Employment

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

American Job Center (CAC): 594-5500

2700 Middlebrook Pike, Suite 100, 37921
Assessment of aptitudes, skills, and interests; job search and interview workshops; job referrals; unemployment benefits information, and referrals to community services. Open to the public. Hours: Mon. – Thurs., 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends. Free. | Website »

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
520 West Summit Hill Dr., Suite 301, 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. 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 »

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
Employment network provider for individuals with disabilities who receive Social Security or SSI benefits and are between the ages of 18 and 64. Services include job accommodations, job placement assistance, ongoing employment support and career planning. | Website »