In March, she enrolled in SCSEP and is training as a resource navigator at one of Evansville Goodwill’s retail store. She’s learning customer service and computer skills.
Since joining SCSEP, Rutledge is catching up on bills. She bought new glasses and hopes to buy a car.
“It’s a dream I would never have made for myself,” Rutledge said.
Goodwill and SCSEP have also helped David Glover.
“The training they give here allows you to update your computer skills,” said David Glover, who joined SCSEP about 18 months ago. “This program gave me an opportunity to re-enter the work force.”
Glover, 57, was unemployed about three years before coming to SCSEP. He felt his skills deteriorated while he was off work because of a disability.
Now, he’s getting experience as a clerical aide at the Kentucky Career Center.
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