Company: Goodwill Southern California
Location: Santa Clarita
Posted on: June 1, 2021
Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands
of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and
services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino
counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and
the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been
transforming lives through the power of work for over 100
years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with
proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended
donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants
from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly
evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused on
our mission, on our people, and on our future. Its always a GOOD
day in SoCal!
Primary Responsibility / Summary
Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator or Program
Manager, Youth Career Advisor is responsible for assessing the
clients need for services and providing appropriate case management
to help the clients reach employment and education goals. This
position is grant funded by WIOA Formula Youth Program, Year Around
Summer Youth Employment Program and any other youth programs(s).
Continuation of employment Is solely based on grant awards or grant
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1. Assesses youth to determine academic, vocational and/or
supportive service needs.
2. Develops Individual Service Strategy for youth (ISS) and updates
according to Funder guidelines.
3. Monitors worksites according to contractual agreement.
4. Answers telephone calls regarding services; follows up with
5. Performs data entry into CalJobs, Jobs LA , ETO and any other
mandated database as required by the contract and/or GSC.
6. Ensures that youth receive appropriate employment linkages and
7. Maintains contact with network partners to ensure that youth are
receiving appropriate services.
8. Documents all client contact and services used by clients in the
participant case files at least twice each month.
9. Follows up with clients after services have been rendered to
determine if service was successful, or additional service is
needed and provides quarterly follow up service for clients for 12
months after exit from service.
10. Ensures expenditures for each participant are within specified
guidelines as determined by supportive services, career services
policies, Training and OJT agreements, Work Expeirance and GSC
11. Obtains 40-hours of professional development training each
12. This position requires some travel (25% to 50%) within Southern
California a valid CA driver's license and state-required auto
insurance are necessary. Driving records must be acceptable by
Companys insurance vendor.
Education & Experience
? 1 year of working experience with disadvantaged or at-risk youth
and some clerical experience.
? Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or
technical school desired.
? Bachelors degree preferred.
? Good communication and people skills with young adults.
? Abilities to work in a fast pace environment with demonstrated
? Excellent customer relations skills.
? Flexibility in work hours.
? Ability to work with moderate supervision.
? Spanish / English bilingual preferred.
? Punctual and dependable attendance.
? Free from alcohol and drug abuse.
? Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates
fully in carrying out its mission.
? Adheres to Goodwills values of Respect, Integrity, Service, &
Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer and will provide
reasonable accommodations for job duties in accordance with Federal
and State Law
Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity
employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more
information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law,
please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers
to employment. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment OpportunityGoodwill is committed to a
policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and
employees.Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws
prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of
1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration
and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by
federal or state law. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of
Disabilities In furtherance of our commitment to end
discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in
accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all
regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of
qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program
or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation,
deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely
by reason of his or her disability. Equal employment opportunity
will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of
the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring,
upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff,
recall and termination. We further affirm that we will provide
reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental
limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or
applicant. It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable
accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are
employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance for
accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify
the Human Resources Department.Employment opportunities will not be
denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable
accommodations for a disability.
Other details Job Family WCD
Pay Type Hourly
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