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Goodwill Graduates-Where Are They Now? Juanita King

Seeing the progress that the graduates of our free job training programs make beyond their education is one of the most fulfilling parts of working at Goodwill of Greater Washington.

Goodwill Career Coaching Helped Keron Excel to Excellence

In two years, Keron has gone from a Goodwill associate who struggled adjusting to his new job to a top worker and leader. This lead to Keron receiving the 2016 Goodwill RISE Award for Excellence.

Annie: Exceptional Customer Service Leads to a Career in Hospitality

While in Goodwill’s Hospitality Jobs Training Program, I learned a lot of skills about housekeeping and customer service. I learned that the customer comes first and learned how to turn a bad situation into a positive guest experience.

Dakota & Jason: Achieving the Dreams for Their Family

Newlyweds Dakota and Jason, are both Goodwill Security and Protective Services job training program graduates. The skills and training they received prepared them for new careers, which made achieving their family's dreams a reality.

Rickey: Discovering a Career in Hospitality

Rickey was unemployed for a year when one day he happened to notice the Goodwill Career Center sign as he was driving by the Arlington Goodwill Retail Store and Donation Center.

Jason: A New Successful Career

I found the Security Program very valuable. Goodwill gave me the training, tools, and certifications to achieve my career goals.

I found The Goodwill Security and Protective Services Job Training Program very valuable. This program gave me the training, tools, and certifications to achieve my goals.

Peter: Finding the Right Career Path

I love the training program, how it promotes discipline and provides in depth security and protective services job training. The resume building and job search training was very helpful as I completed job applications...

My Second Pair of Keys – Chapter 2

Hi my name is Nadine, before coming to Goodwill I never paid bills before. I never had a car, a home, heat or water. Three years ago I was overwhelmed and excited with my first set of keys, this is my story Chapter 2.

Juanita: Living the Goodwill Mission

When I heard about the Goodwill program, I decided it was time to be a responsible mother. I just had to stand up and be that mother...

I was in transitional housing and unemployed for four years. When I heard about the Goodwill program, I decided it was time to be a responsible mother. I just had to stand up and be that mother...

Patricia’s New Hope

Just as Goodwill helps individuals with disabilities and disadvantages find employment in the community, we are also helping people within Goodwill find new careers, including people like Patricia.



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