Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Goodwill CARES! Specialist (Creative Design)
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania and North Central West Virginia is a nonprofit organization that funds job training, education, and other community programs by selling donated clothing and household items in Goodwill stores and online. We offer life-changing work on a mission-minded team. We are 1,000 working as one, and each of us is essential to helping our community thrive. For three years running, Goodwill has been named to Forbes' list of America's “Most Inspiring Companies”.
We offer a wide range of career opportunities from entry-level to management in retail, human services, and administrative fields. Learn more about working at Goodwill. You can help. We can show you how.
Each one of our employees is an integral part of the team that makes us able to succeed in our mission! The Goodwill CARES! program offers a myriad of support services to help ensure that every employee is given a great opportunity for work-life balance, personal and professional growth, and a support network for when bad things happen to good people! Some of our current services include counseling referrals, financial and budget planning, emergency assessment and problem-solving sessions, attendance issue coaching, and student loan help and strategy sessions.
The Goodwill CARES! Specialist will support and deliver programs and services promoting employee wellbeing, helping to drive performance, engagement, and retention across our organization that meets the organizational mission and strategic goals. This position is responsible for assisting employees in accessing support services and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of community services within their assigned service territory. Services may include individual and financial counseling, family or life event adjustment issues, skills development, mental health services, and supporting employees through alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence, and other sensitive issues. The Cares Specialist is expected to be visible and provide direct assistance at all of Goodwill of North Central West Virginia locations.
Duties include but are not limited to:
External Hiring Range: $41,756.00 up to $43,426.24/year
Retention Bonus: $750.00 after successfully completing 90 days of employment.
Schedule: Monday – Friday (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Schedule may vary based on department needs.
Travel Required: Yes, travel to Goodwill locations in North Central West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania on occasion is required.
Required Degree(s): Must be in social services, human services, psychology, rehabilitation science, or a related field.
Required Experience: Must be experience working with individuals in crisis or vulnerable populations OR experience with case management and locating community and social services for at-risk or vulnerable populations.