Goodwill Opens Career Center in Torrington

Thursday, July 26, 2012

A new Goodwill Career Center is now open at the Torrington Goodwill Store on 1849 East Main Street. The center, located inside the store, offers the use of computers, a fax machine, a copier and telephone as well as career counseling. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Goodwill Career Centers, designed to make employment services more accessible to local residents, offer the public free help with resume building and networking, access to local job postings, the use of computers, telephones and fax machines, referrals to education and community support and help with interviewing skills. In addition, weekly workshops provide information on a variety of topics including Internet and email basics, interviewing and proper attire, teen employment, strategies for job seekers over 50 and workplace success. Upon registering with the center, an individual becomes a “Goodwill Member for Life.”  This membership provides them with lifetime access to support services.

Goodwill of Western & Northern Connecticut is a non-profit organization that provides employment and support services to the community. Through programs that offer people the opportunity to develop the skills they need to obtain and keep a job, Goodwill helps the individuals it serves gain hope, dignity and financial independence. Other Goodwill Career Centers are located in Bridgeport, Brookfield, Milford, Newington, Norwalk, Danielson, Westport and Greenwich. For more information on the Goodwill Career Center in Torrington call (860) 482-0435.