NEW FREE PROGRAM FUNDED BY OUR THRIFT STORE SALES …
Advanced computer and office skills training now available
TACOMA, WA (May 19, 2017) – To meet the needs of a modern workplace, Goodwill launched its Advanced Computer and Office course in April, featuring valuable training in cloud based file management and basic website upkeep. Course instructor Aaron Tran expects to serve about 120 adults in the program’s first year.
The free 10-week course is taught at the Milgard Work Opportunity Center Distance Learning Theater in Tacoma, allowing simulcast instruction to students in Yakima and Longview. Orientations held in Tacoma, Yakima and Longview determine student eligibility for either the advanced or introductory courses.
In Tacoma contact Aaron Tran, Program Manager at 253.573.6564; Yakima contact is Tisha Bryant, 509.452.4083; Longview contact is 360.425.6929.
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Goodwill uses thrift store revenue, community support, and their training campuses to provide career skills, other education and job placement in a variety of career fields. As a unique nonprofit business serving 15 counties, thrift shop revenue and public donations fuel programs that help people with limited income, disabilities and disadvantages overcome barriers to employment.
This year alone, Goodwill Industries will help 8,500 people with education, job training and placement so they can become independent self-supporting citizens. Of these, more than 1,000 people will be offered office, culinary, catering, retail, custodial, warehouse, transportation and logistics careers thanks to partnerships with employers across Washington. These career development and placement services are funded through generous financial gifts, grants, fees, commercial services and the operation of 37 thrift stores and an online store throughout our western and south central Washington operations.
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