Goodwill is a Second Chance Friendly Employer, and those with experience in the justice system are encouraged to apply.
Salary Range: $45K-47.5K/year
The Career Advisor is responsible for delivering comprehensive career services at the Community Assessment Service Center (CASC), a one-stop reentry services center dedicated to reducing recidivism, building self-sufficiency skills, and increasing public safety. This position will provide intensive career coaching support, assessments and job placement services to justice-involved individuals. This position will collaborate closely with Goodwill’s Employer Engagement team and San Francisco’s Workforce Development system to match job seekers with employment opportunities in growth industries. Reporting to the CASC Employment Services Manager, this individual will support the implementation of a coordinated employment services effort at the CASC and contribute his/her skills and knowledge to supporting job seekers on the path to achieving self-sustaining careers.
- Provide one-on-one assessments and career coaching to enrolled job seekers
- Prepare job seekers for employment, including resume preparation, interviewing skills, and workplace etiquette. Work with job seekers to complete a professional development portfolio.
- Facilitate career readiness, professional development, and life skills workshops
- Develop individual employment and training plans that address employer needs and job-seeker capabilities.
- Maintain relationships with and make appropriate referrals to other service and training providers who can assist participants with supportive services designed to mitigate barriers, enhance employability, and maintain employment.
- Provide support at employer hiring events, job fairs, and community events.
- Work as part of an interdisciplinary team with the instructional team, onsite referral partners and employer engagement staff to ensure job seekers’ success
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Labor Market Information and relevant training/program requirements/directives
- Input job seeker information into CRM system, maintain electronic and hard copy confidential case files, document participant progress in service entries and case notes, prepare progress reports, and complete employment retention and other documentation
- Bachelor’s Degree or at least two years of career counseling experience in a non-profit setting.
- Prior experience providing employment-related case management, career readiness, and employment retention services
- Prior experience in conducting vocational assessments and understanding transferable skills, aptitudes and abilities as well as the barriers that hinder employment.
- Ability to create and facilitate workshops and training
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Client Relationship Management (CRM) systems
- Team-orientated and the ability to work well with others in a highly collaborative environment
- Understanding of the special employment needs of diverse groups. Knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one’s own, able to work effectively with all
- A growth mindset and a passion for helping people continuously improve
SF Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are eager to take your career to the next level and join a team dedicated to leading a strong social enterprise into its next century of innovation and achievement, we encourage you to apply