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Goodwill Industries Opens Self-directed Resource Room

SPRINGFIELD — On Monday, Feb. 1, Goodwill Industries of the Pioneer Valley will open a self-directed Resource Room equipped with computers, telephones, printer, copier, fax machine, Internet access, and WinWay Resume software. The Resource Room will be open to the public for job-related activities.

The Resource Room at 570 Cottage St. in Springfield will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Workshops and access to the Resource Center are offered at no cost for job-related activities. Some job-search services will be available by appointment.

A series of free workshops related to preparing for, searching for, finding, and maintaining employment is also offered. A monthly calendar of workshop topics, dates, and times is available at www.ourgoodwill.org.

Goodwill Industries of the Pioneer Valley offers employment and training programs, adult foster care, and community-based day services, and operates nine retail stores in Hampden and Hampshire counties.

“Our mission is to create a better community through partnerships in employment, education, and life enrichment,” said Steve Mundahl, president and CEO. “Helping people through the Resource Room is in keeping with that mission.”

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