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Career Coach at Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Inc.

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description:

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is looking for an energetic, self-motivated, dynamic professional Career Coach to join our team! Successful candidates must be able to handle an ever-changing environment and demonstrate flexibility, strength in character, coaching knowledge, and consistently deliver a willingness to help in any way possible. If you are looking for an opportunity that allows you to reach new goals while helping other’s in your community, the Career Coach opportunity is for you.

Goodwill’s Mission is to connect Kentucky job seekers with the resources and services they need to find and maintain long-term employment and a career path. We serve Kentuckians who have disabilities or experience other challenges finding success in the workforce, such as criminal backgrounds, language barriers, limited education, lack of transportation and chronic poverty.

Job Type: Full-time

Essential Duties and Tasks:

  • Assists in the recruitment of program participants

  • Completes a needs assessment and conducts intake interviews with individuals to determine financial barriers

  • Assists participants with job search/job placement activities, as necessary

  • Assists external participants in developing and individualizing an action plan based on their individual barriers, needs, and goals

  • Assists external participants in locating additional resources needed to help overcome barriers and makes referrals to other agencies as needed on behalf of the participant

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in, psychology, human relations, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or related field, preferred.

  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of work experience in the workforce development, human services, counseling environments, such as workforce development program or a community rehabilitation agency providing services to individuals with disabilities and/or disadvantages in lieu of a college degree.

  • Must maintain participant confidentiality and follows the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Code of Ethics.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office e.g. Word, Outlook, and Excel

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit or stand for an extended period of time


  • 403(b) Plan

  • Company 403(b) Matching Contributions

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Generous Vacation Time & 8 Paid Holidays

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance

  • Flexible schedule

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity