Current Openings

Community Trainer position responsibilities and requirements: providing residential and/or vocational services to persons with disabilities; must know concepts, applications of disabilities; be able to organize and prioritize work; possess positive work habits and attitudes and communicate with a variety of people in a pleasing manner. A high school diploma or equivalent; one year of human service experience; and basic knowledge of computers and computer applications is preferred. Experience may include volunteer work. All Community Trainers must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance, a good driving record and be willing to work evenings and weekends.

 

Apply online or stop by one of the following Goodwill Employment and Training Centers to fill out an application:

 

  • Waterloo
    2640 Falls Avenue
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-234-4626

 

  • Oelwein
    120 West Charles Street
    Oelwein, IA 50662
    319-283-4458

 

  • Dubuque
    2121 Holliday Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    563-583-8859

 

Assistant Store Manager position responsibilities: Direct supervision of Sales Associates and Utility Workers; delegates assignments to staff under the direction of the Store Manager and keeps them informed of changes in policy and trends; demonstrates leadership by holding all Team Members accountable for established best practices and standard operating procedures; provides comprehensive training of job duties, policies and procedures, ethical codes of conduct, corporate compliance, etc.; evaluates performance and takes corrective action when necessary; maintains top-flight condition and appearance of retail store focusing on housekeeping and safety at all times; is available during nontraditional hours including some weekends and evening periods; and covers all areas in Store Manager’s absence, either short or long term. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Assistant Store Manager position.

High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one (1) year military service or related full-time employment, including supervisory experience. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills; computer proficiency; positive attitude, confidence, resourcefulness, and enthusiasm; and the ability to handle and maintain confidential information.

Apply online or stop by the Crossroads Store to fill out an application:

 

  • Crossroads Store
    2332 Crossroads Boulevard
    Waterloo, IA 50702

Director of Retail Sales position responsibilities: Direct supervision of Store Managers and Regional Retail Manager, and indirect supervision of Assistant Managers, Sales Associates, Utility Workers, and E-Merchandise Associates; demonstrates leadership by holding all team members accountable for established best practices and standard operating procedures; sets vision for retail in execution of merchandising, store presentation, inventory, and customer service relations; analyzes retail sales and trends to maximize income opportunities; examines and analyzes expenses, production, and sales to achieve maximum E/R based on strategic goals and operating plans; makes recommendations to the VP of Retail to increase efficiency, increase revenue, and lower expense; and analyzes monthly production, sales and donor reports to identify store weaknesses and develops strategies to correct them. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Director of Retail Sales position.

High school diploma, or equivalent, AND a minimum of 5 years retail, restaurant, or other similar industry management experience. Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or other related field, preferred. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and auto insurance. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and the ability to handle and maintain confidential information is required. Ability to use good judgement, discretion, and initiative.

To apply for this position, please complete our online employment application.

  • E-Merchandise Lister position responsibilities: Sorts and lists all items on truck shipment in timely and effective manner so that each store is well-represented with high quality merchandise; ensures that appropriate quantity of merchandise is listed for online sales with photographs, descriptors, and details; theft is prevented by remaining alert at all times in all areas and immediately notifying management of any suspicious activities; assists and helps with shoveling snow, replacing light bulbs, washing windows, and any other upkeep; maintains top-flight condition and appearance of facility by focusing on housekeeping and safety at all times;  communicates needs for repair, fixtures, maintenance, etc.; minimizes waste expense and maximizes salvage revenue opportunity by recycling as many products as possible in most resourceful way. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the E-Merchandise Lister position.Qualifications for this position include: High school diploma or its equivalent, preferred; a minimum of two (2) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time employment may substitute. Must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty pounds with assistance; must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.This position will be located out of our Oelwein office. You may apply online or stop by the Oelwein Goodwill Employment and Training Center to fill out an application:Oelwein
    120 West Charles Street
    Oelwein, IA 50662
    319-283-7027

 

E-Merchandise Shipper position responsibilities: Ensures that appropriate item is pulled according to pick ticket; packages item in appropriate container with protective material; prints and affixes label so that correct item is delivered to correct person/address; theft is prevented by remaining alert at all times in all areas and immediately notifying management of any suspicious activities; assists and helps with shoveling snow, replacing light bulbs, washing windows, and any other upkeep; maintains top-flight condition and appearance of facility by focusing on housekeeping and safety at all times; communicates needs for repair, fixtures, maintenance, etc.; minimizes waste expense and maximize salvage revenue opportunity by recycling as many products as possible in most resourceful way.

Qualifications for this position include: High school diploma or its equivalent, preferred; a minimum of two (2) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time employment may substitute. Must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty pounds with assistance; must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

This position will be located out of our Oelwein office. You may apply online or stop by the Oelwein Goodwill Employment and Training Center to fill out an application:

  • Oelwein
    120 West Charles Street
    Oelwein, IA 50662
    319-283-7027

 

Sales Associate position responsibilities: lifting and working in a production facility; answering customer questions and needs; operating cash register; receiving and processing donations; and assisting with other duties including arranging items on shelves and keeping the store neat and clean. Sales Associates will be expected to work scheduled hours including attendance at store meetings. Cashier experience is helpful. All Sales Associates must have their own transportation, and be available to work evenings and weekends.

 

Apply online or stop by one of the following Retail Stores to fill out an application:

  • Waterloo
    4107 Hammond Avenue
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-226-6120

 

  • Dubuque
    2121 Holliday Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    563-557-3158
  • Independence
    300 Enterprise Court
    Independence, IA 50644
    319-334-3400

 

  • Waverly
    400 Technology Place
    Waverly, IA 50677
    319-352-8804
  • Cedar Falls
    4318 University Avenue
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-0040

 

  • Oelwein
    13 S Frederick Drive
    Oelwein, IA 50662
    319-283-3012

 

  • Decorah
    915 Short St
    Centrum Plaza
    Decorah, IA 52101
    563-382-6146

 

  • Maquoketa
    220 S Main Street
    Maquoketa, IA 52060
    563-652-0057

Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist position responsibilities: Designs and implements consistent creative messaging with a unified brand image, promoting Goodwill’s mission, values, and impact on the communities we serve; builds an effective program for online communications and promotions, including scheduled campaigns such as Goodwill Week or Halloween campaigns and those that are spontaneous; defines most important social media KPIs and measures the success of every social media campaign; stays up to date with the latest social media best practices and technologies; participates in the development of short and long range plans for the department and agency; positively represents department, and entire organization with partners, members of the Goodwill community and with the general public; and completes all duties of the job and all work requirements. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist position. This position will be located at our main office in Waterloo, Iowa.

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field; 2 years of full-time paid related employment may be substituted for each year of post-secondary education. A minimum of 3 years related full-time paid experience in Social Media, Digital Media, Marketing, or related field. Must have a working knowledge of: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress websites and landing pages, Adobe Creative Suite, and an understanding of HTML. Excellent writing, verbal communication and proof reading skills, and superior attention to detail required.

Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and auto insurance.

To apply for this position, please complete our online employment application.

 

Superintendent of Properties position responsibilities: Conducts, coordinates and oversees general maintenance and upkeep of all facilities and general use vehicles; responsible for snow removal and lawn care at Falls Ave, Crossroads Store, and Cedar Falls Store; provides vision, leadership, direction, and supervision to staff; provides direct supervision of Janitors and Utility Workers; provides comprehensive training of job duties, policies and procedures, ethical codes of conduct, corporate compliance, etc. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Superintendent of Properties position.

High school diploma or equivalent AND a minimum of 4 years military service or related full-time experience. Supervisory experience preferred. Occasional travel required between Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa properties; must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and auto insurance.

Apply online or stop by the following Goodwill Employment and Training Center to fill out an application:

  • Waterloo
    2640 Falls Avenue
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-234-4626