Celebrating Older Workers Week

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 24, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Beverly Phillips posted in Veteran, Senior Community Service Employment Program, Employment, TalentSource

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    Older workers are a growing part of the 21st century labor force, and they bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and maturity to the workplace. To celebrate their contributions, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana is observing National Employ Older Workers Week from September 24-28, 2018.

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    This Senior Is Determined to Reach her Life-long Education Goal

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2018 8:00:00 PM / by Scott Crabb posted in Employment, Education, McClelland Scholarship, Senior Community Service Employment Program

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    Ella Morris is 63 years old, a mother of four and a grandmother of five. Throughout her life, she has valued education and dreamed of becoming a college graduate. Being a 2017 McClelland Scholar will bring her that much closer to achieving her goal.

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    Retiree Stays Active Through Employment

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story, Senior Community Service Employment Program

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    Benjamin Westley learned about Goodwill’s Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) in 2013. A serious car accident, caused by a diabetic blackout, left him unable to return to his janitorial duties at the St. Vincent Heart Center.

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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, Senior Community Service Employment Program, Disability

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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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    A Senior finds a new path and renewed hope

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2017 6:30:00 PM / by Scott Crabb posted in Employment, Success Story, Senior Community Service Employment Program, Community Partners

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    Wanda Moran’s story does not have a great beginning. She found herself in a terrible situation, and she didn’t have much hope to improve.

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