GoodSTART WIOA Youth Program
In partnership with:
Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids offers nurse aide training to out-of-school youth ages 16-24 to prepare for the certified nurse aide exam and find a rewarding job in the health care industry. The 200 hour training consists of classroom instruction, clinicals, and work experience with residents at a long-term care facility in Grand Rapids, MI.
Employability skills are incorporated into our training to ensure that you are not only successful in completing the program but successful in obtaining a job after. Career coaching and mentoring from a state of Michigan registered nurse is provided, as well as individualized job placement, and retention services. The GoodSTART Program also includes a customer service credential.
To apply for an upcoming class, please select from the dates below and register for an enrollment session.
September 11, 2023- November 30, 2023
Days: Monday-WednesdayTime: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Clinical: 7:00am – 1:30pm on 11/20, 11/21, 11/27, 11/28, 11/29
October 4, 2023- November 9, 2023
Days: Monday-ThursdayTime: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Clinical: 7:00am – 1:30pm on 11/1, 11/2, 11/6, 11/7, 11/8
Hear about the GoodSTART program
GoodSTART Success Story
JaShanti shares her story of how Goodwill’s GoodSTART program helped her overcome her fears and launch into a career she loves.