Educational Specialist I

Location: Goodwill Store Portland


GENERAL SUMMARY: Provide Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette (GICW) employees, Long Term Services (LTS) participants, and community members learning support on a variety of levels.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and conduct learning workshops for Goodwill of the Columbia Willamette (GICW) employees, community members and Long Term Services program participants within GICW service area.
  • Customize curriculum design based on the needs of the audience and managers’ goals.
  • Build, strengthen and maintain community partnerships with the goal of increasing the impact of the program through services and individuals served.
  • Design, conduct and track individualized support for Goodwill employees on an as needed basis with the input of site managers. The different learning needs include: GED tutoring, computer skills, individual growth plans, and literacy.
  • Contribute to the program’s internal and external communication strategy by participating in activities such as outreach presentations and writing information articles.
  • Maintain communication with supervisor.
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Attend meetings held by GICW & other agencies as assigned.
  • Assist with entering and maintenance of training information in training database.
  • Keep up to date with developments in training by establishing personal networks, reading relevant journals and attending relevant trainings, either on-line or in-person.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience in learning facilitation in an adult education environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have command of the English language sufficient to verbally communicate with the general public.
  • Must pass a drug screening test and background check.

    WORK CONDITIONS

  • Work is primarily performed in an office environment.
  • Travel throughout the service area is required.
  • May be exposed to program participants with unpredictable behavior.
  • DOT Strength: Medium

Application For Employment

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion, family status, filing of a workers’ compensation claim, or any other legally protected status. It is our intention that all applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job related factors.

Any individual who needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application for employment at any time during the application process should inform the Human Resources Department at (503) 238-6100. Each question should be fully and accurately answered. No action can be taken on this application unless all questions have been answered and the application signed. Attach an additional page if you do not have enough room.

Please print, except for signature on the back of the application.

LAST Name

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Date:

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Job(s) Applied For (Please Specify):

Have you read the job summary(s) for the job(s) for which you are applying? YES NO

Can you perform the essential functions of
the job with or without reasonable accommodation?
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Referred By:

Employment you are seeking:  Full-Time Part-Time

When are you available for employment?

Are you 16 years of age or older?
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(Jobs with minimum age requirements may require proof of age)
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Have you ever applied at Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette?
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If Yes, when?

Where?

Were you ever offered a position at Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette?
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If Yes, when?

Where?

If applying for a job that requires driving, do you have a valid Driver’s License?
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If hired by GICW, do you expect to engage in any other business or employment at the same time?
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Have you had any educational, vocational, technical, or military training which you would like us to consider in reviewing your qualifications for the job applied for?

Beginning with your most recent employer, list all employment including military service and self-employment for the last ten years. Please account for all periods of unemployment. All sections of this application must be complete even if a resume is attached.

If presently employed, may we contact your present employer for references?
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Present or Most Recent Employer:

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List ALL previous names, assumed names (aliases) or nicknames and maiden name, if applicable:

List all CITIES and STATES that you have lived in for the past 10 years:

I certify that the answers given by me to the foregoing questions and statements and any subsequent questionnaires, including a medical history questionnaire, are true and correct without omissions of any kind whatsoever. I understand and agree that all of the information I provide on this application form and subsequent questionnaire forms may be checked and verified by Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette (GICW) and I agree and consent to such verification and background check. I agree that the company shall not be liable in any respect if my employment is terminated because of falsity of statements, answers or omissions made by me on this or any subsequent questionnaires. I also authorize the companies, schools or persons named above to give GICW any information regarding my employment, character and qualifications. I hereby release said companies, schools or persons named above from all liability for any damage from issuing this information. I understand that any false, misleading, or incorrect statements or omissions may render this application void, and if employed, may be cause for termination. GICW requires all job applicants to complete and pass a drug test and background check if a conditional offer of employment is extended. I further understand that GICW is an "employment at will" employer.

 I certify that the information provided on this application is accurate.

Attach Resume (not required)

If you attach a resume, you may be referred to our Job Connection program to assist in your job search.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF THE COLUMBIA WILLAMETTE EEO/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION SURVEY

It is the policy of Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status and to promote the full realization of that policy through a positive continuing program to be known as the Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette Affirmative Action Plan.

As employers/government contractors, we comply with government regulations and affirmative action responsibilities.

In order to help us comply with government record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements, please fill out the EEO/Affirmative Action Survey. Submission of information is voluntary. We appreciate your cooperation. This data is for periodic government reporting and will be kept in a confidential file separate from the Application for Employment.

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Are you a veteran?  YES NO

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