Skills Training

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Gifts $10 Million to Local Goodwill

12/18/20

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Goodwill® Receives Largest Investment in Its 94-Year History to Help Americans Get Back to Work (Winston-Salem, NC) – Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. announced a $10 million donation from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott – the largest donation received in the organization’s 94-year history. With 10.7 million Americans unemployed and in urgent need… Read more »

Make a Change in the New Year with Classes at Goodwill

12/12/16

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New Year’s resolutions are always a challenge to keep, but Goodwill and AB Tech are here to help, by providing classes that could change your life. “Are your children giving you a hard time because you can’t work a computer? Are you wishing that you had the skills to change jobs? Would you like to… Read more »

Spanish for the Workplace Class Starts Sept. 19

09/13/16

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina will host a six-week A-B Tech class titled “Spanish for the Workplace” from Sept. 19-Oct. 24. The seminar will meet 6-8 p.m. Mondays at 1616 Patton Ave. “Our Spanish speaking population is growing, and so there is also a growing need for people in the workplace who can communicate with fellow employees… Read more »

Learn New Job Skills at Goodwill in Lexington This Fall

08/22/16

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Job seekers will have several opportunities this fall to brush up on critical employment skills and learn about emerging job fields with a series of classes offered at the Goodwill Career Connections Center in Lexington. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina partners with The College of Davidson and Davie Counties to offer classes on computer… Read more »

Goodwill Provides Experience for Hospitality Jobs

07/11/16

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Anyone seeking a career in the hospitality industry can now get a head start, thanks to a new program offered through Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, and the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG). “This job shadow program gives participants a unique opportunity to learn firsthand about the hospitality industry, and it allows hotel executives to… Read more »

Goodwill and Mission Health — A Vital Partnership

01/25/16

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and the Mission Health System, based in Asheville, have taken their long-standing partnership in training and hiring healthcare workers to new levels, with an innovative recruiting program that quickly matches hiring needs with properly credentialed candidates. Mission’s Environmental Services (EVS) division teamed with Goodwill staff to share detailed information… Read more »

Lexington Career Connections Center Offering Classes in July

06/29/15

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Job seekers will have several opportunities this summer to brush up on critical employment skills and learn about emerging job fields with a series of classes offered at the Goodwill Career Connections Center in Lexington. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina partners with The College of Davidson and Davie Counties to offer classes on computer… Read more »

Goodwill Offering Free Classes for Job Seekers This Spring

02/06/15

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Job seekers in the Asheville area will have several opportunities this spring to brush up on critical employment skills and learn about emerging job fields – and all for free. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina partners with Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and the Literacy Council to offer free classes on computer skills, medical office… Read more »