Helping Under Employed Adults - 5:15
with Jamon Alexander, Adult Program Director for West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology
Posted May 23, 2018
The WMCAT Adult Career Training program offers under and unemployed men and women the opportunity to learn a new career, while growing personally and professionally. Their small class sizes, deep impact and extra services move adults toward new careers in the medical coding, medical billing and pharmacy technician fields. These are careers that pay living wages, may offer benefits, and provide opportunity for career advancement.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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