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Explore Thumb-Area Health and Human Service Careers!

Ready for a change of pace? Many employers in the Thumb region offer rewarding career pathways in the health and human services field. Working for a local health or human service provider is more than a paycheck! Obtaining and advancing in a high-demand healthcare career is within your reach, and the Thumb Community Health Partnership (TCHP) and GST MI Works! Are here to help!


We can help you:

·       Explore training and certification options.

·       Find job-seeking resources.

·       Create a playbook for your next step!


High-demand healthcare jobs in the Thumb include social workers, nursing assistants, and registration clerks, to name just a few. One great resource for career exploration is TCHP’s weekly job bulletin, which is produced in collaboration with GST Michigan Works! Over 200 Thumb-area jobs are shared each week! The bulletin features opportunities for all shifts, education levels, and pay. We highlight a wide range of employers, such as local hospitals, health departments, mental health agencies, and more. Check out our most recent job bulletin at


GST Michigan Works! offers many services to those seeking employment. Job Seeker Employment Services are available through GST Michigan Works! seven (7) service center locations.  Services available to all job seekers include (but are not limited to):

·       Access to the Career/Resource Center with staff and Reemployment Services to assist you in finding employment.

·       Job Board featuring local job postings and access to the Pure Michigan Talent Connect system.

·       Job, career, and skill self-assessment tools

·       Resources and workshops for resume and cover letter writing and interviewing skills.

·       Information on local and statewide labor market information

·       Directories of human service agencies and referrals to community agencies and organizations

·       Information on financial aid, occupational training, and workplace accommodation


There has never been a better time to become part of the local talent pipeline.

Next steps:

1.     Talk to health and human service providers in our community.

2.     Sign up to receive our job bulletin in your inbox each week by emailing “Job Bulletin” to

3.      Contact your local GST MI Works! Office:

Join the conversation at www.Facebook/ThumbHealth. Or contact Kay Balcer, TCHP Director at 989-553-2927.


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