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.
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.
I would advise everyone in Goodwill’s RISE class to take advantage of all the mock interviews they can. If you’ve been out of the job market and not familiar with how it’s done now, you’re going to find tools with Goodwill that will help you do a great interview.- Clarence Lomax Read my full story
I love when my clients get their first paycheck and you see the smile on their face because they’re finally working.- Samuel Knight, Goodwill skills trainer Read my full story
Having the chance to experience an integrated environment helps our employees with disabilities work on how to interact with people and overcome those challenges.- Judy Lane, Goodwill skills trainer Read my full story
I’ve overcome those challenges in my life, so I’m able to give back now- Dorenzo Moody, Success Coach Read my full story
“All the small things made such a difference in my life. Made me feel somewhat whole, a man if you will. And employment plays a major part in achieving that.”- Silas Edwards Read my full story
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