Davidson County Workforce Development Center

Goodwill’s Davidson County Workforce Development Center
719 W. Center Street, Lexington NC
336-236-8021  |  careers@goodwillnwnc.org

Programs and Services

Career Connections – Goodwill’s Davidson County Workforce Development Center offers free, personalized services to help job seekers including resume-writing assistance, skills assessment, career coaching, access to computers, help with interviewing skills and job placement services. Center staff also work closely with employers to help them fill employment gaps by matching them with qualified candidates who are ready to work. The Center hosts job fairs free of charge for area businesses and can provide screening services and other resources to streamline the process. Services offered at the Center include:

  • Career Planning
  • Resume Building
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Hot Jobs Resources (jobs in the area that are hiring)
  • Mock Interviews
  • Online and Paper Application Assistance
  • Center Resources (computers, telephone, fax machine, job fair/hiring events on location)

The Center also provides resources for Human Resource Development Courses (HRD) in partnership with Davidson-Davie Community College that provide participants with skills needed to secure employment in high-demand jobs.

The Davidson County Career Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  For more information, please call (336) 236-8021.

Veterans Services – Mission is to connect United States Armed Forces Veterans and their families with the work and support they need.  Services include:

  • Assessment and Planning
  • Career Coaching
  • Resume Preparation
  • LinkedIn Profile Setup
  • Job Skills Training
  • Job Placement
  • Career Readiness Certification

In order to become a participant in this program, the person must be a Veteran of any United States Armed Service branch, be the spouse of a veteran, or the dependent of a veteran. Documentation is required upon enrollment.

Davidson-Davie Community College – Goodwill partners with Davidson-Davie Community College to offer skills training classes at our Davidson County Workforce Development Center. Classes include: Workplace Computer Skills, Basic Computer Skills, Medical Office Secretary, Notary Public, PHCAST (Personal Home Care Aide State Training), and Pathways to Office Administration.  Scholarships available for those who qualify.

Project Re-entry – Goodwill partners with the Piedmont Triad Regional Council to offer employment and training services that help former offenders find jobs and become productive members of the community. Project Re-entry also works with former offenders in the community that are within 30 days of their release from any state or federal prison facility.  In the last year alone, approximately 400 former offenders have secured employment through the Project Re-entry program.

Youth Connections – For youth ages 16-22 who are out of school.  We work with them on educational goals to get them back into school and help in earning a high school diploma, GetReal, GED, or skilled training course with Davidson County Community College.  We also pursue a vocational employment path through job search assistance, interviewing practice and techniques, and resume creation.