Community Service Coordinator in San Bernardino at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 5/8/2024

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    444 South Waterman Avenue
    San Bernardino
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    Not Specified
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  • Neighborhood
    San Bernardino

Job Description

Goodwill is one of the leading non-profit brands in the world and one of the largest non-profits in Southern California. We are a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused on our Mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal! 

Primary Responsibility / Summary

The Community Services Coordinator, a grant funded position, will provide support to and be responsible for a wide range of workforce development activities, to include outreach, partnership development, convening and collaborating activities, resource asset collections and coordinating between Goodwill Southern California and community based organizations, faith based organizations, workforce development boards and departments, education and training institutions, law enforcement and local officials.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

1. Assess the community and partner needs with an emphasis on employment services and develop a database of resources

2. Facilitate quarterly Community Advisory Council Meetings

3. Market Goodwill Southern California employment services and conduct outreach events

4. Share job leads and recruitment events when appropriate

5. Actively pursue new relationships and create strategic partnerships that support the mission of Goodwill Southern California.

6. Establish MOU’s with organizations that can provide wrap-around supports such as transportation, financial literacy, childcare, housing, behavioral health, legal, education and other barriers to employment and retention

7. Build out and manage relationships with community-based organizations in order to refer job seekers for support services not offered by Goodwill Southern California.

8. Design and lead activities, programs, forums and convening’s that will provide education and increase opportunities for Veterans, Neighbors Without Homes, Justice Involved, Youth/Young Adults, Individuals with Disabilities and other underserved populations

9. Execute One Stop Operator contract with San Bernardino County Workforce

10. Assist in RFP and funding opportunities such as obtaining Letters of Support, MOU’s, and In-Kind Contributions

11. This is a non-remote position based at our San Bernardino location. 

12. This position requires local some travel (25% to 50% of the time) A valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance is required.  Driving record must be acceptable by the company’s insurance vendor.

Education & Experience

⦁ Minimum of 5 years nonprofit managerial and supervisory experience.  

⦁ Minimum of 3 years workforce development program implementation experience.

⦁ Bachelor's degree from a four‐year college or university in Project Management, Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field required. 

⦁ Master's degree or equivalent preferred. 

⦁ A combination of training, education, and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 

⦁ Knowledge of WIA, DOR, OMB circulars, legal and ethical requirements.

⦁ Knowledgeable in budgeting process

⦁ Experience in implementing programs serving persons with disabilities and other populations facing barriers to employment; ADA knowledge required.

⦁ Excellent written and verbal communication skills; highly skilled presenter.

⦁ Bi-lingual fluency (e.g., English/ASL, English/Spanish, etc.) and ability understand another culture as required by the program or local community highly desired.

Demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills with ability to motivate team work. 

⦁ Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Pre-Employment Testing

⦁ 8 Panel Drug Screen

⦁ Background Check

⦁ Employment Verification

⦁ Live Scan

⦁ Motor of Vehicles Report

⦁ List of Excluded Individuals and Entities Pre-screening

Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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