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Goodwill Job Placement & Retention Services
When individuals are ready to apply for jobs, Goodwill provides resources to help them conduct job searches, write resumes, and practice their interviewing skills. After participants find employment, workforce development staff regularly consult with them to assess their progress and determine the need for additional services. In some cases, Goodwill may provide intensive services such as on-site job coaching to help them adjust to their new work environment.

Job placement services are offered to those who:
Successfully complete our training program.

Our Workforce Development staff will provide the following services:

  • Review participant’s current and past work status and history
  • Conduct skill and career assessments
  • Advise participants on job search techniques, resume writing, and interviewing skills
  • Assist with searching and confirming available positions that compliment participants’ skills and provide potential growth opportunities
  • Conduct mock job interviews
  • Refer participants to other community based agencies, organizations, and resources to meet their needs
  • Provide strategies to assist participants in maintaining employment and adapting to the workplace environment



Faces of Goodwill - Success Stories Your donations and shopping fund job training for people with disabilities and disadvantages.
Goodwill of Greater Washington CEO Catherine Maloy with Goodwill Excel student graduation student Shawntay

Faces of Goodwill – Success Story: Shawntay

Posted: August 20, 2018
Shawntay (pictured here with Goodwill of Greater Washington President and CEO, Catherine Meloy) is a resident of Ward 5 in the District of Columbia who graduated

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