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Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas has a rich, 120 year+ history. Everyone knows Goodwill for our thrift stores, but few know what Goodwill is really all about. The sale of donated items provides funds that stays local, supporting thousands of job-seekers with barriers to employment. We believe in the Power of Work and are committed to helping people earn and keep jobs in this community. That's why 90¢ of every dollar Goodwill spends goes directly into our mission, not into shareholders' pockets.


Our agency is evolving. We're looking for new leaders and team members who want more than just a job. With a $30 million operating budget and a lot of room to grow, now is the time to join the next generation of Goodwill.


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Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals needing accommodations to complete an application may contact Human Resources at 816.842.7425 x239.

This position reports to the Career Impact Program Manager and is responsible for evaluation, training, and providing support to clients and / or Extended Employment Service (EES) employees through evaluation and training activities at both community-based employment sites and within Goodwill.


  • Trains clients to fill designated work slots and assist them in completion of their job tasks
  • Follows up on clients' work to ensure it meets employer expectations
  • Assists with intake and orientation procedures
  • Assists clients with completing resumes, applications and interview skills, as required
  • Works one-on-one with clients to improve work skills and production skills, as required
  • Observes, evaluates, documents each client's performance
  • Administers and scores vocational assessments
  • Maintains accurate records on each client to include training files within EES
  • Assists with Individual Employment Plans (IEP) for clients
  • Becomes and maintains familiarization with all aspects of the companies where clients are placed
  • Orients the client to the employer's policies and procedures; helping them to assimilate into the work place
  • Establishes and maintains a professional rapport with internal and external customers and clients throughout the community




Applicant must have a sincere desire to help others. Agency mission and values, customer service and community relations will be top priorties.


This position requires the following knowledge, skills and abilities:


  • Must have a minimum of 6 months experience in supervision, training, and / or working with persons with disabilities
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required, some college is preferred
  • Must have strong communications skills
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, writing, and professional skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have strong organization and documentation skills
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge of effective conflict resolution skills
  • Must have a desire to work with and demonstrate a high sensitivity toward persons with barriers and disadvantages to employment
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the client and employer
  • Must possess the general knowledge and ability to handle difficult conversations with tact and patience
  • Must have the ability to give sound, honest, and professional advice on hiring and evaluation of clients / staff
  • Must have and maintain reliable transportation, a valid, current driver's license, insurance and a vehicle and clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), to drive for company-related business
  • Must pass all background checks



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  Metro Area Kansas City MO
  Job Location City Kansas City
  Job Location State Missouri
  Job Location Zip 64108
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Hourly From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Employment and Human resources
  Prefered Experience 0 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Jan. 31, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
  Organizational Focus Network of Nonprofit Organizations
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  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
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