Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth invites individuals seeking employment, and businesses looking to hire, to the upcoming Goodwill job, wellness and resource fair on August 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at Goodwill Fort Worth headquarters, located at 4005 Campus Drive in Fort Worth.

More than 30 employers will be on hand looking for qualified new hires, and 20 health fair vendors and resource agencies will provide information to attendees. The job fair will provide successful companies and skilled individuals the opportunity to meet face-to-face with one another.

For individuals seeking to impress employers at the job fair, local Goodwill Career Centers offer free guidance in creating or improving resumes and cover letters. Learn more about Goodwill’s nine area career centers at http://www.goodwillfortworth.org/opportunities/employment-services/.

“We hope that our job fair can open doors for individuals seeking employment,” said Kevin Williams, Director of Goodwill Fort Worth’s North Texas Institute for Career Development and Career Services. “Our mission is to offer a hand up, not a hand out. By connecting job seekers and employers, we are fulfilling our promise to help individuals with barriers to employment find meaningful work.”

During the job fair, organizations including the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Lowe’s, Links Co., Sam’s Club, Temp. Team Staffing Co. and Spanish Yellow Pages will be on hand looking for qualified individuals to hire. If you are an employer interested in participating in the job fair contact Kevin Williams at 817.332-7866 or kwilliams@goodwillfw.org by July 25, 2013.  

Media sponsors for the event include NBC 5 and Clear Channel Media. 

About Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.

Goodwill is a non-profit leader in providing education, training and career services for people with disabilities, such as mental or emotional disabilities, lack of education or work experience and homelessness. Last year, Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth helped place thousands of people in jobs.

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.’s 20 retail locations provide not only affordable goods and services, but also jobs for those in need and revenue to support Goodwill’s charitable mission. Goodwill also provides Tarrant County with nine career centers, equipped with job-search experts, computers, Internet access and telephones. Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.