Many workers are good at fitting in. We prefer those who stand out.

Sure, it helps to have a background in finance and handling money when you apply for a job at Arbor Financial Credit Union. But what we really want are people whose DNA motivates them to help others. People who excel at sharing innovative ideas. People who confront big challenges and see them simply as great opportunities. Does this sound like the type of credit union job you're looking for in Michigan? Then come join us.



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Arbor Financial employees receive some of the best medical coverage in Southwest Michigan thanks to our MESSA (Blue Cross/Blue Shield) health plans. In addition to our exceptional medical plans, full-time employees receive vision, dental, flexible spending accounts (FSA), health savings accounts (HSA), voluntary life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, and tuition reimbursement. 

Whether you work full-time or part-time, you'll benefit from paid vacation, sick time, holidays, and your birthday off with pay. Arbor Financial employees can also receive pay for time spent volunteering in our community. Every member of our team can GET MORE benefits through the option to buy pet insurance, discounts on Arbor Financial loans and financial products, along with complimentary access to our Employee Assistance Program.

Employees enjoy the following benefits: 
 • Health, vision and dental insurance plans 
 • Voluntary life insurance coverage
 • Flexible spending plans 
 • Health Savings Account 
 • Loan and retail product discounts*
 • 401(k) with 100% company match*
 • Tuition reimbursement 
 • Vacation and sick time* 
 • Paid holidays* 
 • Short- and long-term disability coverage 
 • Employee Assistance Program* 
 • In-house training programs* 
 • Birthday off with pay* 
 • Paid volunteer time* 

*These benefits are available to both full-time and part-time staff. 

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Arbor Financial is invested in the development of our employees. We’re a growing organization with frequent opportunities for advancement and we love to promote from within. If you’re looking for a long-term career, we’ll invest in your personal and professional growth to help you achieve your dreams - at work and at home. If you’re looking to earn a paycheck while you finish your degree, we’ll help you develop the skills you need to take your career to the next level.

We equip employees to GET MORE growth through initiatives such as:
  • A three-day New Employee Orientation to acclimate all employees to our culture, followed by comprehensive new hire training within your department
  • Our Annual Staff Enrichment Day, designed to inspire and empower employees to be their best
  • Arbor University, a virtual learning platform that includes relevant annual training and career development tracks for positions such as Personal Banker, Branch Manager and Loan Officer
  • Skill-building opportunities for entry-level employees like becoming a Peer Coach or joining a special project committee to work alongside senior team members across departments
  • Quarterly management check-ins to keep your needs and development at the forefront

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We love to work together, do the right thing and have fun! We go out of our way to hire people who are positive and personable, and it shows. When you join team Arbor, you can expect your work day to be made enjoyable by friendly interactions, random notes of encouragement, badges and eCards through our recognition site, department potlucks and close-knit teams. While our employees tend to organically initiate fun on their own, Arbor also sponsors official activities to incorporate fun into the workplace, including:
  • Quarterly “Have Fun” events like family day at the Kalamazoo Growlers, drinks and hors d'oeuvres at a local establishment or a food truck rally at the Main Office
  • Halloween costume contests
  • Holiday gatherings and games
  • Inter-departmental competitions
  • Feel Good Friday virtual discussions about engaging topics
Working here is like having a second family. But don’t take our word for it; listen to what our employees have to say.

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We work closely with Athletic Mentors to offer our staff monthly fitness challenges, free fitness classes and opportunities, as well as gear to participate in your favorite after-work fitness activity. To encourage wellness, our Talent Development team offers giveaways to the department or employee who wins each monthly fitness challenge.

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Stay in the know regarding the entire organization, strategic goals, and overall success. You will have access to in-depth reports regarding your department, other departments within the organization, and the overall health of Arbor Financial. With transparency at the top of our mind we want you to be included and aware of our membership growth as well as product use across the board.

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We're passionate about our company culture and have worked hard to build a healthy workplace. As a result, we’ve been recognized with several workplace excellence awards. For the last five years we’ve received the Best & Brightest Companies to Work For award, both for West Michigan and on the national level.


In 2019 we were the first credit union to be honored by the Better Business Bureau with the Torch Award for Ethics. We’re very proud to be recognized for our ethical approach to member service and hope to inspire other organizations to follow our lead.

Working here is like having a second family. Don't believe us? Listen to what our employees have to say.