Employment

Help with the challenge of finding part-time or full-time employment at an older age.

Goodwill Industries: 588-8567

5307 Kingston Pike, 37919
Comprehensive rehabilitation agency provides employment, training, rehabilitation services and job opportunities for people with barriers to employment.  |  Website »

Knox County CAC Transit: 524-0319

2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, 37950-1650 (mailing)
Lift-equipped minibuses transport Knox County residents who cannot use KAT system on employment-related trips that allow side trips to take children to day care. Sliding scale fare. Evening and weekend trips can be arranged. Service is limited.  |  Website »

Rehabilitation Services: 594-6060*

TN Dept. of Human Services
531 Henley Street, Suite 520, 37902
Services are for people with physical, emotional, and mental disabilities, to help them find or return to work. Offers job screening, referral, and placement services for adults with disabilities. *To get the most direct answer, enter extension 1101 when you get automated menu. TTY users should use Tennessee Relay Center.  |  Website »

Senior Community Service Employment Program (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, 37950-1650 (mailing)
SCSEP offers training and part-time community service employment for limited-income persons 55 or older.  |  Website »

Senior Employment Service (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, Knoxville TN 37950-1650 (mailing)
Provides assistance to seniors seeking employment, including workshops, job referrals and job fairs.  |  Website »

Tennessee Career Center (CAC): 594-5500

2700 Middlebrook Pike, 37921
Assessment of aptitudes, skills, and interests; job search and interview workshops; job referrals; unemployment benefits information, and referrals to community services. Resource center includes videos, books, and computers with internet access as well as resume and other career-related software. Business center has fax, telephone, copier. All equipment is for use in job search or career assessment only. Open to public. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 8:30-11:45 a.m. Free.  |  Website »

Ticket to Work: 1-866-968-7842

TTY (for deaf only): 1-866-833-2967

Social Security Administration
(Administered by Maximus, Inc.)
8530 Kingston Pike, 37919
Work opportunities for individuals with disabilities who receive Social Security or SSI benefits and are between ages of 18 and 64.  |  Website »

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2247 Western Avenue
P.O. Box 51650
Knoxville, TN 37950
The Office on Aging is a service of the Knoxville-Knox County Action Committee