Josh's Story

Josh overcame barriers to earning employment

Meet Josh. After overcoming challenges to graduate from high school, Josh was eager to enter the workforce. Understanding that he needed additional support to secure a job, he and his family turned to Goodwill.Together with his Goodwill Career Navigator he searched for job openings, completed applications, and prepared him for success. Josh said,

“We did mock interviews, practiced communication and learned job skills... it helped a lot."

Josh’s dream job was to work at Freddy’s Restaurant in St. Joseph, MO, where he interviewed. After the interview, Josh asked Manager, Alex Richardson,

“Do you think I’ll ever get a job here?”

Alex replied,

“Well - you just did, buddy.” 

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