About Us

What We Are About

Established in 1998, GoodTemps, Inc. is a nonprofit, alternative staffing agency, and a subsidiary of Goodwill Industries of West Michigan, Inc. Alternative staffing agencies are distinguished by their commitment to helping workers improve career skills and achieve new goals, which provides employers with the ancillary benefit of a better prepared workforce.

Our staffing specialists create ideal matches between employers and qualified workers, encompassing a wide spectrum of occupations and skill levels.

Employers enjoy customized solutions to meet their specific needs with full-service placements for a totally hassle-free workforce. Rates are competitively priced and, unlike other agencies there are no fees or waiting period for permanent hires.

GoodTemps workers pay NO agency service fees, and receive weekly paychecks while gaining valuable work experience, often with permanent placement potential.

Our Values

  • Work is a powerful force: We believe that work plays a critical role for people to achieve security, independence, self-worth, pride, and respect.
  • Every person is respected and valued: We celebrate our diversity and delight in our strengths, ensuring the dignity and success of each one of us.
  • Transparency is fundamental: We expect participation and open access to information and decision-making, which support accountability and create trust both among our team and with the community.
  • Caring deeply about people, families, and communities is what motivates us: We are interested in people and their experiences, and passionate about helping them live their best lives.
  • Stewardship fuels everything: We maximize the impact of every resource to sustain and grow our mission. We’re committed to stewardship on behalf of people, the planet, and our prosperity which enables us to serve.
  • Innovation invigorates us: We rely on the creativity of our team members to ensure both continuous improvement and innovation in the context of constant change.

Our Commitment

GoodTemps understands the broad definition of barriers that exist today and how these obstacles can affect the quality of employment and life. GoodTemps is commitment to helping workers improve career skills and achieve new goals, which provides employers with a prepared workforce. The organization will match employee to employer based on their skills. As a division of Goodwill Industries of West Michigan GoodTemps supports the Goodwill mission of enriching the quality and dignity of life for individuals, their families and our community. Each person is unique and GoodTemps recognizes this and are committed to excellence and providing the best service for our clients and a healthy, strong community.