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Our Mission

Goodwill Industries of the Berkshires and Southern Vermont helps community members with barriers to employment attain independence and self-sufficiency, gain confidence, and enhance their quality of life, through vocational education, work training, and other support services.

Goodwill In Action

  • Retail Stores
    Retail Stores

    6

  • People Served
    People Served

    1,652

  • People Suited
    People Suited

    189

  • Pounds Recycled
    Pounds Recycled

    2m

Jean's Story

With an absolute verve for life, people and nature, Jean Haywood joined Goodwill eleven years ago.  Since that time, she has played an important role in the organization serving as the HR Clerk and Safety Officer.  There was a time when Jean wrote the company newsletter, took minutes at Board meetings, posted job announcements, interviewed prospective candidates and kept track of all the Human Resource paperwork.