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

Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
December 30, 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dallas Job Connection Center
December 30, 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 5, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 5, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Resume Writing 101 (Virtual)
January 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
January 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Resume Writing 101 (Virtual)
January 6, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
January 6, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Social Media 101 (Virtual)
January 7, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Garland JCC
January 7, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 7, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 7, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Hiring Event
January 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
January 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hiring Event
January 12, 2021 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 12, 2021 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 12, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 12, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Interview Skills 101 (Virtual)
January 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
January 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Basic Computer Skills Workshop
January 13, 2021 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC
January 13, 2021 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 13, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 13, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Interview Skills 101 (Virtual)
January 13, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
January 13, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Zoom 101 (Virtual)
January 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
January 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MLK Virtual Hiring Event
January 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Zoom 101 (Virtual)
January 20, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 20, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Job Search Workshop 101 (Virtual)
January 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
January 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
January 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hiring Event
January 26, 2021 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 26, 2021 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 26, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 26, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Job Fair Preparation (Virtual)
January 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
January 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skills to Succeed (Virtual)
January 28, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
January 28, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 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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