Land of Lincoln Goodwill hosting job fair

SPRINGFIELD - Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries says it will host a job fair on December 9.

The job fair is being held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Jacksonville Goodwill retail store, located at 1809 West Morton.  Goodwill will be seeking part-time and full-time material handlers, balers, and processors for its soon-to-be-opened distribution and warehouse operation in Jacksonville.

Officials say all positions being offered require the ability to stand for long periods of time, and the ability to lift and move heavy items.  Previous production line, warehouse, or forklift experience is a plus.  Anyone interested in these positions is encouraged to apply online before the Job Fair by visiting

The new warehouse is expected to be opened in January 2015.
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