Job Training, Employment Skills, and Literacy Education
Job training, employment skills, and literacy are essential for anyone searching for work in a competitive job market like the Fredericksburg region.
Having basic skills – reading, computer literacy, keyboarding, resume and cover letter design, internet job search – is critical when searching for a good job. A professional looking resume and cover letter can make a big difference in getting that all important interview.
These basic skills, along with job search tools and access to the job market, are easy to take for granted if you already have them. If you don’t, your ability to compete in today’s job market is limited. That’s where Goodwill comes in. Our Job Help Centers provide access to job search tools and free assistance and training on all of these skills. Our trained employment specialists work one on one with individuals to help them master needed skills and find a job. Goodwill’s on-the-job training programs are also very beneficial.
Goodwill uses advanced assessment tools to determine job skills and placement potential. These tools include:
NorthStar Digital Literacy – Northstar helps test your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.
Career Scope – a self-administered system that measures both aptitude and interest for job placement or potential.
MajorClarity – an online assessment guide which helps individuals discover their future careers—and the paths to make them a reality.
These services are provide free at any Rappahannock Goodwill Job Help Center.
Call to make an appointment: 540-371-3070
Working at Goodwill provides you with an incredible opportunity to serve our community while refining your skills in a positive work environment.
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Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veterans.
Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company application system. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Julie Rettinger, EEO Coordinator, at (540) 371-3070 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EEO Statement: It is the policy of Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, Inc. to select, develop and promote employees based on the individual’s ability and job performance. It has been, and shall continue to be, the policy of this Company to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer/employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, age, protected veteran status, disability or any other prohibited basis.
Job Help Centers
Goodwill’s mission is to create jobs locally, prepare people to succeed at work, and help them overcome barriers to employment.
Some of the quality vocational and educational services that Goodwill offers are provided through our Job Help Centers. These centers offer FREE HELP to people in our community who need skills and resources to succeed in today’s workplace.
For more information on Goodwill’s Job Help Centers, please contact one of our centers listed below and ask to speak to an Employment Specialist.
Our Job Help Center locations or shown below on the map.
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Resources available include:
Fax & Copier
Skills training includes:
Basic Computer Use
Resume Design & Preparation
Cover Letter Design & Preparation
Available Services For Employers and Individuals