About Seattle Goodwill
Our mission is to provide quality, effective employment training and basic education to individuals with significant barriers to economic opportunity.
What is Seattle Goodwill?
Seattle Goodwill is a nonprofit organization founded in 1923. We currently operate nine Job Training Centers, 24 retail stores and over 40 donation sites in King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom and Kitsap counties. We employ 2,000 people and follow WA State compensation laws.
Are you affiliated with a Headquarters?
Seattle Goodwill is one of 164 affiliates of Goodwill Industries International, with headquarters outside of Washington, DC. However, each Goodwill group is run by its own Board of Directors who establishes policy for their local group.
How does Goodwill fulfill its mission?
Goodwill sells donated goods from the community in its retail stores, with the net proceeds supporting our free job training and education programs. Because Jobs Change Lives.
What is Goodwill's mission-vision-value statement?
Seattle Goodwill provides quality, effective employment training and basic education to individuals experiencing significant barriers to economic opportunity. Because Jobs Change Lives. http://www.seattlegoodwill.org/job-training-and-education
We believe in the potential of individuals to make positive changes in their lives
- We believe education and training empower people to make those changes
- Our vision for the communities we serve is that each person is able to choose rewarding employment, obtain financial security, and experience educational achievement
- Because of our work, people are building their futures, families are strengthened, and our communities are enriched
Potential, Relevance, Stewardship, Diversity, Collaboration, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability
What programs does Goodwill offer?
Goodwill helps people with multiple barriers to employment achieve economic independence through work. Go to this link for more information on our job training programs: http://www.seattlegoodwill.org/job-training-and-education