Liz has been with Goodwill since 1977. Over the years she struggled staying on task and taking direction from others.Now she has persevered to improve almost every aspect of her job performance and lifestyle. Today she’s a valued member of our Washington Store is retail team.
In spite of her physical disability, Kelsey managed to not only excel at one job, but overcame personal challenges to succeed at three different jobs. Kelsey’s attitude at her workplace is goal focused. She has a positive attitude and the flexibility to welcome new assignments. Her job performance at Goodwill enabled her to find a fulfilling job with Children’s Center for Therapy in Iowa City.
Jill was in a horrific car accident where she had to relearn basic skills we take for granted.Through the help of Goodwill, she was able to deal with the consequences of her injuries and find work at our Clinton Store Jill exemplifies the word ‘survivor’ and has overcome multiple obstacles in her life to become an excellent employee.
When Eric started working at Goodwill, he lacked communication skills and his anxiety caused disruptions at work. Thanks to the dilligence of Goodwill job coaches, he blossomed after being assigned to work in our Cedar Rapids East store. Eric dramatically improved his productivity and has great relationships with his co-workers.