Posted on Mar. 17, 2017
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan
Goodwill Industries has exciting new career opportunities for this New Year! Most people think of Goodwill as just a thrift store, but our business is really about changing lives.
Now seeking Employment Specialists for the Goodwill Works programs in both Fort Worth and Weatherford, TX.
Dependent on Experience
Hiring Bonus of $750 available to chosen candidates in Workforce Development Programs hired under “GOODWILL WORKS” Program and other positions requiring University of North Texas Supported Employment Credentials.
8:00 A.M. thru 4:30 P.M., Monday thru Friday
• Company paid basic term life
• Paid time off
• Voluntary medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, 401k
GENERAL JOB DUTIES:
Provides employment services to clients (Veteran, Homeless, Disabled, and Disadvantaged population) with multiple barriers to employment. Assist client with identifying employment goals, resume writing, employment applications, interviewing skills, job search and job retention strategies; transportation; counseling, coaching and redirection to ensure progress and goals are met. Meet monthly program placement target outcomes (2 supported employment, and 1 direct placement minimum). Develop employer relationships thru cold calling, attending job fairs, and maintain current knowledge of community resources thru research and attendance at community meetings. Develop partnership with other community social services agencies to provide comprehensive services to clients. Maintain current and accurate case files, program records/reports ensuring confidentiality, and timeliness. Work cooperatively and effectively with clients, employers, community partner agencies, and staff. Attend DARS required training and credentialing sessions. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree required. Two (2) years of experience in management/supervision, and working with disabled and/or disadvantaged clients. Experience in job development. Excellent interpersonal communication skills; strong experience in office administrative procedures; and attentive to details. Ability to motivate individuals with disabilities/employment barriers. Mobile, with own transportation to be able to travel to various agency locations. UNT Supported Employment Credentials. Bilingual a plus.
Valid and current ID, background check, and drug screen. Must meet TXDARS staff requirements.
Please submit your information through "Quick Apply."