Meet a Goodwill Guide

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Goodwill Guides

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    Edward Rickenbach, Manager of Goodwill’s Guides program, discusses how his team works with our retail employees, providing career and life coaching services  to help them increase their independence and reach  their potential.

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    Disabilities Aren't Stopping this Excel Center Student

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2017 6:00:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in Employment, Disability, The Excel Center, Education

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    Double-Amputee Adjusts to Life After Addiction

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2017 8:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story

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    Michelle Williamson doesn’t remember the date or even the year that she lost both of her legs. Her memories are hazy. She was struggling with addiction and homelessness when she acquired frostbite in her toes. They became infected after doctors amputated them, resulting in the amputation of both legs from the knee down. Shortly after, her youngest son was born, and the state was threatening to take custody of him.

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    Retired Nurse Pursues a Second Career

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 13, 2017 3:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Disability, Senior Community Service Employment Program

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    Paula Buford was a Qualified Medication Aide for 25 years, working primarily in nursing homes. In 2000, she was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome, a disorder resulting in varying degrees of paralysis. She went from working in a nursing home to living in one for seven months, receiving intense physical and speech therapy.

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    Employer Partner provides opportunities through internships

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM / by David Dalton posted in Community Partners, Employment, TalentSource, Success Story, The Excel Center

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    Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana developed work-based learning opportunities for employers that are seeking new talent pools for their company, and to serve Hoosier workers in need of critical, hands-on training opportunities. For minimal cost, employer partners receive the benefit of added labor, and the ability to preview before hiring as they work toward building a talented pool of skilled employees.

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    High School for Adults Brings New Opportunities to Southern Indiana

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in Employment, The Excel Center, Education

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    A Second Chance For Career Success at Goodwill

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 2, 2017 7:30:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Success Story, Goodwill Outlet, Criminal History, Retail

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    Individuals who were recently incarcerated face a number of challenges reentering society. Primary among them are limited job opportunities.

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    New Opportunities for Ex-Offenders with New Beginnings

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 7:30:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Community Partners, Employment, TalentSource, Success Story, Goodwill Commercial Services, New Beginnings, Criminal History

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    Ex-Offender Finds Opportunities at Goodwill After 17 Years Incarcerated

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2017 8:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Success Story, Goodwill Guides, Goodwill Outlet, Criminal History, Retail

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    When James Wilson was incarcerated in 1996, he was facing 42 years for conspiracy to deal drugs. He knew when he walked into the penitentiary at 37 years old that he needed to make changes in his life if he was going to turn things around. After 17 years, with a squeaky clean record as an inmate, Wilson appealed to the courts for an early release. His request was granted, and he was released – on house arrest.

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    Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana Summer Interns

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jul 28, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Scott Crabb posted in Employment

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    Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana believes in growth and self-sufficiency through employment. This mission does not change when it comes to internships. Goodwill hires two interns annually and often has other internships available depending on the needs of the organization.  

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