Current Openings

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.

Apply online or stop by one of the following Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa, Inc. locations to fill out an application:

  • Goodwill Employment and Training Center
    2640 Falls Avenue
    Waterloo, IA 50701
  • Attended Donation Center
    3626 Kimball Avenue
    Waterloo, IA 50701
  • Attended Donation Center
    2512 Whitetail Drive
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613

JOB SUMMARY

Assists with consistent internal communication to support all departments of organization; Actively represents agency initiatives and staff role in positive and consistent matter; Contributes to consistent, unified brand image, promoting the agency’s unique value proposition and overarching mission to employees; Works closely with supervisors and executive team to develop and strengthen employee engagement activities; Assists with the research and creation of our bi-weekly internal newsletter, and social media posts on Facebook, Workplace, Instagram, TikTok, and EZ Texting; Contributes to development and training of “story telling” at all levels of the organization; Educates and emphasizes the relationship between donations/retail sales, vocational training programs, residential services, and the overall mission of the agency to internal and external audiences; Is available during nontraditional hours including some weekend and evening periods. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Communications Coordinator position.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or related field preferred.  High School Diploma or equivalent and 8 years of relevant experience, including military service, can be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. Minimum of 2 years of full-time paid experience in marketing, communications, or related field required.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, excellent writing, verbal communication and proofreading skills, and superior attention to detail, the ability to handle and maintain confidential information, and reliable transportation, driver’s license, and auto insurance.

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.

 

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/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.

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

 

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.

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

  • Dubuque Store
    2121 Holliday Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52002

 

  • 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

 

Groundskeeper position responsibilities: Maintains top-flight condition and appearance of facility grounds; Mows lawn, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as assigned; Completes snow removal tasks such as shoveling sidewalks, steps, and doorways as needed during winter months; Operates a snow blower or snow plow to clear roads, driveways, and parking lots during winter months; Ensures equipment is in safe operating condition, all safeguards are in place, and safety protocols are followed; Performs routine maintenance on grounds keeping power equipment. Assists Facilities Manager with facility maintenance and upkeep as needed. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the Groundskeeper position.

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. At least one-year experience in a grounds keeping or maintenance position preferred.   Ability to safely operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, chain saws, and other landscaping equipment. Ability to safely use hand tools required for landscaping. Good verbal communication skills.        Knowledge of landscaping techniques and processes.    Excellent time management skills. Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to fifty pounds at a time. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance preferred. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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

 

Sorts and evaluates jewelry pieces from truck shipments in timely and effective manner so that each store is well-represented with high quality merchandise; Performs proper testing for all jewelry with possible value, gems, or precious metal; Ensures that appropriate quantity of jewelry is listed for online sales with detailed and clear photographs, descriptors, and details. Fills out listing template accurately and appropriately; 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 Jewelry Processor 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.

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

 

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
  • 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

 

WIOA Title I Program Career Specialist position responsibilities: Develops and monitors individual service strategy to ensure participants achieve their goals; Conducts orientations and assessments in conjunction with the Workforce Development Center also known as IowaWORKS; Interprets and explains rules and regulations governing program services, eligibility, payments, responsibilities, and rights; Facilitates workshops using life/job skills curriculum; creates and conducts labs to support curriculum; schedules workshops, labs and individual appointments; completes workshop data reports; tracks attendance and participation; recruit speakers;     Collects and analyzes information about individuals; conducts tests and interviews to appraise participants’ interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personal values for vocational and educational goals; Maintains client/participant files and records; writes accurate case notes and progress reports; performs data entry on activities; composes and types correspondence; Counsels participants in developing educational and job/career placement opportunities; Maintains rules of client confidentiality; Assists customers in person, by mail and over the telephone. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the WIOA Title I Career Specialist position.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, or related field. A minimum of 3 years related full-time paid experience. Effective written and verbal communication skills; Ability to make business, social, or civic contacts; Computer proficiency; 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; Ability to use good judgment, discretion, and initiative.

 

This position can be located in Waterloo, Dubuque, Decorah, or Mason City.

 

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