Programs

Goodwill has been providing career training and job placement services to people in Maryland for over 95 years. We offer a wide range of training classes, case management and career services all designed to help interested individuals find employment, improve their skill set or change career paths.

Goodwill’s job development staff seeks to place job seekers in high growth industries with the potential for career growth, living wages and benefits. Each training program is individually tailored so that each person is able to achieve their desired goals.

Those interested in enrolling in one of Goodwill’s training programs need to arrive at Intake on Fridays between 8 am and 11 am at Goodwill Headquarters in Baltimore (222 E. Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21202). Please bring a valid state or federally issued ID card, driver’s license or passport, along with your Social Security Card or Birth Certificate.

Goodwill’s Programs Include:

Job Readiness Training - Designed to assist participants who are interested in obtaining employment develop their skills in order to achieve self-sufficiency.

Job Readiness Training
Contact: Claudette Costly-Harvin
Phone: 410-837-1800 x124
Requirements: None

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Clerical & Computer Training - An ongoing computer training program customized to each student’s needs and expertise.

Clerical and Computer Skills Training Classes
Days: Monday through Thursday
Times: 9 am-12 noon OR 1 pm-4 pm
Length: 6-8 weeks
Location: Goodwill Headquarters (222 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21202)
Contact: Sharon Faust 410-837-1800 x145
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED; In GED program with testing within 30 days; must be interviewed by facilitators.

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GED Preparation - Goodwill offers GED preparation classes in conjunction with Baltimore City Community College.

GED Preparation Classes
Days: Tuesday – Thursday
Times: 9 am – 12 pm
Contact: Wallace Beal 410-837-1800 x172
Requirements: None

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Custodial Skills Training - Classroom instruction and hands on training are combined to give participants the skills needed to enter the custodial and maintenance fields

Custodial Skills Training Classes
Length: About 10 weeks
Location: Goodwill Headquarters (222 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21202)
Contact: Ruth Joyner 410-837-1800 x186
Requirements: Referral of the Maryland Division of Rehabilitative Services

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SEETTS (Supporting Ex-Offenders in Employment, Training, and Transitional Services) – SEETTS offers training and support for ex-offenders in search of work opportunities.

SEETTS Classes (Job Training)
Days: Monday through Thursday
Times: 10 am – 12 noon OR 1 pm – 3 pm
Length: 2 weeks
Location: Goodwill Headquarters (222 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21202)
Contact: Claudette Costley-Harvin 410-837-1800 x124
Requirements: Inmate within Baltimore Pre-Release Unite (BPRU), Maryland Correctional Institute for Women (MCIW) or community-based individual.

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FOCUSED (Families On Course Utilizing Services for Educational and Economic Development) - Intensive case management services with a structured job readiness component and an unpaid work experience.

FOCUSED
Contact: Raiza Rahim 410-837-1800 x112
Requirements: Appropriate referral from Baltimore City Department of Social Services

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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) - Designed for individuals 55+ who need job placement assistance in Harford & Cecil Counties.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Contact: Deborah Gray
Phone: 410-996-0026
Location: Goodwill SCSEP, 208 S. Bridge Street, Elkton, MD 21921
Requirements:

Aged 55 or over; unemployed; resident of either Harford or Cecil County; living in a household with low income (125% of the federal poverty level)

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