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SBV of the Week: Join the Goodwill AmeriCorps Team

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Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from Goodwill:


AmeriCorps Workers Needed!

Looking for an opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and creativity (skill-based volunteering!) to make a change in your community?

Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids has 15 Full Time openings for its AmeriCorps program starting October 1, 2010. They are looking to fill 12 full time positions in the Grand Rapids area, and place 1 full time member in our offices in Big Rapids, Greenville, and Mt. Pleasant.

There are three types of positions available:

  • 2 Career Center Instructors (bilingual a plus),
  • 1 Volunteer Coordinator
  • 12 Employability Skills Instructors

All positions require a one year commitment, the ability to work 33-36 hours per week (Monday thru Friday), efficiency with Microsoft office 2003, the ability to create educational resources, ease in front of a class, flexibility, creativity, and the desire to have a positive impact on the community.

Benefits include: annual living stipend of $11,800, company paid medical insurance (for the member only), an education award of $5350 (upon completion of the 1700 hours of member service), professional experience, personal development, networking opportunities, and much more. You may respond to the posting on Volunteer Solutions if you are interested.  Cover letters and resumes can be sent directly to Jennifer Parks at [email protected].


Disclosure: Disclosure: The Volunteer Center works to connect volunteers, agencies, companies and organizations in the community. The opportunity featured above has been pulled from our Volunteer Solutions website.

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