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Goodwill Industries Big Bend

The AmeriCorps Trainer/Resource Connector is a Half-time position in the Panama City area Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. Career Training Center.

Position description: The Trainer/Resource Connector is responsible for meeting with participants to assess barriers and provide or refer them to services that assist Goodwill participants in obtaining employment and self-sufficiency. Resource Connector will provide services in both individual and group settings, through financial literacy classes, orientations, and other job readiness programs offered by Goodwill.

Responsible for creating a participant plan and documenting participant progress. Connect participants with community agencies that provide services that remove barriers to participants’ success.

Committing to a year of service with AmeriCorps can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life! Gain valuable skills and experience while making real impacts in our community!

AmeriCorp Members teach and proctor classes and mentor people living in poverty or who have disabilities and who need training in any of the areas offered by the Goodwill Career Campus. Applicants must be comfortable in one-on-one and/or group settings after becoming familiar with the content of the courses. Courses range from beginning computer to QuickBooks; Certified Nursing Training to Hospitality; Money Sense to Business Sense.

The AmeriCorps members commit to a year of service and serving 900 hours between October 1, 2020, to July 31, 2021. Members are paid a living stipend ($500/mo.) and upon completion of the full-year commitment and hours, members are eligible for an education award ($2,865).

Requirements/Education: Bachelor's degree or pursuing a degree is preferred. Requires skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Sharepoint, and Teams, and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.

If interested, please complete the online survey at https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Wn6ZNIuAwUWa8L5DrQg_8oWoKlzdSm1MnZE7PGPGun1UMk01ME5CS1FFVFJQSkhTT1pOUFVPNjI1OC4u

Once you have completed the survey, you will be contacted via email and invited to a group informational sessions scheduled for September 29, 2020

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About Goodwill Industries Big Bend


3207 E 4th Street, Panama City, FL 32401, US

Mission Statement



Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to provide job training, education, and employment to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, helping them to reach their fullest potential in supporting themselves and their families. Goodwill also provides barrier-free apartment complexes in which people with disabilities can live independently.

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300 Mabry StTallahassee, FL 32304




  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 900 hours of services served between October 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.
  • Because AmeriCorps is a national service program, we require proof of citizenship or proof of legally being able to work in the United States and a background check.

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