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  • Announcements: Call for Art: The GVSU Women’s Center seeks original works of art related to the expression of gender. Submissions are due Friday, April 10 and accepted pieces will be on display in the Women’s Center during the 2015-2016 academic year. Details are available at gvsu.edu/women_cen. (2.8.2015)

  • Employment: Progressive Building Services has a unique cleaning opportunity in the downtown area of Grand Rapids. We are currently looking for energetic and upbeat employees that would be willing to work in the evenings for 6 hours a night with the occasional weekend rotation (hours would vary from 6pm-1am). MUST be able to: -multitask -be on feet for extended periods of time -climb step ladders -bend, squat and do light lifting We are offering a competitive starting rate as well as a structured bonus system for hard work and dedication. Please call us at 616-241-1096 if you are interested. (2.8.15)

  • Employment: Babysitter needed: Experienced person to babysit 2 boys ages 8 and 11. Must be patient, caring, energetic and timely. Experience with children with autism/Asperger's Syndrome a plus, but not required. Comfortable with 2 well trained dogs a must. Hours would be first shift every other weekend and 1-2 evenings per week as needed. Great pay, easygoing family, great experience! Contact Melissa at swartsm@mail.gvsu.edu to set up casual interview. (2.8.15)

  • Employment: Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people? If you answered yes, then MOKA may be the place for you. MOKA is currently hiring for a variety of direct support positions throughout our service areas. Flexible scheduling available for all positions. Openings include: Residential Support Staff – Part time, full time and on call, all shifts available in specialized residential programs throughout Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent and Allegan Counties Community Support Staff – Flexible assignments working with individuals one-on-one. Assignments available in Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent and Allegan Counties Mentors – Part time 1st shift openings working with groups in community based skill building programs. Positions available in Muskegon, Ottawa and Kent Counties Please visit www.moka.org, select the Careers tab and apply online today! MOKA – Supporting individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families in Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent, Allegan, Barry and Van Buren Counties for over 35 years. (1.29.2015)

  • Employment: RESIDENTIAL SUPERVISORS MOKA is seeking experienced leaders to supervise residential treatment homes in the Holland and Allendale areas, responsible to assure the highest quality of compassionate care and support for the individuals who live in the homes. These are full time positions with benefits including health and dental insurance, employer matched 401(k), paid time off and tuition reimbursement. Requires an associate’s degree, and at least one year experience working with adults or children with disabilities or other vulnerable individuals. An equivalent combination of supervisory experience and education may also be considered. Additional requirements: valid MI driver's license with satisfactory driving record. View a detailed job description and apply online at www.moka.org, job IDs 814, 815, 816 and 813 (2.01.15)

  • Employment: "Looking for a part time babysitter/ nanny for one newborn baby girl. To start in February or March. Must have experience with newborns and must have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid certification. Flexible scheduling ability is preferred. Please contact Cadence Mercer-Curtis atcadence.eddie@gmail.com with a resume and reference list if interested. Thank you!" (2.01.15)

  • For Sale: 2007 Ford F150 – Super Crew cab, loaded, cloth interior, excellent condition, 110,000 miles. Call or text Dave at (616) 773-8223 or email dziomkowski91@gmail.com. (1.29.2015)

  • For Sale: Black Microwave $10 TV $10 Dish set Includes glass plates, bowls, tea cup and pan $5 If interested text or email Brianna at 313-673-2747 ramseyb@mail.gvsu.edu All items are in good shape, TV comes with remote, microwave runs like new, dishes are already wrapped and ready to go. My old roommate moved out and left her things now I have to get rid of them, and I'm trying to get rid of them fast! **Must be willing to pick up items (1.29.2015)

  • For Sale: 2002 GMC Yukon – fully loaded, leather interior, very good condition, 225,000 miles. Call or text Dave at (616) 773-8223 or email dziomkowski91@gmail.com (1.29.2015)

  • Housing / Roommates: This is your chance to be on tv! Twisting Fate a greek mythology based grand valley tv show is calling for extras for an upcoming stoplight party on saturday january 18 from 7pm to 11pm. With a small donation of $3.00 at the door experience a live dj, free food, and your chance to be featured on a tvshow! Email twistingfategvstate@gmail.com for more acting opportunities or like us on facebook at facebook.com/twistingfategvstate (2.01.15)

  • Housing / Roommates: APARTMENT FOR RENT!!! Very nice 2bdrm 1 bath Campus West Apartment 9 month lease for next school year! Contact me via email or at 616-802-8182 (2.8.2015)

  • Housing / Roommates: House in the Heart of East Town Subleaser needed ASAP: $400/mo Lease Duration: ASAP-July 31 Safe neighborhood downtown Fenced-in backyard 3 awesome female roommates Art Room and Storage Room Washer and Dryer Bus Accessible lendmanm@mail.gvsu.edu (1.25.14)

  • Housing / Roommates: Female subleaser wanted ASAP, month to month or through next year. $350/mo, includes water, garbage, snowplowing and every other week garage! We split electricity & internet. Share 1000 sq ft 2 bed/1 bath home with just one other GVSU female. House in minutes from GVSU on Skipping Stone lake (watersports in supper; ice skate in winter). I'm clean and quiet. No pets, no smoking. casalee@gvsu.edu. (2.8.15)

  • Housing / Roommates: Looking for 1 roommate from May 2015-May 2016, no preferred gender,4 bedroom/2 bath, $400/month plus utilities. Duplex 11063 SummerBrook Ct, off of 52nd St in Allendale. Contact me if you'd like to check it out! 810-338-3835. villanuj@mail.gvsu.edu. (2.8.15)

  • Opportunities: *Train Like A Laker* Are you a runner or endurance athlete looking to improve your performance through cross training? Cross training, combined with running has been shown to improve overall fitness. This group will be led by experienced Campus Rec staff, that will both challenge you, provide you with the tools you need to train smarter, and keep you motivated! This group starts Tuesday January 20th at 4p in the Kelly Family Sports Center, and will occur every Tuesday until March 31st. Cost is $35 for students. To sign up, go online, or contact Jordyn Lawton via email lawtonj@mail.gvsu.edu. (2.8.2014)

  • Opportunities: Become a member of the hottest dance team on campus! Rhythm In Blue dance team will be having auditions on Sunday, January 25th. Auditions will be held in the Fieldhouse dance studio from 2-5pm. This audition is open to all students, girls and guys. For more information contact India (President) by email at shieldsi@mail.gvsu.edu or Micah (Vice President)at hopkinmi@mail.gvsu.edu (1.29.2015)

  • Opportunities: IL GERANIO. Grand Valley's Italian Club. Join us Tuesdays @ 9 pm in LOH 167 to learn all about the Italian culture! No dues to pay, anyone can join. fun trips, great food, volunteering, learning about the culture and language, cooking classes, and much more! (1.29.2015).

  • Services: Free ultrasound scans for pregnant mothers! If you are at least 20 weeks pregnant and have already received your complete OB ultrasound scan, you are eligible to participate in GVSU’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography scan lab. Every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm, appointments are available for volunteers to receive ultrasound scans by supervised students. Appointments are one hour long and can be made by emailing an inquiry to teftm@gvsu.edu. (1.29.2015)

  • Allendale: Come get fit in our Campus Rec GroupX classes! You are able to purchase an All-Class pass online or in the Fitness and Wellness office in the Rec Center! Classes are available every weekday! Don’t miss out on a great opportunity for you! For more information please email Lee McLaughin mclaulee@gvsu.edu. (1.29.2015).