Goodwill: Your Personal Career Support Partner

We know everyone’s journey looks different. That’s why we offer free, one-on-one guidance to support your unique needs.


Endless Possibilities

Goodwill partners with both local and national employers to help people find the right career for them. Our job seekers have found jobs at:


Free, personalized support

Your local Goodwill career center works with you to identify the best resources for reaching your job goals. We can help you:

  • Discover available jobs
  • Explore new career paths
  • Fill out job applications
  • Meet with a career coach
  • Earn a certificate or credential
  • *Services may vary by location.
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Enroll in a training program
  • Getting help with your resume
  • Find “earn and learn” opportunities
  • Connect to community support
  • (such as transportation, childcare, internet access, financial planning)

How it works

Here’s what to expect during the process. Don’t worry, we will guide you through this journey, step by step.


Find your local Goodwill

When it comes to finding a job or learning a new skill, you always have options at your local Goodwill career center.

Get help finding the right resources for you

Goodwill career coaches can help you identify the programs, training or resources you need to meet your goals.

Discover potential career paths

Answer a few questions to help your career coach get to know you and your interests, and how they can match you with available job opportunities in your community.

Free, personalized coaching

Learn how to fill out job applications, prep for interviews or get trained in new skills. No matter where you are in your journey, we’re here to help,

Prepare for long-term success

Even after you’ve started your new job, your Goodwill career coach is here to answer questions, help you learn new skills, and hear how you’re doing. We’re always invested in your ongoing professional success.

The Inspiring New Faces of Technology.

It’s never too late to start your career in technology. Since 2017, more than 1.7 million people across the U.S. have used the Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator® to build their skills. With the generosity of and expertise of Coursera, Goodwill® organizations have equipped job seekers and career advancers for tech-enabled jobs.

Together, and in partnership with, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee and WorkingNation, we are proud to share the story of three individuals who inspired one another along the way to earning credentials and advancing their careers.



Growing our Community Through Career Navigation.

Goodwill Industries International and Coursera have collaborated to create the Goodwill Career Coach and Navigator Professional Certificate. The first-of-its-kind certificate will provide anyone pursuing a career in workforce development and career navigation with educational content developed from Goodwill’s 120-year history of industry-leading expertise.

Enroll today

You can achieve your goals

Goodwill supports anyone searching for their next career opportunity. We’re here to help you.


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Goodwill is here to help you find a job and navigate your career journey

Frequently Asked questions

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