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Workforce Development

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Goodwill Industries of Mississippi is committed to transforming lives through lifelong learning and meaningful work through the use of comprehensive programs, designed to enhance skills, provide valuable training, and create pathways to meaningful employment. Our dedicated team of professionals understands the importance of empowering individuals to reach their full potential, and we are here to support our participants every step of the way on their journey toward success.

Vocational Training

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi is proud to partner with the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS) to provide exceptional training and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Through this valuable partnership, we aim to empower individuals to overcome barriers, gain valuable skills, and achieve sustainable employment. Our collaborative program offers a wide range of vocational training options and personalized career counseling, ensuring that participants receive the support they need to succeed in the workplace. These services are offered at all of Goodwill of Mississippi's retail locations during normal business hours (10AM-6PM) at zero cost to the participant. Training is tailored to the needs of the individual, so the scope and timeframe for each person differs based upon their goals/objectives.  Together with MDRS, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment where individuals can maximize their potential and thrive in their chosen careers.

For more information about services offered to our participants, please click here!


To learn more about the success of this 60+ year partnership firsthand from previous participants, please watch the videos below!

Training Opportunities

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi's Workforce Development Department's training programs are designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's job market. Whether a person is starting out in the workforce or looking to advance their career, our team is committed to providing individuals with the tools they need to achieve their goals. For more information about Goodwill Industries of Mississippi's training opportunities, click here!

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