The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Goodwill provides training, employment, and supportive services for people with disabilities or disadvantages who seek greater independence.
Goodwill’s Job Seeker Services include assessment, pre-employment skills training, customer service/retail training, environmental services, mentoring, job placement, and job coaching.
Goodwill also helps individuals resolve issues they may face while trying to obtain employment - childcare, transportation, ex-offender bias, disability accommodations, and substance abuse challenges.
Workforce Connectio Centers offer free job search assistance and resources in a professional environment for people looking for work. Services include workshops, access to technology and onsite interviewing. Computers, printers, internet access, and telephones are available, and full-time Goodwill staff is on hand to provide assistance and guidance throughout the skills assessment and job search process.