Goodwill Industries of San Diego County

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Community Employment Center - Career Advisor I

Community Employment Center - Career Advisor I

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Job Location 
414 No. Coast Highway
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Starting Wage 
USD $13.00/Hr.
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Job Status 
Regular Full-Time

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POSITION SUMMARY: Greets, assists, and follows up with clients interested in the services of Goodwill Industries of San Diego County’s Community Employment Centers.  Ensures that clients know about the job search services offered by Goodwill Industries of San Diego County at the Center and helps to enroll clients into our centers.  Responsible for helping the community employment center serve and assist designated amount of clients annually.


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(Testing Time = Approximately 41 minutes)


Essential Functions Statements:


  1. Greets, assists, and assess the needs of clients who either call or visit the Community Employment Center. Helps to create a friendly, safe, productive environment for the job seeker.
  2. Maintains a caseload of clients helping them identify skills, completes Skill Assessment Action Plan, and coaches them through the job search process.
  3. Provides assistance to clients in their job search by identifying appropriate job leads, by helping them in the application process, by providing training in resume building and interview skills.
  4. Follows up with clients by scheduling one-on-one appointments, calling clients to coach and encourage them in working on their action plan.
  5. Makes follow up calls to clients to remind them of appointments at the center, attendance to workshops, and to see if employment has been secured.
  6. Maintains accurate records of clients by updating files and inputting information into ETO. Reviews placements in ETO bi-monthly, monthly, quarterly, and annually to ensure that information is accurately inputted and consistent with client files.
  7. Organizes and maintains the operations of the center by updating job boards, assembling client files, ordering supplies, setting up computer stations, and keeping the center clean and orderly.
  8. Assists in the promoting, scheduling, and conducting CEC workshops for clients and Goodwill Industry of San Diego County ambassadors.
  9. Assists in the outreach to the community to promote the resources of the Community Employment Center to potential clients.
  10. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned or






Education: AA, BA, or BS preferred.


Experience: Require one to two years of specific job knowledge, education, and/or experience.


Computer Skills: Excellent computer skills, MS Office, MS Project, email, internet.


Certificates and Licenses: Must have a valid CA driver’s license, proof of insurance and driving record acceptable by Goodwill’s insurance company.


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday.