The Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) has remained steadfast in connecting program participants ages 55+ with paid, on-the-job training opportunities from local community partners and within Goodwill’s network. These opportunities reintroduce them to the workforce, allow them to practice new skills and open doors for potential career paths. In the first quarter of SCSEP’s 2022 program year, seven participants obtained employment at their training site.
In May 2022, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana and Cook Medical officially opened our new manufacturing facility built in partnership with the northeast Indianapolis community. The goal was to bring opportunities in education, health and employment to a community that experiences high poverty, high unemployment and limited opportunities due to corporate desertion in the preceding decades.
Five years after experiencing the justice system in 2015, Phlica Ford found an employment opportunity at Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana’s Commercial Services. She worked her way up from a temporary employee to a full-time addition to the Commercial Services team.
Goodwill leaders from across the country recently visited Washington, D.C. to educate federal lawmakers on the effectiveness of The Excel Center, Goodwill’s one-of-a-kind high school for adults who wish to earn a high school diploma.
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana continues to highlight women leaders who contribute to the mission of changing lives daily through education, health and employment.
March is Women’s History Month and Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana is excited to celebrate a woman leader who is dedicated to changing lives through education. ZyAnna Brown is a Social and Emotional Learning Lead (SEL) at Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Goodwill’s best-fit school for students experiencing barriers to learning.
Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana is proud to highlight leaders who help us achieve our mission of changing lives every day through employment, education and health. Alicia Hall is one of those amazing leaders, serving as a coach for the Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana Ignite program.
John Thompson was born with autism and didn’t learn to speak until he was eight years old.
The Children’s Learning Center by Goodwill proudly announces April Mattingly as Assistant Director.