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 – Land and Keep a Great Job!
June 8, 2021 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Garland JCC
June 8, 2021 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Navigating Job Applications (GCF Learn Free) – Virtual
June 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Basic Computer Skills for the Job Seeker
June 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
June 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hiring Event
June 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hiring Event with Vision Group Janitorial Services
June 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
June 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Basic Computer Skills (GCF Learn Free)
June 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Prepare for Your Interview (Skills to Succeed) – Virtual
June 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Career Explorations Workshop
June 17, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 17, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Virtual Job Fair Preparation Workshop
June 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
June 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NorthStar Certification Assessment (Microsoft Word)
June 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Garland JCC
June 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual Job Fair Preparation Workshop
June 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
June 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Basics (NorthStar Digital Literacy) – Virtual
June 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
June 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Identifying and Overcoming Employment Obstacles Workshop
June 24, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 24, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Virtual Job Fair!
June 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Dallas Job Connection Center
June 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Hiring Event
June 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garland JCC
June 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Internet Safety (GCF Learn Free) – Virtual
June 30, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lewisville Job Connection Center
June 30, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 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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