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Free Job Search Services!

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Are you looking for a job but have scarce resources? Do you need help with your resume or application? Goodwill is here to help! Goodwill Job Connection is a free job search service open to the public! This free service is designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to find a job in today’s tough economic times.

At Goodwill’s Job Connection, you will have access to:

  • Computers with internet access
  • Fax machine, printer, telephone, copier
  • Trained, friendly staff to help you with resume writing skills, useful interviewing tips, assistance with job applications, and much more.

Click here for current Goodwill job listings – type in your zip code for what area you’re searching for.

Locations:

1643 Hilltop Drive
Redding, CA 96002
Phone: 530-351-7677
Hours: M-F 10:00am-4:30pm
Email: norcaljobconnection@goodwillsacto.org

765 East Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: 530-893-8578
Hours: M-F 10:00am-4:300pm
Email: norcaljobconnection@goodwillsacto.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilities

Update
Goodwill is not currently accepting new referrals to the Work Activity Program.

Tailored to the individual, individuals are placed at the Redding Goodwill store.

This program is designed for individuals ages 18 and older who wish to develop job skills in a supportive environment. Individuals are assigned a Job Coach, job structure and work duties to achieve individualized goals. Goal planning addresses the development of work behaviors and performance in preparation for obtaining jobs in the community.

TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • Retail Training
  • Job Seeking Skills
  • Work Appropriate Behaviors
  • Custodial Trade Training
  • Grooming and Hygiene
  • Industrial/Production Work
  • Social Skills

Interested participants may be referred to this program by Far Northern Regional Center.

For more information about the Work Activity Program, please contact Goodwill Industries at (916) 395-9000.

Do you have what it takes to get a job in today’s market? Do you need work experience? Do you need to complete your high school diploma or GED? Are you confused about how to get into or pay for college? The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Program can help!

With Individualized Services you will receive assistance with:

  • Enrolling in academic program to complete high school diploma or General Education Development (GED)
  • Exploring Career Pathways
  • Improving academic performance in math and/or reading
  • Developing work readiness and life skills
  • Finding paid work experience and/or on-the-job training
  • Receiving financial education
  • And much more!

Program Requirements:

  • 18-24 years of age
  • Not currently enrolled in school

Get access to:

  • Counseling service
  • Mentors
  • Career & education workshops
  • and more!

The program is a two year commitment.

For more information about Workforce Services for Youth, please contact Goodwill Industries at (916) 395-9000.

The Department of Human Assistance has a Subsidized Employment Program in partnership with Goodwill. Through this program, CalWORKs Welfare to Work participants may be placed in paid On The Job Training (OJT) positions at Goodwill. Any job-ready eligible CalWORKs participant who is unemployed or underemployed, including those in Job Club and the Community Work Experience programs, can qualify.

For more information about On-the-Job Training services, please contact Goodwill Industries at (916) 395-9000.

FREE TAX FILING JANUARY TO APRIL 2017

FREE ONLINE TAX PREPARATION

Individuals who wish to do their own taxes without assistance may utilize the http://www.unitedway.org/myfreetaxes/ . This site allows taxpayers to complete federal and up to 2 state returns for free, electronically file and have their refund directly deposited into their checking and savings accounts. Income limit is $64,000 to file federal and state returns for free. This software is available beginning mid-January 2017.

VITA FREE TAX PREPARATION SITES

Those with incomes of $54,000 or less for 2016 qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). VITA volunteers will help prepare federal and state taxes. It is possible to also qualify for additional credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Care Credit and more, which could increase the refund amount. Tax filers may also qualify for the new Cal EITC.

WHAT TO BRING TO TAX SITES

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Social Security cards for all persons on your tax return
  • W2 (for all jobs worked)
  • 2015 Income Tax Return, if available
  • 1099-G for Unemployment payments
  • 1099-INT for any bank interest you earned
  • Statement from your mortgage company (if applicable)
  • If filing jointly, your spouse must be with you
  • 1095-A for ACA medical coverage information

For information about additional VITA and TCE Sites, contact  2-1-1 Sacramento : call (916) 498-1000, or call 211.

Jobs(+) is a “hub” that provides job-seekers with access to community resources and encourages the exchange of information and ideas. Individuals receive support and learn how to use the community as a “classroom” to obtain the skills, competencies and behaviors necessary to overcome employment barriers, gain experience and ultimately achieve meaningful and rewarding employment.

Jobs(+) is equipped with Wi-Fi and is conveniently open Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. It is located at 8001 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826. Multiple computer terminals are available for members to access educational, training and employment related internet sites. The integrated, flexible setting promotes access to a range of learning opportunities where Jobs(+) members learn from coaches, online resources, classroom instruction and from each other.

For more information about Jobs(+), please contact Goodwill Industries at (916) 395-9000.