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. At no cost to you, this program offers:

Tuition Free Job Training*
Tuition Free Job Training*
1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance
Classes taught by Hospitality Professionals
Industry Recognized Certifications
Industry Recognized Credentials
1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance
1-on-1 Job Placement Assistance
*Programs are free to students thanks to the generous funding from government, corporate and individual donors.

Young adults (18-24) encouraged to apply.
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:

January 16, 2018

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


Sign-up for a mandatory information session (form below)


Gather all of the required documents for this program and bring them to the information session.


Attend the mandatory Hospitality information session.

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

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

Program Funding & Partnerships

This training program is funded by Goodwill of Greater Washington Retail Stores and a combination of generous public and private support including: The Arlington County Community Development Fund and The Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool. The value of Goodwill’s Hospitality Training program is $5,300 and is offered at no cost to all students thanks to the support of generous funders.


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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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