Job Coach – Iowa City – Full Time – Goodwill of the Heartland – Iowa City, IA

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Goodwill of the Heartland

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$15 an hour

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Goodwill offers team members a generous benefits package including a great store discount, health benefits, matching retirement package, and much more. The Job Coach position has a starting wage of $15.00 per hour. For more information about becoming a job coach, view our video at Apply online only at

Goodwill of the Heartland
is seeking a full time Job Coach to be a creative, energetic and caring professional to assist and support individuals with barriers to independence in their community jobs. We believe that our communities are strengthened when there is diversity in the workforce. If you believe this and can bring advocacy and teaching skills that will increase successful employment for the individuals we serve, we want to hear from you!

This position is responsible for training, supervising, and modeling proper work procedures and good basic work habits and attitudes for clients who have been placed in community jobs. This position will also function as a member of a rehabilitation team to develop goals and objectives for program participants, implement tasks which are assigned or agreed upon in formal or informal meetings, and adapt training strategies to fit the changing work environment on a day to day basis.

The schedule will vary, and will include a combination of day, evening, and weekend hours. The schedule is flexible and can be accommodated to create the right schedule for you. Travel between job sites is required.

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Six months of experience in a related field is required. An AA degree can be substituted for the required experience. Supervisory/training experience preferred. Job Coaches need a reliable vehicle, valid Iowa driver’s license, proof of required auto insurance, and must pass motor vehicle record screening, dependent adult and child abuse, and criminal background checks.

Goodwill of the Heartland is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, veteran status, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity or other protected categories.



  • Six months experience in a related field.



  • High School or better


  • Associates or better in Human Services or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Vehicle Ins-Basic
  • Dependent Adult Abuse
  • Motor Vehicle Record
  • Drivers License



  • Working with People with Disabilities
  • Written Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Email
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Office



  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor???s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)