Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties Inc., is here to provide vocational and educational opportunities to eliminate barriers to employment, strengthen communities and help people reach their full potential through the power of work. Each year we work with over 1,500 individuals in providing them with the needed tools and steps to obtain employment and be successful.

Here is a breif overview of some of the services we offer.

Workforce Programs & Services

 Department of Rehabilitation

• Expanded Subsidized Employment

• Veteran Services

• Youth and Beyond

• Probation Services




Certification Courses

Customer Service Certificate from the National Retail Federation (NRF) training utilizes a curriculum that teaches appropriate communication skills needed in the workplace with customers and between employees. The situation based scenarios model what is expected in retail and in every other customer service environment. This is an industry – recognized certification.

ServSafe Food Safety Training Program offers certification in the California State Food Handlers Licenses, recognized by the National Restaurant Association.

QuickBooks Online training and certification through Goodwill Industries and Learn Bookkeeping Today.

Computer Training Certification in Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, and Typing through Goodwill Industries and Skillsoft.


If you would like more information on how to register for any of these courses please call us at

(805) 981-0130.

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