Operation Good Jobs

Connecting Veterans to Careers

Goodwill is helping veterans and their families transition into civilian life and advance their careers.

Operation Good Jobs is a program dedicated to assisting veterans. Their immediate family members connect to sustainable employment opportunities while exploring ways to increase their skills, continue their education, or connect to other community services.

Benefits of Operation Good Jobs

This program provides a dedicated Success Coach equipped to work with those that have served our country to transition into civilian life, use their military experience to advance their careers, and grow a sense of purpose for their lives.
To address the individual needs of those who have served our country and may face the challenges of transitioning into a civilian world, advance beyond their military careers, and regain a new sense of pride, dignity, and purpose, each individual is offered

  • Individualized Career and Financial Plan
  • Skills assessments
  • One-on-one career coaching
  • Employment preparation courses
  • Additional skill-building classes

Heart of Texas Goodwill is also a member of the Veterans Services Alliance of Central Texas (VSACT), which allows Operation Good Jobs participants access to a host of services, including shelter and housing assistance, transportation assistance, health services, Veterans Benefits Assistance, and more – all aimed at helping veterans secure meaningful and secure employment.

Program Eligibility

  • Veterans and/or transitioning military members must be able to provide documentation of veteran/military status (i.e., DD-214, VA Card, Copy of Orders, etc.)
  • Immediate family members must be able to provide documentation or military member’s stats, and one document to confirm a family link (i.e.marriage certificate, birth certificate, a bill with all names listed,etc.)
  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Must be willing to maintain constant communication with the Success Coach
  • Must be willing to participate in all assigned training and classes

How to apply

Visit your local Job Connection to complete an application for the Operation Goods Jobs program.
For more information on Operation Good Jobs or VSACT, please contact:

Shelia Brown
Success Coach

(254) 458-0227
SuccessCoach@hotgoodwill.org