Shoreline Goodwill training classes now registering students

Friday, April 29, 2011

Shoreline Goodwill’s Job Training and Education Center, located at 14500 15th Ave NE, is now registering people for free classes in the eight-week session that runs from May 23 through July 15, 2011.

The staff expects classes to fill up fast and reminds prospective students that sign-up is on a first come, first served basis.

The center will offer the following classes:
  • Retail and Customer Service Training Program– Students learn retail and customer service skills and participate in two weeks of on-the-job training at a Goodwill store in order to prepare for jobs in a variety of industries.
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)– These include basic and intermediate courses designed to accommodate a wide range of English skills.
  • Basic Computer Classes– Introductory courses for people with little or no computer experience:
                 Computer Fundamentals 
                 Microsoft Word 
                 Microsoft Excel
  • Cashiering and Customer Service –Teaches the fundamentals of operating a cash register in a retail environment.
  • Career Building Assistance –Instructors can help people with job searches, resume and cover letter writing, interview practice and more.
For class availability and enrollment information, call 206-631-8460.

Shoreline Goodwill is part of Seattle Goodwill Industries, a private, nonprofit organization that has served the central and northern Puget Sound since 1923. It provides free job training and education programs and services that help low-income and underserved people obtain the skills they need to secure employment so they may achieve economic self-sufficiency. For more information about Goodwill programs, please call toll free at1-877-GIVE4GOOD or visit the website.


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