Recent job fair

In celebration of Goodwill Week, May 3-7, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee will host numerous events at its nine Career Solutions centers across the region, including a Job Fair with nine employers and other events at its center in Murfreesboro.

Every year during the first full week of May, Goodwill organizations across the U.S. and Canada observe Goodwill Week to highlight the defining principle of Goodwill’s mission — transforming lives through the power of work.

“This year — perhaps more than any other — there is reason to share the word about our nonprofit mission of changing lives through education, training and employment,” said Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee President and CEO Matthew Bourlakas. “As we emerge from the pandemic into a transformed economy, thousands of people in our communities will be in need of meaningful work. Goodwill can help, and Goodwill Week will demonstrate some of the many ways we do that.

Goodwill Week activities planned by the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro include:

May 4: Job Fair – 10 a.m.-noon

May 5:Resume Assistance – 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

May 6: Job Fair and Community Event with more than 12 employers –
11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Employers include: including Touchpoint, Hardee’s, CDL Plasma, Schwan Cosmetics, Mahle, Subway, Walmart, Manpower, Path Group, Murfreesboro City Schools, Zaxby’s and Senior Helpers. More than 215 job openings will be available, with pay rates reaching $19 per hour. Participating community partners include Linebaugh Public Library, Independent Opportunities Inc., United Way of Rutherford/Cannon Counties, Vocational Rehab Department, the Tennessee Department of Corrections and Community Helpers of Rutherford County. There will be free food, drawings for prizes and outdoor games.

A complete schedule of Goodwill Week events can be found at

More information about Goodwill’s mission services can be obtained at or by calling (800) 545-9231. The Murfreesboro Career Solutions center’s direct line is (615) 346-1818.

About Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee has provided job training and job placement free of charge to people with disabilities or other barriers to employment through the sale of donated items. Goodwill’s vision is that all people will have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential through the power of work. More information about Goodwill’s Career Solutions, retail stores and donation centers can be found online at or by calling 1-800-545-9231.

Improve Your Heart Health with All-Natural Soltea Daily Supplement – Click Now to Save 25% Off Your First Order
All-Natural Heart Health Supplement – Save 25% Now
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Overcome your credit card debt with Tally. Consolidate and save money while you pay it down.
Get started with Tally today.
The easiest way to compare and save on home and auto insurance. Match coverage, compare rates and save.
Find hundreds in savings now!
Acorns helps you grow your money. Take control with all-in-one investment, retirement, checking and more.
Get a $5 bonus when you sign up.
Know your spending habits, anticipate overdrafts, and get up to $250. Only takes 2 minutes. No credit check.
Get your finances on track.
Grow Credit
Grow Credit is a free Mastercard you can use to pay your subscriptions while you build credit.
Start building your credit today!
Lower your bills and stay on top of your financial life with Truebil, the app that helps you save every day.
Take control & start saving money!