Goodwill provides a wide range of training, placement and workforce development services to help people develop the skills they need to find jobs and become more independent. These services are offered at our Workforce Development Centers and are offered in partnership with area community colleges, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Social Services, Mental Health and other community organizations.
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At Goodwill’s Professional Center in Winston-Salem, professionals seeking a competitive edge in their job search can receive free assistance with networking skills, interviewing strategies, salary negotiation, social media and image consulting. The Professional Center is operated in partnership with the NC Works system. The Center also provides career transition services for companies and can connect employers to qualified candidates. The center is located in the REACT Center at 450 W. Hanes Mill Road in Winston-Salem. For more information, email or call (336) 776-6829.
The Professional Center offers 100 videos on its YouTube channel to assist job seekers. Request access to the video library:
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Veterans and Their Families
Goodwill and the Walmart Foundation have partnered in Operation: GoodJobs, a national program that helps veterans and their families find meaningful work and gain financial stability. Operation: GoodJobs is expected to serve more than 4,000 veterans and military family members across the country by providing the tools and resources they need to achieve their educational, career and financial goals. Email or call (336) 724-3625 ext. 1289 to learn more.
Persons with Disabilities
Goodwill’s Ability Services Program provides career coaching, training, and job placement assistance for persons with disabilities. The self-paced format offers assessment and planning, career coaching, resume preparation, Career Readiness Certification, wellness support and education, job readiness and skills training. All services are free and no referral is needed. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (336) 724-3625 ext. 5552.
The Project Re-entry program offers employment and training services that help former offenders find jobs and become productive members of the community. Goodwill partners with the Criminal Justice Department of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council and prisons within the Department of Public Safety to offer a system of pre- and post-release services that begin with inmates up to eighteen months prior to release. Long-term services continue after the inmates are released. Email for more information or call (336) 724-3625 ext. 1232.