Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region
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Department: Employment Support Services Tac
Location: Tacoma - Milgard Work Opportunity Center (MWOC) & Campus
Address: 714 S 27th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98409
Function: Professional Services
Salary: $14.5 - $14.5 Per Year

When you love what you do, it’s more than a job. It’s a passion, and a Mission.

We are sure that you’ve seen our stores, but have you ever considered the employment opportunities found at Goodwill in our Social and Shared Services? We are committed to finding the best Workforce Development, Disability Services and Veteran Services professionals to help the people in our community reach their fullest potential.

 

We have what you are looking for:

  • Professional Training Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Vacation – 10 days per year
  • Paid Sick Leave – 8 days per year
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short-Term, Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • 401K Plan

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking a full-time Job Coach to mentor, train, and support the participants in Goodwill’s Disability Services program. The right candidate will be passionate about helping disabled adults live their best lives though on-the-job training. You must be patient, kind, and have the ability to communicate to employers and family members, as well as monitor the safety and well-being of your mentee. You see the whole person, and meet them where they are. This role requires a flexible schedule that allows you to work based on the needs of our clients and participating employers.

This is an entry level position with multiple avenues for career growth in an organization that specializes in navigating employment barriers, including disabilities. Will you take this first step into a rewarding career with us?

JOB DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Provides person-centered training and support to individuals placed in community jobs.
  • Performs task analysis at employment sites and develops job/work procedures for each participant.
  • Provides information on a regular basis to the Manager, case managers, employers, family members, and outside referral sources. Maintain professionalism when engaging and interacting with various diverse populations.
  • Provides written documentation of participant’s progress by way of case notes and performance evaluations.
  • Promptly return email and phone correspondence to participants, employers, and family members as needed.
  • Data entry of participant information and program documents including creating and maintaining files.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or GED. Experience with or exposure to working with people with disabilities is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must have valid WA state driver’s license, insurance, and acceptable driving record.

 

Join us! Think of the Good we can do…

 

Our mission is to help people reach their fullest potential through individual education, job placement and career pathway services made possible by community donations, purchases and partnerships. It takes many talented people to help achieve our mission. We have been serving our community and changing lives for over 95 years - won’t you join us?

For more information on how Goodwill serves our community though professional and job training programs, please visit our website.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. Goodwill of Olympics and Rainer Region gladly considers requests for accommodation and, if the requested accommodation is reasonable, will make such reasonable accommodations as will enable an otherwise qualified person with a disability to perform the essential functions of this position.

At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact, a substantial portion of our employees have a disability and/or economic disadvantage and we strongly encourage such persons to apply.

This organization participates in E-Verify.  E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA).   For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

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