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Overcoming barriers to reach independence
Goodwill is a 501c(3) non-profit and our mission is to help change lives by assisting individuals find employment. This means helping them get ready for work and finding a job that’s right for them.
Not sure how to start your job search? Having a hard time keeping a job? Need to update your skills or education to get a better job? Face challenges that create barriers to working? You've taken the first step toward finding and keeping a job by visiting Goodwill's Web site. We're in the business of putting people to work.
Whether you're new to the job market, searching for work after being laid off, face barriers such as a disability, re-entering the workforce after incarceration, or find getting a job difficult for any number of reasons, Goodwill is there to provide a hand up with our career, education and training services – free of charge.
At Goodwill, we help people with barriers to employment find meaningful work. Goodwill provides employment resources free to the public such as: computers and internet access for job searches, resume and cover letter writing assistance, career planning, access to area job listings, community resources and referrals to outside agencies. A career specialist is on-site daily to help with resume preparation, help prepare you for interviews, provide job leads, match employers with employees, and monitor your progress.
To help fill gaps in their education and improve basic skills in preparation for successful job training, we offer participants free basic education classes at our Career Centers and Adult Education Centers. Classes vary by location, but include: basic computer training, Microsoft Office training, basic reading and math skills, GED preparation and more.
Serving Those with Barriers to Employment:
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas provides free job training and other programs to people with disabilities and other disadvantages, such as a history of incarceration, that make it difficult for them to find and keep jobs.
Find a Career Center
As you can see, Goodwill is more than just thrift stores. Thousands of Arkansans benefit from Goodwill’s programs and services each year. Want to discover how we can benefit you? Call 877-372-5151 for more information on our programs or find a Career Center near you and talk with a career specialist today.