Timothy started working with Goodwill’s Project Re-entry Program in Davidson County while he was still incarcerated. He received help updating his resume and added some of the jobs he held while he was in prison. Upon release, Goodwill staff encouraged him to attend a Job Fair that featured positions in manufacturing. Timothy not only attended the Job Fair, but he was hired on the spot with a company in Mocksville as a Machine Operator.

Timothy’s priority was providing for his four children who ranged in age from 19 to less than a year old.

Before too long, Timothy had an opportunity to start a job as a Brake Press Operator for a company in Mocksville where he was employed before going to prison. This job was a step-up for Timothy and has given him additional opportunities to qualify for a promotion.

Without the help from Project Re-entry, Timothy thinks he would have eventually found some type of job because he is persistent. However, Goodwill definitely put him on a fast track to secure meaningful employment.

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