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CRED - Career Readiness, Education & Development Program

About

This innovative training course provides those looking for work, or to advance their career, with the skills necessary to become successful employees.

Students are assessed prior to enrollment and the Goodwill vocational Team generates an Individualized Employment Plan based on each student’s unique interests and goals.  Student’s may attend any or all classes, and will receive our Career Readiness Credential upon completion of all classes.

Math Review

Review of decimals, fractions and percentages.

*available at Milgard WOC

Computer Basics

Digital literacy instruction to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

*available at Milgard WOC

Career Planning & Placement

Assessment of skills and abilities, resume writing, mock interviews and career search.

*available at Milgard WOC

Personal Finances

Budgeting basics, credit reports and loans.

*available at Milgard WOC

Work Fundamentals

Time management, written and verbal communications, customer service, working with a team and conflict resolution.

*available at Milgard WOC

CRED + OPTION

CRED + offers additional, unique certifications each month in addition to the weekly modules.

Schedule

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CRED is now available online through Goodwill Connect – our new Digital Work Opportunity Center.

Students are assessed prior to enrollment and the Goodwill Vocational Team generates an Individualized Employment Plan based on each student’s unique interests and goals.

Class Dates:

  • Sept 11 – register by Aug 31
  • Nov 13 – register by Nov 2

To register: Text “DWOC Connect”  To: 565-12

Available online only at this time.

Tacoma

Milgard Work Opportunity Center
714 South 27th St.
Tacoma, WA
(253) 573-6564

Available online only at this time.

Longview

Work Opportunity Center
1030 15th Ave.
Longview, WA
(360) 501-8340

Available online only at this time.

Union Gap

Work Opportunity Center
1907 1st St.
Yakima, WA
(509) 452-0207

Requirements: Age 16 or older

Attend an Information Session

2nd & 4th Thursday of every month

1:00pm – Drop-ins welcome

 

3rd Floor of Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center

714 S. 27th St., Tacoma, WA

Success Story

Deborah Coley

Two years ago, Deborah was homeless, battling drug addiction and had lost custody of her children. Then she found Goodwill’s Culinary Training program. With the determination to change her life and the support of Goodwill staff, Deborah not only excelled in the program but was able to get sober find employment and get her kids back.