Career Advisor - York, Cumberland, Sagadahoc Counties

at Goodwill Northern New England in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Career Advisor to join our team. As a Career Advisor, you will play a vital role in helping individuals overcome barriers to employment and achieve their career goals. Your responsibilities will include conducting assessments, guiding individuals in exploring career options, providing resume and interview preparation assistance, and facilitating workshops and seminars. If you are a compassionate professional who genuinely desires to empower individuals and help them thrive in their careers, we invite you to join us. This is a mobile position, meaning the work is done outside of an office. More specifically, your work starts in one geographic location and ends up in another or travels between multiple locations in a typical workday. You will receive a laptop and cell phone for this work.

Job Summary:

The Carer Advisor is expected to:

+ Develop and/or provide work-related assessments of personal aptitude, abilities, skills, and knowledge.

+ Coordinate customer services with other internal and external programs, service providers, community organizations, employers, and training providers.

+ As needed, prepare and maintain accurate customer personal plans, progress summaries, progress notes, and other documentation.

+ Other relevant duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ High School Diploma or Equivalency, in combination with either:

+ Experience working with populations we support

+ Experience developing business relationships

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Must be able to travel as required to worksites, training locations, partner agencies, and client access points.

+ A criminal background check that meets Agency standards

Preferred Qualifications:

+ ACRE Certified Employment Specialist

+ BA/BS in business, human services, human relations, or related fields with experience supporting priority populations of the program

Goodwill Northern New England – good works here!

At Goodwill, we believe in the power of work to transform lives. As a nonprofit organization, we are dedicated to helping individuals facing barriers to employment find meaningful work opportunities. When you join our team, you become part of a community passionate about making a positive impact.

Here, you’ll be part of a team that values collaboration, respect, and diversity. We celebrate each team member’s unique strengths and abilities, fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered. Working together creates a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for our customers, clients, and fellow employees.

In addition to employment that is fulfilling, meaningful, and supportive, Goodwill employees also receive:

+ Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

+ Generous paid time off plan

+ 30% employee discounts at Goodwill stores in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont

+ Valuable job training with growth potential.

+ Access to internal job lists for advancement opportunities.

+ 403b retirement plan

+ Flexible scheduling

+ Discounts on personal cell phone plans




+ High School Diploma/GED or better


+ Bachelor’s Degree – Related field or better

Licenses & Certifications


+ Drivers License ME



+ Experience supporting clients with barriers to employment.

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Job Posting: JC248148929

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Oct 22, 2023

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