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Goodwill Industries of Kansas Community Impact Specialist (Webb Road) in Kansas

Community Impact Specialist (Webb Road)

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For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Kansas has been a trusted resource and advocate for people with disabilities and barriers to employment. At Goodwill Industries of Kansas, our mission is to provide opportunities for people with disabilities and barriers to employment seeking independent and productive lives. We are looking for a Community Impact Specialist to play a key role in furthering our mission in our Community Employment area.


Reporting to the Community Employment Manager, the Community Impact Specialist will develop, plan, and implement outreach activities and events as directed by the Community Employment Manager. Represent Goodwill’s values and mission to internal and external stakeholders. Collaborate with leadership to coordinate and schedule events and outreach activities. Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with area partners for mission collaboration, including workforce development opportunities. Coordinate deployment of the Goodwill LearnIT Lab for specific events as directed by the Community Employment Manager. Set-up and tear-down outreach spaces and booths before and after activities and events. Identify and present leadership with community events in the local and regional area that will provide opportunity for participation and connection. Generate accurate and timely reports as requested. Other assigned duties and/or projects as deemed necessary by the Community Employment Manager.


One to two years of experience in community outreach, engagement, and/or assistance strongly preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish strongly preferred.Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of basic training techniques.High level of computer literacy and ability. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience working with a diverse population.


High school diploma required. Associate or bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, business, social work, or another related field strongly preferred. Must hold a valid driver’s license.

Essential Functions:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of Goodwill Industries of Kansas, to include mission services, retail, and contracts to assess opportunities for external collaboration presented to leadership.

  • Maintain a flexible schedule to include evenings and some weekends, including occasional overnight stays as needed.

  • Willingness to travel throughout Goodwill Industries of Kansas’ territory.

  • Develop and maintain partnerships with businesses, organizations, and agencies.

  • Participate in scheduling, coordinating, and implementing outreach activities and events.

  • Offer programming assistance and support as needed for digital skills, employment services, and other educational activities in the Career Services department.

  • Provide professional and courteous demeaner with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provide excellent customer service during outreach events and activities.

  • Working knowledge of basic training techniques to assist in outreach events and activities as needed.

  • Provide virtual outreach services as required.


Paid sick and vacation time the first of the month following 30 days of employment

Medical, dental, and vision insurance and eligibility for benefits the first of the month following hire date

401K available after 1 year of employment

20% employee discount at all Goodwill Industries of Kansas locations

Job Location:

3351 N Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67226

Department: Mission Services

This is a non-management position

This is a full time position