Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina broke ground on their newest facility in Travelers Rest, SC. The new facility will create approximately 20 full-time positions and will include a retail store, outlet store, and a Goodwill Job Connection. It is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. This is Boyer Construction’s third project for Goodwill.

Goodwill Job Connections provide free assistance to help job seekers connect with potential employers and find permanent employment. Services include access to resources like computers and the internet, fax machines, telephones, and job leads and referrals. A trained employment specialist is on-site to assist individuals with their job search. Goodwill also provides job training services to help people gain the skills needed to begin careers in Manufacturing, Food Service, Retail, Call Center, Cleaning Management, and as Certified Nurse Aides.

Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina helps people become independent through education and training leading to employment. Last year, Goodwill placed 10,596 people into employment through its job training programs and Goodwill Job Connection services.