Volunteering at Goodwill positively impacts our community and helps you gain great experience. There are many professional and personal benefits to volunteering, including  opportunities to:

  • Expand your network and develop new contacts.
  • Learn new and refine existing skills.
  • Explore new career paths while learning about the differences between nonprofit, government and other sectors.
  • Enhance your resumé as you gain relevant experience.

Volunteer Opportunities

Goodwill University – Training Programs

  • Class/Workshop Facilitators
  • Panelists for Panel Discussions
  • Mock Interviewers
  • Guest Speakers

Job Resource Center at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus

  • Resource Center Greeters & Support
  • Computer/Technology Assistants

Gastonia Job Connection

  • Class/Workshop Facilitators
  • Resource Center Greeters & Support
  • Computer/Technology Assistants

Educational Internships

  • Social Work/Social Services
  • Psychology (non-clinical)
  • Community Engagement & Events
  • Marketing & Communications
  • And more!

VITA Tax Services in Partnership with Community Link (January-mid-April only)

  • Greeters
  • Spanish language interpreters
  • Tax Preparers

Group/Team Building Opportunities

  • Urban Garden Helpers
  • Mock Interviewers 
  • Special Events

To learn more, check out our available volunteer and internship opportunities. Have a question about volunteering? Check out our FAQ page