Education and Career Center


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


35 E. Huron StreetPontiac, MI 48342


Help tutor our GED preparation students.

Must be proficient in High School Math (Algebra and Geometry

tutor residents to help them prepare for the GED exam or assist our aftercare clients who are enrolled in college classes.

Every resident in the Life Skills Program takes the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) test in order for the staff to create an individualized plan based on the resident’s needs.

The Education and Career Center provides many opportunities for residents in the one year Life Skills Program and for those in Aftercare to move forward.

The Education and Career Center provides GED classes for all residents who do not have a GED credential. This program includes individual online preparation, one-on-one tutoring, homework assistance, and pretests.

The Education and Career also offers classes for residents including:

  • Business Communication
  • Computers 101
  • Work Readiness
  • Reasoning Skills
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

For Aftercare residents who choose to go to college, the Education and Career Center provides assistance with registration, homework, as well as a place to study.

Career Development

After residents have been in the Life Skills program for nine months, they begin to search for jobs. The Education and Career Center provides assistance in obtaining a job for Life Skills Program residents and Aftercare residents including:

  • Career search workshops
  • One on one resume writing assistance
  • Job search assistance and coaching
  • Access to internet searching
  • Interview practice and coaching


  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Mathematics
  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
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