Goodwill to host job fair for 7 employers

More than 50 positions tbavailable during Goodwill-hosted hiring event

COOKEVILLE – The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 565 S. Jefferson Ave. in Cookeville will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, for seven employers seeking to fill more than 50 positions in Putnam, White and surrounding counties.

Employers include Perdue Farms, Servpro, Addus Homecare, At Work Staffing, Quality Private Duty Care, New Hope Healthcare and Goodwill. Openings include homemaker, home care aide, crew chief, warehouse assembly, injection molding, die-cast, paint inspections, meat cutter, machine operator, retail associates and other positions. Rates of pay reach $15 per hour.

Job fair participants should wear a face covering and be prepared to practice social distancing. Interviews are possible, so job-seekers should dress for success, bring a resume, photo ID and their Social Security card or birth certificate. 


When: Thursday, Oct. 1

            9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Goodwill Career Solutions

            565 S. Jefferson Ave.

            Cookeville, Tenn.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Cookeville now hosts job fairs regularly. More information on job fairs and job training can be obtained by calling (931) 520-8789 or visiting

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 obtained online at or by calling 1-800-545-9231.

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