to provide educational and social services, employment information, and guidance through workshops and computer lab services for disadvantaged, underserved, and displaced individuals.
We received our 501c3 status June 30, 2014 and have assisted more than 50 displaced workers, veterans, and low-income families. We are a unique organization because we have volunteers who speak and write fluently in Spanish, African languages, and Mandarin. In addition, our services are not based off quotas but available to anyone in need regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, culture and social status.
Geraldine Jaramillo the Founder and President of Geri’s Resource Center, which is a Non-profit Organization. That helps the Adults and seniors, through Social Services, employment information, workshops and computer lab services.
She has dedicated her life working with different Organization within her community involving change. Under her direction the Geri’s Resource Center has received its 501c3 Status; Her Moto is to “Provide Awareness to change lives” She currently working on “Incubators” to help Strengthen Local Economy in her community.
She has an Associate of Applied Science in Business, Microcomputer Business Certificate, and Word Processing Certificate, Administrative Office Professional Certificate, ASQ-CQI, CQIA, ISO/TS 16949-RABQSA,-Certified, Plexus Core Tool, SPC Certification, and she has been Notary Public for the State of Michigan since 2013.
Teacher & Blind Rehabilitation Specialist
Tiffany is a Blind Rehabilitation Specialist who works with veterans with visual impairments to promote independence and self-empowerment using adaptive techniques and assistive technology.
Tiffany believes that assistive technology was specifically designed to empower persons with disabilities to compete with society.
Tiffany has secured a position as a Computer Access Technology Specialist with the Veterans Health Administration, in Minnesota. She is a member of the Association of Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired. She has worked as a contractor for the State of Michigan, as a Blind Rehabilitation Instructor. And, completed a stipend internship, with the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Blind Rehabilitation Center, in Hines, IL.
Previously, Tiffany had also landed a position with the Defense Logistics Agency, in Columbus, OH. And, presented on “How to Interact with Persons with Visual Impairments in the Workplace.” She has also presented at Low Vision Workshops at Western Michigan University. In addition, volunteering at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center.
Tiffany is a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, accredited through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals.
Tiffany holds a Masters in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy from Western Michigan University.
Service Desk Specialist
Mlamleli Jonathan Mpofu is a Service Desk Specialist with Bowman and Brooke LLP Firm and also works part time as a contractor for American Information Systems as a Network Support Technician. He has a broad background in Information Technology (IT), including desktop support, networking technologies, infrastructure management, and customer service. Jonathan has experience with application support, hardware repair, hardware installation, creating technical documentation, and conducting training.
At Bowman and Brooke LLP Firm, Jonathan provides application, hardware, Audio/Visual technology, mobile technology, trial technology and network support for staff. He is responsible for resolving technical issues and providing technology solutions in the Firm for 500+ Users, along with running reports, project management and working with vendors as well as administrative and security services. With American Info Systems, Jonathan provides networks support for Chase Banks troubleshooting user issues, infrastructure management and working as onsite support for network technicians and vendors.
Prior to joining Bowman and Brooke LLP, Jonathan worked as a IT Desktop Support Administrator for National Sign Systems. He was also Help Desk Specialist at Performance Automotive participating in a Regional service desk and providing technical expertise.
Jonathan holds the following Degree in Network System Administration, CCENT.
Through Celeste current position as Community Development Administrator and previous volunteer experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and skill set working with nonprofit organizations and municipalities. She is committed to and passionate about serving the hungry, homeless, and hurting.
I have a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development and I love seeing lives transformed in practical ways through education, jobs, credit and homeownership. I love helping people discover their worth and it is a blessing to see faith and hope restored in themselves to achieve the possible.
Geri’s Resource Center will continue to seek out ways to work with community partners to best serve those in needs. This includes establishing and cultivating relationships with new and existing donors. The center will have community events to display the heart of the work we do with passion and integrity.
My motto is “Good things come to those who Believe, Better things come to those who are Patient and the Best Things come to those who Don’t Give Up.” Author Unknown