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Goodwill Columbus

1331 Edgehill Rd
Columbus, OH 43212

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Goodwill Columbus

Goodwill Columbus is a nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of individuals with disabilities and other barriers through pathways to independence and the power of work. Goodwill’s diverse, mission-driven programming includes specialized rehabilitation programs, career services and commercial operations.


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Lauren Balazs

Lauren Balazs

Volunteer

Columbus, OH

May 16, 2019

Sorting at Goodwill

I appreciated learning about Goodwill more during this event. The woman that worked at the store let us know they do not throw anything out that is donated because you never know what some people think of as trash can be another one's treasure. All of the clothes we were helping move out of the store, were going on to the Goodwill outlet instead of to landfills.

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Kat Ellery

Kat Ellery

Advocate

Columbus, OH

September 5, 2012

Great place to work

As an employee of Goodwill Columbus, this is a great place to work. The staff is extremely passionate about helping to empower people with developmental disabilities and other barriers. It's a really encouraging place to be a part of.

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Retail Recycling with Goodwill Columbus

Retail Recycling with Goodwill Columbus

Support individuals with disabilities in Columbus

Date: July 28 | Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Venue: Goodwill Thrift Store - Hilliard

Address:
5526 Renner Road
Columbus, OH 43228

Details:

Goodwill Columbus is a nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of individuals with disabilities and other barriers through pathways to independence and the power of work. Goodwill’s diverse, mission-driven programming includes specialized rehabilitation programs, career services, and commercial operations.

 

Join Besa and Goodwill Columbus to support individuals with disabilities through a Goodwill retail store. Tasks will include, sorting donations and clothing, pricing items and restocking merchandise. Through volunteering in the store, you'll help Goodwill divert an average of 8.3 million pounds of post-consumer items from landfills annually.

 

  • 16 is the minimum age required and all minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A staff member from Goodwill Columbus will provide orientation and training.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes.
  • Parking is available in the surface lot.

  • New volunteers must complete a waiver, which will be provided prior to the event. 
  • This event is ADA accessible. 
  • Court-appointed volunteering: At this time, we can not accept court-appointed requests.

 

Click here for more information about Goodwill Columbus and the amazing work they do.

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EXP IT Department: Support Goodwill Columbus

EXP IT Department: Support Goodwill Columbus

Date: August 13 | Time: 12:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue: ARC Industries West

Address:
250 W Dodridge Street
Columbus, OH 43202

Details:

Goodwill Columbus is one of the largest charities in Central Ohio tackling workforce development, particularly for people with disabilities. The Young Adult Services program provides unique and varied opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to become involved in the community. Through this rewarding program, participants gain self-respect, self-worth and the feeling that they are part of something meaningful. 

 

As a volunteer, your team will join the Young Adult Services participants and staff on a neighborhood walk through the Olentangy Trail to explore new wildlife and nature! Additional activities will include outdoor games. This event provides important socialization for their participants and allows individuals with mobility limitations an opportunity to experience nature, and the neighborhood. 

 

Please print, fill out, and email a signed copy of this waiver to Kelsey Jones (kelsey@givebesa.org) no later than Tuesday, August 6th. Your cooperation will help streamline day of logistics and ensure we start on time.

 

  • To ensure the event runs smoothly, we ask all associates to be parked and ready to volunteer by 12:00pm.
  • A lead volunteer from Goodwill Columbus will be on-site to provide orientation and training. 
  • This project provides direct-interaction with individuals who have developmental disabilities and some may require mobility assistance (i.e. pushing a wheelchair). 
  • If you have a Giving at Express t-shirt, please wear it for photographs. 
  • Parking is available in the surface lot.
  • A Besa representative will be on-site to greet your team and answer any questions.


Click here for more information about Goodwill Columbus and the amazing work they do.

 

 

 

 

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EXP IT Department: Support Goodwill Columbus

EXP IT Department: Support Goodwill Columbus

Date: August 14 | Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Venue: Goodwill Columbus Headquarters

Address:
1331 Edgehill Road
Columbus, OH 43212

Details:

Goodwill Columbus is one of the largest charities in Central Ohio tackling workforce development, particularly for people with disabilities. Join Besa and Goodwill Columbus to support the Sage Seniors Services program. This program provides unique and varied opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to become involved in the community. Through this rewarding program, participants gain self-respect, self-worth and the feeling that they are part of something meaningful.  

 

As a volunteer, your team will work directly with participants to provide important socialization, which allows individuals to build interpersonal relationships. Volunteer activities may include bingo, sensory activities, and sound identification games. 

 

Please print, fill out, and email a signed copy of this waiver to Kelsey Jones (kelsey@givebesa.org) no later than Wednesday, August 7th. Your cooperation will help streamline day of logistics and ensure we start on time.

 

  • To ensure the event runs smoothly, we ask all associates to be parked and inside ready to volunteer by 8:30am.
  • A lead volunteer from Goodwill Columbus will be on-site to provide orientation and training. 
  • This project provides direct-interaction with individuals who have developmental disabilities and some may require mobility assistance (i.e. pushing a wheelchair). 
  • If you have a Giving at Express t-shirt, please wear it for photographs. 
  • Parking is available in the surface lot North of Goodwill Columbus, adjacent to West 5th Avenue. Signs notate that a permit is required, but that's not accurate for volunteers.
  • A Besa representative will be on-site to greet your team and answer any questions.


Click here for more information about Goodwill Columbus and the amazing work they do.

 

 

 

 

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