Position: Americorps - Teacher / Mentor - Tallahassee - #ZR Type: Part Time Location: 300 Mabry Street Tallahassee Florida 32304
Internship - Type Position.
Goodwill Industries – Big Bend, Inc.
The mission of Goodwill Industries — Big Bend, Inc. is to provide job training, education and employment to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, helping them to reach their fullest potential in supporting themselves and their families. Goodwill also provides barrier-free apartment complexes in which people with disabilities can live independently.
AmeriCorps Trainer – Tallahassee
Tallahassee Computer Lab Manager
The AmeriCorps Trainer will meet with participants to assess barriers and will provide or refer to services to assist the participant to overcome barriers. Will provide training in both one-on-one and group settings, including Financial Literacy classes.
Ability to Supervise, Motivate, and Lead a Team
Strong Communication Skills
(Verbal and Written)
Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office
Ability to Multitask
Provide Training, in group settings, on programs offered by Goodwill.
Provide Financial Literacy classes, computer skills classes and job readiness classes.
Welcome people who walk-in to Goodwill’s Career Training Centers.
Sets appointments with individuals seeking services.
Completes Barriers assessments for each person seeking services.
Establish a written plan to address participant needs.
Documents progress in case notes.
Conducts group Orientations and other group sessions.
Establish connections with other community service providers who serve people in need of training services.
Provide one-on-one, on-the-job training.
Strives to achieve outcome goals as established by contract.
Participate in AmeriCorps volunteer recruitment efforts to increase direct support of clients.
Participate in AmeriCorps volunteer retention and recognition efforts.
Maintain an acceptable attendance and punctuality record.
Must be highly motivated
Must meet the qualifications required by AmeriCorps.
Must have education and experience with marketing and outreach.
Must be able to perform work which includes day travel.
Must be computer literate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typical Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Will possibly be working alongside others with social, mental, and emotional disabilities.