My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo & Marin Counties, San Francisco, CA, USA
I've worked at Goodwill for more than five years as office manager and executive assistant to the Chief of Organizational Advancement (marking/communications/fund raising), the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer and all of their direct reports. I have a pretty good "bird's eye view" of our day-to-day operations. We are truly one of the original "green" businesses. Not only do we recycle, reuse and give new life to literally millions of items each year, but we also take the people that society forgot and give them a leg up to sustainable careers -- not just low wage jobs. It's inspirational to see people rise above their employment barriers and shine in the workplace. It's great to be here.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Well, I'm a shopper and a donor. I love a bargain, and I always know where to go when I'm spring cleaning.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Figure out a way to expand our building vertically. We have a great location, but not enough space! We need a half million dollars to build an elevator to our second floor.