SARASOTA/BRADENTON, Fla. – With a bigger investment in creating a more employable community, Goodwill Manasota has hired Eladio Amores as the new director of employment partnerships.
Amores brings over 10 years of experience as a corporate consultant for the Florida Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation where he assisted companies across the state with improving diversity and inclusion programs and solving employment issues. He also previously worked in the private sector in the human resources department. His experience and background made him the perfect fit for Goodwill Manasota, where the mission is changing lives through the power of work.
“As a Goodwill Ambassador, I was extremely impressed with the values and the management of the organization, as well as the dedication to the mission of employment,” said Amores. “I believe in the mission of Goodwill Manasota, and I feel supported in this new role. My goal is for employers in the community to see the great things we are doing for the local community and the economy, and help them get involved.”
In addition to Goodwill Manasota, Amores is involved with the Able Trust, where he was recently recognized as “Volunteer of the Year”. His ability to focus on job creation and placement, while continuing to build and foster relationships with local employers and federal contractors, makes Amores an ideal addition to the Goodwill team.
“Goodwill’s commitment to increasing jobs and job readiness is part of our DNA. With the help of Eladio, we will be able expand and enhance relationship with local employers,” said Bob Rosinsky, Goodwill Manasota president & CEO. “Eladio’s past experience places Goodwill in an exceptional position in recruiting employers and helping to create jobs.”
About Goodwill Manasota
Goodwill Manasota is an industry-leading, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization that changes lives through the power of work. With the sales of donated goods and philanthropic donations, Goodwill is able to assist people with disabilities and other barriers to employment by providing job skills training and employment opportunities. In 2013, we served more than 16,000 people, placed 537 people in jobs and assisted 329 veterans as they reintegrated back into the civilian workforce. Goodwill Manasota’s economic impact back to the community is worth $81.3 million. We accomplish our mission through a network of Good Neighbor Centers in Sarasota, Manatee, Hardee and DeSoto counties and our Mission Development Services (MDS) around North America. Goodwill has provided opportunities through such programs as Donated Goods Employment Services, Job Connection, American Veterans & their Families Initiative, JobsPlus, Supported JobsPlus, GoodwillWorks, White Glove Services, Good Neighbor Program and Ambassadors Program. Goodwill is one of the pioneers of the reduce-reuse-recycle movement and this past year diverted 37 million pounds out of the landfill. Goodwill Manasota is legally organized under the laws of the United States and the State of Florida. We are accountable to a local Board of Directors. Goodwill Manasota in essence belongs to this community, and is NOT owned by any individual or company. For more information, visit EXPERIENCEGOODWILL.ORG.