The goals of the 477 program are to reduce joblessness and encourage self-sufficiency among federally recognized tribal members within the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians' service area.
WORK EXPERIENCE (477 WEX)
Since the fiscal year 2008, approximately 85 adult work experience positions at 300 hours each, have been filled by Native Americans from Federally Recognized Tribes.
-Assistance securing work tools, supplies, attire, childcare, temporary transportation costs.
HIGH SCHOOL & GED COMPLETION
An incentive stipend is awarded upon completion
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
Work Ethic, Interview Skills, Resume/Cover Letter
Scheduled and delivered upon need and demand.
CLICK HERE FOR: 477 Program Application
CLICK HERE FOR: New Job Verification Form
If you have any questions or would like any more assistance, please call the GTB 477 Program at 231-534-7767
The topics covered are:
- Dress and Groom for Career Success
- Stress and Anger Management Skills
- Time and Money Management Skills
- Career Management Skills
- Communication Skills
- Soft Skills in the Workplace
- Good First Impressions (Proven Tips and Techniques for Successful Job Interviews)
- Workplace Communication Skills
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, JOB SEARCH & TRAININGS
477 Program Coordinator