Goodwill of the Coastal Empire Announces May Job Fairs

(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Goodwill Week, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire plans to provide ten job fairs open to the public throughout the region. As a leader in job preparation, training, and placement services, Goodwill Job Connection Centers will host job fairs beginning Tuesday, May 6 through Friday, May 9 at 10 a.m. Local residents can learn about Goodwill training resources and job opportunities within their community. Employers in attendance will share information about their organizations and offering employment opportunities to qualified job seekers. Various industries will be represented, including hospitality, retail, aerospace, and manufacturing. It is recommended that job seekers bring resumes and dress professionally.

  • Jesup                             Tues, May 06                    990 North Macon St, Jesup
  • Savannah                      Weds, May 07                   7220 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah
  • Savannah                      Weds, May 07                   1110 May St, Savannah
  • Pooler                            Weds, May 07                   115 West Grand Central Blvd, Pooler
  • Richmond Hill                Weds, May 07                   9701 Ford Ave Suite 1, Richmond Hill
  • Rincon                           Weds, May 07                   410 S. Columbia Ave Suite B, Rincon
  • Brunswick                     Weds, May 07                   #249 Village at Glynn Place, Brunswick
  • Waycross                      Weds, May 07                   2101 Memorial Dr, Waycross
  • Statesboro                    Thurs, May 08                   24015 Highway 80 East, Statesboro
  • Lyons                             Fri, May 09                       105 Moore Circle, Lyons

“Goodwill Job Connection Centers provide resources, technology and support services designed to help job seekers secure and maintain employment,” Brenda Pollen, Vice President of Mission Services. “In 2013, Goodwill served 19,518 and placed 1,672 in employment throughout the region. Our recent expansion to new locations enables us to provide additional services throughout our region”

Community Provided Services Placed into Employment
Savannah

Brunswick

Statesboro

Lyons/Vidalia

Richmond Hill

Jesup

Rincon

Waycross

Other areas

9,846

2,045

2,314

757

1,504

178

401

1,443

1,030

1,122

200

70

60

34

4

51

131

Job Seekers can learn more about Goodwill Job Connection Centers, Goodwill Job Fairs and how Goodwill can help you find a job at www.goodwillsavannah.org or call 912.354.6611 for more information.

About Goodwill Week:

Goodwill Week was first celebrated in May 1951 as a way to encourage local Goodwill agencies to educate their communities about their mission of helping people with disabilities help themselves.  Every year during the first full week of May, Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada celebrate the power of work through local events and promotions.

About Goodwill of the Coastal Empire:

Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization with over 850 employees. In 2013, Goodwill provided services to 19,518 people and placed 1,672 into employment. Goodwill serves 33 counties in Georgia and South Carolina, operating 19 retail locations, and ten Job Connection Centers. Goodwill accepts tax deductible donations of clothing, household items, computers, and car donations, as well as operates an online store at www.shopgoodwill.com. For more information on Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, please visit www.goodwillsavannah.org. Find us on Facebook: Savannah Goodwill or follow us on Twitter: @SavGoodwill .

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