GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC.
Student Transition Specialist
Client Services Director
Works closely with Student Transition Coordinators and school
teachers to determine programming and appropriate curriculum for
Pre-Employment Transition Services.
Works closely with the Student Transition Coordinators and
school teachers assisting in selecting candidates for the
Pre-Employment Transition Services programs.
Completes all required documentation, reports, paperwork and
billing for selected students and services accurately and in a
Attends student/parent case conferences when appropriate.
Assists in formulating teaching outlines and determining
appropriate instruction methods. Select or develop teaching aids -
handouts, power point presentations, workbooks, etc.
Researches, recommends and prepares educational materials as
Provides Pre-Employment Services in the school to students in
individual and / or group settings; job exploration counseling,
work based learning experiences, counseling on opportunities for
post secondary education, workplace readiness training and
instruction on self advocacy.
Identifies the individual needs of each student and updates the
student portfolio to document the work readiness and
accomplishments for potential employers.
Tests students to measure progress and evaluate the
effectiveness of the training, document all outcomes.
- Conducts on-site observations of individuals enrolled in work
components and documents findings as needed in the absence and
direction of the Student Transition Coordinator.
- Provides support services such as; job seeking skills, bus
training or other transportation
assistance, advocacy and referral services as needed in the
absence and direction of the Student Transition Coordinator.
- Interacts cooperatively with co-workers and referral sources to
ensure smooth delivery of
Follows all safety rules and practices.
- Performs all other duties as may be assigned by the Director of
Client Services in
the process of carrying out the mission of Goodwill
Conducts needs assessments as directed.
May assist in conducting summer programs for students outside
the regular school year
May assist in marketing student work-based learning experiences
to businesses through the use of direct mailings/emails,
personal/phone presentations, relationship building and
Orders and maintains adequate supplies.
- Works cooperatively with Employment Specialist and Job Support
Specialist to provide support and training to individuals in other
Goodwill services as necessary.
As a non-exempt employee Goodwill depends on you to be at work
Reviewed upon initial hire at 30, 60 and 90 days, and annually
thereafter, by the Director of Client Services.
Pre-Employment Transition Services Students and other Training
Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Ability to obtain CPR/First Aid Certificates.
2 - 3 years training and teaching experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Proficiency in use of computer (Microsoft Word, Excel and
Ability to work within the team concept.
Ability to work in an efficient and organized manner.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must provide proof of insurance for personal vehicle at approved
levels (100/300.000 liability; 50,000 property damage.)
Must have suitable driving record and be insurable by Goodwill
Industries insurance carrier.
Subject to random alcohol and drug testing as specified in the
DrugFree Workplace Program.
- Fully comply with Goodwill's Code of Ethics.
Contact with students, other training program participants,
co-workers, training sites, employers and schools systems.
Work that requires listening skills and judgment. Employee will
make major decisions that could affect the efficiency and
correctness of work.
Confidential information involved.
Substantial: vision, hearing, talking, repetitive motions
Moderate: reaching, grasping, carrying
- Nominal: pushing, pulling
The time spent traveling on agency business is: occasional.
Sedentary work: Sitting; some walking, standing, carrying; no
routine lifting over 10 pounds
The worker is subject to mainly indoor environmental
CODE OF ETHICS
All employees are responsible for being knowledgeable about
Goodwill's code of ethics and respective policies and procedures,
and for conducting themselves accordingly. Ethical conduct is
expected at all times in all matters, whether or not a particular
issue is specifically addressed in agency policies or procedures.
Employees are expected to bring any questions about whether or not
a specific situation presents a potential conflict with this policy
to the attention of their manager.
It is the Agency's policy to afford equal opportunity to all
regardless of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, sex, age, veteran status, or any other class protected by
law, and to provide a work environment free of bias based on such
categories. Any and all employment decisions will be administered
in a non-discriminatory manner.
All employees are responsible for adhering to all published
safety policies as well as the implementation of specific standards
that may be assigned. Employees are expected to report unsafe
conditions and unsafe acts. Supervisors are responsible for safety
issues in assigned areas - ensure that all employees are informed
and adhere to all safety policies/issues, use proper reporting
mechanisms for dealing with safety hazards or incidents, and
personally adhere to safety rules.
All employees are responsible for avoiding offensive or
inappropriate behavior at work and are responsible for assuring the
workplace is free from any type of harassment at all times.
Employees are expected to be familiar with and follow all published
procedures, including reporting incidences and cooperating with
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list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel
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