Job Training, Employment Skills, and Digital Literacy Education

dsc_0050_2Job 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 Services 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 by Rappahannock Goodwill.
Use the contact form below to make an appointment.


Current Job Listings and Application

Working at Goodwill provides you with an incredible opportunity to serve our community while refining your skills in a positive work environment.

See the current job listings and apply by clicking the button below.
If this is your first time applying, please scroll down and click, “NEW ID.”

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

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.

Click to download Rappahannock Goodwill EEO Policy

Job Help Services

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 Services. All services are offered for FREE to people in our community who need skills and resources to succeed in today’s workplace.

For more information on Goodwill’s Job Help Services, please contact us.

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Rappahannock Goodwill EEO and AAP Policies

Resources available include:

Job Postings
Fax & Copier

Skills training includes:

Basic Computer Use
Application Writing
Resume Design & Preparation
Cover Letter Design & Preparation

      Available Services For Employers and Individuals

      RGI provides a broad spectrum of services to individuals with barriers to employment who want to become employed in the competitive job market. Supported Employment offers person-centered planning services to individuals requiring intensive services from the beginning planning stage through job placement and career advancement. Goodwill’s Supported Employment success oriented process consists of a system of assigned Employment Specialists who provide all or some of the following services to individuals: case management, assessment, counseling, individual service plan development, job development, placement, job training, retention services, and career planning.

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