Goodwill Industries of Northern Arizona

Overview

Goodwill Industries Northern Arizona is a member in good standing with Goodwill Industries International and one of over 182 separate and autonomous Goodwill’s that comprise the largest not-for-profit provider of rehabilitation and re-cycling services in the world.  Goodwill is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Since 1963, Goodwill Industries Northern Arizona has been a leading provider of

  • rehabilitation
  • employment
  • training
  • educational
  • emergency assistance

With “GoodNeighbor Centers” located in Flagstaff, Sedona, Cottonwood and Winslow we provide services throughout Northern Arizona designed to help those we serve become independent, tax-paying citizens.  Goodwill’s mission is simple: “We turn donations into good jobs, good homes, and good neighborhoods.”  We do this through the following array of services:

JobsPlus provides hands-on long-term supported employment to individuals with severe disabilities. We assist individuals with disabilities to prepare for, secure, and maintain jobs for which they are interested in and are qualified for.  Through regular job support with the individual, family members, and employer we assist these individuals in becoming and remaining productive, tax-paying citizens.

Goodwill Works is an employee development training program that assists individuals with disabilities wishing to work for the first time or return to work after being away from the job market develop the knowledge, skills, and work behaviors necessary to seek, secure, and maintain employment. 

One Stop Career Resource Center provides, under one roof, Adult Basic Education including General Equivalent Education (GED) preparation, financial assistance in paying for the GED examination, assistance in applying for college financial aid, and English as Second Language classes. We also assist individuals with barriers to employment by helping them:

  • determine career goals
  • learn how to complete applications and resumes
  • prepare for interviews
  • conduct a job search

GoodSamaritan Connection provides immediate family emergency assistance through access to:

  • showers
  • toiletry items
  • essential clothing
  • household goods

GoodNeighbor Connection links customers to vital resources at Goodwill and/or with community partners.  Anyone walking in the door is eligible for this service. 

Duties

As an intern, students have the opportunity to work in any of the above programs and services and, in addition, have the opportunity to work in other areas of the organizations such as:

  • marketing
  • public relations
  • business operations
  • website design

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For more information, visit the organization’s website.