What We Do

What We Do

Jubilee Jobs GR is dedicated to providing a bridge to prosperity for individuals and families through our programs and services.

Please click the name of a program or service to view more information.

 
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GED Café

The GED Café Preparation Program is available to anyone 16 years of age or older who is seeking a GED credential. The courses are blended, flexible, and individualized to each students’ needs. Coffee and snacks are provided free of charge.

The GED Café is provided at two convenient locations:

Jubilee Jobs GR Classroom

935 Baxter Street SE 3rd Floor, Baxter Community Center Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Rapids Bus Route #4

Registration

We offer open registration: Just come in during GED Café hours with the registration fee and get started the same day! Once registered, you may attend any GED Café session during open hours.

Hours

Cafe’ Hours
Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Study where you take the test! Jubilee Jobs is also a Certified Pearson Vue Testing Center.

Please see our Printables section of the website to view or print the latest flyer or visit our Calendar to see when the next class will be held.

Get Your GED at Jubilee >
 
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Pearson Vue Official Testing (GED Testing)

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Our Certified Pearson Vue Testing Center provides Pearson Vue exams such as the GED Official Testing.

We provide Official GED Tests in English and Spanish.

Our friendly and professional staff will make sure you are informed about testing procedures and will answer any questions you have about your test.

Please see our Printables section of the website to view or print the latest flyer or visit our Calendar to see when the next testing session will be held (must register online).

Schedule your GED test today >

Testing Schedule

We offer day, evening, and weekend testing.
Testing schedules are posted online via your test registration portal.
Questions?  Call us at 616-774-9944 during core office receptionist hours – Monday thru Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.
 
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EducatorU GED Professional Development

EducatorU is Professional Development for GED Educators. The goal of EducatorU is to build community connections and strengthen GED Preparation and Testing best practices in our community.

Those who attend EducatorU meetings are provided with screenings of GED Testings Service’s Tuesdays for Teachers PD Webinars, resource-sharing and insights through forum-style discussions, and light refreshments.

Please see our Printables section of the website to view or print the latest flyer or visit our Calendar to see when the next meeting will be held.

Contact Dawn Calhoun at 616-774-9944 or via email at Dawn.Calhoun@JubileeJobsGR.org 
 
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Community Access to Justice Services

In collaboration with Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School, Jubilee Jobs hosts 4th Saturday Access to Justice clinics.  The clinics are free and open to the public; no appointment necessary, first come first served.

Justice services cover the following areas:

  • Registry Appeals
  • Background Record Correction
  • Records Expungement
  • Housing Justice

Please see our Printables section of the website to view or print the latest flyer for more details.

 
 
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Youth Services

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Partnered with Believe 2 Become, the Summer Learning Academy provides quality academic programming. The Summer Learning Academy is available to eligible Middle and High School students.

In Summer Learning Academies, students gain measurable weeks of learning by completing essential courses, improving math skills, reading books, performing music, taking field trips, designing publications, and more.

 
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Employment Services Collaborative

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Beginning in 2015, Jubilee Jobs joined forces with Goodwill Industries, Hope Network, Women’s Resource Center, Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, Literacy Center of West Michigan, United Church Outreach Ministry, and Disability Advocates of Kent County to provide essential employment services to our community.

The goal of the Employment Services Collaborative is to provide a network of employment support. Each of the partner organizations provide a door to all collaborative services.

View the ESC Services Guide >
 
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Men’s Wearhouse Suit Locker

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The Men’s Wearhouse Suit Locker benefits at-risk men transitioning into the workforce. Our suit locker is available to anyone who is in need of a suit.

Please come in during open hours and our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.

Visit Our Suit Locker >
 
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Little Free Library

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The goal of Little Free Library is to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide and to build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity and wisdom across generations. There are nearly 40,000 Little Free Library book exchanges around the world, bringing curbside literacy home and sharing millions of books annually.

Jubilee Jobs’ Little Free Library, colorful decorated by Jubilee Staff, houses academic, religious, and employment readiness literature. Please come in to our main lobby and take a book – to borrow or to keep!

Visit our Little Free Library >