Adjunct Trainer- Goodwill Certificates (Taft/Muskogee)

Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma

Job Description

Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma is seeking individuals to help grow our mission- We help people overcome challenges to employment. Working at Goodwill is more than a job. Joining our team is a chance to do good for yourself and the community. With our community’s donations and contract services we generate the money needed to support our programs which provide training and supportive services to individuals who seek greater independence.

JOB SUMMARY: Adjunct trainers serve as part-time training staff who operate under the Workforce Development umbrella and offer training for Goodwill clients under the GCPI and
Employment program certificate programs. The Goodwill Certificates Trainer will work to support Goodwill training certifications and classes that serve the public good and include coursework such as Employment Essentials, Unarmed Security, various other certificates, and relevant workshops that support Goodwill clients.

Direct Reports: Lead Trainer and Supervisor

  • Serve as trainer for Employment Essentials, Unarmed Security, various other
certificates, and relevant workshops on a part-time basis.
  • Responsible for facilitation of Goodwill certificate and employment programs offered
under OBPVS through GCPI.
  • Provides training in all certificate areas on a rotating basis.
  • Provides Roadshow training on behalf of Goodwill for the identified training areas.
  • Documentation of training materials.
  • Administration of training records.
  • Documents completions and outcomes from training.
  • Evaluate client/student performance and the ability to address concerns as needed.
  • Serve on training committees as needed.


  • Associates degree preferred or 5 years or more in associated field of study.
  • 1 year of training in one of the areas listed as a training emphasis.
  • 2+ years in a training or supervisory role.
  • 2+ years’ experience in working with MS Office 2016 or higher.
  • 2+ years working in construction industry or manufacturing if teaching those areas.
  • Ability to obtain a CLEET certificate or CLEET licensed.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Experience with the Google Suite.
  • Must have driver’s license and valid insurance.
  • Ability to show credentials in areas requested to teach (certificate programs).
  • Experience in job development for individuals with multiple barriers to employment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with other team
Job Description- Adjunct Trainer-Goodwill Certificates
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Apps, and
Outlook as well as able to navigate the internet with ease.
  • Must be able to maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a neat, clean, and well-groomed
  • Must be able to engage a classroom and have exceptional classroom management
  • Must be effective at communicating vocational counseling and helping others shift
behaviors toward gaining employment.
  • Must provide quality service delivery to those who have challenges to employment.
  • Good interpersonal and observational skills
  • Patience, understanding, and empathy
  • Good analytical and organizational skills


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.
  • This work is not sedentary and requires the following activities: Walking for long periods
of time; occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, stooping; good finger dexterity and feeling;
frequent repetitive motions; talking, hearing, smelling and visual acuity.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; crouch, or crawl Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.
  • The ability to lift to 35 pounds, or more with assistance.
  • Employee is required to operate a computer.



  • Works in a climate controlled, office or retail environment most of the time except for

when travelling to host sites.

  • Low noise level.
  • Travel to company locations as required.
  • Works variable hours not to exceed 30 hours per week.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a prison and receive security clearance to do so.

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