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Work Permits

Work permits are located in any CHS office. 

Form CA-6 (under 16 years of age) are PINK
Form CA-7 (16 and 17 years of age) are YELLOW

  • Section 1 - Is completed by YOU
  • Section 2 - Is completed by YOUR EMPLOYER
  • THEN Section 3 - Is completed by US

Once Sections I and II are finished, bring the permit to the Student Services Office (or, in the event school is not in session, the Front Office) and we will complete Section III. 

NOTE: The Executive Orders allowing for digital signatures expired on 8/31/20. 

 

Resume

Getting your first job is an exciting milestone, but writing your first job resume can feel like a challenge. Even if you don’t have much full-time work experience, you can write a resume that focuses on your education, past work, volunteer jobs, extra-curriculars and community activities—all of which can make you qualified for many entry-level positions.

  • You can create an initial resume in Naviance Student 
  • Check out Canva for many easy-to-use templates

 

Job Listings - 1st Semester

KLOOSTERMAN LANDSCAPING *9/9*
Location: 7892 Cherry Valley, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Part-Time Snow Shovelers
We are looking for individuals willing to shovel snow off sidewalks in 2 condo developments and other various places located in the Caledonia and Crystal Springs area

  • Shoveling would take place primarily before school and on weekends for approximately 3-4 hours each time it snows more than 2 inches
  • Occasionally daytime snowfalls would require shoveling after school
  • Pay rate $25-$30 per hour
    Contact: Ben at 612-891-9380

ONE-DAY MOVING ASSISTANCE *9/9*
Location: Caledonia, MI
Job Description: Unload Moving Truck
Help needed to unload many boxes and miscellaneous items from a moving truck, and set up 2 beds on Sunday, September 19 from approximately 10AM-2PM (times are flexible). $20/hour
Contact: K.C. Kidder at 612-508-5512


GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL *9/7*
Location: 2845 Thronhills Ave, Suite S, Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description: Full or Part-Time Swim Instructors, Lifeguards, Customer Service Reps, Deck Supervisor
Must love kids and working in the water. A background is swimming or lifeguarding is preferred, but not necessary. Must have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid/Lifeguard Certifications
Contact: Call 616-259-0725 or swimgrandrapids@goldfishss.com


EXPRESS *9/1*
Location: 3700 Rivertown Crossings, Grandville, MI 49418
Job Description: Part Time Sales Associate
The Sales Associate is responsible for providing a great in-store shopping experience for customers. The Sales Associate assists with additional tasks including, but not limited to, stocking, cleaning, and folding merchandise. Must be 17+
Contact: Apply online here, or contact Kate at 616-531-6845 or RivertownExpress@outlook.com


McDONALD PLUMBING *8/24*
Location: 7791 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Job Description: Part-time shop/farm help
Contact: Apply in person. Questions? Call 616-698-6771


BRANN'S STEAKHOUSE & GRILLE *8/18*
Location: 6450 100th St SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Full & Part-Time Hostess, Server
Must be 16+
Contact: Visit their website to apply or contact Leah Skinner at leahskinner@branns.com


M-37 AUCTION *8/18*
Location: 9790 Cherry Valley Ave, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Part Time Customer Service/Data Entry
Take photos and get descriptions for on-line auction items. Enter description and upload photos to our on-line auction software. Put items away in our warehouses. Pull orders for items that are sold.
Must be 15+
Contact: Jay Turpin at m37auction@gmail.com


RESTAURANT PARTNERS *8/17*
Job Description:
Servers, Hosts, Cooks, Supervisors & More
Hiring immediately for ALL positions! No experience necessary!
They offer:

Contact: HR@4GR8food.com


BIG O' SMOKEHOUSE *8/13*
Location:
9740 Cherry Valley Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Part Time Sanitation

Contact: Call Seth or Kurt at 616-891-5555 with questions. Applications are available on their website and in their Market.

BRANN'S  STEAKHOUSE & GRILLE *8/18*
Location:
6450 100th St SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Full & Part-Time Hostess, Server
Host: Seat people, answer phones, handle reservations, clean tables, maintain rotation
Server: Take/ring in orders, answer questions about the menu, take payment, be able to work well with others
Must be 16+
Contact: Visit their website to apply or contact Leah Skinner at leahskinner@branns.com

M-37  AUCTION *8/18*
Location: 9790 Cherry Valley Ave, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Part Time Customer Service/Data Entry
Take photos and get descriptions for on-line auction items. Enter description and upload photos to our on-line auction software. Put items away in our warehouses. Pull orders for items that are sold.
Must be 15+
Contact: Jay Turpin at m37auction@gmail.com

  • Hours would include - evenings, Saturdays, and lots of hours in the summer.
  • Job would include cleaning the shop, stocking, wash and clean vehicles – inside and out, grounds keeping and general farm work.
  • Our ideal candidate would like to pursue a full-time position in the plumbing field after graduation and possess these qualities: a good work ethic, punctual, clean, hardworking and have a farm background!
  • Host: Seat people, answer phones, handle reservations, clean tables, maintain rotation
  • Server: Take/ring in orders, answer questions about the menu, take payment, be able to work well with others
  • Full or Part-Time Jobs
  • Pandemic Pay for Line Cooks
  • Free food & discounts at affiliates
  • Competitive wages!
  • Job duties: Cleaning, sanitation, packing, raw/cooked food handling.
  • Requirements: Must be 16 years old, detail oriented, hardworking, eager, good communicator, able to work in a cold environment (43°F).
  • Possible Shifts: 3-9 weekdays, Sat. 9-5. Must be available to work during the school year.
  • Pay: $10-$12/hr; 18 years old shift leads - Pay: $12-$14/hr<

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Michigan's Youth Employment Standard Act can be found in Michigan Legislature Section 409, Act 90 of 1978. Follow the links below for rules regarding days/hours minors are allowed to be employed, along with other general restrictions. 

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An employer may continue to pay minors 16 to 17 years of age 85% of the minimum hourly wage rate ($8.20 in 2020 and $8.39 in 2021). 


 

Kent ISD Career Programs

Visit the link here to learn more about the Career Exploration Programs being offered by the Kent ISD. 


 

Additional Opportunities

KAMMINGA & ROODVOETS
Hiring laborers for highway and underground construction work this spring. Those interested should complete an application beginning in February 2021 at www.kammingaroodvoets.com

UFP BUSINESS SCHOOL
The UFP Business School is a two-year program created and operated by UFP Industries. Students attend business school through a full scholarship paid for by the company. The program provides you with real-world experience and focuses on all aspects of business educations, from business statistics to leadership development to operations management. Learn more at https://ufpbusinessschool.com/.

NHLA TRAINING SCHOOL
The NHLA Inspector Training School offers the only Hardwood Lumber Inspector certificate program in the world. Due to the reputation of the School, graduates are often in demand, as many companies require their inspectors to be trained by NHLA. Learn more at https://www.nhla.com/education/.