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Career Advisor in San Francisco, CA at Goodwill San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Job Description

The Career Advisor’s primary function is to provide career counseling, intensive job search assistance, and placement services to job seekers who have been disconnected from the workforce and are in search of a sustainable job and career pathway.


  • Accurately and regularly input complete collected data, activities/enrollments, case notes and maintain participant files in accordance with Goodwill standards and any program-specific funder(s)’ requirements
  • Ensure that vocational assessment analysis for career/job focus is completed prior to enrollment into job placement services
  • Partner with Employer Engagement team to direct participants in their job search and to obtain sustainable, market-based employment
  • Create and maintain participants training, development and career plans
  • Cultivate, build and maintain partnerships with key business partners (internal/external)
  • Represent Goodwill at internal/external networking and partnership meetings/events
  • Develop and facilitate workshops and job clubs
  • Build community network that supports job placement
  • Maintain up-to-knowledge knowledge of Labor Market Information, Goodwill Workforce Development Policies and any program-specific funder(s)’ requirements/directives

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2 years direct service experience
  • Experience working with populations who have experienced barriers to employment. Expertise working with formerly or current at risk of homelessness preferred.
  • Effective written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Client Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Team-orientated and the ability to work well with others in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple tasks without compromising quality or service
  • Understanding of the special employment needs of diverse groups. A respect for and knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one’s own, ability to work effectively with all.