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December 2020


Momentum Center Volunteer

Community Partner
Extended Grace

Opportunity Type
On Going

Deadline
December 1, 2020

Contact
Jenna Vipond
office@extendedgrace.org
616-414-9111

Duties of Volunteer
The Momentum Center is a social and recreation program for individuals with mental illnesses, disabilities or addictions. The volunteer would provide assistance to members during programming (cooking classes, yoga, exercise, social time, crafts, etc.). The volunteer may also provide assistance during outings in the community (out to lunch, bowling, parks, zoo, etc.).

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Computer Recylcing

Community Partner
Comprenew

Opportunity Type
On Going

Deadline
December 30, 2020

Contact
Dale Dieleman
volunteer@comprenew.org
616-448-4400

Duties of Volunteer
Volunteers will learn and perform tasks in our computer disassembly process as part of our recycling mission. Comprenew supplies safety glasses and gloves to make this a safe, educational and fun experience. We begin the volunteer's time here with an orientation on the extent of e-waste dumping and the need for environmentally friendly disposal methods, such as practiced at Comprenew.

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Retail Management

Community Partner
Flat River Outreach Ministries (FROM)

Opportunity Type
On Going

Deadline
December 31, 2020

Contact
Diane K
dianek@fromlowell.org
616-897-8260

Duties of Volunteer
Looking for someone who is interested in Retail Management to work in our Thrift Store and help with a variety of duties including cash register, customer service, re-stocking shelves, sorting donations and pricing items. Thrift Shop is run entirely by volunteers with oversight from a Thrift Shop Supervisor (paid FROM employee). Variety of days/times available as Thrift Store is open Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and store re-stocking on Monday.

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