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Goodwill Industries kicks off Goodwill Month with job fair

by BIZ Magazine

Throughout the month of May, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana is celebrating Goodwill Month — which recognizes the hard work of its staff, and the impact that Goodwill makes every day all across North Louisiana.

On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, Goodwill will kick off the month-long of planned activities by teaming up with more than 20 local companies to host a large onsite Job Fair at its Job Center, located at 800 West 70th Street, Shreveport. 

The following will be onsite accepting applications, doing interviews and hiring on-the-spot for more than 300 open positions:

Omni Packaging
Community Angels of Hope
Parish of Caddo
Renke Building Maintenance
Goodwill Industries
Sabre Industries
Caddo Community Action Agency
Celina’s Staffing
St. Genevive Health Care Services
Metropolitan Circles
Excess Telecom
Elite Health Solutions
Shreveport Police Department
Snelling Personnel
Northwest Louisiana Food Bank
Louisiana Department of Health
Lotus Hospitality
Willis Knighton Health Systems

The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana is working to help connect individuals to employers in the community who are desperately seeking candidates. Last year, Goodwill’s Job Centers provided job training and placement services to 2,628 individuals’ throughout North Louisiana, while helping 417 of them secure employment within more than 225 local employers. The economic impact of these job placements was $9,094,700.

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