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Organizational Retail Promotions

New C.O.O., VP of Retail & Operations, and Director of Retail Former VP of Retail & Operations, Dave Robison, accepted the position as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer. He will supervise Retail/Operations, Facilities, Risk Management/Loss Prevention, and IT. Robison joined Southern Oregon Goodwill in September 2017 bringing eight years of experience with Goodwill, previously working […]

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Goodwill Industries International Highlights Google Event

The Grow with Google event, held at the Medford Library on October 29, 2019, was featured in Goodwill Industries International’s (GII) Weekly Digest in the first week of December. #GrowwithGoogle is an initiative that draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. The event attracted 57 […]

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Jackson County Poverty Simulation

Southern Oregon Goodwill facilitated a Community Action Poverty Simulation at the Rogue Regency Inn in Medford on Tuesday, November 19 in partnership with the Medford/Jackson County Chamber of Chamber Leadership Program. The simulation, developed by a community action agency in Missouri, enables participants to view poverty from different angles and then discuss the potential for […]

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Veterans Day Luncheon Celebration 2019

It’s tradition for Southern Oregon Goodwill to honor its veteran employees with a catered lunch on Veterans Day. Today we honored the current 26 employees with lunch in their respective county: Jackson, Josephine, Klamath or Siskiyou, CA. Here are some of the photos from lunch at the Regional Headquarters building in Medford where employees representing […]

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Grow with Google Event Kicks off Digital Skills Curriculum

SO Goodwill® Digital Skills Program Launches Southern Oregon Goodwill partnered with Google to hold a free #GrowwithGoogle digital skills training event in Medford on Tuesday, October 29. Hosted at the Jackson County Library Medford branch due to the class size, 57 participants used laptops and tablets for hands-on Google tools training for job search and business applications. […]

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Gayle Byrne Legacy Club

Legacy Club Created to Honor 25-Year Employees Southern Oregon Goodwill recently inducted nine current and former employees into the Gayle Byrne Legacy Club for service of 25 years or more to Goodwill. The club’s name is in honor of retired President & CEO of Southern Oregon Goodwill, Gayle Byrne, who retired with 37 years of […]

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Final Job Fair & Interview-Palooza of 2019 Media Coverage

Local media showed heavy coverage for the final job fair of the season on Monday, October 7, taking place in Medford at the Regional Headquarters. KOBI-TV NBC5, KAJO-AM, KMVU-FOX, KTVL-CBS, KDRV-ABC spread the coverage between evening, 11 pm and morning shows. Participating employers included Cartwright’s Market, ESS SubDesk (school employment), Express Employment Professionals, First Student […]

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Grants Pass Job Fair Media Coverage

Grants Pass-based radio station, KLDR, posted and announced the September 19, 2019 Job Fair, which saw approximately 55 job seekers attend.   The Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce also posted the event in their weekly and monthly email newsletters:   The Daily Courier also published an article in the newspaper and online also on Wednesday, […]

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