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Programs and Services

Our programs and services include basic computer skills, cashier, retail skills, vocational services, financial management and hospitality training. Below is a description of some of the offerings we have. Contact us to find out more.

Computerized Office Skills Training

This seventeen-week training program prepares participants for employment in the clerical or administrative field. Participants gain knowledge in the Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and have the opportunity to test for four national certifications. Available in New Castle and Kent Counties.


ShopRite Cashier Training

Goodwill’s partnership with the Kenny Family ShopRites of Delaware and the Wakefern Food Corporation prepares participants for entry-level cashier positions at Delaware ShopRite stores through hands-on training in a simulated ShopRite grocery store. Participants also receive customer service training and certification from The National Retail Federation. Graduates of this program go directly to work at one of the six ShopRite grocery stores upon successful completion of this five-week training program. Available in New Castle County.


Basic Retail Skills Training

This six-week skills training program is built to prepare participants for competitive employment in customer service related fields such as retail, hospitality and office environments. This program emphasizes the development of customer service skills to include managing irate customers, telephone etiquette and the importance of proper communication. Participants will have the opportunity to utilize their knowledge during an off site work experience. Available in New Castle and Kent Counties.


Industrial Cleaning Skills Training

This four-week skills training program combines proven office cleaning methods with modern environmentally friendly methods and techniques. Participants are instructed on the proper use of tools and techniques necessary for healthy and safe cleaning. Participants will have the opportunity to utilize their knowledge during an off site work experience. Available in New Castle and Kent Counties.


Vocational Evaluation

This two-week program is designed to assess consumers’ skills, abilities and work readiness. It is also designed to determine vocational interests and ability. Available in New Castle and Kent Counties.


Job Placement and Job Coaching

Goodwill provides assistance to those seeking jobs by offering interview coaching, work readiness training and job club meetings. Goodwill also provides consumers with job development and one on one job search assistance. Available in New Castle and Kent Counties.


Community-Based Assessment

This program is designed to assist those undecided as to their preferred job by assessing existing skills and abilities in the work place. Available in New Castle and Kent Counties.


Stand By Me

Do you want to save money to buy a new car, a house, take your family on a vacation, send your kids to college, or just pay your bills on time? Or are you interested in learning more about your credit score, your credit report, and techniques for managing debt? Are you worried about losing your home? $tand By Me® offers FREE one-on-one support to Delawareans who want to understand more about their money, make good financial decisions, and have choices for savings and loans.

No hidden fees or agendas.

Stand By Me Locations:

Goodwill Delaware & Delaware County
18178 S. Sussex Highway
Bridgeville, DE 19938
Hours: Call for appointment: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Phone: 302-337-7284 x154

Delaware Technical Community College – Owens Campus
18800 Seashore Highway
Room 921
Georgetown, DE 19947
Hours: Call for appointment: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 302-259-6731 or 302-415-1542

 


 

To learn more about our Programs & Services contact:

Theresa Gray, Senior Program Manager
Phone: (302) 761-4683
Fax: (302) 761-9868
tgray@goodwillde.org

Some programs are subject to funding and eligibility requirements for acceptance.

Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Carf LogoGoodwill is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

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