  • Job Genius Associate Resources

    Job Genius

    Mapping out a career path, finding job openings, then landing a quality job can be an overwhelming process. From our experience of putting nearly 550,000 people to work each year, Express has crafted Job Genius, an educational program designed to teach young adults how to successfully enter the workforce.  

    Videos include topics such as Job Market Forecast, Finding Job Opportunities, Your Resume, The Interview, After The Interview, Career Pathing, and more!

  • ExpressLearn Associate Resource


    ExpressLearn is an educational program featuring a variety of flexible courses in high-demand fields. These online, mobile-friendly courses are developed for busy people like you, enabling you to build your knowledge at home or on-the-go. Express associates can access all ExpressLearn courses for 30 days after registering for the program. ExpressLearn is always completely FREE for any Express associate! Take the next step towards enhancing your skills with ExpressLearn.

  • Community Resources

  • Associate Resource Mel Trotter

    Mel Trotter Ministries

    Mel Trotter Ministries is a local organization that serves those that are experiencing homelessness in Grand Rapids by providing food, shelter, and compassion.

  • Community Resource Urban League

    Urban League

    Urban League works to enable African Americans, other minorities and the disadvantaged to become self-sufficient, secure, and healthy by providing programs in education, job training, employment, housing, health and economic development and to collaborate with other community groups to help achieve these goals

  • Community Resource Alpha Grand Rapids

    Alpha Grand Rapids

    Alpha Grand Rapids provides free and confidential services that are available regardless of income, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, or residence. The services they offer include medical services, support services, educational services, and material resources. 

  • Community Resource Family Promise of Grand Rapids

    Family Promise

    Family Promise partners with families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by helping them get back on their feet so they can create a stable lifestyle for their children.

  • Community Resource Family Network.

    Family Network

    Family Network is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to nourishment for a stronger community by providing a food pantry, durable medical equipment, and other services. 

  • Community Resource Preferred Employment Program

    Preferred Employment Program

    The Preferred Employment Program is a partnership that offers waived application fees and reduced move-in costs at Bloomfield Townhomes, Eastland Apartments, Forest Pointe Apartments, Old Farm Shores Apartments, River Oaks Apartments, Rolling Pines Apartments, and Timber Ridge Apartments.

  • Community Resource The Rapid

    The Rapid

    Ride the Rapid! The Rapid, Grand Rapids' transit system, is easy, convenient, reliable, and safe. Visit their site to view maps and schedules and a guide on how to use The Rapid.

  • Community Resource Kent ISD

    Kent ISD

    Kent ISD helps adults build brighter futures by helping them get their high school equivalency (GED), gain skills in the English language, and through Career and Technical Education (CTE).

  • Community Resource Sparta Area Schools Adult Edu

    Sparta Schools Adult Education

    Sparta Schools offers instruction by experienced professional teachers in GED, ESL, Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and Career Coaching.