Employment and Training




Employment & Training

In 2013, 394 men and women gained transitional work through the Automotive Center, Clean Downtown Detroit, Green Works and earned $1,154,345.67  in wages in the process.  Goodwill’s team delivers services, products and employment coaching support for more than 900 local employers of all sizes each year. Trainees receive classroom education, vocational instruction, workplace behavior coaching, financial literacy, placement assistance, and ongoing career support. For employers, this assures positions are filled by skilled, mature and confident workers motivated to succeed.

As an ongoing measure of service quality, Goodwill regularly surveyed employers, family member, guardians and trainees.  Survey results showed a 99% approval rate from those receiving Employment Services and 94% approval rating from those receiving Pre-Employment Services.

Services to Employers

Job Placement Services Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit has a long history of facilitating successful job placements in a variety of businesses. These positions are in a wide range of fields, including:

> Clerical
> Food Service
> General Labor
> Hospitality Services
> Janitorial
> Manufacturing
> Medical
> Retail
> Security

Goodwill’s experienced staff is able to assess an individual’s abilities and make an appropriate job match. In addition, a Goodwill staff representative is accessible and responsive to the employer’s needs.