JOB TRAINING AND READINESS

THE PATH TO
EMPLOYMENT
STARTS HERE

Finding the right job is even harder. Goodwill staff helps simplify the process

JOB TRAINING

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS PROGRAM

Certified through Richland College and the Texas Workforce Commission as a short-term intensive job skills program for the unemployed job seeker. Instruction time includes over 6 weeks at 20 hours per week. Graduates work towards earning a NorthStar Excel and Basic Computer Skills Certification.

GOOGLE ACCELERATOR

Goodwill and Google.org have teamed up to empower people with the technological skills needed to advance their careers and transform their lives in the digital age. Qualified instructors teach basic computer skills, job applications, and basic skills necessary for many entry-level tasks such as word processing, excel and other computer applications.

CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES & JOB READINESS

We prepare job seekers to function independently and productively as family members, citizens, and members in the community. Clients are provided with intake and referral services, community resources for housing, food, medical, legal and other urgent needs. Social skills training is provided to aid job seekers in developing interpersonal skills, independence, decision making, and effective communication skills. Occupational guidance includes teaching appropriate work habits, as well as successful skills in seeking and maintaining employment.

ADULT RE-ENTRY PROGRAM

Goodwill provides effective, comprehensive and person-centered training and employment services to men and women with criminal convictions to help ex-offenders get back on their feet. The Adult Re-Entry Program connects individuals with a criminal history, who want to work, employment assistance and directly connects them with second-chance employers.

UPCOMING HIRING EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

Job Assistance for Ex Offenders
July 6, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center 919 W Main St Lewisville TX 75067
July 6, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Virtual Learning and Interview Preparation
July 8, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
July 8, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Basics
July 8, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center 919 W Main St Lewisville TX 75067
July 8, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Dress for Success Workshop
July 9, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC 1661 Northwest Hwy Garland TX 75041
July 9, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Resume Reimagined
July 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
July 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Basic Computer Skills Training Workshop
July 15, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC 1661 Northwest Hwy Garland TX 75041
July 15, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Computer Basics
July 16, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lewisville Job Connection Center 919 W Main St Lewisville TX 75067
July 16, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mock Interview Workshop- learn how to ace a virtual interview
July 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC 1661 Northwest Hwy Garland TX 75041
July 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Hiring Event
July 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center 919 W Main St Lewisville TX 75067
July 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Soft Skills and Interview Techniques
July 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
July 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Search and Online Applications Training and Meet an Employer
July 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
July 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Job Fair
July 29, 2020 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Garland JCC
July 29, 2020 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Job Searching 101
July 31, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
City of Lake Dallas Municipal Complex Community 212 Main St Lake Dallas TX 75065
July 31, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Basic Computer Skills 101
August 5, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
August 5, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Employment Scams 101
August 6, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
August 6, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Resume Writing 101
August 7, 2020 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
City of Lake Dallas Municipal Complex Community
August 7, 2020 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Resume Writing 101
August 12, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
August 12, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Interview training 101
August 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
City of Lake Dallas Municipal Complex Community
August 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Basic Computer Skills Workshop
August 19, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC
August 19, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Soft Skills and Interview Techniques
August 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
August 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Linkedin and Headshot
August 21, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
City of Lake Dallas Municipal Complex Community
August 21, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Cover Letter Workshop
August 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC
August 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Job Fair
August 26, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
City of Lake Dallas Municipal Complex Community
August 26, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

VISIT A JOB CONNECTION CENTER NEAR YOU!

A one-stop resource for career advancement, Goodwill’s Job Connection Centers offer job seekers personalized, one-on-one support:
  • Free computer and Internet access
  • One-on-one career counseling
  • Job placement assistance
  • Resume development
  • Online job application assistance
  • Interviewing skills
JOB CONNECTION INTAKE FORM
Goodwill is more than a paycheck. It’s a place to belong and thrive!

To learn more contact 214-638-2800, ext. 124 for more information on free services available to individuals in the metroplex.

CONTACT US

MEET MICHAEL, A GOODWILL SUCCESS STORY

Michael grew up in West Dallas and suffers from schizophrenia. Before coming to Goodwill, Michael had not held a job in 10 years. Goodwill’s Computer Literacy and Job Readiness Programs helped Michael to enhance his technical skills, improve his resume and be better prepared for interviews. Michael now has a new career as a Customer Service Representative.

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