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Poverty Simulation in Roseburg

Southern Oregon Goodwill facilitated a Community Action Poverty Simulation in Roseburg Oct. 27. The simulation, developed by a community action agency in Missouri, enables participants to view poverty from different angles and then discuss the potential for change within their communities. It’s designed to sensitize those who serve low-income families and to create a broader […]

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Poverty simulation in Ashland

We were thrilled to have KDRV ABC 12 reporter Kasey Kershner cover the Poverty Simulation Workshop in Ashland Sept. 21. She put together a comprehensive package that aired on the 6 p.m. newscast. To help the whole community better understand the challenges of living in poverty, Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries facilitated a Community Action Poverty […]

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Labor of Love

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5.6 million job openings on the last business day of June this year. In observance of Labor Day, between August 30 and September 6, Southern Oregon Goodwill® is challenging people across Southern Oregon and Northern California to sign Goodwill’s #LaborOfLove pledge to spread awareness about […]

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Posted in: Education & Learning, Employment & Job Training, Mission Services

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Fall Computer Classes

Kids are heading back to school, and Southern Oregon Goodwill® has community computer classes for adults at Employment & Training Centers across the region. The courses provide computer basics and knowledge of popular Microsoft Office programs, so they will prepare people to use these critical workplace tools that can help them meet career and personal goals. Check out this […]

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Computer Classes

Southern Oregon Goodwill® is launching community computer classes at Employment & Training Centers across the region it serves. By providing computer basics and knowledge about popular Microsoft Office programs, the classes will prepare people to use these critical workplace tools that can help them meet career and personal goals. In discussions with local employers about […]

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Career Fair Draws a Crowd

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Career Fair on Tuesday, May 24, brought job seekers and hiring managers to the Goodwill Employment & Training Center, 11 W. Jackson St., Medford. Participating employers included: Harry & David Holiday Inn Express Oregon Employment Department Partnerships in Community Living Rogue Valley Manor Southern Oregon Goodwill Southern Oregon Head Start Regence Blue […]

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Posted in: Jobs, Mission Services

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Story Behind the Store Awards and Tours

Southern Oregon Goodwill is hosting six separate awards and community open houses between April 1 and June 18, to honor accomplishments of the people participating in our services and outstanding community partners. The first two events took place on Wednesday, April 1 at Klamath Falls Goodwill Retail and Mission Services office and on Thursday, April […]

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Goodwill® Partners with The Family Connection

Goodwill Partners with Family Connection: One-Stop Resource Website for Parents Southern Oregon Goodwill is pleased to announce the agency has joined a collaborative partnership of local agencies to form the The Family Connection website. Launched in February 2015, website is a virtual one-stop shop for Southern Oregon parents wanting to connect with vital local resources. Parents and caregivers can […]

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