Goodwill of Orange County
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The employment specialist carries out all phases of employment service, including intake, engagement, assessment, job placement, job coaching, and follow-along supports for program participants with persistent mental illness, including those with co-occurring substance abuse disorders. The employment specialist will provide education and consulting to businesses regarding job placement, training, supervision, and support of program participants; conduct job placement activities leading to increased wages, self-sufficiency, and self-esteem and other meaningful outcomes expressed by the program participant.  This position is responsible for assisting program participants in career development; helping ensure integrated employment outcomes; ensuring the quality of work at employer job sites; job coaching and follow along support; and for completing required program documentation. 


Bachelor's degree in human services or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience. Two years relevant experience working with a variety of people with many different disabilities; experience with program participants with mental illness preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Effective grammar, English, and writing skills. PC Proficiency in MS Office. Reliable transportation, a valid California driver's license, liability insurance, and a DMV record acceptable to Goodwill's insurance company.



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