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Start earning what you deserve in just four weeks.

Goodskills Career Builder can help you start earning what you deserve by providing targeted skills training and job placement services into higher wage careers.

This four-week training is provided at no charge and connects participants directly with hiring employers in advanced manufacturing and technology. Upon graduation, all participants receive $500 for work completed during the hands-on portion of training and access to an expert Goodskills Career Coach for up to three  years.


Goodskills Career Builder is open to any adult over 18 years old residing in Erie, Niagara, or Chautauqua County with a high school diploma or GED authorized to work in the United States who is currently looking for a higher-paying job in advanced manufacturing. Specialized training for careers in technology is also available at our Buffalo Career Center.

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Shamar's Success Story
Shamar was at a place in his life where he felt he had no real direction. He was unemployed and knew he wanted a position that gave him a purpose, but he lacked the confidence and guidance to move forward. Goodskills helped him start a career he enjoys coming to each and every day. Click here to learn more about his journey.

For Job Seekers

Take Your First Step

If you are ready for a full-time permanent position and are serious about your future, please complete the interest form below and a Goodskills team member will reach out to you within 2 business days regarding next steps.

Start Reaching Your Goals

Gain skills, training, and paid work experience through career readiness training, technical training, and help from our experienced career coaches.

Begin Your Career

Start on the path to earning a family-sustaining wage with your new skills. Goodwill will be behind you every step of the way.

For Employers

Find Qualified, Motivated Employees

We identify motivated candidates with a desire for permanent employment. Our candidates have completed our readiness training and have been pre-screened to match your needs. Complete the interest form below and a Goodskills team member will reach to you within 2 business days.

Reduce Recruitment Costs and Boost Retention

Goodwill is the place to turn if you’re looking for trained workers. A pool of qualified candidates completes our program each month, and our employer partners get a first look at successful participants and potential, valued employees. Our support team continues to follow hired candidates to remove any impediments to employment success.

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