Goodwill helps job seekers get back to work

DECATUR, Ga. – Kids across North Georgia are back in school, and Goodwill of North Georgia wants to help job seekers get back to work! This year, we are teaming up with community partners to host our job fairs at their offices August 13-15, 2018. Local employers will be on site and ready to conduct interviews at each job fair. The job fairs will also have representation from local technical colleges in addition to hiring employers.

“Our mission is to put people to work,” says Summer Dunham, director of public relations for Goodwill of North Georgia. “Our goal is to place 24,000 people into jobs this year, and these job fairs will help us get there.”

Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally and pre-register for the Back to School. Back to Work. event at any Goodwill career center or at For a full schedule of the job fairs, please visit


About Goodwill

The mission of Goodwill of North Georgia is to put people to work. The nonprofit has provided services in the region for more than 90 years. In fiscal year 2017, Goodwill of North Georgia provided job training and employment services to 52,485 people and helped 24,188 people find jobs or start new businesses. The organization currently operates 60 stores and about 59 attended donation centers. Revenues generated from Goodwill’s retail program help fund job training and placement programs. For more information about Goodwill of North Georgia, visit