JOB CONNECTION CENTERS
Learn about Goodwill's free Job Connection Center services and the staff that's ready to help!
Goodwill’s Job Connection Centers provide free services to job seekers, helping them access resources and develop skills that can lead to greater employment success. Goodwill employment specialists offer guidance through the career exploration and job search process.
Job Connection services include:
- Computer and internet access
- Career planning
- Resume and cover letter development assistance
- Guidance and tips on effective job searching
- Help with topics such as Career Exploration, Mastering the Interview, Computer Skills 101 and Overcoming Barriers
In addition, the Centers offer a friendly atmosphere to simply get answers regarding local services and resources, such as where to find childcare, transportation and training.
Goodwill-Suncoast currently has two Job Connection Centers - one inside our Goodwill Superstore at 2550 34th St. N. in St. Petersburg and one inside our Goodwill Superstore at 10739 Big Bend Rd. in Riverview. Click here for more info.
Meet Our Team!
Donna McGrath - Manager for Job Connection and Career Navigation
Donna shares over 19 years of combined experience in program management, job development and placement services. She takes every opportunity to interact and network with local businesses and organizations on behalf of job seekers in the community. It is those vital relationships that help her to assist job seekers in increasing their employment opportunities. Donna is active in the community and is an Ambassador for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. Donna invites you to explore the Job Connection and all of the services offered.
Raymond Steward - Career Navigation Specialist
Raymond works primarily from our Riverview Job Connection Center. He is a Veteran of the United States Air Force, and has a passion for serving the community and providing resources for employment success. He has over 10 years of education and work experience. Raymond achieved a B.S. in Management from the University of South Florida, an A.S. in Radiation Therapy from Hillsborough Community College, an A.A. in General Studies from the College of Southern Nevada, and a A.A.S in Education and Training Management from the Community College of the Air Force.
Amy Erwin - Career Navigation Specialist
Amy brings over 13 years of experience to our 34th Street Job Connection center. She has worked with certifications and assessments, career planning, project management, curriculum and training implementation, career readiness and community involvement. As a life-long learner herself, she knows the value of an education and great training opportunities. She earned her B.S. in education from Lincoln Christian College and her M.S. in Education Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University. She is excited to assist you in reaching your future goals.
Zuma - Job Connection's Emotional Support Dog
As a former greyhound racer, Zuma knows what it's like to run in circles and feel like you're not getting anywhere! Although she's now retired, she wants you to know Goodwill's Job Connection Center team (including her Mom, Donna) is here to help you find the perfect position!
Your Virtual Job Connection Assistant!