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DC Goodwill's Jobs in '12
In 2014, Goodwill’s goals are focused on helping our community find and keep employment. Find out more...

Thousands Apply for Training Program for Jobs at Marriott Marquis | Washington Post

Thousands Apply for Training Program for Jobs at Marriott Marquis | Washington Post

More than 2,000 people (now over 2,700) have applied to a job training program that aims to prepare 600 workers for positions at the Washington Marriott Marquis hotel that is to open in the District in 2014.

Goodwill of Greater Washington, which is overseeing the training program, has held 14 events in September and October to help would-be participants fill out applications and to have them take reading and math assessments.

The applicants come from a variety of backgrounds: Some were recently laid off; others are already employed but looking for a second job to help make ends meet. Faith Tennent, a project director with Goodwill, said she has seen homeless people come in to apply, as well as ex-offenders looking for their first job in years.

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US Airways Rounds Up their Impact with Goodwill of Greater Washington!

US Airways supported Goodwill by donating their time at DC Goodwill’s Glebe Road Retail Store and Donation Center

US Airways recently made a $10,000 investment in DC Goodwill’s job training programs. In an effort to maximize the impact of their generous gift US Airways is challenging Goodwill customers by encouraging them to donate through our Round Up campaign when shopping at Goodwill.

Shoppers can support the Round up campaign by “rounding up” their purchases to the nearest dollar, with every penny going towards Goodwill’s job training, placement, and coaching services.

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Friday, January 3, 2013

Goodwill® Previews Issues on the Public Policy Front in 2013

While Congress may have averted the fiscal cliff for now, the new Congress will have its work cut out for it with a number of diverse policy issues vying for attention...

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Marriott Marquis Jobs Training Program

More than 2,000 people (now over 2,700) have applied to a job training program that aims to prepare 600 workers for positions at the Washington Marriott Marquis hotel that is to open in the District in 2014.

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