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Our Benefits

Full-time employees (working 30+ hours per week) are eligible for health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, and paid holiday, vacation, and sick time. Part-time employees (working 20+ hours per week) are eligible for paid holiday, vacation, and sick time.

Goodwill Industries is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Our organization uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, click here.


Ways to Apply

Apply In Person

Pick up an application at any Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin store or donation center or visit our corporate office, located at 1302 Mendota Street in Madison, Wisconsin. [map].

Apply Online

SAVE our online job application and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form to your computer (you will need Adobe Reader version 6.0 or later to view this file), enter your information, SAVE again, and email to jobs@goodwillscwi.org.

Apply via Mail or Fax

Print an application and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form, fill them out manually, and mail/fax to:

Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.

Attn: Human Resources Department

1302 Mendota Street

Madison, WI 53714

Fax: 608-246-1984



The Goodwill Career Center

Career Center

Do you want help finding a job? Do
you want help creating a résumé or cover letter or need help with interviewing skills?

Then visit The Goodwill Career Center
for FREE information and assistance!

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Goodwill is a good place to work.

Looking for a career with an organization that has a long and proud history of outstanding service to our community? Do you enjoy a team environment? We want to hear from you. Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin offers competitive wages and a wide variety of employment options for individuals who want to contribute to our mission of building better communities by providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities or other challenges.

Current Job Openings


Career Center Specialist
Goodwill Industries has a great opportunity for full-time (35 hr/wk) Career Center Specialist to assist adults with job-related topics at our Fitchburg location. Responsibilities include helping individuals conduct online job searches, creating/critiquing résumés, help composing cover/thank you letters, and conducting mock interviews. Additional duties include assisting individuals in finding various community resources and aiding in completing online resource applications. Qualified candidates will have excellent verbal/written communication skills, ability to quickly and effectively develop a rapport with a wide variety of audiences, and a background in adult education/human services or related field. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of an associate’s degree. Please note that in order to be considered for this position, a completed application, résumé, and letter of interest must be included. The shifts will vary between Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. There is flexibility working 20-35 hr/wk and can be discussed upon hire.


Direct Care Professional (working title: Job Coach - Support Specialist)
Goodwill Industries currently has a full-time (32.5 hr/wk) opening for Support Specialists to assist adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries to work in, live in and be a part of the community. Responsibilities include providing direct support for jobs and community activities, participating in case planning, and performing personal care as needed. Education or experience working with people with disabilities preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, access to own transportation, a good driving record, and proof of insurance. The position is based at our Corporate Office working Monday through Friday. Starting wage is $11.33/hr and will increase to $11.47/hr in 2015.


Human Service Specialist (working title: Resident Counselor)
Goodwill Industries has great full-time (40 hr/wk) and part-time (20 hr/wk) opportunities for a caring and dedicated individual to assist in the support and treatment of persons with mental illness, within a group home (CBRF) setting on the Northside of Madison. Duties include working with residents in achieving their objectives in becoming independent and living in the community. Resident Counselors will gain experience in documentation such as writing treatment plans and case notes. Employees will learn available community resources in the Dane County area and gain experience with medication monitoring.  A general knowledge of mental illness and its treatment and the ability to work effectively with persons with mental illness and other service providers is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and proof of insurance. An associate’s degree in human services field or equivalent experience is required.


Production Clerk
Goodwill Industries has open positions available at our donation centers. Production Clerks will be responsible for assisting customers with their donations, writing receipts, and answering any questions. Duties to include sorting, processing, and pricing donations. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Full-time (40 hr/wk) and part-time (16 hr/weekend) positions are available at Monona and Sun Prairie. Full-time (40 hr/wk, working one weekend per month) positions are available at Madison West. Part-time (8 hr/wk) weekend position is available at Platteville. Full-time (40 hr/wk) positions are available at Richland Center and Fitchburg.


Production Supervisor - Weekend
Goodwill Industries is looking for a dedicated, detail oriented individual to supervise our Sun Prairie Donation Center. Responsibilities include overseeing the production, sorting, and salvage operations, ensuring store orders are met in a timely manner and supervising donation center employees. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. This is a full-time (40 hr/wk) position working (16 hr/weekend) as a Production Supervisor and (24 hr/wk) as a Production Clerk.


Sales Clerk/Acting Store Supervisor
Goodwill Industries is now hiring for an Acting Store Supervisor to work at our Fitchburg and Sun Prairie retail store as needed in the absence of a Store Manager. Great opportunity for someone looking to further develop their leadership skills. The person in this position will be responsible for opening and closing functions, cash management and daily audits, product handling and staff management. A working knowledge of retail operations, staff supervision and training, along with solid cashier/cash handling experience is required. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. An ability to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, and rotating weekends will be required. A valid driver’s license with access to own transportation is required. This is a 40 hr/wk position as a Sales Clerk and Acting Store Supervisor as needed.


Sales Clerk
Goodwill Industries is accepting applications for enthusiastic and customer service-driven individuals to work in our retail stores. Duties include performing all functions of retail store operations which includes running the cash register, product handling, merchandising, and providing excellent customer service. Previous retail and/or customer service experience preferred. Must have ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Candidates must be able to work weekends and evening shifts. Full-time (40 hr/wk) & (30 hr/wk) and part-time (20 hr/wk) position is available at Madison West. Full-time (40 hr/wk) & (20 hr/wk) positions are available at Madison East. Part-time (20 hr/wk) positions are available at Fort Atkinson and Monona. Part-time (15 hr/wk) and Limited Term Employment (0-20 hr/wk) positions are available at Richland Center. Part-time (20 hr/wk) & (8 hr/wk) positions are available at Platteville. Full-time (30 hr/wk) position is available at Portage.


Store Manager
Goodwill Industries has a great opportunity for a Store Manager to run our Madison East retail store. Chosen candidate will have experience in hiring and training staff to achieve sales goals, through the application of excellent internal and external customer service. Position requires candidate to have strong leadership qualities, including but not limited to problem-solving, and motivating and energizing staff. Must be results oriented and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Merchandising experience of soft and/or hard lines is required; creative display skills a plus. Position requires supervisory experience in a store of similar size/volume/staff and/or minimum two years staff management in business or related field. Must have ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and be able to work morning, weekend and evening shifts. A valid driver’s license with access to own transportation is required