SUPPORTING THE WORKFORCE OF TODAY – AND THE FUTURE
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago has had a banner couple of years. In 2021, Goodwill served over 42,000 folks in southeastern Wisconsin and metropolitan Chicago, together with greater than 9,000 in Milwaukee County, and remodeled 4,000 job placements. The group’s staffing and recruiting company Goodwill TalentBridge and its Workforce Connection Facilities partnered with the United Approach of Better Milwaukee and Waukesha County to fill high-demand nursing roles. The partnership, United for Good, included paying for profession coaching for potential licensed nursing assistants and serving to place them in jobs.
“Goodwill is a workforce growth chief,” says Angela Adams, Goodwill’s chief communications and variety officer. “Goodwill matches job seekers and employers locally and gives employment alternatives in our personal companies.” This 12 months, the group additionally helped launch the Racine Monetary Empowerment Heart, a joint effort with town of Racine and Housing Assets Inc. to offer free one-on-one monetary counseling to Racine residents. In its assist of the native Boys & Males of Colour efforts, Goodwill helps group studying and engagement alternatives for various boys and males to attach and develop, collectively. And Goodwill partnered with BMO Harris Financial institution to recruit, practice and place buyer expertise representatives at space financial institution branches.
“Collaborative partnerships are important to supporting our native workforce, advancing racial fairness and creating extra equitable alternatives for group members throughout our metropolis,” Adams says.
Together with its many partnerships and joint initiatives, Goodwill helps practice folks for careers in lots of fields, and gives them with companies to assist them succeed, together with training, transportation, youngster care and extra.
“Goodwill believes within the energy of labor,” says Adams, “and we’re working to remodel lives and communities by creating entry to necessary sources and equitable alternatives.”
• Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago is a workforce growth chief with a mission to offer coaching, employment and assist companies.
• Goodwill matches job seekers and employers and gives employment alternatives contained in the group, throughout all profession ranges, to assist its retail, laundry and staffing companies.
• Once you store at or donate to Goodwill, you’re serving to its workforce growth packages and community-based assist companies.
• Individuals can assist Goodwill’s mission by donating new and gently used objects to their native Goodwill retailer and donation heart, procuring at Goodwill in-person or on-line or by making a monetary contribution at goodwillsew.com/how-you-can-help.
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