Free vocational training by Goodwill to help people find a job


AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – A new series of job training courses are offered to help those who may face barriers to employment at Goodwill’s Career Center.

At the center, community members can receive free vocational training and learn life skills to ultimately help them find employment.

Workforce Solutions Panhandle says there is a great need to offer these kinds of resources.

“Especially for our low income people, those who are out of work right now and may not have the money to go back to school, you know the cost can be prohibitive for them to move on. “The next step and for someone like Goodwill to come and offer these training courses for free is a huge step forward,” said Phillip Flores, Business Services Representative, Workforce Solutions Panhandle.

The center offers new specialized online courses, including:

  • Auto-Leadership Part 2: Friday October 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Play the interview: Friday, October 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Become a Better Learner: Friday, November 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Multigenerational workforce: Friday, November 5, 1 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The center also offers computer courses, as many jobs require computer skills.

They offer courses for beginners, immediate and advanced.

They also organize different seminars such as learning how to use Zoom.

Members of the community can also come and get any help they need.

“If people want to come outside of class and work on various things, we have people looking for jobs, we have people updating their resumes and they can also get our help while they’re in the office. Said Sydney Rieff, Manager of Career Resources. , Goodwill Career Center.

Goodwill says their resources are more than just lessons, they want you to share your goals with them, so they can help you every step of the way.

For a schedule of all courses, click here.

If you want more information about the services offered and want to register, visit their website.

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