Operation Good Jobs program receives $15,000 grant from Bank of America
Partnership Helps Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Support Job Training, Education and Placement for Military Veterans and Their Families
DETROIT – Bank of America announces it will support Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s “Operation Good Jobs” as part of the bank’s commitment to provide support to organization’s that support their customers.
From resume writing guidance and skills assessment to job placement and ongoing counseling to help veterans stay employed, a $15,000 grant from Bank of America will create opportunities Metro Detroit veterans and their families.
The donation will be used for male and female veterans and immediate family members enrolled in the Operation Good Jobs training program, focused on eliminating barriers to employment and facilitating self-sufficiency. The program offers career-planning, skills training and services that help translate military experience into civilian employment.
“Bank of America is dedicated to supporting career readiness in the communities we serve. Helping to bring the unique skill set of our veterans to the workplace makes businesses better, which in turn makes our communities stronger,” said Tiffany S. Douglas, Market Manager Michigan, Bank of America.
“Operation Good Jobs addresses the comprehensive needs of veterans and military family members facing employment challenges – from resume building to transportation,” said Lorna G. Utley, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit. “Financial support from Bank of America elevates the level of assistance we are able to provide veterans and allows us to demonstrate our gratitude for their service,” she added.