JOB TRAINING @ GOODWILL
Helping people of any age from all walks of life gain operational skills, soft skills and 'real work' experience to strengthen their family's economic status.
Goodwill Regional Center, 158 Tyler St., Pittsfield MA.
On location at Goodwill stores in Pittsfield, Lee, North Adams MA, Bennington, Rutland VT.
On location at partner businesses and community locations in Berkshire County & Southern Vermont.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
BUSINESS 101 JOB TRAINING
Business 101 is an innovative job training program that teaches participants the Big Picture of business enterprises.
Custodial Cleaning Certification An accredited program from Cleaning Management Institute.
Dell Reconnect Computer Recycling Training in safe recycling of computers and computer equipment.
Popcorn Wagon Project A team project managing the Historic Popcorn Wagon during the summer months.
RETAIL SALES JOB TRAINING
Gain experience and operational skills for the retail industry. From store setup to merchandising, pricing and inventory management, your retail training will give you the skills you need to get the job and start a successful career in retail.
RECYCLING PROCESSING & LOGISTICS (WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION)
Gain experience with hands-on training in the growing industry of recycling - an opportunity to learn new job skills and experience doing 'real work' in a diverse environment that provides a level playing field for all participants.
Develop real world operational skills in logistics, working side-by-side with peer mentors, helping you discover your talents, increase your self-confidence and elevate your job skills.
Waste Cardboard Recycling
Electrical Testing & Quality Control
Donation-to-Resale and After-Market Handling and Processing
Office Internships Develop operational skills and self-confidence in office work and customer service, including computer work, basic accounting and reception working with the office management team at the Regional Center in Pittsfield.
Suit YourSelf Gain self-confidence with job interview preparation, coaching and clothing. Available in North Adams and Pittsfield Regional Center.
Soft Skills Development Hard Skills are job-specific skills. Soft Skills are interpersonal and communications skills. Many times it's the Soft Skills that help you ace the job interview and excel in your work. Goodwill's Soft Skills workshop is available in Pittsfield and on-location throughout the region.