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Goodwill of Southwestern Michigan - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Goodwill of Southwestern Michigan
420 East Alcott Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
(269) 382-0490 (Local)
(269) 382-6836 (Fax)
(269) 382-0490 (TDD/TTY)
shutchison@goodwillswmi.org
http://www.goodwillswmi.org

Brief Description

Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Michigan provides Job Development and Coaching, Vocational Assessments and Evaluations, Work adjustment experiences, Supported employment, retail and computer training, financial counseling, and Adult Education

Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday - 8 am to 4:30 pm
Clients served on average per year: 3500
Number of staff: 200
Geographic area served: Kalamazoo, Allegan, Van Buren, St. Joseph, Cass, and Berrien Counties

Locations

Commission for the Blind Training Center
1541 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Staff

Tony Alexander, VP Human Resources and Organizattional Development, (269) 382-0490 219, talexander@gwswmi.org
Tony Alexander, Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development, (269) 382-0490 219, talexander@goodwillswmi.org
John Dillworth, President & CEO, (616) 382-0490 231, jdillworth@goodwillswmi.org
Sarah Hutchison-Chee, LLMSW, Director, Mission Services, shutchison@goodwillswmi.org
Jeremy Johnson, Director, Information Technology, (269) 382-0490 233, jjohnson@goodwillswmi.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Vocational Assesments and Evaluations
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Helps individuals define and achieve realistic career goals through the following rehabilitation activities: career assessment, career exploration and work evaluation; work readiness and work adjustment; paid work experience and sheltered employment; computer skills training and adaptive technology; employment resource room; personal empowerment training; job-seeking skills training, Retail and computer skills training, job search, job club and individual placement; job developing and job retention services.

Job Postings

9/25/2017 Siemer Program Manager

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