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MWA Life Coach

Job Description:

MERS Goodwill is looking for passionate, high-energy Life Coaches to join our MWA team. The Life Coach will serve participants in MWA program and provide counseling directed at resolving issues prevented to self sufficiency. This position will travel to deliver counseling services in office, home, or locations as needed to meet client needs.This position will serve participant in Cape Girardeau, MO and it's surrounding area.

Primary Functions:

  1. Perform assessment on participants revealing strengths, weaknesses, desires, and barriers to self-sufficiency.
  2. Provide individualized counseling directed at active resolution of issues preventing self-sufficiency.
  3. Enter case notes and individualized Service Plans into case management system for documenting services and track progress toward goals.
  4. Establish and maintain professional/confidential/ethical/helpful relationship with consumers, agency personnel and external partners.
  5. Work with a diverse population with a wide variety of challenges preventing them and their families from being self sufficient.
  6. Travel over a several county area routinely to deliver counseling services in the office, home or other location as needed to meet client needs. Work independently.
  7. Spend approximately 50% of time seeing clients out of the office. And provide crisis intervention.
  8. Advocate and make referrals.
  9. Other duties as assigned


BS/BA in Social Work or related field with relevant work experience in strongly preferred. LPC, LCSW, LSW preferred. Requires excellent listening, critical thinking, intervention and problem solving skills. Valid drivers license, current auto insurance, and independent transportation required.

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Salary Range: $15.38 - $16.35/hr(benefits included)


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