August 28 2013
If you've ever donated to Goodwill, or even just browsed for a pair of jeans, you've really only seen half the story.
As one of the area's largest non-profits, Goodwill helps thousands of people find work every year, both within the organization and with for-profit companies.
And for those looking for work, Goodwill offers a free service to the public at its Workforce Connection Centers.
The centers are available to jobseekers of all ages at four locations around the area. People can attend job interview workshops, get help drafting their resumes, use computers to browse the Internet for jobs, and meet with potential employers one-on-one.
So far this year, more than 1,700 people have found work using the Workforce Connection Centers.
Here where you can find them locally:
Goodwill Workforce Connection Center - Bay View
153 West Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 847-4740
Goodwill Workforce Connection Center - 91st Street location
6055 N. 91st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Phone: (414) 847-4960
Goodwill Workforce Connection Center - Richards Street location
3903 N. Richards Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: (414) 962-4148
Goodwill Workforce Connection Center - Waukesha location
1400 Nike Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: (262) 832-3216
For more, click the above podcast player. Senior Vice President of Mission Services Dorothy Wilson explains more about the Centers.