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Job Connection Centers

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Heart of Texas Goodwill Job Connection Centers are open to anyone in the public who wants assistance. Each center has trained, qualified staff available to help individuals find employment, upgrade their skills, and prepare for success in the workplace.

goodwill Job Connection Centers

OUR SERVICES

Services vary per location. Please see the list below or contact the nearest Job Connection center to learn more about class schedules and services offered in your specified area.

Education, Training and Courses:

  • Resume Preparation
  • Interview Skills Training
  • Career Exploration and Job Search Assistance
  • Job Readiness and Retention Coaching
  • Budget and Personal Finance Education
  • Beginner Computer Classes
  • Software Specific Computer Classes (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
  • Parenting and Anger Management (fee applies)
  • GED/ESL (self paced, taught in collaboration with local community colleges)

Waco Job Connection Center

1700 S. New Road, Waco, TX
Phone: (254)753-7337
Hours: Mon – Fri 8am-4:30pm

Free Job Readiness Classes

Job Opportunity Boot Camp (JOB-C)
JOB-C provides training on the skills you need to land the job you want. This week-long intensive workshop will cover job search, resume writing, interview skills and practice, job dependability and Retention.

Resume Writing
In this class you’ll learn how to emphasize your skills and get one step closer to landing the perfect job! Our step by step instructions will help you create a resume that will impress employers and help you get an interview.

Interview Skills
The key to landing your perfect job is self-presentation and interview skills. We’ll teach you how to answer difficult interview questions, dress appropriately for interviews, and the steps to take after the interview is done.

Computer for Beginners

Intro to Computers
Having trouble understanding all the functions on your computer? Our Intro to Computers course will help you navigate the keyboard commands and computer functions to help you feel comfortable using a computer in the workplace and at home.

Intro to Internet
Need help navigating the internet? We will teach you common internet words, how to navigate the internet, use a search engine, and apply for jobs online.

Intro to Email
Do you need to create an email address or learn more about your email account? This email class will walk you through creating, navigating, and sending appropriate emails.

Intro to Internet Safety
Are you looking for guidance about using the internet and staying safe? This class will cover common terms, threats and ways to stay safe while utilizing the web.

*Registration required. Please contact MCC Continuing Education at 254-299-8888

Other Classes Offered

GED/ESL Classes are available at no cost every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:00 pm– 8:00 pm. These classes are taught by McLennan Community College teachers and volunteers. For more information please call MCC Adult Education at 254-299-8053

Anger Management: Provides effective ways to manage and explore how this emotion, usually viewed as negative, can be helpful and turned into assertiveness, conflict resolution, faith, problem solving, empathy, and forgiveness.

*To sign up contact Betty Armstrong at 214-560-8245

Computer Lab Services

Mousing Around Mondays: Brand new to computers? Not ready to sign up for a class just yet? Mousing Around is a tutorial to help you become comfortable using the primary components of a computer. A lab attendant will be available from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm every Monday to help guide you.

Job Search & Resume Assistance: Need some guidance as you job search, prepare/update your resume, or have a simple computer question? Our job search and resume assistance time is designed for those who can work on their own but may have a question along the way. A lab attendant will be available to help answer questions and assist most mornings 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Individual Appointment: Our specialists are available for individual computer training, resume writing, interview view skills trainings and more. Please schedule an appointment through a specialist or the front desk. We do not accept same day appointments.

Other Computer Classes

Intro to Microsoft Word
This class introduces participants to the various features of Microsoft Word. Participants will learn how to create, modify, and save Word documents.

Intro to Microsoft Excel
This class provides an introduction to various Microsoft Excel features including: basic data entry, formatting, and formula manipulation.

Intro to PowerPoint
This class introduces the Microsoft PowerPoint layout and features while allowing participants hands on experience of creating their own creative presentation.

Intermediate Month Long Classes:
Basic Workplace Computer Skills: Mon, Wed, Fri from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Microsoft Word 2010: Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Microsoft Excel 2010: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

*To Register for Continuing Ed classes, please call 254-299-8888. Each course is $10

For more information on any of the classes, please see the Job Connection Center Classes & Events Calendar or contact us @ (254) 753-7337.

Temple Job Connection Center

4108 S. 31st Street, Temple, TX
Phone: (254)773-6424
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-5:30pm

Free Job Readiness Classes

Resume & Cover Letter Prep:
In this class you’ll learn how to emphasize your skills and get one step closer to landing the perfect job! Our step by step instructions will help you create a resume and cover letter that will impress employers and help you get an interview.

Interview & Self Presentation:
The key to landing your perfect job is self-presentation and interview skills. We’ll teach you how to answer difficult interview questions, dress appropriately for interviews, and the steps to take after the interview is done.

Computer Lab Services

Mousing Around:
Brand new to computers? Not ready to sign up for a class just yet? Mousing Around is a tutorial to help you become comfortable using the primary components of a computer.

Job Search & Resume Assistance:
Need some guidance as you job search and/or prepare/update your resume? Set up an appointment with a Learning Center staff member today!

Other Job Connection Center Classes

Intro to Microsoft Word:
This class introduces participants to the various features of Microsoft Word. Participants will learn how to create, modify, and save Word documents.

Intro to Microsoft Excel:
This class provides an introduction to various Microsoft Excel features including: basic data entry, formatting, and formula manipulation.

CPR Certification Class is $40, payable via cash or money order ONLY. Must bring valid ID and payment. Registration is REQUIRED.

Free Computers for Beginners Class

Intro to Computers:
Having trouble understanding all the functions on your computer? Our computer basics course will help you navigate the keyboard commands and computer functions to help you feel comfortable using a computer in the workplace and at home.

Intro to Internet:
Need help navigating the internet? We will teach you common internet words, how to navigate the internet, use a search engine, and apply for jobs online.

Intro to Email:
Do you need to create an email address or learn more about your email account? This email class will walk you through creating, navigating, and sending appropriate emails.

Intro to Internet Safety:
Are you looking for guidance about using the internet and staying safe? This class will cover common terms, threats and ways to stay safe while utilizing the web

*Registration required. Please visit or call the Job Connection Center to sign up.

For more information on the classes listed above, please see the Job Connection Center Classes & Events Calendar or contact us @ (254) 773-6424.

Killeen Job Connection Center

4004 E. Stan Schlueter, Killeen, TX
Phone: (254)634-0637
Hours: Mon – Fri 9am – 5:30pm

Free Job Readiness Classes

Resume & Cover Letter Prep
In this class you’ll learn how to emphasize your skills and get one step closer to landing the perfect job! Our step by step instructions will help you create a resume and cover letter that will impress employers and help you get an interview.

Interview & Self Presentation
The key to landing your perfect job is self-presentation and interview skills. We’ll teach you how to answer difficult interview questions, dress appropriately for interviews, and the steps to take after the interview is done.

Computer Lab Services

Mousing Around:
Brand new to computers? Not ready to sign up for a class just yet? Mousing Around is a tutorial to help you become comfortable using the primary components of a computer.

Job Search & Resume Assistance:
Need some guidance as you job search and/or prepare/update your resume? Set up an appointment with a Learning Center staff member today!

Other Job Connection Center Classes

Intro to Microsoft Word
This class introduces participants to the various features of Microsoft Word. Participants will learn how to create, modify, and save Word documents.

Intro to Microsoft Excel
This class provides an introduction to various Microsoft Excel features including: basic data entry, formatting, and formula manipulation.

CPR Certification Class is $40, payable via cash or money order ONLY. Must bring valid ID and payment. Registration is REQUIRED.

ESL Classes are available at no cost every Monday & Wednesday from 9:00 am– 12:00 pm & 5:00pm – 7:30pm.

Free Computers for Beginners Class

Intro to Computers
Having trouble understanding all the functions on your computer? Our computer basics course will help you navigate the keyboard commands and computer functions to help you feel comfortable using a computer in the workplace and at home.

Intro to Internet
Need help navigating the internet? We will teach you common internet words, how to navigate the internet, use a search engine, and apply for jobs online.

Intro to Email
Do you need to create an email address or learn more about your email account? This email class will walk you through creating, navigating, and sending appropriate emails.

Intro to Internet Safety
Are you looking for guidance about using the internet and staying safe? This class will cover common terms, threats and ways to stay safe while utilizing the web

*Registration required. Please visit or call the Job Connection Center to sign up.

For more information on the classes listed above, please see the Job Connection Center Classes & Events Calendar or contact us @ (254) 634-0637.

Belton Job Connection Center

2601 Commerce Street, Belton, TX
Phone: (254)613-4334 opt. 2
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:30am – 5pm

Free Job Readiness Classes

Resume & Cover Letter Prep
In this class you’ll learn how to emphasize your skills and get one step closer to landing the perfect job! Our step by step instructions will help you create a resume and cover letter that will impress employers and help you get an interview.

Interview & Self Presentation
The key to landing your perfect job is self-presentation and interview skills. We’ll teach you how to answer difficult interview questions, dress appropriately for interviews, and the steps to take after the interview is done.

Computer Lab Services

Mousing Around:

Brand new to computers? Not ready to sign up for a class just yet? Mousing Around is a tutorial to help you become comfortable using the primary components of a computer.

Job Search & Resume Assistance:

Need some guidance as you job search and/or prepare/update your resume? Set up an appointment with a Learning Center staff member today!

Other Job Connection Center Classes

Intro to Microsoft Word
This class introduces participants to the various features of Microsoft Word. Participants will learn how to create, modify, and save Word documents.

Intro to Microsoft Excel
This class provides an introduction to various Microsoft Excel features including: basic data entry, formatting, and formula manipulation.

CPR Certification Class is $40, payable via cash or money order ONLY. Must bring valid ID and payment. Registration is REQUIRED.

Free Computers for Beginners Class

Intro to Computers
Having trouble understanding all the functions on your computer? Our computer basics course will help you navigate the keyboard commands and computer functions to help you feel comfortable using a computer in the workplace and at home.

Intro to Internet
Need help navigating the internet? We will teach you common internet words, how to navigate the internet, use a search engine, and apply for jobs online.

Intro to Email
Do you need to create an email address or learn more about your email account? This email class will walk you through creating, navigating, and sending appropriate emails.

Intro to Internet Safety
Are you looking for guidance about using the internet and staying safe? This class will cover common terms, threats and ways to stay safe while utilizing the web.

*Registration required. Please visit or call the Job Connection Center to sign up.

For more information on the classes listed above, please see the Job Connection Center Classes & Events Calendar or contact us @ (254) 613-4334.

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