In the contemporary world ridden with challenges, there are quite a few things needed to taste success. Most people fail to reach their goals because they lack the self-confidence and self-esteem that’s needed to steer them on the path that they may have set for themselves. The absence of such necessary attributes brings forth plenty of tussles and challenges pertaining to daily and work life alike. Then, there are the challenges portrayed by interpersonal relationships with supervisors, co-workers and all other stakeholders on one’s business front.

Most people keep grappling with these issues and fail to perform in actual work tasks, thereby losing out on their life and work goals in a big way. This is where companies like MERS come in to provide optimal life and work opportunities to people struggling to attain their goals. The rehabilitation and empowerment programs provided by them helps in enhancing the levels of productivity in such people’s employment and personal life.

MERS/Goodwill provides a long list of services to help people grappling with their life conditions. Some of the most popular programs developed and managed by the Company’s professionally trained staff include the ones related to:

  • Brain Injury
  • Developmental Disability
  • Career Counseling
  • Employment Services
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Skills Training
  • Veterans
  • Senior Services
  • Youth, etc.

Goodwill Programs /Services Help People Succeed

Goodwill is most popular for its long list of its retail stores. However, very few people know about the usage of the revenues generated from the sale of goods donated to these stores. In Canada and the USA itself, there are many programs that are working overtime to do good to those who need help. Some of these programs are mentioned hereunder.

  • Funded by Walmart Foundation’s $2.5 million grant, the Beyond Jobs program has been quite instrumental in offering single mothers with viable job opportunities, advancing their career options, and ensuring permanent financial stability for their children and themselves.
  • The well-acclaimed Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) happens to be a smartly designed employment and on-the-job training program that helps people aged 55 and above update, their jobs profiles and skills, build up on new and old work experiences and failing self-confidence and enjoy economic security.
  • The Goodwill GoodGuides program is designed as a national mentoring program for teenagers and young people who happen to be at a risk of joining gangs or getting involved in criminal activities after dropping out of regular academic channels. These young people may even be at risk for delinquency.

The rehabilitation and employment programs of MERS Goodwill focus on preparing people to take up worldly challenges with confidence and guts. Be it their Austism Employment Program or the ones that are specifically designed to cater to the needs of the deaf or those who are hard of hearing, the Company has gone a long way in making a difference in the lives of many. Go ahead and start making a checklist of the goods that you wish to donate, you will be glad to bring cheer into the lives of many.

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