Job Posting 73051

Community Employment Navigator - Spruce Grove
Goodwill Industries of Alberta
Edmonton area
98 Macleod Avenue, Spruce Grove
closed yesterday (Thu, 29 Jul)
full time

Date Posted:                              July 8, 2021

Application Deadline:              July 29, 2021

Job Type:                                    Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Wage:                                          $43,000-50,000/year

Shifts:                                         Shifts may include days, evenings and weekends. Successful applicant must be able to work a flexible schedule.

 

Great Work. Great People. Great Place. GREAT Purpose.

 

Are you looking for a career that makes a real difference in the lives of Albertans? Do you want to be part of a growing organization with opportunities for development? Do you want to look forward to coming to work every day? Do you want to work with others to make a difference with dignity and joy?  Then Goodwill Industries of Alberta is the place for you!

 

About Goodwill:

Goodwill is dedicated to providing people with disabilities the opportunity to find meaningful employment. This is made possible as a direct result of the generosity of Albertans in our community who choose to donate to Goodwill, where these items are resold through our successful retail stores. Our dedicated, ambitious and hard-working team members are the key to our success. By showing that we care, working as a team, continuously improving, and being accountable, our organization is driven towards GREATness, all the while, inspiring Albertans to make a difference. 

 

The Job:

Are you our next Community Employment Navigator? Reporting to the Manager of Program Delivery, we are looking for a service-driven, team player to provide individualized case management and coaching to adults with disabilities who are looking to obtain and maintain employment or volunteer work in the community.

 

What you’ll be doing:

In collaboration with the Manager of Program Delivery, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting Person Centered Plan (PCP) interviews with the individual, their support network and guardian (if applicable), in order to determine the individual’s employment aspirations, experiences, abilities, skills and potential obstacles.
  • Monitoring and developing the Individual Service Plan (ISP) documents in collaboration with the individual and his/her supports and stakeholders, based on the individual’s desires, goals, and needs.
  • Meeting with employers and individuals to establish work goals and develops implementation plan to ensure that employment coaches and employer are aware of the individuals’ goals.
  • Breaking job duties and assignments into specific steps to facilitate the individuals learning and independence, ensuring quality of completed tasks.
  • Monitoring individual’s performance including determining when the individual is capable of performing the job independently.
  • Assisting and advising individuals in building natural supports in the workplace.
  • Providing on going assessment of supported individuals, determining necessary changes to meet the support needs of the individual, and providing necessary training and support for successful job performance.
  • Utilizing ETO to maintain accurate and up-to-date individual time records, case notes, assessments, and files for Individuals.
  • Maintaining and updating individual’s files.

 

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or barriers to employment.
  • First Aid certificate.
  • Own vehicle, a valid class 5 driver’s license, and a clean driving record.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Interest and ability to work with individuals with disabilities.
  • You deliver amazing customer service by going above and beyond for all Goodwill customers.
  • You demonstrate teamwork and engage fellow Team Members in contributing to Goodwill’s mission & core purpose.
  • You have an open and honest attitude while making moral decisions.
  • You recognize the great efforts of fellow Team Members through genuine recognition activities.
  • You contribute to a welcoming & accepting work environment by showing respect at all times.
  • You hold yourself and fellow Team Members accountable in their roles and for their contributions to Goodwill’s mission & core purpose. 
  • You continuously look to improve yourself and the organization in any aspect including but not limited to processes, communications, tasks and customer experience.
  • You prioritize safety in all tasks, ensuring safety of self as well as fellow Team Members.

 

 

The Application Process:

For more information on Goodwill Industries of Alberta and what we offer, please visit our website at www.goodwill.ab.ca.

Candidates interested in this opportunity should forward their Resume and Cover letter outlining how they are a GREAT fit with Goodwill via email to  by July 29, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest wanting to be a part of our GREAT purpose. Only applicants who submit a full application will be considered.

 

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a Criminal Record Check

 

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind.

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