GOOD NEWS  

   from Goodwill
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GOOD NEWS from Goodwill is a monthly newsletter designed to highlight events and classes at Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries' Learning Centers as well as various other educational and employment opportunities! Scroll through this newsletter to see what Goodwill has to offer you!
WACO LEARNING CENTER

HIRING EVENT
In September, the Goodwill Learning Center will host a job fair for Forever 21. Date TBD. If you are interested in this event, please contact the Learning Center for more information.
(254) 753-7337


*For dates and times of classes held each month, please click on the Waco calendar located in this email.
 


Questions/Appointments: Give us a call at 254-753-7337
TEMPLE LEARNING CENTER

CLASS CHANGES
Starting September 1st, the Temple Goodwill Learning Center will no longer offer GED prep classes through Temple College. Anyone interested in GED prep must contact Temple College for more information.



 
NEED HELP APPLYING FOR BENEFITS?
Staff at the Temple Learning Center are trained to assist individuals navigate the Your Texas Benefits website. If you need help applying or reapplying for Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, or CHIP, Goodwill can help!


*For dates and times of classes held each month, please click on the Temple calendar located in this email.




Questions? Call the Temple Learning Center at 254-773-6424!
BELTON LEARNING CENTER

COMPUTER SKILLS 2.0
Want to upgrade your computer skills and set yourself apart from your peers (job-seekers, etc)? Ever wonder what "the cloud" is and why it's such a big deal? Are you scared, confused, or just don't know where to start? Join us for a guided tour of Google Apps, Trello, Social Media Apps, and other collaborative web applications. Get your questions answered and don't be left in the dark again! This class takes place each Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.




*For dates and times of classes held each month, please click on the Belton calendar located in this email.
 
 
Questions/Appointments? Please call us at 254-613-4334!
KILLEEN LEARNING CENTER
JOB FAIR
Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries and Grace Christian Center are working together to host a Job Fair for the community on


 September 27th, 9 am to 12:00 pm
at
Grace Christian Center
*in the Worship Center
1401 E. Elm St, Killeen


Local employers are looking for skilled and talented individuals to join their teams! Hiring Managers will be on site to consider qualified applicants and accept applications for open positions. Possible one-on-one interviews may be conducted.


Please register for this event at:
 
The Heart of Texas Goodwill
Killeen Learning Center

4004 E. Stan Schlueter Loop

Killeen, TX 7542

(254) 634-4287




FORKLIFT TRAINING CLASS



When: Saturday, September 10th 3PM - 6:00PM
Note: Limit 12 persons per class
Cost: $65.00 per person for Forklift training (includes class material and hands-on instruction) $
25.00 Operations hands on training
Pre-registration is required. 




BELL COUNTY SCHOOL OF DEFENSIVE DRIVING
(All courses: state approved certificate issued at end of class)
- Convenient location at affordable cost.
- Learn from certified professional driving instructors.
- Master the basics and learn road skills for the DMV driving test.
- Get trained in safety procedures and defensive driving.
- Gain confidence and skill for driving in difficult situations.
-Most insurance carriers offer a driver improvement discount for taking this course.
-Cost-effective drug classes, alcohol awareness classes, adn minor in possession (MIP) courses are ideal for court, and personal, requirements.
 
When: By appointment only, evening & weekend hours available

NEXT CLASS: Tuesday, September 13th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Cost: Defensive Driving - $35
Tobacco, Drug, & Alcohol Driving Awareness - $60
MIP - $60
DWI & Advanced DWI - $90
Adult Driver's Education - $60




*For dates and times of classes held each month, please click on the Killeen calendar located in this email.


Location: Killeen Learning Center, 4004 E. Stan Schlueter Loop
Questions? Feel free to call us at (254) 634-0637
Monthly Classes &
Events Calendars
Click the appropriate link below to view the class and events calendar for the Learning Center in your area.








Getting to Know Our 

Mission Services Team


Connecting you with the dedicated team working hard to fulfill our mission at Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries each day.



Natalie Lang
Business Engagement Coordinator
nlang@hotgoodwill.org


At Goodwill, the Mission Services Staff are busy helping individuals prepare for jobs through interview prep, job search assistance, and computer skills training. While this is happening, Natalie is busy connecting with local employers, searching for job openings, and coordinating job fairs for people ready to start work! Local businesses can contact  Natalie to learn how Goodwill's Business Services can help them find qualified, dependable candidates for their workforce.
CAREERS IN RETAIL



Do you currently work in or have experience in the retail, restaurant, or hospitality industry? Ar you ready to turn you job into a career? If you answered "yes" to both questions above then check out Careers in Retail! This initiative focuses on helping participants gain the leadership development skills necessary to advance in their position and provide employers qualified individuals to fill mid-level jobs within the retail, restaurant, and hospitality industries. To find out more, please click here.
 
If interested in applying for the Careers in Retail program, please click here for the application and return it to any of our Learning Center locations. If you have any questions about the program, please email careersinretail@hotgoodwill.org or contact your local Goodwill Learning Center.


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