Our vision is that every person has the opportunity to learn, work, and thrive in all aspects of life.
To achieve our vision, we are committed to dismantling racism and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion so we can help people reach their fullest potential through our education, job placement, and career pathway services. We do our work with great gratitude for the community donations, purchases, and partnerships that make our mission possible.
Position Summary: The Life Launch Growth Opportunities Program (Life Launch GO) is a work-based learning program for justice-involved youth and young adults 18-24 years of age. The program provides workforce development services such as work readiness programs and job placement services that will lead to equitable career opportunities.These services must be responsive to the objectives of participants, funding agencies and employers; in compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards; and operated with financial efficiency.
The ProgramCoordinatorworks with Goodwill of the Olympic and Rainier Region’s (GORR) Workforce Development (WFD) team members and coordinates program activities with Community and governmental organizations. Serves justice-involved youth and young adult re-entry programs to help create positive, effective, and consistent opportunities for youth focused on training, education, and employment services. Plans, organizes, and implements training programs, procedures and administrative management functions, including tracking and reporting, to ensure success and sustainability of GORR’s Life Launch GO Program, and helps participants achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work.
Salary: $22.50 - $28.00 Per Hour
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The ProgramCoordinatorresponsibilities Includes the following and other duties as assigned:
Program Planning and Management
Program Implementation and Sustainability
- Facilitate communication with all partners to ensure the program offers the training services participants need to be successful.
- Act as a liaison with government agencies and other referral agencies to encourage client referrals to the program.
- Coordinate partner meetings to ensure effective collaboration and programming.
- Provide conflict resolution between employers and participants.
- Communicate and collaborate with other internal departments including payroll, HR, Finance, Security, the Vocational School and Retail to ensure effective program delivery.
- Ensure program is in compliance with all regulatory, accreditation, and licensing standards.
Program Administration and Reporting
- Oversee the day-to-day operations and support of the program, including implementation, administration, fiscal and programmatic compliance.
- Coordinate and assist in active programming including teaching, instruction and case management (as needed).
- Stay current on evidence based practices for working with justice-involved youth who are navigating career pathways. Incorporate this information to support program planning, management, implementation, and communication of program outcomes.
- Ensure the use of community-centered practices and continuously focus on the betterment of youth who are BIPOC, multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, immigrants, refugees, LGBQTIA and other marginalized communities including justice-involved parents with children.
- Assist with intake assessments, testing, and program assignments for new participants.
- Evaluate and recommend program support services needed for participants.
- Lead routine staff meetings to discuss case management coordination, participants’ learning progress, work readiness, and job placement updates.
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
- Ensure timely data collection, data entry (in appropriate systems), data analysis, and data reporting. Develop program reports and documentation for compliance.
- Manage participant hours and payroll documentation for participants on the job work experience.
- Communicate with Goodwill International regularly regarding program requirements, updates, etc.
- Four (4) or more years of leadership experience in an employment services program.
- Two (2) years of supervisory experience and case management are required.
- Understands individual Employment Plans, case management, and career service activities
- Demonstrate cultural competence; specifically, awareness, attitude, knowledge, willingness and skills to work effectively with a culturally and demographically diverse population
- Exceptional analytical, judgment, decision-making and verbal/written communications skills
- Superior coaching, leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build understanding and concensus
714 S 27th Street, Tacoma, Washington 98409RequirementsWe Have You Covered! Benefits Offered:
- Medical, Vision, and Dental (M/V/D) insurance coverage for employees.
- We provide coverage for you, with a portion of the employee premium paid by Goodwill.
- Dependent coverage is available, with the cost being the responsibility of the employee
- Accident & Life insurance options to ensure financial protection.
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Vacation (1-4 Years: 80 hours annually)
- 10 paid Holidays annually
- 8 days prorated sick leave annually
- Access to Childcare Benefits through WeeCare
- Parental leave covered by sick/vacation hours
- All employees receive merchandise discounts
- We strongly believe in promoting from within, and have multiple avenues for career growth
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.Cultural Competency:
Ability to work in a diverse organization. Ability to work on a team and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret hard data and metrics. Ability to write creatively and articulately with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.Mathematical Skills:
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to write and prepare departmental budgets.Computer Skills:
Excellent computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Office) and Social Communication platforms (Microsoft Outlook, Zoom, and Teams).Other Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of ProgramCoordinatorCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Washington State Driver’s License, acceptable driving record, and proof of insurance required.Other Qualifications:
Self-motivated; resourceful, creative; high integrity; problem solver; looks to resolve issues; positive can-do approach; and ability to build effective working relationships.Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear and type. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Goodwill gladly considers requests for accommodation and, if the requested accommodation is reasonable, will make such reasonable accommodations as will enable an otherwise qualified person with a disability to perform the essential functions of this position.At Goodwill
we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. We embrace our employees' differences, and believe in meeting the members of our workforce and their communities where they are. Since our doors first opened in 1921, we have been changing lives by offering a hand up, not a hand out. We invite you to join us for our next 100 years of service to our neighbors.Our Mission
is to help people reach their fullest potential through individual education, job placement and career pathway services made possible by community donations, purchases and partnerships.At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact, a substantial portion of our employees have a disability and/or economic disadvantage and we strongly encourage such persons to apply.This organization participates in E-Verify.
E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA). For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.Pay Rate Minimum
$22.50 Per HourPay Rate Maximum
$28.00 Per Hour
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