Goodwill Industries to Host Job Fair July 28

Shreveport, LA – On Wednesday, July 28, 2020, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana will team up with The Service Companies to host an onsite job fair at its Job Center located at 800 W. 70th Street, Shreveport. 

The Service Companies will be accepting applications, doing interviews and hiring on-the-spot for more than 100 open positions.  The event is free and open to the public from 9am to 4pm, but appointments are required. 

“Now that the extra $600 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments has ended, we know many individuals find themselves desperately seeking employment,” Lynn Stevens, Director of Workforce Development says.  “With this in mind, Goodwill is focused now more than ever on helping individuals in the Shreveport Bossier area get back to work.”.

Applicants will be required to wear a mask, answer a health screening and have their temperature checks as part of the application process. 

To obtain an appointment time, please visit:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508054EAFA82BA6FE3-goodwillservice or call 318-868-4701. Goodwill is hosting weekly job fairs and the next one will be on August 4th.

About Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana:

Founded in 1926, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana is a nonprofit social enterprise whose mission is provide education, training and career services to individuals who face barriers, disadvantages or have a disability.  Since 2005, Goodwill has helped 50,000 achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. 

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana’s, ten retail locations provide not only affordable goods and services, but also employment to those in need and a revenue stream to support Goodwill’s charitable mission.  In addition, a wide range of business services, including janitorial and grounds maintenance, allows Goodwill to expand further employment opportunities by contracting with federal, state, governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Goodwill also offers multiple job resource centers, equipped with job-search experts, computers, Internet access and telephones.  Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

For more information on Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana programs or services, or to find a location near you, visit www.goodwillnla.org