Employment Services

Goodwill Employment ServicesGoodwill recognizes the importance of work in an individual’s life. Goodwill provides employment services that will support you in locating, obtaining and maintaining employment. We involve you and your support network in the employment process. Additionally, we offer support to help you manage your home, medical care, and budget. Our goal is for you to be successful!

Let us help you meet your short term & long term goals. Thousands of individuals with different types of experience and backgrounds come to Goodwill to receive support and services in finding a job.

Goodwill Helps You With:

Employment Preparation

  • Explore your job and career choices
  • Develop a career plan
  • Apply for jobs, develop a resume 
  • Interview preparation
  • Explore transportation options
  • Seek access to assistive technology

Job Search

  • Search the local job market using a variety of resources
  • Contact employers for potential jobs
  • Track your job search

Job Placement

  • Help you identify opportunities that meet your job skills and goals
  • Educate potential employers about accommodating any special needs

 

Follow-Along & Job Retention

  • On-the-job coaching and support
  • Ongoing job and skills training
  • Follow-up support
  • Advice on advancement or promotion

Employer Support - Goodwill educates businesses & organizations about:

  • Benefits of hiring people with disabilities
  • Job modifications and accommodations for people with disabilities
  • Tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities

 


Scope of Services

Goodwill Keystone Area provides employment services to individuals, with disabilities and other barriers to employment, in twenty-two Central and Eastern Pennsylvania counties. We accept referrals and funding from various sources, including, but not limited to, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, County Mental Health offices, Medicaid Waivers/Supports Coordination Units, the Social Security Administration, and school districts throughout the region. Fees are set by contract with the funding agencies. Services may be provided at a Goodwill office, at a job site or in the community. Days and hours of service are scheduled to accommodate individual needs for job find and job support. Frequency of service hours is determined by the funding source and the individual. All employment services are provided by Goodwill staff.

For more information, contact:

Sue Soderberg

717.394.0647