Dear Experienced Worker:

Are you currently interested in full-time (or part-time) work in the mid-Michigan area?

Experience for Hire is a program spearheaded by AARP Michigan in collaboration with the organizations listed below. This program matches Michigan job openings with the skill sets of workers who are 50-and-older.

Experience for Hire provides a great opportunity for you to find employment that requires your specific skill sets. Vetted job seekers and employers will be brought together at a free hiring event on:

January 24, 2018 – 9 am to 4 pm

Capital Area Michigan Works! American Job Center

2110 S. Cedar St., Lansing, MI 48910

(Inclement weather back-up date: January 30)

Applicants whose skills and experience match with employer needs will meet with employers at this hiring event.

Some of the job opening areas listed by employers include:

  • Food Service
  • Transportation
  • Automotive Professional
  • Banking/Financial
  • Tutoring
  • Learning Center/Day Care
  • Home Health Care
  • Retail Sales/Marketing
  • Security
  • Heating and Air Conditioning

Some of the job skills sought by these employers include: positive attitude, effective communicator, good driving record, willingness to learn, strong work ethic, enjoys people, friendly, reliable, teachable, enjoys working with children, detail oriented, ability to stand for full-time shifts, ability to learn a fast-paced trade and others.

If you are interested in employment, possess these skill sets or others and you would like to participate in this free event, please REGISTER HERE. Deadline for submission is January 10, 2018.

Experience for Hire is a collaboration of AARP Michigan, Michigan Economic Development Corp., Capital Area Michigan Works!, Michigan Works! Southeast, the Lansing Regional Chamber, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Manufacturers Association and others.

Please contact Andrea Palmer with any questions at: or 517-267-8929.  Hope to see you there!

Chris Holman                                                          Paula D. Cunningham

AARP State Volunteer President                         AARP State Director