Do Good.
Do Goodwill.

An unprecedented nationwide crisis in unemployment threatens our local communities. Goodwill Southern California provides a solution.

“Unemployment was supposed to be temporary. Now, it’s permanent for almost 4 million.”
– CNBC

MAKING A

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to live independently, earn a living wage and achieve their dreams. Envisioning an inclusive future for people to realize their whole, human selves, we at Goodwill Southern California are building stronger, sustainable communities, one person at a time.

Training & Certifications

Providing the tools and support for individuals to find sustained employment, Goodwill offers training opportunities such as computer skills, janitorial, customer service, transportation and retail.

Job Placement

Providing opportunities for a working future, we partner with companies, educators, community organizations and government agencies to help us match qualified talent with employers looking to hire. Additionally, we help job seekers find apprenticeships and other on-the-job work experience.

Career Development

Providing a culture of support, not scarcity, we are committed to equipping people for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Our experienced counselors meet with job seekers one-to-one to assess their skill sets and guide them towards jobs and careers that meet their needs.

Everyone Has a

Get to know some of the people we serve.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, Goodwill SoCal has provided job training and placement since 1916. We remain committed to transforming lives through the power of work — now and throughout whatever changes the future may bring.

Groups Include:

  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Youth
  • Reentry
  • Houseless
  • Veterans

Total Population Served

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Age

Qty

12 – 24

2,830

25 – 34

9,247

35 – 44

8,657

45 – 54

5,921

55 & Above

2,157

Race

African American

29%

Asian

7%

Caucasian

12%

Hispanic

47%

Other

5%

$110M

In Wage Gain For Our Participants

In response to the employment crisis, Goodwill SoCal has launched the Do Good. Do Goodwill. campaign.

Do Good. DoGoodwill.

In partnership with public and private organizations, media outlets, corporations, and influencers, we’ve set out to tell the story of economic recovery as we help get Southern California back to work.

Goodwill SoCal Taps National Nonprofit To Help L.A.'s Displaced Frontline Workforce Get Back To Work
February 2021 Jobs Report
Stress Management for Job Seekers
ARCO Announces $148,500 Donation to Goodwill

Become a Partner

Are you ready to champion the creation of jobs vital for the economic sustainability of our local communities?

We welcome individuals and organizations who can help spread the word and promote this cause.

Pledge to Do Goodwill

I support sustainability for communities and for the earth: I Do Goodwill.




Donate

Giving to the COVID-19 Jobs Accelerator Fund will expand our capacity to serve and empower those impacted by COVID-19.