Goodwill Northern New England Work Support Specialist in Kittery, Maine
Your day includes meeting service recipients at their work location and ensuring needed accommodations are in place to promote a productive and positive workspace. You will also provide coaching and training when necessary, ultimately supporting service recipients’ on-the-job independence. This is rewarding work; sharing in your clients' successes is priceless. This is a mobile position, meaning the work is done outside of an office. More specifically, your work starts in one geographic location and ends up in another or travels between multiple locations in a typical workday. You will receive a laptop and cell phone for this work.
Provides job assessment, training, and support for persons served to obtain and maintain employment of their choice.
Provides instruction and accommodations as outlined in the service plans for service recipients working in various business settings to enable them to perform at their highest level of independence.
Provides education and support to businesses, co-workers, and supervisors.
Participates in the development of employment service plans.
Develops/provides job assessments and employment opportunities outlined in service plans.
Collaborates with referring partners and Goodwill programs for service recipients (attend client meetings, provide information and feedback on service recipients' employment opportunities)
High school diploma or GED
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a variety of employment sites
Must be able to travel throughout entire York and Cumberland area.
Reliable transportation and proof of auto insurance
Valid driver’s license permitting operation of a vehicle in the State of Maine with a satisfactory driving record
A background check that satisfies Goodwill NNE criteria for this job
Experience supporting clients with disabilities or barriers to employment
ACRE Certified Employment Specialist
Goodwill Northern New England offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD insurance, 503(b) retirement with employer match, PTO accrual, and employee discounts in GWNNE retail stores.
Communication - verbal: Expert
Communication - written: Expert
Problem Solving: Expert
- High School Diploma/GED or better
Licenses & Certifications
- Drive. Lic. - Class C