Volunteer
Goodwill of The Olympics and Rainier Region

Lacey, Washington

Posted in Retail


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Job Description

When you love what you do, it's not a job. It's a passion, and a Mission.

Are you looking to make a difference every day?If so, Goodwill might be the place for you!

Position Summary: Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region has been in the business of changing lives for over 95 years. We are part of an amazing group of people that come together to make a profound impact on our community. Our mission is to provide free job training to people with barriers to employment. This important work can only happen thanks to our generous donors, our talented team members and our customers. A career at Goodwill blends community service with professional advancement; all the while working with a team of dedicated individuals.

We rely on our volunteers to help us with our Mission, which is to change the lives of those individuals that have barriers to employment. By giving of your time and your talents, you can become an integral part of this mission and benefit not just the people Goodwill serves, but our entire community.

We have many volunteer opportunities that include but is not limited to:

  • Retail
  • Administration and Clerical Support
  • Special Events
  • Court Ordered Community Service
  • Agency Partnerships (Must be approved through the Corporate Office
Location(s)

4750 Yelm Highway SE, South Lacey, Washington 98516Requirements

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
  • Demonstrate cultural competence; specifically, awareness, attitude, knowledge, willingness and skills to work effectively with a culturally and demographically diverse population
  • Exceptional analytical, judgment, decision-making and communications skills
  • Superior coaching, leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build understanding and concensus
Cultural Competency: Ability to work in a diverse organization. Ability to work on a team and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done.

Language Skills: Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear and type. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Goodwill gladly considers requests for accommodation and, if the requested accommodation is reasonable, will make such reasonable accommodations as will enable an otherwise qualified person with a disability to perform the essential functions of this position.

At Goodwill we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. We embrace our employees' differences, and believe in meeting the members of our workforce and their communities where they are. Since our doors first opened in 1921, we have been changing lives by offering a hand up, not a hand out. We invite you to join us for our next 100 years of service to our neighbors.

Our Mission is to help people reach their fullest potential through individual education, job placement and career pathway services made possible by community donations, purchases and partnerships.

At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact, a substantial portion of our employees have a disability and/or economic disadvantage and we strongly encourage such persons to apply.

This organization participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA). For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.


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