Goodwill North Central Texas to Open 27th Area Retail Store
Job Fair to be Held Saturday, May 15 to Fill 25 Open Retail and Support Positions
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (May 13, 2021) – Goodwill North Central Texas announced today that the organization will open its 27th area retail store in summer 2021. The 13,881 sq. ft. retail store is located on 1.5 acres at 3200 Basswood Blvd. near the intersection with I-35W in north Fort Worth.
To support the store opening, Goodwill is hiring for 25 full-time and part-time positions starting at $11.25 per hour or more. A job fair will be held on Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the new store location. Employees enjoy discounts on merchandise, a generous benefit plan and receive support services and continuing education opportunities through the nonprofit. New hires are eligible for a $100 sign on bonus, which will be paid after completion of four months as a successful, active employee. To apply in person, applicants should come prepared with a state-issued photo ID. Those who would like the chance to be hired on-the-spot should apply online in advance of the job fair at www.GoodwillNorthCentralTexas.org/jobs. Face coverings and social distancing will be required at the event.
“Every retail store that Goodwill opens means more revenue to support our job training and placement programs for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment including veterans, at-risk youth, the homeless, the formerly incarcerated and the disadvantaged,” said David Cox, president and CEO of Goodwill North Central Texas. “The organization also assists job seekers from the general public in obtaining employment through area Job Resource Centers.”
Construction on the location began in August 2020 by Reliable Commercial Construction.
About Goodwill North Central Texas
Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.
Goodwill North Central Texas is based in Fort Worth and serves 18 counties in the region. The nonprofit’s 26 area retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission to CREATE lives of independence and BUILD a stronger local community. Job training and career services programs for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness are guided by the organization’s vision of a North Central Texas where everyone person has the opportunity for maximum independence and abundant living. For more information, please visit www.GoodwillNorthCentralTexas.org.