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Meet Goodwill Youth Program Participant and Intern Nika

January 10, 2021

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, Youth Programs, and Student Stories

“I believe this internship offers a lot of help for the lower-income students – not for the students who have the highest grades or have the most amount of money or already have a place in college,” Nika said. “Goodwill speaks for students who are struggling in an environment they don’t think they can get out of. It’s good to give an opportunity for others who need it, and Goodwill does that.” 

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Meet Goodwill Intern Rodney

January 3, 2021

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, Youth Programs, and Student Stories

“The internship is a pretty good opportunity, especially if you are trying to see what work is like,” Rodney said. “You’re learning things, and you’ve got really supportive people there that want to help you grow and succeed in life.”

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Meet Goodwill Youth Student MaiQueen

December 27, 2020

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, Youth Programs, and Student Stories

MaiQueen’s first summer with Seattle Goodwill has been an immersion in career exploration, professional development, community service, and so much more. A senior at Seattle’s Garfield High School, she stayed busy last summer developing job skills in Goodwill’s Youth Maritime Program.

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Meet Goodwill Intern Alieu

December 20, 2020

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, Youth Programs, and Student Stories

"Because of this internship, I had a more productive summer. I turned it into a, ‘Let’s go to work and see what I can accomplish, regardless of the circumstances," Alieu says about his five-month work experience with Goodwill. 

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Dominic & Seattle Goodwill Youth Programming

October 13, 2020

Posted in: Digital Literacy, Youth Programs, and Student Stories


Amid a worldwide pandemic and a senior year of high school without spring sports, prom or a graduation ceremony, Dominic had critical decisions to make about his future.

Dominic — a football, wrestling and track athlete with a deep passion for aerospace — was trying to select the college that fit him best. His parents were busy working from home, and his access to school mentors was limited. Dominic took comfort in knowing he could lean on Seattle Goodwill’s youth program leaders when he needed advice.

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Governor Jay Inslee visits Seattle Goodwill, sees Career Connected Learning in action

June 21, 2019

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, and Youth Programs

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee visited Seattle Goodwill's King County Job Training and Education Center to learn about youth programming and our Career Connected Learning model.

 

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Catch up with Goodwill's #GoodwillFaces series

October 4, 2018

Posted in: Volunteering, Job Training & Education, and Youth Programs

Catch up on Goodwill Faces with the four stories below. Tune into our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow our weekly #GoodwillFaces series!

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New program connects youth with thriving industry

June 5, 2018

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Youth Programs

The maritime industry has a vast presence in our community and a bright future with a large number of mariners reaching retirement age during the next several years. Seattle Goodwill's new Youth Maritime Program is a great opportunity to explore a promising career. We asked members of the Seattle Maritime Academy a number of questions about the industry.

 

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Seattle Goodwill expands Youth Aerospace Program to Renton

July 18, 2017

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, and Youth Programs

Seattle Goodwill officially expanded its Youth Aerospace Program to Renton with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, July 14, at the program's new space in Renton Technical College's Annex Building.

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Seattle Goodwill: A Proud Boeing Partner

January 27, 2016

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, and Youth Programs

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