Goodwill of the Heartland ready to hire retail team members during August 24 event

AUGUST 16, 2021 — On Tuesday, August 24, Goodwill of the Heartland will open the doors of its Iowa City Retail Store for a special open interviews event. From 4:30 to 7 p.m. the organization will meet, interview and potentially hire Retail Service Specialists for stores in the immediate area. The positions offer a starting wage of $13.30 per hour.

Successful candidates should be team players, have a passion for customer service and able to meet the physical demands of sorting, stocking and moving merchandise and donations. Retail Service Specialists are store ambassadors, offering assistance to everyone they encounter. Visit for complete job descriptions.

Walk-ins are welcome at the open interviews event. To schedule a specific time, applicants should call or text Josh Baez at (563) 396-6006.

“We offer team members a generous benefits package, including a great store discount, health benefits, matching retirement package and more,” said Jennifer Lund, human resource manager.

“Two of the great perks that come with being a Goodwill Retail Service Specialist are flexible scheduling and a fast, friendly work environment. The position would be a great fit for an individual who enjoys working with and supporting the community. We’re looking for candidates who appreciate diversity and have a passion for helping others.”

The Iowa City Store is located at 445 Highway 6 East.

Goodwill of the Heartland is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, veteran status, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity or other protected categories.