Tuesday, March 14, 2017

In the Community March 12, 2017

 In the Community: March 12, 2017

A Weekly Listing of Diversity and Multicultural Events

From the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony:

"Diversity, Unity, and Justice Are at the Heart of ACEH"

ACEH was founded in Holland in 1999 and is committed to justice, equal opportunity, cross-cultural understanding, and appreciation for diversity.  Members work together to make West Michigan a place where all people are welcomed and respected. "In the Community" is also on the ACEH website www.harmonyalliance.org   Check us out under Groups on Facebook, at ACEH – Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony.   Come join us as a member—see information at the end of this email.

            Mon, March 13 (through Sat, March 18), 7:30 pm:  Film, "The Eagle Huntress."  A 13-year-old Mongolian girl fights to become first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her family; covers her personal journey and themes of female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age, and the onset of modernity.  Rated PG-13.  In Persian with English subtitles.  $7 regular admission; $6 seniors.  At Knickerbocker Theatre, 86 East 8th St, Holland.

Tues, March 14, 4 pm: 2017 Asian Heritage Lecture: "The Intersection of Faith, Race, and Identity."  Community and faith leader Robin Afrik of Holland will share her cross-cultural experiences and faith journey toward healing and reconciliation.  Free; open to all.  Co-sponsored by Center for Diversity and Inclusion, student HAPA group, and GROW.  At Hope College Maas Center, 264 Columbia Ave (between 10th & 13th Sts), Holland.

 Wed, March 15, 7:15 pm:  Lecture: "A Critical Look at Racial Realities in Cinema."  Examines how comedy can explore issues "in ways that allow audiences to digest messages that are uncomfortable to confront in day to day life."  Organized by Partners for a Racism-Free Community.  At UICA, 2 Fulton West, Grand Rapids.

Thurs, March 16, 6 pm: "Invisible Walls, Ceilings, and Floors: Championing the Voices and Inclusion of Female Leaders of Color in West Michigan."  Community Forum to share findings and recommendations of a research project of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in which 120 female leaders of color participated; to engage attendees in a call-to-action conversation.  Register at https://invisiblewallsceilingsandfloors-kent.eventbrite.com At GVSU – Pew Loosemore Auditorium, 401 Fulton St West, Grand Rapids.

 Fri, March 17, noon:  Viewing and Decoding Enslaved Black/Female Resistance (and what that means about where we see black women's resistance today), discussion led by Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson.  Learnng Lab event of Partners for a Racism-Free Community. Cost: $25 - $45.  Register at http://prfc-gr.org/events or call (616) 466-6187.  At ICCF, 920 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids.

 Fri, March 17, 7 pm: PFLAG Holland/Lakeshore.  View documentary "Gender Revolution," a film guided by journalist Katie Couric.  Free, all are welcome. (Members will be available to meet with those preferring support and counsel rather than the film.)  Trans group meets at 6 pm.  At Grace Episcopal Church, 555 Michigan Ave, Holland.

 Jobs

Holland Sentinel employment ads:   www.hollandsentinel.jobs

 Allegan County:   www.allegancounty.org and click on Job Opportunities for info and application forms. Child care workers: 1 full-time (40 hrs/wk with benefits); 1 part-time (32 hrs/wk with pro-rated benefits). Clerk typist, full-time with benefits.  Seasonal maintenance, part-time, hourly, no benefits.  Enforcement specialist, full-time, hourly (40 hrs/wk), with benefits; see job description and application online; deadline is Fri, March 17.

 Center for Women in Transition:   www.cwitmi.org  

 Downtown Market, Grand Rapids:   www.downtownmarketgr.com/be-a-part/work  Market events coordinator, full time.  Variety of other jobs with the market or its vendors.

 City of Grand Rapids:    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grandrapids  General website for City of Grand Rapids jobs:  www.grcity.us

 City of Holland:  Director of Community and Neighborhood Services; summer help for Transportation Department; police cadet; reserve police officer; paid-on-call (volunteer) firefighter; television production internship.  http://www.cityofholland.com/jobs

 Evergreen Commons:  Volunteer Coordinator, part-time hourly. In-home care aide.  Info at www.evergreencommons.org/join-our-team/

 Gentex:   Production team members.  Skilled trade technicians.  Various entry-level/experienced engineers.  www.gentex.com/careers

 Good Samaritan Ministries: Circles Facilitator and Circles Youth Facilitator.  Each 5+ hours/wk; compensation $1200 for 21 weeks, through end of June.  http://www.goodsamministries.com  Click on Get Involved and scroll down to Jobs for description.

 Grand Rapids Community College:  www.grcc.edu/humanresources/jobs

 Grand Valley State University:    https://gvsu.edu/jobs/htm   

 Harbor House Ministries: Resident aides (full or part-time, first or second shift)  to assist men and women who have developmental disabilities. Must be 18 with high school diploma or equivalent.  Applications at office, 919 44th St, Jenison, or download at www.harborhouseministries.org

 Haworth:  www.Haworth.com/Careers  Second- and third-shift  available.  Offering new increased rates.

 Herman Miller, Inc.:   www.hermanmiller.com  Click on About Us and scroll down to Careers.

 Holland Board of Public Works:   www.hollandbpw.com  Summer full-time landscaping and general maintenance jobs; must be at least 18 years old.

 Holland Charter Township www.hct.holland.mi.us Buildings & grounds maintenance assistant, full-time.

 Holland Hospital:   www.hollandhospital.org and click on Careers.

 Holland Public Schools. www.hollandpublicschools.org

 Hope College:    www.hope.edu/jobs Click on Staff positions.  CASA  (Children's After School Achievement) summer positions: teacher, teaching assistant; deadline  Fri, March 17.   Upward Bound summer positions: academic instructors (science, math, English), deadline  Fri, March 24.  Educational coach, resident director, night supervisor, van driver, career instructor, electives instructor, check website for deadlines.

 Ottawa Area Intermediate School District:    www.oaisd.org and click on Employment  Social worker/behavioral specialist.

 Ottawa County:  Go to www.miottawa.org, click on Online Services, and scroll down to Employment Opportunities for information and application forms.

 Ottawa County Road Commission:  (1) Communications Administrator to develop communication strategies, campaigns, programs, and training (also serves as board secretary and will have office manager responsibilities).  Degree in communications, journalism, public relations or related field; four years of progressive experience preferred or combo of education & experience.   (2) Engineering Aide.  (3) Summer positions:  Road crew/Traffic regulator.  Maintenance help.  Special services aide.  Engineering aide.  Complete application at main office (14110 Lakeshore Dr, Grand Haven) or download at www.ottawacorc.com.

 Spectrum Health:   www.spectrumhealth.org and click on Job Seekers at top of page.

 Westcore Neighbors:  Nuestra Casa Center Coordinator:  Part-time (15 hrs/wk).  Serves the Westcore Neighbors Gathering Place (Nuestra Casa) programming.  Description of qualifications and responsibilities at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6zFWNDiP1eXSEZrTUFYRk1GTFU/view  Deadline to submit resume is Fri, March 17, to raul@westcoreneighbors.org

West Ottawa Public Schools:  www.westottawa.net/jobs/

 WOOD-TV:  Photojournalist.  Executive producer.  Multi-platform reporter.  Sales positions: Integrated digital specialist.  Account executive.  Digital account executive.  Apply at www.woodtv.com/careers

 Zeeland Public Schools:   www.zps.org/jobs

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 Dear Subscribers:

 You tell us often that you like these weekly emails because they help you find out what's happening around diversity, race, justice, and inclusion issues in this area.  We know you attend events or sign up for workshops and classes because you've read about them here.  We're glad to partner with local organizations to publicize what they are doing.  People have told us they appreciate the job leads.  Many of you are already members and contributors to ACEH, and we appreciate you.

In 2017, we hope more of you will support what we do in West Michigan.  Please consider stepping up to become a member of ACEH and help us continue publishing "In the Community" and our monthly Newsletter, hosting community events, and funding a local scholarship.  Join us for the first time or renew your membership.  It's easy, and it's not expensive. We believe you will feel great about being part of this long-time, friendly, and inclusive group!  Here's how:

 --You can join at our website http://www.harmonyalliance.org/ via PayPal;

--Or you can write a check to ACEH, c/o Treasurer Al Minert, Box 3007, Holland, MI 49422-3007;

--Or you can join at any ACEH program or social event.

 Dues are $20 per year for an individual ($35, two years); $30 per year for a couple or family ($50, two years); $40 for a nonprofit; and $75 for a business.  In lieu of (or in addition to) paying dues, you may join as a service member, volunteering for the group.  ACEH is a 501c3 organization.

 Thank you!

 The ACEH Board of Directors: C.J. Kingdom-Grier, Belinda Coronado, Al Minert, Eleanor Lopez, Bobbie Brown, H Bin Lim, Lori Shaw, Viola Jackson, Kim Ludwig

 

 

Monday, March 06, 2017

In the Community March 3, 2017

In the Community: March 3, 2017

A Weekly Listing of Diversity and Multicultural Events

From the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony:

"Diversity, Unity, and Justice Are at the Heart of ACEH"

ACEH was founded in Holland in 1999 and is committed to justice, equal opportunity, cross-cultural understanding, and appreciation for diversity.  Members work together to make West Michigan a place where all people are welcomed and respected. "In the Community" is also on the ACEH website www.harmonyalliance.org   Check us out under Groups on Facebook, at ACEH – Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony.   Come join us as a member—see information at the end of this email.

           

Sun, March 5, 3 pm: "Midnight at the Black History Museum." Maple Avenue Ministries 4C Central City Children's Choir directed by Chris C.J. Kingdom Grier: "Students locked in the museum after a field trip see portraits of famous African Americans come alive 'to educate them on their past and open their eyes to important moments in history.'" Desserts follow.  Free, open to all.  At Maple Avenue Ministries, 427 Maple Ave, Holland.

 Mon, March 6, 7 pm:  A Community against Hate Crimes.  Mark Bishop of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights discusses hate crime statistics in our area and how communities can come together to combat hate.  At Herrick District Library auditorium, 300 South River, Holland.

 Thurs, March 9, 6 pm:  First Holland meeting of Lakeshore Chapter of the Western Branch of the ACLU of MichiganAt GVSU Meijer Campus, Room 104, 515 South Waverly, Holland.

 Mon, March 13, 10-11 am:  OAISD Juego y Aprende: Spanish-language programming for children up to age 5.  (Para familias con niños de 0 a 5 años) Padres y hijos juegan y aprenden con libros, actividades, y música infantile. También hay información sobre el desarollo de sus hijos y educación preescolar.  Herrick District Library auditorium, 300 South River, Holland.

Tues, March 14, 11 am to 1:30 pm: Ladles of Love: soups, sides, & silent auction.  Benefit for My House Ministry.  Proceeds fund case management for My House mission of "providing hope, housing, and guidance to women and children in need."  Tickets $10 in advance/$15 at the door.  www.ladlesoflove2.eventbrite.com  At Boys & Girls Club of Holland, 435 Van Raalte Ave, Holland.

 Tues, March 14, 4 pm: 2017 Asian Heritage Lecture: "The Intersection of Faith, Race, and Identity."  Community and faith leader Robin Afrik of Holland will share her cross-cultural experiences and faith journey toward healing and reconciliation.  Free; open to all.  Co-sponsored by Center for Diversity and Inclusion, student HAPA group, and GROW.  At Hope College Maas Center, 264 Columbia Ave (between 10th & 13th Sts), Holland.

 Thurs, March 16, 6 pm: "Invisible Walls, Ceilings, and Floors: Championing the Voices and Inclusion of Female Leaders of Color in West Michigan."  Community Forum to share findings and recommendations of a research project of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in which 120 female leaders of color participated; to engage attendees in a call-to-action conversation.  Register at https://invisiblewallsceilingsandfloors-kent.eventbrite.com  At GVSU – Pew Loosemore Auditorium, 401 Fulton St West, Grand Rapids.

 Jobs & Job Fair

Holland Sentinel employment ads:   www.hollandsentinel.jobs

 Michigan Works!  Tues, March 7, 10 am to 2 pm, 121 Clover St, Holland.  One employer (Stratosphere Quality) offering 16 jobs as sales representatives. Bring copies of resume.

 Haworth Job Fair:  Thurs, March 9, 3 pm to 6 pm: Primarily 2nd and 3rd shifts for assemblers, material handlers, machine operators, and machine repairers.  Bring resume and photo ID.  Company info at www.Haworth.com/Careers   At One Haworth Center, Holland.

 Allegan County:   www.allegancounty.org and click on Job Opportunities for info and application forms. Child care workers: 1 full-time (40 hrs/wk with benefits); 1 part-time (32 hrs/wk with pro-rated benefits). Clerk typist, full-time with benefits.  Seasonal maintenance, part-time, hourly, no benefits.

 Avanti Law:  Legal assistant/paralegal.  Full-time.  Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).  Send email with cover letter in English and in Spanish, together with resume, to ralvarez@avantilaw.com  (in subject line, put "Paralegal Position" and your name) or via private message on Facebook.

 Center for Women in Transition:   www.cwitmi.org  

 Downtown Market, Grand Rapids:   www.downtownmarketgr.com/be-a-part/work  Market events coordinator, full time.  Variety of other jobs with the market or its vendors.

 City of Grand Rapids:    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grandrapids  General website for City of Grand Rapids jobs:  www.grcity.us

 City of Holland:  Director of Community and Neighborhood Services; summer help for Transportation Department; police cadet; reserve police officer; paid-on-call (volunteer) firefighter; television production internship.  http://www.cityofholland.com/jobs

 --Holland Farmers Market assistant, part-time; deadline is Fri, March 10.  Description & application at:  http://www.cityofholland.com/humanresources/market-assistant-part-time

 Evergreen Commons:  Volunteer Coordinator, part-time hourly.  Development Coordinator.  In-home care aide.  Info at www.evergreencommons.org/join-our-team/

 Gentex:   Production team members.  Skilled trade technicians.  Various entry-level/experienced engineers.  www.gentex.com/careers

 Good Samaritan Ministries: Circles Facilitator and Circles Youth Facilitator.  Each 5+ hours/wk; compensation $1200 for 21 weeks, through end of June.  http://www.goodsamministries.com  Click on Get Involved and scroll down to Jobs for description.

 Grand Rapids Community College:  www.grcc.edu/humanresources/jobs

 Grand Valley State University:    https://gvsu.edu/jobs/htm   

 Haworth:  www.Haworth.com/Careers  Second- and third-shift  available.  Offering new increased rates.

 Herman Miller, Inc.:   www.hermanmiller.com  Click on About Us and scroll down to Careers.

 Holland Board of Public Works:   www.hollandbpw.com  Summer full-time landscaping and general maintenance jobs; must be at least 18 years old.

 Holland Charter Township www.hct.holland.mi.us Buildings & grounds maintenance assistant, full-time.

 Holland Hospital:   www.hollandhospital.org and click on Careers.

 Holland Public Schools. www.hollandpublicschools.org  Open interviews every Tuesday & Thursday from noon to 2 pm for immediate openings for classroom assistants (M-F 7:45 am to 3:15 pm).  At HPS District Administration Building, 320 West 24th St, Holland.

 Hope College:    www.hope.edu/jobs Click on Staff positions.  CASA  (Children's After School Achievement) summer positions: teacher, teaching assistant; deadline is Fri, March 17.   Upward Bound summer positions: academic instructors (science, math, English), deadline is Fri, March 24.  Educational coach, resident director, night supervisor, van driver, career instructor, electives instructor, check website for deadlines.

 Ottawa Area Intermediate School District:    www.oaisd.org and click on Employment  Social worker/behavioral specialist.

 Ottawa County:  Go to www.miottawa.org, click on Online Services, and scroll down to Employment Opportunities for information and application forms.

 Spectrum Health:   www.spectrumhealth.org and click on Job Seekers at top of page.

 Westcore Neighbors:  Nuestra Casa Center Coordinator:  Part-time (15 hrs/wk).  Serves the Westcore Neighbors Gathering Place (Nuestra Casa) programming.  Description of qualifications and responsibilities at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6zFWNDiP1eXSEZrTUFYRk1GTFU/view  Deadline to submit resume is Fri, March 17, to raul@westcoreneighbors.org

West Ottawa Public Schools:  www.westottawa.net/jobs/

 Zeeland Public Schools:   www.zps.org/jobs

________________________________________________________________________

 Dear Subscribers:

 You tell us often that you like these weekly emails because they help you find out what's happening around diversity, race, justice, and inclusion issues in this area.  We know you attend events or sign up for workshops and classes because you've read about them here.  We're glad to partner with local organizations to publicize what they are doing.  People have told us they appreciate the job leads.  Many of you are already members and contributors to ACEH, and we appreciate you.

 In 2017, we hope more of you will support what we do in West Michigan.  Please consider stepping up to become a member of ACEH and help us continue publishing "In the Community" and our monthly Newsletter, hosting community events, and funding a local scholarship.  Join us for the first time or renew your membership.  It's easy, and it's not expensive. We believe you will feel great about being part of this long-time, friendly, and inclusive group!  Here's how:

 --You can join at our website http://www.harmonyalliance.org/ via PayPal;

--Or you can write a check to ACEH, c/o Treasurer Al Minert, Box 3007, Holland, MI 49422-3007;

--Or you can join at any ACEH program or social event.

 Dues are $20 per year for an individual ($35, two years); $30 per year for a couple or family ($50, two years); $40 for a nonprofit; and $75 for a business.  In lieu of (or in addition to) paying dues, you may join as a service member, volunteering for the group.  ACEH is a 501c3 organization.

 Thank you!

 The ACEH Board of Directors: C.J. Kingdom-Grier, Belinda Coronado, Al Minert, Eleanor Lopez, Bobbie Brown, H Bin Lim, Lori Shaw, Viola Jackson, Kim Ludwig

 

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Fwd: In the Community Feb 24: Intl. Food Fair; Nuestra Comunidad Hispana; Films; Islamophobia; Jobs




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Subject: In the Community Feb 24: Intl. Food Fair; Nuestra Comunidad Hispana; Films; Islamophobia; Jobs

Dear Ann,


In the Community: February 24, 2017
A Weekly Listing of Diversity and Multicultural Events
From the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony:
"Diversity, Unity, and Justice Are at the Heart of ACEH"
ACEH was founded in Holland in 1999 and is committed to justice, equal opportunity, cross-cultural understanding, and appreciation for diversity.  Members work together to make West Michigan a place where all people are welcomed and respected. "In the Community" is also on the ACEH website www.harmonyalliance.org   Check us out under Groups on Facebook, at ACEH - Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony.   Come join us as a member-see information at the end of this email.
 
 
Sat, Feb 25, 6 pm to 8 pmInternational Food Fair.  Foods prepared by Hope College international students; tables of food samples will also feature displays about the cuisine and the country's culture.  $5 for five tickets, additional tickets 50 cents; most foods cost one or two tickets.  Funds raised will help install a water filter in a village near Holland's sister city, Querétaro, Mexico.  At Maas Center, Columbia Ave at 11th St, Holland.
 
Mon, Feb 27, 10 am to noon:  Immigrant Rights Presentation, with attorneys Susan Reed of the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and Sarah Yore-Van Oosterhout of Lighthouse Immigration Advocates, and Martha Gonzalez-Cortes, community relations director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.  Organized by LEDA and Allies Immigration Policy Group. At St. Francis de Sales Church, lower level multipurpose room, 13th St and Maple Ave, Holland.
 
Tues, Feb 28, 6 pm:  Nuestra Comunidad Hispana opening reception.  An exhibit of over 50 stories and photographs of Holland-area Latino/a residents; includes stories from first- , second- , and third-generation individuals from several countries.  Free, open to the public.  Developed by partnership of LAUP, Herrick District Library, GVSU, the city of Holland, and the Holland Museum.  At Herrick District Library auditorium, 300 S. River, Holland.
 
Tues, Feb 28, 6:30 pm:  PBS documentary: "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise."  Screening and community conversation, hosted by LEDA and WGVU Engage Inclusion.  At Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven.
 
Tues, March 2, 7 pm:  Documentary: "Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think."  Explores opinions of Muslims around the world on such issues as gender justice, terrorism, and democracy as reflected in interviews with residents in 35 predominantly Muslim nations as well as smaller populations in Europe and the U.S.  Discussion led by Dr. Nazir Harb Michel of Georgetown University's Bridge Initiative on the study of Islamophobia.  At Hope College Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall, College Ave at 11th St, Holland.
 
Thurs, March 2, 7 pm: Documentary "The EÑYE Experience."  "Explores experience of first-generation, American-born Latin@s living in the U.S., believing that their existence between two cultures is distinctive."  Followed by discussion with the filmmakers and Latino/a leaders from Ottawa County.  Space is limited; reserve at http://tinyurl.com/EnyeTriCities  Organized by El Corazón Latino Ministry at St. Johns Episcopal Church in collaboration with LEDA.  At Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven.
 
Fri, March 3, 4 pm:  Keynote address "Terrorism, Islamophobia, and a Billion Muslims Caught in the Middle: Reflections on Islam in America in a Time of Fear," by Dr. Nazir Harb Michel of Georgetown University, analyzing national debates about refugees, immigration, freedom of religion, and security, and probing the question "Can you be a good neighbor to the many Muslims living in and near Holland, or should you be wary?" Followed by Q&A session.  At Hope College, Room 102 VanderWerf Hall, 27 Graves Place (11th St between College and Central Aves, Holland).
 
Sun, March 5, 3 pm:  "Midnight at the Black History Museum." Performed by Maple Avenue Ministries 4C Central City Children's Choir and directed by Chris C.J. Kingdom Grier: "Students get locked in the museum after a field trip, and portraits of famous African Americans come alive 'to educate them on their past and open their eyes to very important moments in history.'" Desserts follow.  Free, open to all.  At Maple Avenue Ministries, 427 Maple Ave, Holland.
 
Tues, March 14, 11 am to 1:30 pm: Ladles of Love: soups, sides, & silent auction.  Benefit for My House Ministry.  Proceeds will fund resident case management to help carry out the My House mission of "providing hope, housing, and guidance to women and children in need."  Tickets $10 in advance/$15 at the door.  www.ladlesoflove2.eventbrite.com  At Boys & Girls Club of Holland, 435 Van Raalte Ave, Holland.
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Exhibits
Through March 3: Contemporary Native Voices.  Works of Native Great Lakes artists.  From collections of GVSU and Michigan State.  Open daily, hours vary. At Holland Area Arts Council, 150 East 8th St, Holland.
 
 
Scholarships
The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area awards $575,000 in scholarships each year for students to attend schools of higher education. Unless noted otherwise, students must use the Foundation's general online scholarship application, due at 5 pm on March 1.  For application or more information, go to http://www.cfhz.org/Scholarships 
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Community Opportunity
Holland Young Professionals2017 Leadership Awards:  Nominate individuals age 40 or younger for leadership awards in various categories, including Equity Matters award.  Nominations due by 11:59 pm Wednesday, March 1, using this link:
Jobs
Holland Sentinel employment ads:   www.hollandsentinel.jobs
 
Michigan Works!  Tues, Feb 28, 10 am to 2 pm, 121 Clover St, Holland.  Five employers (Alliance Home Health, Comfort Keepers, CSM Services, Kenco Logistics, Tyson Foods) offering 124 jobs. Bring copies of resume.
 
Allegan County:   www.allegancounty.org and click on Job Opportunities for info and application forms. Child care workers: 1 full-time (40 hrs/wk with benefits); 1 part-time (32 hrs/wk with pro-rated benefits). Clerk typist, full-time with benefits.  Seasonal maintenance, part-time, hourly, no benefits.
 
Avanti Law:  Legal assistant/paralegal.  Full-time.  Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).  Send email with cover letter in English and in Spanish, together with resume, to ralvarez@avantilaw.com  (in subject line, put "Paralegal Position" and your name) or via private message on Facebook.
 
Center for Women in Transition:   www.cwitmi.org  
 
Downtown Market, Grand Rapids:   www.downtownmarketgr.com/be-a-part/work
 
City of Grand Rapids:    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grandrapids  General website for City of Grand Rapids jobs:  www.grcity.us
 
City of Holland:  Director of Community and Neighborhood Services; summer help for Transportation Department; police cadet; reserve police officer; paid-on-call (volunteer) firefighter; television production internship.  http://www.cityofholland.com/jobs
               
Evergreen Commons:  Volunteer Coordinator, part-time hourly.  Development Coordinator.  In-home care aide.  Info at www.evergreencommons.org/join-our-team/
 
Gentex:   Production team members.  Skilled trade technicians.  Various entry-level/experienced engineers.  www.gentex.com/careers
 
Good Samaritan Ministries: Circles Facilitator and Circles Youth Facilitator.  Each 5+ hours/wk; compensation $1200 for 21 weeks, through end of June.  http://www.goodsamministries.com  Click on Get Involved and scroll down to Jobs for description.
 
Grand Rapids Community College:  www.grcc.edu/humanresources/jobs
 
Grand Valley State University:    https://gvsu.edu/jobs/htm   
 
Haworth:  www.Haworth.com/Careers  Second- and third-shift  available.  Offering new increased rates.
 
Herman Miller, Inc.:   www.hermanmiller.com  Click on About Us and scroll down to Careers.
 
Holland Board of Public Works:   www.hollandbpw.com Summer full-time landscaping and general maintenance jobs; must be at least 18 years old.
 
Holland Charter Township www.hct.holland.mi.us
 
Holland Hospital:   www.hollandhospital.org and click on Careers.
 
Holland Public Schools. www.hollandpublicschools.org Open interviews every Tuesday & Thursday from noon to 2 pm for immediate openings for classroom assistants (M-F 7:45 am to 3:15 pm).  At HPS District Administration Building, 320 West 24th St, Holland.
 
Hope College:    www.hope.edu/jobs Click on Staff positions.  Data andsystems analyst, full-time; deadline Feb 28.  Upward Bound summer positions: instructors in science, English, math, social studies; educational coach; resident director; night supervisor; van driver.
 
Ottawa Area Intermediate School District:    www.oaisd.org and click on Employment
 
Ottawa County: Go to www.miottawa.org, click on Online Services, and scroll down to Employment Opportunities for information and application forms.
 
Spectrum Health:   www.spectrumhealth.org and click on Job Seekers at top of page.
 
 West Ottawa Public Schools:  www.westottawa.net/jobs/
 
Zeeland Public Schools:   www.zps.org/jobs
________________________________________________________________________
 
Dear Subscribers:
 
You tell us often that you like these weekly emails because they help you find out what's happening around diversity, race, justice, and inclusion issues in this area.  We know you attend events or sign up for workshops and classes because you've read about them here.  We're glad to partner with local organizations to publicize what they are doing.  People have told us they appreciate the job leads.  Many of you are already members and contributors to ACEH, and we appreciate you.
 
In 2017, we hope more of you will support what we do in West Michigan.  Please consider stepping up to become a member of ACEH and help us continue publishing "In the Community" and our monthly Newsletter, hosting community events, and funding a local scholarship.  Join us for the first time or renew your membership.  It's easy, and it's not expensive. We believe you will feel great about being part of this long-time, friendly, and inclusive group!  Here's how:
 
--You can join at our website http://www.harmonyalliance.org/ via PayPal;
--Or you can write a check to ACEH, c/o Treasurer Al Minert, Box 3007, Holland, MI 49422-3007;
--Or you can join at any ACEH program or social event.
 Dues are $20 per year for an individual ($35, two years); $30 per year for a couple or family ($50, two years); $40 for a nonprofit; and $75 for a business.  In lieu of (or in addition to) paying dues, you may join as a service member, volunteering for the group.  ACEH is a 501c3 organization.
 
Thank you!
 
The ACEH Board of Directors: C.J. Kingdom-Grier, Belinda Coronado, Al Minert, Eleanor Lopez, Bobbie Brown, H Bin Lim, Lori Shaw, Viola Jackson, Kim Ludwig
 


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Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony
P.O. Box 3007
Holland,, Michigan 49422-3007
Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony
(616) 396-2201
 
Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony, P.O. Box 3007, Holland,, MI 49422-3007
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