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Resource Connector

AmeriCorps Goodwill Goodworks!
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As a key member of our team, the Resource Connector works directly and indirectly with clients, helping to further Goodwill’s mission of removing barriers to employment through job placement, counseling, and career training services provided to the local community.

Service Activities

• Assessing clients for employment barriers
• Providing or referring client resources for obtaining employment and self-sufficiency
• Planning and presenting one-on-one and group service orientations and workshops
• Researching prospective programs and improvement ideas
• Providing timely and accurate data entry and record keeping

Community Need Addressed

Job training and job placement services for individuals who face barriers to becoming employed to ensure longer term workforce attachment, increasing income and decreasing economic disadvantage.

Position Outcomes

Increased Job readiness and training skills to secure, maintain and thrive on the job and/or advance in their current job.


Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Employee discount at our Retail Stores

Education Benefits

CPR First Aid

Skills you will gain

Ability to Work with Diverse Population Leadership Development Presentation Skills Time Management Computer and Internet Client Privacy Working on Teams Advocacy Project Management

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Select and implement well-considered solution
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Economic Security
  • Length of Service 12 Months
  • Education Requirements GED
  • Placement Team Placement
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate
  • Weekly Training Hours 2

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