Community Employment Centers

Goodwill Community Employment Centers are located throughout San Diego County and provide free job search assistance. Whether you want to work in a local grocery store, a boutique, a manufacturing company, a high tech firm, as a day laborer, or in a variety of other jobs, we can help!  Our Career Advisors are ready to help you, one-on-one, with your online job application, your résumé and interview preparation.

All services provided through our Community Employment Centers are FREE OF CHARGE! All we ask is that you are 16 years of age or older and serious about finding a job. At Goodwill’s Community Employment Centers, we work for you!

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Our Community Employment Centers are equipped with computers, phones, and job lead boards that can help you find and apply to jobs that interest you. Community Employment Center Career Advisors are also available to assist you one on-one through the entire job search process.

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Goodwill operates five Community Employment Centers throughout San Diego County. Stop by today to begin your search for a new career!

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Improve your skills for the workplace! Attend our FREE workshops at any Goodwill Community Employment Center.

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Our Paid Training Program is designed to train and prepare you for the workforce. It is a three month, structured, hands-on training program in Retail and Donations.

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The two week Job Readiness Program* will teach you how to:

  • Create a winning résumé
  • Communicate effectively
  • Interview with confidence
  • Follow up with employers after an interview or hiring event
  • Find the right job for you

Completion of Goodwill’s Job Readiness Program demonstrates to potential employers your commitment to possess the following soft skills:

Reliability, Commitment, Initiative.

*Job Readiness graduates receive a Goodwill Certificate of Completion.
Goodwill’s Job Readiness Program is offered at all of our San Diego County Community Employment Centers.