Goodwill Fort Worth Hiring 70 Retail & Donation Positions, Offering Free Virtual Job Training and Placement, Digital Skills Training

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (May 22, 2020) – Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc. announced today that the nonprofit is now hiring for more than 70 retail, donation and mission-related positions. In addition, Goodwill Fort Worth continues to offer a free, virtual Job Resource Center providing job training and placement services at outside employers, as well as digital skills training through the Digital Career Accelerator to the public.

“Now that we’ve reopened our stores at 25% capacity, we’re able to hire for support positions at our retail locations and to fulfill our mission services,” said David Cox, President and CEO. “Even while our stores were closed, by transitioning to virtual workforce development services, we were able to fulfill our mission of providing jobs and job training to 1,610 individuals.”

Open positions are full-time and start at $10.75 or more per hour including: retail team members, key holders, managers, donation attendants and more! Benefits include team member discounts and opportunities for advancement. Interested job seekers should visit www.GoodwillFortWorth.org and click “Employment” to apply for one of the open positions.

To get free help with job searching, job leads and placement, as well as job readiness skills training like resume writing, interview skills building, dressing techniques and more, visit www.GoodwillFortWorth.org/JRC to register.

To improve digital skills, the virtual Digital Career Accelerator offers free digital skills classes, in both English and Spanish, including basic computer skills, Windows OS, Internet basics, Email, and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel certifications. Register online at www.GoodwillFortWorth.org/DCA.

About Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.

Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill Fort Worth’s 25 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and to vulnerable populations including the homeless, at-risk youth, veterans and the formerly incarcerated. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.

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