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Alternative Staffing Project

Goodwill Staffing Services

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2004–July 31, 2005
  • Location Austin, TX, United States
  • Geographic Focus Austin

About this grant

Alternative staffing services connect disadvantaged workers with temporary and temporary-to-permanent employment. Goodwill Temporary Services has been providing transitional employment services for low-income and disabled people in central Texas since 1995.Funding will enable Goodwill Temporary Services to expand employer contracts in the private sector; increase employment placements by 31,250 hours; establish a Web presence; and increase revenues. The University of Massachusetts-Boston will monitor and evaluate the implementation of this project through site visits, quarterly reports and interviews.Goodwill Temporary Services is a nonprofit, alternative staffing organization that specializes in placing people with disabilities into employment throughout central Texas.