College Is Done But Now What?

Jul 08, 2016

The diploma came in the mail last week. The event that I had been waiting for over 17 years had come true- my son was a college graduate. I stared at the degree in awe of what he had accomplished…coupled with a slight disbelief that “we” had made it. “We” because I was in it […]

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Is Goodwill a Local Non-Profit?

Apr 21, 2016

Most everyone, when they think of Goodwill, they think about our stores. And if you ask them, they’ll tell you that Goodwill helps people. However, if you ask them who Goodwill helps, the answers often range from “people in poverty overseas”, to “people that can’t afford things at regular stores”, to a general category of […]

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Beach Wedding on a Budget

Mar 08, 2016

Who doesn’t love a good wedding?  They are full of dancing, friends, beauty, love and everyone having a good time.  The same cannot be said for the wedding planning process.  Anybody who has ever planned a wedding will tell you that getting to that special day is never as pleasant as they think it’s going […]

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Latest News and Updates

Goodwill Begins Phase II of $7 Million Investment in Workforce Development in Hampton Roads to Double Its Capacity to Serve Job-Seekers

Jul 11, 2016

Virginia Secretary of Commerce Maurice Jones to Speak at July 29 Event June 20, 2016 (Hampton, Va.) – Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia will begin Phase II of its $7 million investment in Hampton Roads with the renovation and expansion of its Community Employment Center in Hampton this summer. When completed in January 2017, the […]

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Upcoming Job Fairs and Employer Events

Jul 07, 2016

Weekly Events for July 25th– 29th   Richmond Community Employment Center Monday, July 25th at 10:00am- Good Prep/ My Application Workshop Tuesday, July 26th at 10:00am- Information Session for Central Virginia Healthcare Wednesday, July 27th at 1:00pm- Hiring Event/ On The Spot Interviews- Greenfield Senior Living- Seeking candidates for CNAs, Dietary Cook, and other various positions. […]

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Goodwill CIO Completes Executive Development Program

Jun 28, 2016

Mark Barth, Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia, graduated from the Goodwill Industries International Executive Development Program on June 12th.  The Executive Development Program (EDP) ensures leadership continuity by preparing current Goodwill executives to be competitive for the position of CEO, President and/or Executive Director as positions become vacant within […]

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