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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Jobs Are Out There



In Michigan, over 2 million people have applied for unemployment since March 15. Many in the state are still waiting for their claims to be resolved and benefits received. If you or someone you know would rather return to work than wait on unemployment benefits, there are jobs out there to be had. Read on to get a glimpse of the type of opportunities available this week.

The Salvation Army of Southeast Michigan is looking to fill a variety of part and full-time positions at its many locations in southeast Michigan. The Salvation Army offers benefits to full-time employees which include health, dental, and vision insurance, pension plans, and paid time off. The organization offers opportunity for growth and development. Employees will be subject to safety precautions including routine temperature checks, social distancing, and face coverings. The following positions are available at Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores: donation attendants, dock workers, sales associates, sales managers, production associates, and truck drivers. Thrift store hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Those applying for a managerial position should have two years' experience and those applying or truck driving positions should have a valid chauffer's license and DOT card. Applications should be submitted online at For more information go to

In Inkster, Zaman International has openings for a logistics and main office receptionist, an ESL/ABE instructor, and a lead sewing instructor. Zaman International is a charitable organization committed to facilitating change and advancing the lives of marginalized women and children through education and job training. It is located at 26091 Trowbridge St. For more information on these positions and to apply, see the postings via Indeed at\zamanjobs.

In Allen Park, Maple Heights Retirement Community has openings for a receptionist/concierge and a part-time dietary aide. Maple Heights is an independent senior living community which boasts 145 apartments, a theater, and a salon. It is located at 4600 Allen Road. To find out more go to and click on the Careers link; under Job Listings, click View All Open Positions, which are listed by city, and scroll through to find the jobs in Allen Park. Additionally, clicking this Careers link will also show available positions around the state, many here is southeast Michigan at other retirement and nursing facilities.

Allied Universal Security Services is hosting a Hiring on the Spot Event in Detroit for those interested in a job with a security company. Allied Universal provides security personnel to many sectors including education, retail, and government institutions. The company also specializes in event staffing and janitorial services. The hiring event will be held Tuesday, August 4 at Greater Grace Temple Church, located at 23500 W. Seven Mile. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those interested should attempt to apply online before the event at If you lack computer access, the company will have Chromebooks available for use prior to the event. Attendees to the event should bring a resume and government issued ID, and dress professionally. Further questions can be answered by calling Jazmine Kelly at 248-228-0371.

Aldi Grocers opened its first store in Germany in 1913. Today, the grocer operates more than 6,000 stores in 11 countries. In the United States, Aldi operates more than 1,800 stores, serving over 45 million customers every month. Here in metro Detroit, Aldi operates stores in Detroit, Dearborn Heights, Garden City, Redford, Livonia, Lincoln Park, Westland, and Redford. Aldi has full and part-time openings in its retail stores for store associates, cashiers, and stock persons. The company offers group health coverage, retirement savings plans, and paid holidays. To find out more, go to and click on the Available Jobs link. You can then narrow your search by state, city, and type (full or part-time).


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