MERS/Goodwill is looking for an experienced, passionate, and high energy individual for our Senior Community Service Employment program. This position will develop training opportunities in the community for participants, assist participants with obtaining permanent employment, provide supportive services, address conflicts, and maintain case files. This position will serve participants in Southern Illinois counties Alexander, Massac, Pope, Johnson, Union, Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Hardin, Randolph, Perry, Franklin, and Washington. Frequent travel to these counties is required.
Primary Duties Include:
Conduct referral intake interviews and review referral information to develop/maintain a plan for employment for all consumers.
Develop and maintain relationships with referral sources and provide ongoing communication regarding case activities.
Maintaining documentation for consumer files and maintaining confidentiality according to Agency guidelines.
Provide job readiness training services, including: assisting with employment application completion, resume development, and interviewing preparation.
BA/BS in Social Services or related field required; 2 years of case management experience preferred.This position requires excellent time management and customer service skills. Independent transportation, valid driver's license and auto insurance required.
Location: MERS Goodwill Lippman Center - 2545 S Hanley Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144; traveling required in 14 County areas of Southern Illinois.
Salary Range: $14.87 - $15.15.90/hour (benefits included)