GOODWILL OPENS WEATHERFORD JOB RESOURCE CENTER

Fort Worth, Texas (February 13, 2015) — Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc. announced today that a new job resource center located at the Goodwill Fort Worth Weatherford store on 1801 South Main Street in Weatherford, Texas is now open.

Goodwill celebrated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a special 50 % off commemorative sale. The sale will be valid at the Weatherford location only from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.

The new job resource center will feature job search experts on staff Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and offer free computer and internet access. In addition, job search experts will provide job placement services including one-on-one career counseling and employer networking opportunities; job readiness skills training including resume writing, interviewing skills and job search techniques training; vocational assessments to help focus job search on the most suitable and in-demand occupations; needs assessments and appropriate referrals for mental health, housing and more – all at no cost.

About Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.

Goodwill is a non-profit leader in providing education, training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities, lack of education or work experience and homelessness. Goodwill is ranked 11th on the Forbes 20 Most Inspiring American Companies list, the only non-profit to be included. Last year, Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth helped place more than 40,000 people in jobs.

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.’s, 20 retail locations provide not only affordable goods and services, but also jobs for those in need and revenue to support Goodwill’s charitable mission. Goodwill also provides Tarrant and the surrounding counties with job resource centers, equipped with job-search experts, computers, Internet access and telephones. Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.