DD Program Supervisor/ Employment Counselor

Job Description:
Goodwill Industries of the Columbia is seeking a DD Program Supervisor/Employment Counselor to assist individuals with disabilities in preparing for and obtaining community employment. This position will assist program participants with the identification of job interests, skills, and barriers, and work with a team to develop innovative support strategies. This position will provide administrative support to successfully manage contracts and other partner relationships, as well as, provide hands-on support to individuals so that they can maintain long-term employment. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, ability to work with a variety of people, and demonstrate a winning attitude.

Job tasks include:
Preparing program participants for community employment via hands-on job coaching and training.
Documentation of work with individuals served, including extensive written plans, reports, and notes.
Communication and collaboration with the support team to ensure placement plans, goals, and targets are met.
Collaborative work with participants and support networks to engage in job preparation and search activities (e.g., resume, mock interview, job applications, etc.).
Cold-calling and conducting personal visits with community employers to appropriately match employers with individuals.
Supporting individuals in new jobs through job coaching and retention services.
Leadership responsibilities within the team, including supervision of Disability Services staff.
Providing excellent customer service, including maintenance of healthy relationships with participants, funders, employers, transportation and residential providers, parents, and guardians.
Please apply if you
Are self-motivated and have the agility to work both independently and in collaborative teams.
Are a self-starter with personal drive and initiative.
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Possess attention to detail and thrive in a time sensitive environment.
Are a creative problem-solver.
Are passionate about providing high quality customer service.
Interact positively with ethnically, culturally, economically, and disability diverse populations.
Are a leader and encourager of others.
Want to be part of an energetic, positive leadership team whose focus is innovation and excellence.
Are committed to working in a drug-free work environment.
Can pass an established background screening process.
Possess a valid state-issued driver's license, good driving record, ability to provide own transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance.
JOB LOCATION: Goodwill Industries - Hermiston, OR

HOURS / DAYS / SCHEDULE: Full-time, salaried/exempt position. Days and hours are dependent on business needs, but will occur primarily Monday thru Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
Benefits: Starting wage is dependent on experience and qualifications. Introductory review after 90 days of employment followed by yearly performance reviews. Insurance benefits available.

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