Job Posting 79390

Community Relations and Employment Coordinator - Sherwood Park
Goodwill Industries of Alberta
Edmonton area
130 Athabascan Avenue, Sherwood Park AB
closes in 5 days (Fri, 21 Jan)
full time  •  $45,000-50,000/year

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 Opportunity:

Are you our next Community Relations & Employment Coordinator? Reporting to the Manager of Program Delivery the Community Relations & Employment Coordinator is responsible for providing individualized case management to adults with disabilities that are looking to secure employment or volunteer in the community. The Community Relations & Employment Coordinator will act as a Goodwill ambassador within in the community and be a liaison between individuals, employers, and their support network to ensure success for the individual.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Conducting Person Centered Plan (PCP) interviews with the individual, and their support network 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.
  • Planning, facilitating and implementing annual planning meetings and revisions of the individual’s PCP and ISP documentation within the required timelines.
  • Meeting with employers and employment coaches to establish work goals and develop implementation plan.
  • Attending employment & community events to network and build relations with businesses and other agencies within the community.
  • Creating meaningful partnerships with community and business leaders to develop Goodwill mission.
  • Providing regular follow up on assigned individuals with regular on-site visits and phone calls.
  • Collaborating with Disability Services to provide individuals with referrals to community resources as needed.

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education in related field – Social Services, Psychology.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or barriers to employment.
  • Valid First Aid certificate.
  • Your own vehicle, a valid class 5 driver’s license, and a clean driving record.
  • Familiarity with the Edmonton Area.
  • The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • An interest to work with individuals with disabilities.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively communicate through oral and written communication.
  • Ability to deliver amazing customer service by going above and beyond for all Goodwill customers.
  • Demonstrate teamwork and engage fellow Team Members in contributing to Goodwill’s mission & core purpose.
  • Maintain an open and honest attitude while making moral decisions.
  • Recognize the great efforts of fellow Team Members through genuine recognition activities.
  • Contribute to a welcoming & accepting work environment by showing respect at all times.
  • Hold oneself and fellow Team Members accountable in their roles and for their contributions to Goodwill’s mission & core purpose.

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