Goodwill Job Connections helps people by improving their resume, application and interview skills, said Ed Padilla, Goodwill career development facilitator.
They also work with local businesses and agencies to help place people in jobs.
"Our goal is to connect people," he
Since Padilla started working at Goodwill three months ago, he has already signed up 160 people looking for work.
That's why Jobs Etc. was one of the more than 30 agencies participating in the block party.
They brought their van to the parking lot of the Goodwill
store for the block party to sign people up for services.
"You can get a job search on that van right now," said Padilla
The block party was introducing people to services available at Goodwill
as well as what was offered by other community agencies, said Padilla
"This is just a way for the community to meet the agencies that can help," he