Goodwill Houston helps local veterans find jobs | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Goodwill Houston helps local veterans find jobs | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: November 12, 2020, 12:46 pmVeterans sometimes face challenges when returning home after military service. At Goodwill, they believe finding a good job shouldn't be one of them. U.S. Army veteran Jasmine Carey was joined by Goodwill Houston’s VP of Fund Development and Community Relations Barbie Parker to share Carey’s story.
This virtual job fair will put you in touch with area employers
Wednesday, those who are searching for a job will get a chance to e-meet with employers from the area. Goodwill Houston will hold its monthly virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and it will includes employers from Houston Independent School District, Effex Management Solutions and Goodwill Houston. Goodwill Houston will also host its second Virtual Health Fair on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Barbie Parker, vice president of Fund Development & Community Relations with Goodwill Houston, explained their new procedures in place. For more information about Goodwill Houston, call 713-692-6221, or visit the website.
Goodwill Houston on new safety procedures for shopping and donating | HOUSTON LIFE| KPRC 2
Goodwill Houston on new safety procedures for shopping and donating | HOUSTON LIFE| KPRC 2Published: August 12, 2020, 1:59 pmWhether you wish to visit them to drop off donations or to shop, it’s important that you know Goodwill Houston has been taking precautions to keep stores and donation centers safe after COVID.19 Barbie Parker, Vice President of Fund Development & Community Relations with Goodwill Houston, explained their new procedures in place.
5 affordable Rodeo outfits you can get at Goodwill Houston | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
5 affordable Rodeo outfits you can get at Goodwill Houston | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: March 3, 2020, 3:24 pmRodeo is in full swing, and if you've ever shopped for western wear, you know it can get expensive really quickly. But don't worry -- Barbie Parker, Vice President of Fund Development & Community Relations with Goodwill Houston, shares 5 looks to help us dress for rodeo for less.
Goodwill donation guidelines: What you can and cannot donate in Houston
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. HOUSTON – If you’re about to donate clothes, furniture or appliances to a great cause, make sure you know which items are actually accepted and which are not. Barbie Parker, Vice President of Fund Development & Community Relations at Goodwill Houston, helps you navigate Goodwill’s do’s and don’ts of donating with a fun trivia game.
Meet an inspiring veteran helping fellow veterans with barriers to employment
HOUSTON - For many of our military veterans, finding civilian jobs after serving our country can be a challenge, but one local man is helping his fellow veterans with this task through Operation: GoodJobs, a program Goodwill started to assist post-9/11 veterans and their families with job training, financial strengthening and placement services. His name is Jarios Courtney, and he stopped by the Houston Life studio with Barbie Parker, director of fund development for Goodwill, to share more details about this great initiative. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.
Goodwill Houston is changing lives through the power of work
HOUSTON - Oziel Casanova lost his leg after a motorcycle accident. And while this major change could have derailed his entire life, he chose to take a professional opportunity that has him inspiring others every day. Casanova is now working at Goodwill as an instructor with the Google Digital Accelerator program, and he visited the Houston Life studio to share his story, along with his employer Barbie Parker, director of fund development with Goodwill Houston. "Our mission is to provide free training, education and job opportunities to people with barriers of employment. For more information about Goodwill and their Google digital accelerator program, call 713-692-6221 or visit goodwillhouston.org.