Maintenance Aide II – Parks

Job position / title
Maintenance Aide II – Parks
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Closing Date/Time: Fri 6/28/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time

The Parks Department is accepting applications for seasonal Maintenance Aide II positions. There is currently 1 vacancy:

Maintenance Aide II – Facilities (6 month)
Current season ends October 5, 2019. A typical season for this position is April 1 – October 1.
Work schedule is Friday – Tuesday, 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM

NATURE OF WORK:
This position performs basic seasonal grounds and facilities maintenance. Specific duties depend upon program area assigned which include multiple divisions within the Parks and Recreation Department. Performs a variety of manual labor in the construction, maintenance, repair, operation and service work of all parks and public works facilities. Operates hand and power tools and motorized equipment. Work consists of routine and repetitive tasks, processes and/or operations and will be performed cooperatively with other employees and completed in a manner that assures individual, co-worker and public safety in all weather and working conditions. Program area assignments may change from day to day depending upon Department needs. Usually works as part of an assigned crew in an assigned unit but may have an individual or specialized assignment after a period of training. May be called out for emergency work.

Qualifications
Previous experience in grounds and facilities maintenance or manual construction labor using manual and power tools and motorized equipment preferred.

At least 18 years old by time of hire.

Application deadline / closing date
06/28/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13.70/hour
Days and hours of employment
Friday – Tuesday, 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM

 

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
April 1 – October 1
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Accepting Online Applications only at //www.cob.org/jobs

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Temporary – Plantation Rifle Range

Temporary – Plantation Rifle Range

Closes On: June 26, 2019 at 11:56 AM PST

Location: Parks Headquarters, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Parks & Recreation
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Summary
Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department is seeking to hire a pool of temporary extra-help employees to assist operations at the Plantation Rifle Range. These positions will perform a variety of tasks year round to include: assisting with range safety and operations, gun safety instruction, gun maintenance, cash handling, customer service, general cleaning tasks, small equipment maintenance and repair, lawn mowing, and other duties as required. If you have questions about job duties contact Parks & Recreation at (360) 778 -5850.
This position will work up to 69 hours per month.  Schedule varies and will include weekends and evenings. Times and days are somewhat flexible. Total hours per week will depend on season and need.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate must have:
Knowledge and experience working with firearms, ammunition and ballistics
Experience working with the public, including greeting customers, and explaining and enforcing rules and policies
Experience in lawn mowing, small equipment maintenance and cash handling
Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 35 pounds
Ability to wear a respirator which fits tightly against the face to protect against exposure to lead dust.
Candidates must also possess:
High School diploma or GED.
Valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Driving record that meets County standards.
Background check must meet County criteria.

Salary
$14.25 per hour
Application Special Instructions

REQUIRED:
Please attach a copy of your Employment Driving Record in the document upload area of your electronic application.  Applications without a driving record cannot be considered.
Obtain a copy of your Driving Record via the Department of Licensing website at: https://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/requestyourrecord.html
You will be charged a $13.00 fee for the Driving Record.
Select the option to email yourself a copy of your Driving Record
You will receive a PDF copy of your Driving Record attached to the email you receive.
Save the PDF of your Driving Record to your personal computer.
Then upload the saved copy of your Driving Record to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application.

Northwest Washington Fair

Job position / title
FULL-TIME SUMMER HELP NEEDED!
Name of business / employer
Northwest Washington Fair
Job description / duties
What’s better then working fair week? Working at the fair starting NOW!
The Northwest Washington Fair is hiring for Summer help. We are looking for a motivated and hardworking individual.

This is a great opportunity to earn some money and be part of the team that puts on the biggest event in Whatcom County.

Essential Duties and Requirements:
• Cleaning of rental facilities including; vacuuming, floor scrubbing, mopping and dusting.
• Garbage removal.
• Maintain rental facilities including; painting and outside cleaning.
• Operate lawn mower, leaf blower and pressure washer.
• Prepare facility for fair week as directed by supervisor.
• Demonstrated initiative and follow through in accomplishing work assignments.

Hours:
• June to August: 40-hour work week, shifts may vary, weekend work involved.

Qualifications
• Ability to regularly move up to 50 pounds of equipment and/or materials.
• Ability to follow instructions.
• Ability to work: alone/ around others/ with others.

Application deadline / closing date
06/14/2019
Salary / rate of pay
negotiable
Days and hours of employment
5 days/ week, 40 hours/ week

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Temporary
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
1775 Front Street
Work location (if different from above)
Lynden
Email
info@nwwafair.com
Phone
360.354.4111 ext. 301
How to apply
To be considered for this position: Visit https://nwwafair.com/p/fair-and-rodeo/employment to print out and complete an New Worker Application.

Send your completed application, resume and cover letter to one of the following:
Email: info@nwwafair.com
Mail: Northwest Washington Fair
Attn: Human Resources
1775 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264
Or you may drop by our office.
Office hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter

Program Instructor

Job position / title
Program Instructor
Name of business / employer
North Cascades Institute
Job description / duties
SUMMARY
Based out of the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center in North Cascades National Park, the Program Instructor position functions as a professional member of the North Cascades Institute’s program instructional team. This position works primarily in the field leading student groups and runs in the fall and spring, with a 10-week furlough during the winter. The ideal candidate is a creative, energetic, professional, motivated, cooperative team player. They possess a strong work ethic with motivation to grow professionally as an instructor and as a key staff member of a mission-driven organization.

POSITION LOCATION
The work location for the Program Instructor is at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. The Learning Center is located in the heart of the North Cascades National Park near Diablo, WA, and serves as a hub for a small network of trails along the shores of Diablo Lake. This region of North America has been visited by native tribes for over 9,000 years and continues to be a meaningful location for thousands of visitors each year. Opened in 2005, the Learning Center is a collaboration between North Cascades Institute, the National Park Service, and Seattle City Light, the public utility that owns and operates the hydroelectric project that includes Diablo Lake, and provides electricity to the residents of Seattle. The Learning Center is approximately 20 miles from the nearest gas station and post office, and 60 miles from towns with full amenities.

PROGRAM AREAS
Mountain School Programs (Fall and Spring)
Mountain School is the Institute’s primary school-based education program. It is a nationally recognized residential environmental education program serving approximately 2,700 elementary and middle school students annually. Students spend three days and two nights at the Learning Center hiking under towering trees, exploring terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. Field Instructors lead trail groups of students primarily from fifth grade classrooms, facilitating a safe, hands-on, outdoor learning experience.

Other positions may be available for Program Instructors in the summer
RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Instruction & Delivery (80%)
• Create a safe, welcoming learning environment for students through positive reinforcement, role-modeling, and cultural sensitivity
• Facilitate lessons with clear learning objectives in natural and cultural history, science, the arts, and other subjects
• Assist in delivering Mountain School student orientations
• Lead program participants on trail hikes
• Assist with maintaining and managing inventory of program educational materials
• Function as behind-the-scenes “Camptender” for Mountain School, as needed
• Assist in other Learning Center program areas as needed

Administration (10%)
• Regularly report on programming activities and field issues/concerns to appropriate supervisor
• Participate in all scheduled program trainings including a 2.5-week pre-season training and check-ins with supervisor
• Manage, respond to, and report any risk management incidents
• Engage in self-guided research into relevant natural history topics
• Support Institute program marketing as a frontline educator

Stewardship Area (5%)
• Complete work for an assigned project area. Some project areas include managing our aquatics lab or library, collaborating with kitchen or housekeeping staff, caring for instructional inventory and more.
• Report progress in your assigned area to the larger North Cascades Institute community as necessary.

General (5%)
• Support and actively contribute to the Institute’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives
• Participate in Learning Center staff meetings and weekly community work parties
• Provide ELC facilities, housekeeping, and kitchen staff with occasional light duty support
• Other duties as assigned

COMPENSATION & HOUSING
This is a temporary/seasonal, full time, non-exempt position, with a 10-week furlough, eligible for overtime pay. The wage is $13.00-$13.50 per hour depending on experience and wilderness certification; benefits include sick leave and holiday pay. Shared rental housing may be available, either at the Learning Center or in the neighboring towns of Diablo or Marblemount. Pets and smoking are not allowed in Institute housing. Meals are provided when programs are in session; otherwise, instructors are responsible for providing their own food. Employees are responsible for transportation to and from work.

COMMITMENT TO MISSION AND VALUES
Successful candidates will have a commitment to the mission of North Cascades Institute and the organization’s effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the Institute’s culture, work and partnering relationships to ensure that the Institute and its programs are welcoming, relevant and accessible.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

ABOUT NORTH CASCADES INSTITUTE
The Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. Since 1986 we have helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

North Cascades Institute, http://www.ncascades.org, is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $4 million budget and strong reserves and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings with Charity Navigator. The Institute was also voted “Best Place to Work” in 2013 Bellingham Alive- Best in the Northwest Annual readers’ poll. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to work with groups that have diverse backgrounds, cultures, and abilities
• Enthusiasm for learning and teaching about the natural world
• Previous experience in instructional roles
• Good judgment, flexibility and ability to work independently and reliably
• Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds
• Ability to talk and instruct while hiking over uneven terrain
• Ability to work flexible hours including evenings
• Ability to work and live in a small, rural community
• Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience working collaboratively with individuals from different identity groups
• Experience living or working in communities historically underrepresented in the field of environmental education
• Experience teaching elementary and middle school youth, as well as working with teachers and parent chaperones
• Ability to employ different teaching methods and styles to accommodate all learners
• Current Wilderness First Responder (preferred) upon date of hire
• Experience leading wilderness programs and associated risk management protocols
• Ability to create environments that support social-emotional learning
• Ability to facilitate inquiry-based teaching and learning
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field
• Knowledge of basic scientific principles and how to teach them
• Ability to speak multiple languages (Spanish preferred)
• Experience creating lesson plans
• Ability to engage in peer-coaching within the teaching team
• Experience teaching Mountain School
• Knowledge of the North Cascades natural and cultural history

Application deadline / closing date
06/17/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13.00-$13.50 per hour DOE. Shared rental housing may be available. Meals are provided when programs are in session.
Days and hours of employment
40 hours/week

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
August 21st, 2019 – June 5th, 2020 (with furlough December 11th, 2019 – February 23rd, 2020). Dates are subject to change based on emerging budget and programmatic considerations.
Person or department to contact
Cindy Lee
Business address
810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Work location (if different from above)
1940 Diablo Dam Rd, Rockport, WA 98283
Email
info@ncascades.org
Phone
360.854.2654
How to apply
Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/
Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume.
Application deadline is June 17, 2019 (priority; open until filled)

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter

LAW Advocates Volunteer Internship

Tenant Clinic Co-Coordinator
Volunteer/Internship Position Description

LAW Advocates’ Mission: Provide free civil legal assistance to low income Whatcom County residents.
LAW Advocates Tenant Clinic Coordinator will coordinate intake at LAW Advocates’ free weekly drop-in legal advice clinic for tenants at the Whatcom County Courthouse.
Location: Whatcom County Courthouse 311 Grand Ave. Bellingham, WA 98225
Hours: Every Friday 11:45 am – 4:00 pm
Commitment: At least 6 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
Responsible to: Programs Manager, Staff Attorney
Duties:
• Set up Tenant Clinic registration desk
• Greet clients, ask them to complete intake form, and assist clients with completing the form if needed
• Communicate to Staff Attorney and volunteer attorneys when cases are urgent (e.g. client has court same day or a client has other pressing circumstances)
• Observe attorney-client meetings
• Ensure all necessary data is collected, as this is required by our funders and stakeholders
• Enter intake information into LegalServer case management software
• Refer clients to other community resources, as appropriate
• Clean up all materials and coordinate with Programs Manager to restock materials as needed
• Within one week of the clinic, type attorney notes into LegalServer case management software and file any related documents
• Offer feedback to the Programs Manager and Staff Attorney for improving Tenant Clinic
• Report volunteer hours to the Programs Manager monthly
Qualifications:
• Interest in serving LAW Advocates’ Mission
• Ability to give sufficient notice of any upcoming absence
• Appreciation for the sensitive nature of the confidential information and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and maintain a positive working relationship with staff members, volunteers, and clients
• Ability to serve as a positive and professional representative of LAW Advocates
• Basic computer literacy
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Independent worker not needing close supervision; good judgment
• Organized and detail oriented
Benefits:
• Make a big impact in the lives of low-income community members
• Gain experience with program coordination for a legal aid organization
• Work with attorneys and gain an understanding of local renters’ legal needs
• Help LAW Advocates provide essential legal aid to low-income people in our community
• Internship credit may be available depending on your school/program requirements
To Apply: Please send a statement of interest addressing why you are interested and why you are a good fit for this position to: Nikki D’Onofrio, Programs Manager at nikki@lawadvocates.org by Monday, June 3rd at 5:00 pm. Please include information about your current and past education and work positions, or include a current resume.
Contact: Please email nikki@lawadvocates.org or call 360-671-6079 x10 with any questions.

If you would like to learn more about earning Academic Credit for an internship please schedule an appointment with Rhonda Leeson, WCC’s Interim Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080 or see the Entry and Advising front desk

Temporary Extra Help – Sheriff’s Office

Temporary Extra Help – Sheriff’s Office (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: May 30, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Public Safety Building, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Sheriff
Job Status: Part-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Summary
Would you enjoy bringing your proven customer service skills to the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office?
Do you share the Sheriff’s Office values of Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork?
The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is hiring a part-time, temporary employee to work in the front office of the Sheriff’s Office and provide clerical support for their administration division. Duties may include:
Providing receptionist duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting visitors
Performing data entry requiring a high level of accuracy
Responding to inquiries from the public
Explaining policies and procedures
Interacting with victims, suspects or inmates in person and over the phone
Processing payments for services and maintaining and balancing a cash drawer.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work well with a wide variety of individuals and work as part of a team with law enforcement and other staff.
Duration of position:  It is anticipated this position will work approximately 17 hours a week throughout the remainder of 2019.  Exact hours and length of assignment will be dependent on workload and staffing needs.
Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma or GED and one year general office, clerical or secretarial experience.
Requires the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately and work with and exert a calming influence on people in crisis.
Must be able to pass an in-depth Law Enforcement level background check which includes interviews and employer reference checks; criminal history and driving record review and polygraph examination.
Experience working in law enforcement and/or criminal justice field is preferred, but not required.
Salary

$15.69 per hour
Application Special Instructions

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
SELF-EXAM QUESTIONNAIRE: A completed Self-Examination Questionnaire is a mandatory part of this job application. Click the link to download the form.  Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application. Applications without this completed form attached cannot be considered.
RESUME/COVER LETTER:  Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.

Weekend Waterer

Job position / title
Weekend Waterer
Name of business / employer
Cascade Cuts
Job description / duties
Cascade Cuts is a wholesale plant greenhouse located in Bellingham. We have an opening for a position to water our plants on the weekends both Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4:30pm. The job is a seasonal position which starts now and ends the third weekend in September. We are looking for someone who is able to commit to every weekend with no exceptions. You must have your own transportation available as the business is not on a bus route. No experience required. We will train. Please contact us via email and include a cover letter and your resume with a phone number at which you may be contacted. Please, no phone calls or walk ins.

Qualifications
Must be able to commit to every weekend

Application deadline / closing date
05/24/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$12.00
Days and hours of employment
Sat and Sun 8:00am to 4:30pm
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Seasonal May thru Sept
Person or department to contact
Pat Dodge HR Manager
Business address
632 Montgomery Rd Bellingham
Work location (if different from above)
No
Email
pdodge@cascadecuts.biz
Phone
360.671.6310
Fax
360.671.0949
How to apply
email resume and cover letter

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter

Marketing Specialist

Kelly Services has the following New Open position….

We are looking for motivated, reliable talent for immediate job placement.

Position: Marketing Specialist (short term project May through August) Location: Bellingham Starting pay: $16.00/DOE

Please call Kelly if you have questions and to schedule an interview 360-647-2207. Resume submittal: 6243@kellyservices.com

Job Summary Multi-faceted Inside Seasonal Marketing Specialist position which includes working on customer campaigns in the organization to increase incremental revenue

Essential Functions • Qualifies accounts as needed to determine sales opportunities and identify additional contacts/buyers. If an opportunity is identified for another sales area, takes appropriate action to forward the lead. • Drive initiatives to offer breadth of School Specialty’s product offerings through reach, frequency and speed into accounts • Act as a liaison between key customers and internal teams • Expectation to reach call goal metrics set by program management • Cover vacant territories as needed • Service all customers, internal and external, in a professional manner • Resolves customer service problems to the mutual satisfaction of both the company and the customer. • Data clean up in Oneforce • Scrub account base/contacts

Minimum Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in business related field preferred; years of relevant experience considered in lieu of degree. • External: 2 + years of sales experience (Inside sales preferred) or a minimum of 18 months of SSI internal experience.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills • Excellent organizational skills • Possess a high level of professionalism, ethics, confidence and a commitment to a team approach. • Engaging and goal oriented personality. • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to conduct presentations.

In addition to the position above, please feel free to look at all Kelly Services opportunities by visiting http://www.kellycareernetwork.com

Kelly Services is a Fortune Global 500 company and a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 750,000 associates with our business clients each year and offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Kelly Services offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities. Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service

Kelly Services has the following New Open position….

We are looking for motivated, reliable talent for immediate job placement.

Position: Customer Service(short term project May through August) Location: Bellingham Starting pay: $13.00

Please email your resume to: 6243@kellyservices.com

Next Training Class starts May 13th = Sign-up now !!

Essential Functions Versatile Customer Service is a select group of representatives who assist clients who have opted to create a fully custom planner. In this role, you will answer inbound calls from our clients, assist with artwork submission, answer artwork and order questions, and problem solve for digital art requirements and web-based submission methods. Because we believe in delivering the highest quality of service to our clients, you will also make outbound calls and emails, become a database documentation master, and occasionally process client artwork. As our ideal candidate, you are customer-focused, fanatically detail-oriented, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You are comfortable making information-based decisions, but recognize when supervisor assistance is needed. You are not easily flustered; you maintain a positive and professional impression to your clients and peers during times of high activity.

Basic Qualifications: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Experience with Windows platform • Detail-oriented • Strong prioritization skills • Able to adhere to strict deadlines • Able to work overtime • Model appropriate behavior, supporting company decisions, policies, and practices

Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working in a custom database • Knowledge of digital art files • Previous customer service experience • Previous call center experience

In addition to the position above, please feel free to look at all Kelly Services opportunities by visiting http://www.kellycareernetwork.com

Kelly Services is a Fortune Global 500 company and a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 750,000 associates with our business clients each year and offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Kelly Services offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities. Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Production Processor Typesetter

Kelly Services has the following New Open position….

We are looking for motivated, reliable talent for immediate job placement.

Position: Production Processor Typesetter(short term project May through August) Location: Bellingham Starting pay: $13.00 to $15.00/DOE

Please call Kelly if you have questions and to schedule an interview 360-647-2207. Resume submittal: 6243@kellyservices.com

Essential Functions: Handbook Processing/Typesetting: Format client-submitted handbook/text artwork for print. Candidate must be comfortable on a Macintosh platform, experienced in Microsoft Word, and has a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign. Cover Processing: Formats client-submitted cover artwork for print. Candidate is familiar with Macintosh platform and has a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop.

Basic Qualifications: • Experience with Macintosh platform • Ability to adhere to strict project deadlines • Able to work overtime • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Proven ability to problem solve based on limited information • Able to adjust to rapidly changing deadlines

Preferred Qualifications: • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office • Experience working in a custom database

In addition to the position above, please feel free to look at all Kelly Services opportunities by visiting http://www.kellycareernetwork.com

Kelly Services is a Fortune Global 500 company and a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 750,000 associates with our business clients each year and offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Kelly Services offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities. Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.