Current Openings

Area Lead Community Trainer position responsibilities: Act as the secondary contact for parents/guardians, MCO case managers, county workers, with communication regarding medical appointments/doctor orders/med changes for those participants this position would be supporting with medical and mental health needs; Upon request, assists Lead Community Trainers with medication situations that require more time than the Lead Community Trainer may have; Observe, instruct and coach new staff and/or staff who are struggling with Edoc to understand and execute documentation correctly and in a timely manner as directed by Program Managers; Maintains accurate documentation on program participants by learning and remaining current on appropriate documentation guidelines and electronic documentation systems, developing a system to manage documentation, and setting priorities; Submits documentation for program participants in a timely manner; Assists program participants with developing strategies, making informed choices, and following through on responsibilities; Encourages program participants to achieve goals and desired outcomes by assisting with the development of programming derived from participants’ preferences, needs, interests, and strengths; Provides program participants with information about community resources available to them and helps with increasing the program participants’ ability to self-advocate. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Area Lead Community Trainer position.

Qualifications for this position include: High School diploma or equivalent preferred; minimum of 1 year related work experience, preferred; reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and current auto insurance required; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to adjust to unexpected of different situations; and computer proficiency. Must be current on all trainings to be considered for this position.

This position will be located in Dubuque, IA.

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

 

ADC Attendant/Production Worker position responsibilities: Greets donors pleasantly at their car and immediately unloads items; ensures good customer service; sorts donations; helps prepare outgoing truck loads; and assists truck driver in loading/unloading. Qualifications for this position include: high school diploma or equivalent, preferred, or a minimum of 2 years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time employment; must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty (50) pounds with assistance; reliable transportation; and the ability to work a flexible schedule at multiple locations including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position is located at our Falls Avenue warehouse in Waterloo, Iowa.

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

Building Maintenance Worker position responsibilities: Performs general repairs not requiring a specialized technician (e.g., repairing drywall, painting, and repairing doors and other building fixtures); Performs routine maintenance on building systems (e.g., HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems); Cleans and assists with upkeep of the facilities; Ensures that facility and general use fleet vehicle upkeep and maintenance is completed in a timely and financially prudent manner; Is accountable for following established best practices and standard operating procedures; Ensures department equity and compliance with all federal, state and local regulations; safety, security, and quality standards/codes, and agency policy. Understands and complies with CARF standards; Works collaboratively within the department to maximize service opportunities and maintain a continuous improvement agenda; Is available during nontraditional hours including some weekend and evening periods; Serves as an emergency contact for agency locations in need of support outside regular business hours. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Building Maintenance Worker position.

High School Diploma or equivalent; A minimum of 4 years military service or related full-time experience; Ability to safely operate various types of general maintenance equipment including hand tools, power tools, etc.; Effective written and verbal communication skills; Excellent time management skills; Possess a positive attitude and infect others with similar enthusiasm; Loyalty to the agency and its mission and policies; Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and automobile insurance; Ability to use good judgment, discretion, and initiative; Must be physically able to climb ladders, bend, crawl into awkward spaces, and stand or walk for prolonged periods of time;  Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to fifty pounds at a time; Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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

Assistant 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.

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

Assistant Manager position responsibilities: This position will float between Waterloo and Cedar Falls as needed, 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.

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

Direct Support Professional/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 Direct Support Professional/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

 

Direct Support Professional/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 Direct Support Professional/Community Trainers must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance, a good driving record and be willing to work evenings and weekends.

We have openings in Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Dubuque, Decorah, and Oelwein.

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

Direct Support Professional/Vocational Trainer position responsibilities: directs, coaches and guides consumers in their work in order to help them attain individual growth and work goals in a retail setting; maintains accurate documentation on program participants by learning and remaining current on appropriate documentation guidelines and electronic documentation systems, developing a system to manage documentation, and setting priorities; holds all consumers accountable for established best practices and standard operating procedures. The work schedule for this position will be 9am to 5pm, Monday thru Friday and will be located at our University Avenue store in Cedar Falls.

Qualifications for this position include: high school diploma or equivalent, preferred; a minimum of 1 year related experience, preferred; must be CPR/First Aid certified or be willing to obtain certification within the first 6 months of employment; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively instruct persons with disabilities and adjust to unexpected or different situations; computer proficiency; and reliable transportation.

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

 

Sales Associate position responsibilities: Greets customers immediately upon entering store; ensures good customer service and a shopping experience that meets agency expectations; sorts and grades all donations and truck shipments in timely and effective manner so that stores are well-stocked with high quality merchandise; operates cash register so that all transactions are handled pleasantly and effectively; customers do not wait more than 15 seconds when first in line and assistance is called when more than 3 customers are in line; greets donors pleasantly at their car and immediately unloads items; offers tax receipt form to each donor; between donor engagements, sorts material so that 95% unsaleable items are redirected to garbage or salvage; 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; advises and demonstrates all job duties for new team members. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Sales Associate position.

 High School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required, or a minimum of two (2) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time paid employment; reliable transportation; ability to work a flexible schedule at multiple locations including evenings, weekends, and holidays; and must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty pounds with assistance.

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

 

Team Lead position responsibilities: Directs and assigns daily job tasks to Sales Associates and Utility workers; Exercise independent judgment;           Greets customers immediately upon entering store. Ensures good customer service and a shopping experience that meets agency expectations; Ensures all donations and truck shipments are sorted and graded in a timely and effective manner so that stores are well-stocked with high quality merchandise; Responsible for ensuring daily production expectations are met; Prevents theft by remaining alert at all times in all areas and immediately notifying management of any suspicious activities; Demonstrates and advises new team members on all job duties, agency policies and procedures, ethical code of conduct, and best practices; Assign/delegate job tasks under the direction of the Store Manager and holds team members accountable for established best practices and standard operating procedures; Maintains top-flight condition and appearance of store and donation area by focusing on housekeeping and safety at all times. Communicates needs for repair, fixtures, maintenance, etc.; Completes monthly Store Inspections, Health/Safety Checklist and monthly drills; Works collaboratively within department to maximize service opportunities and maintain a continuous improvement agenda; Completes, verifies, and submits daily paperwork, deposits, and reports as directed by the Store Manager; Communicates any new or unusual information promptly to the Store Manager; Minimizes waste expense and maximize salvage revenue; opportunity by recycling as many products as possible in most resourceful way; Operates the store’s forklift truck. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Team Lead position.

 High School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required, or a minimum of two (2) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time paid employment; reliable transportation; ability to work a flexible schedule at multiple locations including evenings, weekends, and holidays; and must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty pounds with assistance; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to direct, assign, and delegate daily job tasks to Team Members; ability to exercise independent judgement; must be willing to obtain a forklift license.

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

Store Manager position responsibilities: Direct supervision of Assistant Manager, Sales Associates, and Utility Workers; delegates assignments to staff 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; works collaboratively within department to maximize service opportunities and maintain a continuous improvement agenda; reviews/analyzes store sales, average transaction amount, departmental allocation, etc. in order to establish performance standards; is available during nontraditional hours, including some weekend and evening periods; services as an emergency contact for agency locations in need of support outside regular business hours; examines and analyzes expenses, production, and sales to achieve maximum E/R based on strategic goals and operating plans; completes all duties of the job and all work requirements. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Store Manager position.

High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years 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.

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

Lead Community Trainer position responsibilities: Acts as primary contact for parents/guardians of program participants at assigned site, county workers, and medical appointments; Monitors schedules of program participants, cleanliness of assigned site, and time off for program participant; Maintains and reviews all documentation and paperwork for assigned site and submits it to the appropriate Program Manager in a timely manner;      Maintains accurate documentation on program participants by learning and remaining current on appropriate documentation guidelines and electronic documentation systems, developing a system to manage documentation, and setting priorities;        Submits documentation for program participants in a timely manner; Assists program participants with developing strategies, making informed choices, and following through on responsibilities; Encourages program participants to achieve goals and desired outcomes by assisting with the development of programming derived from participants’ preferences, needs, interests, and strengths; Provides program participants with information about community resources available to them and helps with increasing the program participants’ ability to self-advocate. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Lead Community Trainer position.

Qualifications for this position include: High school diploma or equivalent, preferred; A minimum of 1 year related experience, preferred. Must be CPR/First Aid and Medication Management certified within 6 months of starting employment; Effective written and verbal communication skills; Ability to effectively instruct persons with disabilities; Ability to adjust to unexpected or different situations; Computer proficiency; Reliable cellphone; Ability to handle and maintain confidential information; Possess a positive attitude and infect others with similar enthusiasm; Loyalty to the agency and its mission and policies; Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance, required; Ability to use good judgment, discretion, and initiative.

This position will be located in Dubuque, IA.

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

Lead Community Trainer position responsibilities: Acts as primary contact for parents/guardians of program participants at assigned site, county workers, and medical appointments; Monitors schedules of program participants, cleanliness of assigned site, and time off for program participant; Maintains and reviews all documentation and paperwork for assigned site and submits it to the appropriate Program Manager in a timely manner;         Maintains accurate documentation on program participants by learning and remaining current on appropriate documentation guidelines and electronic documentation systems, developing a system to manage documentation, and setting priorities; Submits documentation for program participants in a timely manner; Assists program participants with developing strategies, making informed choices, and following through on responsibilities; Encourages program participants to achieve goals and desired outcomes by assisting with the development of programming derived from participants’ preferences, needs, interests, and strengths; Provides program participants with information about community resources available to them and helps with increasing the program participants’ ability to self-advocate. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Lead Community Trainer position.

Qualifications for this position include: High school diploma or equivalent, preferred; A minimum of 1 year related experience, preferred. Must be CPR/First Aid and Medication Management certified within 6 months of starting employment; Effective written and verbal communication skills; Ability to effectively instruct persons with disabilities; Ability to adjust to unexpected or different situations; Computer proficiency; Reliable cellphone; Ability to handle and maintain confidential information; Possess a positive attitude and infect others with similar enthusiasm;          Loyalty to the agency and its mission and policies;        Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance, required; Ability to use good judgment, discretion, and initiative.

This position will be located in Waterloo, IA.

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

Sales Associate position responsibilities: Greets customers immediately upon entering store; ensures good customer service and a shopping experience that meets agency expectations; sorts and grades all donations and truck shipments in timely and effective manner so that stores are well-stocked with high quality merchandise; operates cash register so that all transactions are handled pleasantly and effectively; customers do not wait more than 15 seconds when first in line and assistance is called when more than 3 customers are in line; greets donors pleasantly at their car and immediately unloads items; offers tax receipt form to each donor; between donor engagements, sorts material so that 95% unsaleable items are redirected to garbage or salvage; 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; advises and demonstrates all job duties for new team members. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Sales Associate position.

 

High School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required, or a minimum of two (2) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time paid employment; reliable transportation; ability to work a flexible schedule at multiple locations including evenings, weekends, and holidays; and must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty pounds with assistance.

We have store locations in Cedar Falls, Decorah, Dubuque, Dyersville, Independence, Maquoketa, Oelwein, Toledo, Waterloo, and Waverly.

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

  • Waterloo
    2332 Crossroads Boulevard
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    319-883-3888

 

  • 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
  • Toledo
    1008 S County RD
    Toledo, IA 52342
    641-484-2036
  • 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

 

  • Dyersville
    211 4th ST SE
    Dyersville, IA 52040
    563-875-0090

 

Team Lead position responsibilities: Directs and assigns daily job tasks to Sales Associates and Utility workers; Exercise independent judgment;     Greets customers immediately upon entering store. Ensures good customer service and a shopping experience that meets agency expectations; Ensures all donations and truck shipments are sorted and graded in a timely and effective manner so that stores are well-stocked with high quality merchandise; Responsible for ensuring daily production expectations are met; Prevents theft by remaining alert at all times in all areas and immediately notifying management of any suspicious activities; Demonstrates and advises new team members on all job duties, agency policies and procedures, ethical code of conduct, and best practices; Assign/delegate job tasks under the direction of the Store Manager and holds team members accountable for established best practices and standard operating procedures; Maintains top-flight condition and appearance of store and donation area by focusing on housekeeping and safety at all times. Communicates needs for repair, fixtures, maintenance, etc.; Completes monthly Store Inspections, Health/Safety Checklist and monthly drills; Works collaboratively within department to maximize service opportunities and maintain a continuous improvement agenda; Completes, verifies, and submits daily paperwork, deposits, and reports as directed by the Store Manager; Communicates any new or unusual information promptly to the Store Manager; Minimizes waste expense and maximize salvage revenue; opportunity by recycling as many products as possible in most resourceful way; Operates the store’s forklift truck. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Team Lead position.

 High School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required, or a minimum of two (2) years of any combination of military service, high school, or related full-time paid employment; reliable transportation; ability to work a flexible schedule at multiple locations including evenings, weekends, and holidays; and must be able to lift, push, or pull fifty pounds with assistance; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to direct, assign, and delegate daily job tasks to Team Members; ability to exercise independent judgement; must be willing to obtain a forklift license.

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