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Goodwill NYNJ program helps NYCHA residents find employment

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) has continued to place people in employment during the Covid-19 pandemic. One of its 46 programs in the New York City metropolitan region, Jobs-Plus in The Bronx has placed more than 20 NYCHA residents in Covid-19 related positions like

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Goodwill NYNJ & Deloitte team up to create a world with no barriers to employment

Twenty-two employees from Deloitte spent their annual #ImpactThatMatters Day volunteering at Goodwill NYNJ with 50 participants from our Youth Pathways and Limited English Proficiency programs on Friday, June 7. Our Workforce Development programs prepare individuals for a successful entry into sector-based career pathways and sustainable employment. Goodwill NYNJ President &

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Goodwill NYNJ & Google Celebrate 1st Year of Tech Training With Hands-on Session

New York, NY (March 20, 2019) – Goodwill® Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. and Google led a tech skills training session for learners at Goodwill’s Brooklyn site at 25 Elm Place, 3rd floor; Brooklyn, NY 11201. The hands-on learning event celebrated that Goodwill NYNJ has exceeded all training and placement

Impact Stories

Parris Caesar: Going from Part- to Full-Time Employment 

Parris Caesar joined our Supported Employment program back in 2006. Although Parris had little work experience at the time, he was motivated and enthusiastic to learn. But the journey was long.  In 2009, Paris was placed at the Goodwill Outlet store as a part-time Production Worker. He quickly stood out

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Goodwill NYNJ launches Second Retail Career Training Cohort at FIT

On January 16, Goodwill NYNJ launched its second cohort of the Career in Retail Pathway training at the SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology. Sixteen retail employees are participating in the 7-week training, which is free to employees at the FIT campus and is sponsored by Goodwill NYNJ. To join the

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Goodwill, Google hold tech skills training session in Astoria

On February 5, Goodwill and Google held a tech skills training session for more than 40 job-seekers at the Goodwill NYNJ Astoria headquarters. In addition, 20 Goodwill NYNJ coaches who will support this training for other program participants in the future received a “Train the Trainer” session and   15 Google