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Vetworthy Employment Specialist

Goodwill North Central Texas Hurst, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Locations:  Goodwill Job Resource Center - Hurst --- 825 W Pipeline Road, Hurst, TX 76053

Salary:   Depends on experience.

Work Hours:  FT (40 Hrs. per Week) Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M., evenings and weekends as needed.

Benefits:   Company paid basic term life, Paid Time Off, voluntary medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD and 401k.

General Job Duties:   Assist participants with identifying training needs; develop and customize training as needed to ensure participants complete all required portion of the Job Readiness Training (JRT) and are employment ready. Upload certificate of completion on each participant for job readiness classes.

Training must consist of employment readiness preparation, life skills, time management, basic computer skills, job seeking, indeed writing/creating a resume and Skills 2 Succeed training.  Ensuring all participants training certificates are uploaded into CaseWorthy within 24 hours of completion.

Train participant how to complete online employment applications, uploading documents, creating a resume, preparing for interviews and to utilize appropriate job search methods.  Complete Job Readiness Certification (JRC) on each participant to include completing an employment and financial plan, identifying, and removing barriers to employment. JRC checklist is uploaded into CaseWorthy within 24 hours of event occurring.

Refer participants to community resources as needed to assist with removing barriers to employment and other needs.  Assist team with coordinating recruitment sites and recruitment to ensure constant flow of enrollments. Assist and ensure all requirements in the intake and enrollment process are completed as needed.

Complete job readiness training (JRT), BESI assessment and job readiness certification (JRC) on a minimum of 20 participants each month.  Contact and meet with each client within 3 days of intake into the Program.  Services can be virtually and/or in-person by appointment.

File Management: Ensure case notes, uploads and all necessary documentation are entered into Caseworthy within the program guidelines (24 hours of event occurring) as required.  Recruitment: Research and work with the VW Supervisor to schedule outreach site visits; at a minimum of 4 sites monthly to recruit and increase referrals and enrollments.

Maintain knowledge of current developments, best practices, technologies, labor market information and adult learning techniques to ensure that training materials are up to date.  Refer participant to Job Developer after JRC is completed and participant is employment ready.

Completed a minimum of 30 approved professional development and/or continue education training hours annually.  Submit weekly, monthly reports as assigned and within stated timeframe.  Attends all training and credentialing sessions as required and assigned.

Ensure all compliance requirements are achieved within the given timeline: Surveys, reports, CAP’s etc.… 

Attendance: Report to work as scheduled and at your workstation at your scheduled time. Enter and submit work hours/salary bi-monthly through the time management system (UltiPro).  Complete assignments and projects within the given timeframe.

Attend required agency and department meetings as scheduled.  Safeguard company issued property and work within the guidelines of WFD program and agency policies and procedures.  Driving a van to transport clients as needed for job fairs, recruitment events or other program-related activities.  Perform other duties as assigned that would lead to successful operation of department, team, Program, and/or mission.

Skills/Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, Marketing, Communications, Social Work, or related field.  Strong Communication skills to include public speaking and strong writing capabilities.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with other team members.  Proficient in standard computer operation systems and relevant software.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint), Adobe PageMaker and Adobe Photoshop a plus.  Dynamic, personable, outgoing.  Self-motivated. 

Physical Requirements:  Due to established performance factors/goals, this position must be able to work at a fast pace in order achieve outcomes.  The incumbent may be in an office environment for approximately 50% of the time with the remaining time working with clients and attending outside community functions/meetings related to the job responsibilities. It is to be noted that the incumbent must be able to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc., in the process of performing their job function and be able to provide own transportation to off-site facilities, job fairs and events; as well as utilizing the agency van for client job search trips.  This position requires the incumbent to have communication capabilities, via cell phone and/or Smartphone technology, as well as mobile.  Must be able to provide own transportation to off-site facilities.   

Legal Requirements:  Documentation to satisfy I-9, Valid State-issued Driver’s License, and ability to pass drug screen and background check.  Must meet staff qualifications by Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Must have clear driving record to operate company van.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

Goodwill North Central Texas proudly provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  In addition, reasonable accommodations are provided for qualified individuals with disabilities.

**For a full listing of job opportunities, please visit www.goodwillnorthcentraltexas.org.**

Company Description
The mission of Goodwill North Central Texas is to empower people with disabilities, disadvantages, and other barriers to employment so that they may achieve maximum independence.

Most people think of Goodwill as just a thrift store. But our business is really about changing lives. As a not-for-profit leader, Goodwill offers job training and other services to help people with disabilities and disadvantages achieve their maximum independence. Through Goodwill, job seekers, individuals with special needs, families, and other members of our community gain self-esteem and become independent, self-sufficient citizens. Lives are changed through the Power of Work.

Goodwill North Central Texas

Why Work Here?
Goodwill is not just a thrift store. Our business is really about changing lives.

The mission of Goodwill North Central Texas is to empower people with disabilities, disadvantages, and other barriers to employment so that they may achieve maximum independence. Most people think of Goodwill as just a thrift store. But our business is really about changing lives. As a not-for-profit leader, Goodwill offers job training and other services to help people with disabilities and disadvantages achieve their maximum independence. Through Goodwill, job seekers, individuals with special needs, families, and other members of our community gain self-esteem and become independent, self-sufficient citizens. Lives are changed through the Power of Work.

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