Archive for June, 2017

Josephine County honors achievements

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries honored the achievements of people who are building a better future through vocational training and employment at a Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration awards event on Thursday, June 29, at the Grants Pass High School Commons. Becky Waldon, who gained valuable work experience and new confidence, then made connections through […]

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Shae Johns joins GII board

ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII) has announced that Shae Johns will join the incoming class of members to its board of directors. She will also serve as a member of the social enterprise’s Conference of Executives (COE) Executive Council, representing the Goodwill membership at the national level. Johns’ term is two years with […]

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KDRV highlights Goodwill’s employment expertise

KDRV Newswatch 12 reporter Sionan Barrett did a story June 21 about the latest state employment report, which noted that while unemployment is dropping, people in the rural counties of Southern Oregon are still struggling to find work. She interviewed Southern Oregon Goodwill Director of Workforce Development for Jackson County Kris Kreutzer to learn more […]

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Goodwill and Cow Creek Tribe unveil trailer

Canyonville, OR — On Thursday, June 22, Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will unveil a co-branded donations trailer featuring support by the Cow Creek Tribe and Seven Feathers Casino Resort for local workforce development programs. Seven Feathers Casino Resort is underwriting the expense for the nonprofit to update three donation trailers which vary in lengths from […]

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Employee wins national award

MEDFORD — Goodwill Industries International is pleased to announce that the winner of its 2017 Edgar J. Helms Award for Staff is Kristi Bonham of Talent, Oregon. Bonham serves as the quality assurance coordinator for Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries in Medford. She has worked for the organization since 1997, beginning as a job coach, contracts […]

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Goodwill tops World Value Index

Goodwill®, the leading nonprofit provider of employment placement, job training and education services, has been ranked #1 on the annual World Value Index, an anticipated annual report that ranks world-class organizations by measuring and ranking each brand’s overall World Value, according to people’s perceptions. In the rankings, Goodwill leads Amazon, Google, Kellogg’s, Microsoft and other […]

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TV reports on SOU donation drive

KDRV Newswatch 12 reporter Andryanna Sheppard did a story about the campus move-out donation drive, an annual event done in partnership between Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries and Southern Oregon University. Students moving out at the end of the school year donate tons of clothing, decor, books and other household items they don’t need anymore. The […]

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Grants Pass career fair planned

Grants Pass, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 14, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 735 SW Fifth St, Grants Pass. Connecting people seeking work with employers who are hiring is a key part of Goodwill’s mission to enable employment. The career fair is […]

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Career fair coming to Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 3401 Washburn Way. Connecting people seeking work with employers who are hiring is a key part of Goodwill’s mission to enable employment. The career fair is open to […]

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