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Community Employment

COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT

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WHAT IS  COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT?
Community Employment assists job seekers (FREE) look and apply for work both within Goodwill and in the community. The locations offer computer work station(s) and other free services -  our staff are here to help, of course, and answer any questions you may have. 

FOR BUSINESSES:
We assist many businesses and agencies by providing a venue to make presentations to individuals looking for work, and we can also keep you on top of local job fair events. Contact the Employment Services Manager or call 760-722-8582 EXT 13 for more information.

JOB SEEKERS:

Here is the link to current Goodwill Job openings, and Goodwill's online application.

The services at the Goodwill Community Employment is FREE to everyone in the community who is looking for a job, or a better job right now in San Diego County, is at least 18 years of age, and is able to work legally in the USA (proof of citizenship or immigration status will be required at registration).

  • Job leads
  • Employer Presentations
  • Free internet job search
  • Phones for job search
  • Help filling out job applications
  • Assistance with resume preparation
  • Tips on dressing for success
  • Interview preparation classes

SPECIAL NOTE: You may NOT be a person with a history of/or conviction related to violence - for example: assault, battery, domestic violence, spousal or child abuse os molestation, etc.

INTAKE PROCESS:
Visit  Community Employment to fill out an enrollment application. After a brief orientation, you will be scheduled for an interview with a specialist who will figure out how we can help in your job search.

Please bring a current resume (if you have one), a state issued photo ID or driver's license, and documentation of your right to work in the USA if you are not a US citizen. If you do not speak English, or have hearing or sight limitations you may wish to bring an interpreter with you.

If you have experience and skills and are ready to find a job, we provide an onsite job lab including computers, Internet access, telephones, and fax facilities. We also offer classes on resume writing, interviewing skills, and perform skill evaluations.

If you do not have work experience or job skills we can provide guidance on finding another agency or organization that may be able to help you get what you need to find a job. Goodwill staff make it their business to know about the resources offered in the local community and it is our goal to provide help to everyone who comes through our doors, if possible.