Goodwill Industries of West Michigan, Inc. Overview
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Goodwill is seeking volunteers for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in collaboration with VITA Services for West Michigan.
Geographic areas served: GIWM serves Muskegon, Oceana, Newaygo, Mason, Manistee, Lake and Ottawa counties and small portions of Allegan, Kent, Montcalm, Mecosta, and Osceola counties.
Programs: Goodwill is accredited by CARF, the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission for the following services: Community Employment Services: Job Development, Community Employment Services: Job Supports, Community Employment Services: Job-Site Training, Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services, Employee Development Services, Employment Services Coordination, Employment Skills Training Services, and Organizational Employment Services.
Over 90% of the revenue generated through its social enterprises funds its mission.
Donations to GIWM stay local in West Michigan. In 2012, GIWM provided services to 20,916 people, placing 1,814 people into competitive employment, and providing another 297 program participants paid training in one of its business enterprises.