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Program Specialist - Reentry Services

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas Jonesboro, AR
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is now hiring a Program Specialist for Reentry Services in our Jonesboro, AR. market.


Assist in the initial design and implementation of educational programs, activities and support services that promote long-term market attachment and advancement consistent with the employee's vocational goals.

Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill's Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with co-workers, clients, customers and management.


1. Conducts research and/or needs assessment to determine areas requiring additional resources and new program implementation. This duty is performed annually, about 10% of the time.

2. Plans and coordinates programs and services to meet organizational objectives and goals. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.

3. Drafts policies and procedures for program implementation and service delivery. This duty is performed as needed, about 5% of the time.

4. Provides technical training to staff and classroom instruction for clients. This duty is performed weekly, about 20% of the time.

5. Monitors progress of program objectives that affect the quality and level of services provided and the program's success. This duty is performed monthly, about 15% of the time.

6. Provides ongoing support to programs through research, analysis, and liaison activities. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.

7. Researches and compiles program data and present summary findings. This duty is performed monthly, about 10% of the time.

8. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.

9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


-Experience in the field of employment, vocational rehabilitation, or transitional employment assistance preferred.

-Experience in program development and classroom instruction.

- Willingness to learn and respect the needs of persons with mental illness, disabilities, past incarceration, and/or other barriers to employment.

- Adhere to client privacy rights and HIPAA requirements.

- Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employers, clients, supervisors, and the general public.

- Ability to provide vocational counseling, build self-esteem, access resources, and network.

- Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel.)

- Ability to travel within Goodwill's designated region as required.



Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Bachelor's degree

Valid Arkansas Driver's License

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas

Why Work Here?

Because our Mission is changing lives through education, training, and employment.

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is dedicated to making our local community a better place. Our employees are an important part of the cycle of giving in the community and hold valuable positions that move our organization ahead, from retail jobs to office supports. Those who work at Goodwill get more than a paycheck, they go home with a sense of pride, dignity, and a job well done. They know they are making a difference. About Us: At Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, we help people with disabilities and other disadvantages reach their highest potential through training, education and employment services. "Donate, Shop, Change a Life!" is more than just a tagline - it’s how we have been operating for over 90 years. Our programs and services offer a hand up, not a hand out. Sometimes that hand up is resume development or job placement assistance. Other times, the hand up comes in the form of education or training programs. The number of transformed lives is more than just glowing statistics; they are actual stories of people who turned their lives around and discovered their potential. Get to know a few of the lives that have been touched by Goodwill. When you support Goodwill by donating to or shopping at stores in your neighborhood, you support our mission and make a lasting impact in your community by changing lives. Goodwill offers competitive wages and a strong benefits package. Apply today for immediate consideration.


1515 S. Caraway, Jonesboro, AR. 72401
Jonesboro, AR