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Mission: Seattle Goodwill provides quality, effective employment training, and basic education to individuals experiencing significant barriers to economic opportunity.

Because Jobs Change Lives.


Category: Education

Goodwill is a non-profit organization that has been serving north Puget Sound for over 90 years. They operate 24 retail thrift stores in this region. Merchandise for their stores comes from generous donations of quality, new or reusable items from the public. Sales of these donations and financial contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations support Goodwill's free job training and education programs. Each year these programs help thousands of individuals get the skills they need to become economically self-sufficient through work.

Other Ways to Get Involved:

At Goodwill, they rely on skilled and dedicated volunteers to achieve our mission of changing lives through jobs. By giving of your time and your talents, you can become an integral part of this mission and benefit not just the people Goodwill serves, but our entire community.

There are many ways to get involved as a volunteer including:

  • Job Training & Education tutor, instructor’s aide, and computer lab assistant
  • Vintage Fashion Collection model, assistant, or researcher
  • Administration and Support Services department support
  • Special events
  • Corporate volunteer opportunities