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Mission Advancement Instructor in San Francisco, CA at Goodwill San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description


As one of the most established and successful social enterprises in the country, Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties, Inc. leads the field through innovation, continuous improvement, and a commitment to those we serve. The businesses we grow and operate (e.g. retail stores, Ecommerce, specialty boutiques, value stores, and salvage businesses) fund local job placement and employment training opportunities that give people a second chance to build a sustainable livelihood.

Although we are in our 100th year of service, we approach our work like an innovative start-up with unlimited potential. We seek bright, resilient and caring strategic thinkers to join us as we greet a new century of innovation, achievement, and social and environmental responsibility.


The Instructor will provide individualized and group based professional development training and support to Goodwill employees and Career Center participants who have been disconnected from the workforce. The instructor will build a positive learning environment and be able to inspire students of diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural backgrounds. This position reports to the Learning and Development Manager.

Job Requirements


  • Facilitates employee workshops and trainings on a variety of topics that support the learning and development of Goodwill employees and Career Center participants, including digital skills.
  • Presents information to participants in a clear, effective fashion using a variety of teaching aids and address questions or concerns and utilize training and instructional methods that reinforce learning.
  • Maintain a diverse array of course offerings to meet employee needs and program/grant requirements.
  • Maintains curricula and materials for Adult Education and Vocational Skills Training programs as assigned.
  • Researches and develops additional training related to Adult Education and Vocational Skills Training as assigned.

  • Responsible for filing and maintaining thorough, accurate participant records, including assessments, assignments, tests, reports, performing data entry and other program related information as required.
  • Conducts community outreach to market the program and garner students.
  • Provides verbal and written feedback on individual performance and monitors progress for both the participant and the referral source. Conducts assessments using software and other testing methods needed to provide proper classroom placement.
  • Provides instruction through varied modalities: in-person group and individual service delivery, blended learning, and virtual/online methodologies as appropriate.
  • Orders necessary classroom and resource supplies.
  • Maintains documentation and records to meet requirements for specific funding sources.
  • Coordinates staff coverage/schedules for employees participating in training programs.
  • Markets programs and maintains communication with referral sources concerning training needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in education or related area of study
  • 3+ years of combined experience in teaching/training
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and online career assessment and job search tools
  • Ability to adapt and refine materials and services to address needs of diverse populations
  • Demonstrated understanding of best-in-class teaching/coaching techniques for adult learners
  • Excellent scripting and storytelling skills
  • A growth mindset and a passion for helping people continuously improve
  • Flexibility to travel to various training sites

SF Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are eager to take your career to the next level and join a team dedicated to leading a strong social enterprise into its next century of innovation and achievement, we encourage you to apply online at