Diego Hernandez-Millan is doing something he never thought possible: he makes car parts.
“I grab the material — big, small or medium in size — put it on the welding machine and package them,” the 18-year-old Canton resident said. “When (I heard about) the job it wasn’t something that interested me but learning how to do it, it’s actually something I like.”
Hernandez-Millan learned his trade at Goodwill North Georgia career centers. The nonprofit, which, connects employers with job seekers, invests$20 million annually in training and employment services, President and CEO Keith Parker said. Last year, the nonprofit served nearly 50,000 job seekers in coaching and training, helping almost 20,000 get hired, according to the organization