Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands SC
Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands SC helps people with barriers to employment become self-sufficient through eductaion and trianing leading to employment. With the support of the community in the Upstate and Midlands of SC, we touched 32,041 lives in the past year and offered direct employment placement assistance to 6,102 people. These services created an economic impact on the community of over $99.6 million.
We operate 13 Job Connection facilities, open to the public on a walk-in basis, which assist with job searching, resume development, interview and employability advice, and direct employment referral opportunities. Each location holds free workshops regularly, including basic computer skills, work readiness, and ESL classes. Additionally, our two Training Centers offer GED preparation, as well as financial literacy programs, Benefit Bank screenings, and additional courses.
Through our job training programs, participants can be certified in a number of fields: Retail/Customer Service, Food Service, Certified Nurse Aide, and Manufacturing Standard Skills. These programs have specific requirements to enroll and might have limited availability.
We also serve individuals 55+ in increasing their work skills through the Senior Community Service and Employment Program. Specific eligibility requirements apply.
For more information, see: www.goodwillsc.org