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Goodwill Industries in Lincoln is accredited through CARF (Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities) and maintains an effective Employment Services Program that offers job training and employment programs to people who face barriers to employment. Goodwill’s client population includes people with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities, or dependence on public support. Today Goodwill Industries is unique; of all the agencies in Lincoln, it is the only one that serves the broad spectrum of persons with barriers to employment.
Goodwill’s Job Connection is located downtown in the Goodwill Retail Store. The purpose of Job Connection is to maximize the employability of job seekers in a market that requires some computer knowledge in nearly all jobs. Individuals may receive assistance with resume and cover letter creation and templates are available for use. Staff members are also available to help guide guests through online applications. Classes or tutorials for basic computer skills, typing and data entry are also made available. Many of the tutorials are available in both English and Spanish.