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CAREER SERVICES

Career Centers Locations

Goodwill’s career centers offer free services to help you build your future. Career guidance, interview preparation, resume assistance and job search help are available at our career centers across the state. Goodwill has helped thousands of Arkansans find jobs. Visit a career center near you!

Free Online Courses

Goodwill offers free online courses in key skills that are needed to earn a living in the emerging global economy. The top choices for the more than 34 million online learners include English, Excel, Word, basic math, computer and everyday life skills, These online channels have more than 1,000 lessons, videos and interactive activities that are responsive to a variety of learning styles.​

Hiring Events

Goodwill hosts hiring events across the state to connect talented employees with employers. Find an upcoming hiring event on our online calendar.

Job Training Services

Job training services allow individuals to engage in skill attainment sessions on a short-term basis. These vocational and career training programs allow clients to identify interests and learn new skills to prepare for the workforce.

Basic Computer Skills

Staff will assist individuals with basic computer skills based on the individual’s level of understanding and proficiency. These services are provided through one-on-one assistance and online through www.GCFLearnFree.org

Soft Skills

Staff will collaborate with participants to assess current situation, assist people in developing or reestablishing attitudes, interpersonal skills, and work behaviors that will help them move toward, or achieve, employment.

Interest Inventory

This consists of job exploration/assessment through www.mynextmove.org. Results are used to compare an individual’s interests with work skills to determine the best occupational areas.

Job Readiness Skills

Individuals will receive a fundamental overview on job search, application and resume completion and interview preparation through a regularly scheduled workshop, virtually through www.s2sacademy.org or individually by appointment.

Employment Services

We serve individuals with specific employment needs on an individualized level. Individuals have the option to participate in one, or all, of the components. 

Employment Counseling

Staff will collaborate with participants to assess current situation, create an individualized employment plan, establish case management, and receive referrals for support services.

Job Application Assistance

Staff to provide feedback on the way the job seeker completes an application. The job seeker will be able to use this completed, critiqued application to complete future paper and online job applications. This document will also be used as a starting point to create a resume.

Resume Assistance

Job seekers will meet with a staff member to create a new resume or to have a current resume reviewed. Resume printing services are available.

Interview Preparation

Job seekers will be provided with the most common interview questions in order to prepare for an interview. Individuals will have the opportunity to participate in mock interviews with staff and participate in an interactive online interview learning course through www.s2sacademy.org. If interview or employment attire is needed, staff will assist with personal shopping to ensure clothing is appropriate for the interview/meets employment dress code. If an individual is unable to obtain these items, mission money is available for use.

Contact

Central Arkansas

Lenesha Jones

Central Career Services Manager

7400 Scott Hamilton Drive

Little Rock, AR

72209 501.372.5100 x1221 office

501.519.7385 cell

ljones@GoodwillAR.org

Northeast Arkansas

Gina Wells

NEA Career Services Manager

1515 S Caraway Rd.

Jonesboro, AR 72401

870.268.0443 office

501.295.8331 cell

gwells@GoodwillAR.org

Northwest Arkansas

Tammy Jones

NWA Career Services Manager

3157 West Sunset Avenue

Springdale, AR 72762

479.927.0114 office

501.295.8195 cell

tjones@GoodwillAR.org

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