Current Openings

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

 

District Manager position responsibilities: Direct supervision of Store Managers and indirect supervision of Assistant Managers, Team Leads, Sales Associates, and Utility Workers; supervise and motivate store management to ensure production guidelines are consistently being accomplished, and to be capable of producing by example as well; provide ongoing coaching and development to all levels of staff; continuously develop store management to better perform their duties; recruit, interview, and hire store management staff and retail staff in order to keep multiple locations productively and efficiently staffed at all times; demonstrates leadership by holding all team members accountable for established best practices and standard operating procedures; evaluates regional store performance and makes recommendations to the Vice President of Retail; ensures regional equity and compliance with all federal, state and local regulations; safety, security, and quality standards/codes, and agency policy.  Assists team members in understanding and complying with CARF standards; regionally monitors the quality and quantity of merchandise and that production output is adequate to meet sales goals; works collaboratively within department to maximize service opportunities and maintain a continuous improvement agenda; is available during nontraditional hours including weekend and evening periods; serves as an emergency contact for agency locations in need of support outside regular business hours; and examines and analyzes expenses, production, and sales to achieve maximum E/R based on strategic goals and operating plans.  This includes maintaining sales, donations, and production benchmarks.  Makes recommendations to the Vice President of Retail to increase efficiency, increase revenue, and lower expense.  This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the District Manager position. This position can be located at any Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa location.

 

High school diploma, or equivalent, AND a minimum of 3 years’ retail, restaurant, or other similar industry management experience. 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

 

Program Manager, Community Employment position responsibilities: Direct supervision of Community Trainers and Janitor/Cleaners; Delegates assignments to staff under the direction of the Director of Mission Services and keeps them informed of changes in policy and trends.  Directs, coaches and guides them in their work in order to help them attain individual growth and store goals; 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.; Develops and implements Individual Employment Plans based on consumers input, results, and/or recommendation from other services. Places and trains job ready consumers based on Individual Employment Plan; Reviews and revises Individual Employment Plan monthly if consumer does not obtain employment; Assess consumer’s job seeking skills and abilities and schedules Job Seeking Skills Training if necessary; Makes regular contact with employer representatives and maintains an employer contact file; Works collaboratively with all departments to maximize service opportunities and maintains 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.

Qualifications for this position include: Bachelor of Arts Degree, from an accredited college, in human service or related field AND a minimum of three (3) years of related full-time paid employment; provided this work experience demonstrates efficient and effective leadership and supervisory skills. Successful completion of the ETS Certification or one (1) Employment Consultant Certification within twelve (12) months of employment. Two (2) years related full-time paid employment providing services to persons with special needs may be substituted for each year of post-secondary education, provided this work experience demonstrates efficient and effective leadership and supervisory skills. A master’s degree in Human Services or related field may be accepted as equivalent for 2 years work experience. Effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to make business, social, or civic contacts; computer proficiency; reliable cellphone; ability to handle and maintain confidential information; and reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance required.

This position will be located in Dubuque, IA.

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