Baxter Community Center

Baxter Community Center

Baxter Community Center

Baxter’s staff is made up of talented and caring individuals who strive to build our community through their professional careers.  
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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Baxter’s mission is to be a Christian Response to Human Needs. We are located in the heart of the Baxter neighborhood, we strive to fulfill our mission through a variety of programs for neighbors of all backgrounds. At Baxter, you’ll find medical and dental services, a nationally accredited child development center, mentoring programs for young and old, community services (food, clothing, gardening and canning classes), and much more!
How many internships are you providing to the program?: 4
Placements require a financial obligation of $1,600 for each youth under 18 years old, and $2,000 for each intern 18 or older. Please indicate if you are a nonprofit organization and need wage assistance.: Yes
What transportation options for getting to and from work are available to you?: By Public Transport (Bus, Wheels to Work, or Bike/ Walk)
Public Transportation Supports: Proximity to bus line and details of which line/stop. Wheels to Work program participation and cost.: There are several bus stops in walking distance to our center
Is your organization a Minority Business Enterprise?: No
Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Commitment: Share your organizations commitment to DEI, including local or national diversity commitments/pledges, links to public content outlining your strategy, and current representation in leadership and the general workforce.: So, because they ask specific questions we will talk about that (it's funny how these are written from a race lens) Baxter Community Center serves as a HUB to our community. A place where people are respected, honored, and valued. We are intentional about ongoing training with our staff in regards to Diversity Equity and Inclusion. In the past we have participated in both CORR and Partners for a Racisms Free Community, and as we are going through our current organizational and leadership transition, we are using a local consultant that specializes in Equity work. Our Staff Is: 97% Female 3% Male 8% Hispanic 40% White 42% Black/African American Our Leadership Team Is: 16% Male 83% Female 50% Black/African American 50% White