Sarah Perkins was a participant of the PATH program in Shiawassee County. Already having an Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting, Sarah came to our office seeking job search tips and reemployment assistance. Her barriers to employment included clothing and transportation funding.
Through diligently completing her job searching assignments during, Sarah obtained employment at Dr. Mark Medel’s office as an Oral Surgeon Assistant, earning $12.50 an hour and working about 30 hours a week. During this time, GST Michigan Works! assisted her with funding for the interview and work clothing. In addition, mileage reimbursement and car repair were provided, and vehicle registration assistance was provided for Sarah to have reliable transportation to work.