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July 29 & 30 Super Sale

July 25th, 2017|Comments Off on July 29 & 30 Super Sale

ABOUT GOODWILl Industries of Southeastern louisiana Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission of offering opportunities to people with disabilities and other employment disadvantages to improve their economic self-sufficiency through training, education, support services and employment.  In 2016, 2,062 people received Goodwill’s employment and training services and 283 were placed into jobs.  Goodwill operates more than 30 janitorial and grounds maintenance contracts and 21 retail stores in 17 cities.  These enterprises support Goodwill’s mission services in the community that help put people to work and onto a path of economic self-sufficiency.  

Goodwill SELA’s Foster Care Youth Office Open in Houma

July 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Goodwill SELA’s Foster Care Youth Office Open in Houma

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana opens Workforce Office in Houma to Serve Foster Care Youth Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Friday, July 14, 2017, 9 AM  WHO:             Goodwill Industries of SELA’s NEW Workforce Development Office WHAT:                        Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House WHEN:                        Friday, July 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. WHERE:          Goodwill Industries of SELA’s NEW Workforce Development Office 1750 Martin Luther King Blvd, Ste. 102, Houma, LA 70360  WHY:               Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana has opened a Workforce Development office in Houma to provide case management, peer support, experiential and independent living skills training for 14-17 year olds in the state’s foster care system and to 18-26 year olds who have aged out of the system.  Initial housing set-up assistance is also available to 18-26 year olds that have aged out of the system.  Constituents from six parishes are served from Goodwill’s Houma office, including Terrebonne,

June 2 Power of Work Employer Out Reach Event

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on June 2 Power of Work Employer Out Reach Event

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June 6 Hiring Event for People with Disabilities

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on June 6 Hiring Event for People with Disabilities

Goodwill Hosting Hiring Event for People with Disabilities, next Tuesday, June 6, 8 AM -1 PM on Westbank   Goodwill’s Belle Chasse Job Site offers Jobs for People with Disabilities WHO:              Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana, Inc. (Goodwill)   WHAT:           Hiring Event for People with Disabilities  WHEN:           Tuesday, June 6, 2017                       8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   WHERE:         Harvey Community Center 1501 Estalote Street Harvey, LA 70058   ADD’L INFO: Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana is hiring people with disabilities for janitorial and grounds-keeping positions at the Belle Chasse Base in Plaquemines Parish.  Applicants must be able to pass security clearance, drug testing and criminal background checks. Interested job seekers are required to bring state issued picture identification, social security card and proof of disability, such as medical documentation and are advised to visit Goodwill’s website at www.goodwillno.org to print our employment application

2017 Summer Workshops

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Summer Workshops

Goodwill is offering Summer Workshops in Microsoft Office Technology, Broadband Technology (CTECH), Customer Sales and Services (Start). In this program participants will receive hands-on training, training materials to take with you, and a certificate of completion. For more information contact: Audry Hill (504) 889-5568 2017 Summer Workshops

New Out-of-School Youth Program Information Session

February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on New Out-of-School Youth Program Information Session

Goodwill Kicks Off LifeLaunch Young Adult Re-entry Program

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Goodwill Kicks Off LifeLaunch Young Adult Re-entry Program

  GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA KICKS OFF LIFELAUNCH GRANT TO IMPROVE EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES AND REDUCE RECIDIVISM AMONG JUSTICE-INVOLVED YOUNG ADULTS U.S. Department of Labor Funding Assists Young People Exiting the Criminal Justice System   Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana is one of five Goodwill agencies across the nation rolling out a $4 million U.S. Department of Labor LifeLaunch young adult re-entry program to improve employment and reduce recidivism among justice-involved young adults.  Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana received $550,000.  The other four Goodwill agencies awarded the grant are Goodwill Central Texas (Austin), Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, Goodwill Industries of Houston and Goodwill Industries of Conemaugh Valley (Johnstown, PA).  In New Orleans, the program will provide access to job training, employment and support services to 100 young adults, ages 18-24. LifeLaunch is 80 percent federally funded; the remaining 20 percent is from non-governmental sources. The grant is part of

UPDATED: 2017 Good Turn Day

February 15th, 2017|Comments Off on UPDATED: 2017 Good Turn Day

Goodwill Good Turn Day Participating Stores March 4, 2017  9:00am- 8:00pm GOOD TURN UPDATE: Due to an unforeseen circumstance, the Girl Scout patches will not be in the donation area on March 4. Good Turn Day will still be on March 4th and we will be accepting troop donations.  We will have a list in the donation area for all troops to write down a mailing address and the number of patches needed. We will mail all the troops the patches after Good Turn Day. You can also text the address and number of patches to 504.421.0137. Thank you for understanding and working with Goodwill of Southeastern Louisiana. You can also email your troop information and number of patches to esalaun@goodwillno.org Good Turn Day has become a community tradition between Goodwill Industries® and Girl Scouts Louisiana East. HOW IT WORKS Scouts do a Good Turn by collecting gently used items

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana to Open its 21st Store in Luling on Thursday, Jan. 19

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana to Open its 21st Store in Luling on Thursday, Jan. 19

Goodwill Industries® of Southeastern Louisiana will open a new retail store and donation center in Luling, on Thursday, January 19, at 12897 U.S. Highway 90 and the corner of Coronado Drive. A ribbon cutting ceremony with parish officials and Goodwill staff will take place at 8:45 AM before the doors open at 9 AM.  The first 100 shoppers in line will receive a Goodwill giveaway.  Coffee and donuts will be provided, while supplies last, courtesy of Takeaway Donuts. “We are pleased to bring a brand new store to the residents of St. Charles Parish,” said William Jessee, president of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana. “Our staff is putting the final touches on the store in anticipation of a busy grand opening weekend.” The Luling location is Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana’s 21st store and features a convenient drive up donation station and 10,000 square feet of high quality, low priced

Goodwill to Host Fit to be A Mentor Event featuring Doc Griggs

January 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Goodwill to Host Fit to be A Mentor Event featuring Doc Griggs

Event kicks off National Mentoring Month Learn more about our guest speaker at: http://docgriggs.com/