Goodwill's Hospitality Job Training Program

Hospitality Job Training Program

Goodwill of Greater Washington’s Hospitality job training program will prepare you for work in entry-level hospitality jobs in the greater Washington, DC area. This program offers:

1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance
Classes taught by Hospitality Professionals
Industry Recognized CertificationsIndustry Recognized Credentials

Career Coaching
1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance
1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance


COST: Tuition will be waived for enrolled students thanks to the generous contributions from individual, foundation, corporate and government funders. (Hospitality Tuition Value: $5,350.00)

Priority enrollment will be given to Youth (18-24).

Hospitality Industry Recognized Credentials

  • Front Desk Reception
  • Guest Service GOLD
  • Tips
1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance

  • Guaranteed Job Interview
  • Personalized Resume
  • Job Interview Preparation
  • Career Coaching & Support

View our Hospitality Resource page to find out more about the industry.

The Next Class Starts:

March 2, 2018

Goodwill DC Career Center
Class Hours: Weekdays 9 AM-2 PM
some days end at 5 PM

Map & Directions

Enrollment Process


Register for the mandatory program Information Session.


Arrive promptly and dress to impress. Bring required documents and allow for three hours to learn about the program, complete paperwork, take the CASAS assessment, and an interview.


If accepted, take a drug and background screening. Must pass to be eligible for the program.

All program applicants must be 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma/GED, be legally eligible to work in the U.S., and speak English fluently. View all Hospitality Program Requirements

CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System) is used in preparation for math and reading. Your chosen program may only require reading.

Instructions: Please complete the form below so you can attend the required information session on the job training of your choice. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of either Virginia, Maryland or the District of Columbia. When selecting a date from the calendar for the information session, only the dates in BOLD are available.

Job Training Information Session Form

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Faces of Goodwill – Success Story: Karen

Posted: June 28, 2017
Your donations and shopping help fund job training that transforms lives. Meet Karen. “If you have a goal, you have to have your stepping stones for how you’ll get there,” Karen told a class of Goodwill hospitality students who were getting ready to graduate."

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