Case Management/Social Services, Employment-Related Services
4 Year Degree
***The shift for this position is Tuesday-Saturday from 12:30 - 9:00 pm with some flexibility***
We are people serving people, valuing the talents, uniqueness and potential in each of us.
Here at Goodwill, we are inspired by people. Goodwill is seeking a dedicated, focused individual for an exciting opportunity as a Vocational Case Manager within our operations at Naval Station Great Lakes. This is a challenging position responsible for providing supportive services to adults with significant disabilities employed by Goodwill Great Lakes under the AbilityOne program (program participants). This includes assessing disability related barriers to employment success, and providing services to help program participants overcome those obstacles.
These services may include, but are not limited to: coaching, training, advocacy, referrals, providing resources, tracking attendance, developing and implementing accommodations, program planning, creating goals, providing representation during corrective actions, case noting, and consulting with internal and external support personnel when appropriate.
A qualified individual will have a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, vocational rehabilitation, human services, or a related field plus a minimum of one-year successful work experience in case management or a related field. Must be able to travel to various work sites and have their own vehicle with valid insurance.
Is this a great career match with your goals and aspirations? Please click the “Apply” button below to apply online.
Goodwill of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metro Chicago is a people driven organization. As the largest Goodwill in the world, we are 6,000 employees strong and growing. You want more from your work; you want a sense of fulfillment. You want a career with opportunities, not just a job. You want Goodwill, where the power of work can transform your life and the lives of others.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Required: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, vocational rehabilitation, human services, or a related field. 2. Required: A minimum of one-year successful work experience in case management or a related field. 3. Preferred: Previous experience working with individuals with significant disabilities, and knowledge of job training methods, techniques, and principles is preferred. 4. Ability to communicate using sign language is preferred. 5. Must have a valid driver’s license.
CORE COMPETENCIES: 1. Ability to assess how disability related barriers impact an individual’s ability to obtain a position, maintain employment, and succeed in the workplace. 2. Knowledge of case management practices and the ability to provide services to adults with significant disabilities in a supported work environment. 3. Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally, in all formats while following rules and guidelines protecting confidential information. 4. Ability to implement time management and problem solving strategies in order to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes. 5. Ability to build and maintain professional relationships, and to work collaboratively with multiple departments to better serve program participants. 6. Knowledge of industrial safety methods and the ability to educate individuals in safe work practices.
PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS: 1. Full range of motion. 2. Repetitive use of hands and feet as needed for on the job employment support activities. 3. Vision standards required by Motor Vehicle Department to operate a vehicle. 4. Conditions may include exposure to temperature extremes, wet floors, poor ventilation, dust, odors, cleaning agents, and so forth.
Additional Salary Information: Will be discussed in the interview process
About Goodwill Industries of Southeastern WI and Metro Chicago
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin is a diverse 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. We are the largest of more than 162 Goodwill organizations in the world and have been providing services since 1919. Some 6,100 Goodwill employees work in nearly 100 locations throughout our 23-county territory in southeastern Wisconsin and metropolitan... Chicago. Goodwill’s territory covers more than 12,000 square miles of land area, ranging from Green Lake, Fond du Lac, and Sheboygan counties on the north, to Danville, Illinois, on the south, and west to Janesville, Wisconsin. This territory encompasses some of the most populated areas of both states, including Cook, Du Page, Will and Lake counties in Illinois, and Milwaukee County in Wisconsin.
Our mission is to provide training, employment and supportive services for people with disabilities or disadvantages who seek greater independence. Employment and training are Goodwill’s primary focus, assisting men and women to develop their job skills and secure work opportunities that fulfill their personal and professional goals. As the economy struggles, the need for our services continues to grow. Last year, Goodwill provided services to more than 64,500 men and women with disabilities and disadvantages. We employ more people with disabilities (25% of our workforce) than any private-sector business in the area.