A history of changing lives...
Since 1923, Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia has served thousands of individuals facing challenges to work. How can we help you?
Founded in 1902, the Goodwill movement has a long history of creating opportunities and building prosperous communities.Board of Directors
Composed of community volunteers, Goodwill's board works to ensure the organization continues to meet high standards of operations and accountability.Leadership Team
Goodwill subscribes to the concept of Values Based Leadership, which closely aligns each of Goodwill's core values.Working at Goodwill
Working for Goodwill is a job unlike any other. With opportunities in retail, management, social services, and more, Goodwill is great place to work.
With nearly a century as a leading workforce development service provider, we’ve come to believe that people want to work, regardless of their circumstances.
Whether they lack of education or skills, have language barriers, physical or intellectual disabilities, or are facing major life transitions, Goodwill is here to help.
Shoppers, donors, partners and employers fuel our mission so that we can offer a wide variety of workforce training services at no charge to job seekers.
Goodwill’s five community employment centers enrolled more than 8,700 individuals last year. Today, many are on the path to success, work for more than 1,000 employers in a wide variety of jobs.
Changing Lives Through The Power of Work
Our job seekers come from many walks of life, but all face similar challenges. Our focus is on their long-term career success.
The most notable success is to see their display of hope and pride when they finish the program.- John Dougherty Read my full story
It is my calling in life to help others with an open mind and more importantly, an open heart.- Patriece Fountain Read my full story
The recruiter said, ‘Just do good work – that’s what matters.’ That’s when I knew Goodwill was a place of integrity and inclusion- Candace Bagley Read my full story
“Once I joined the Goodwill team, I saw the meaning of its mission. Helping people help themselves through the power of work – it’s true. It happened with me,”- Caren Pressley Read my full story
Veterans are valuable to any company or organization. We are dependable, trustworthy and we take pride in our work.- Roosevelt Grandberry Read my full story
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