Employment Opportunities at Goodwill2019-01-14T12:37:51+00:00

Employment Opportunities at Goodwill

About Goodwill

Goodwill the Amity Group is a leading human services organization based in Hamilton that serves the Hamilton and Halton communities. Goodwill’s mission is about the power of work in people’s lives. We support individuals in overcoming barriers to employment and obtaining work. Our Employment Services are partly funded by the government of Ontario and partly funded through our own social enterprise activities, which include retail thrift stores, a café/catering operation, leasing at our owned head office, and a light assembly division. In addition to providing funding, these activities also provide additional training and employment opportunities for the individuals we serve.

Full-Time Administrative Assistant

Trafalgar Ridge Career Centre in Oakville, ON. This full-time opportunity is 37.5 hours per week, with benefits, pension plan and starting salary of $33,150 annualy.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Community College Graduate in Office Administration program or equivalent.
  • Experience in an office environment/setting.
  • Proficient computer skills using Word, Excel, Outlook and database software packages.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and computer).
  • Well-organized individual, a team player, flexible, with strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be customer oriented, motivated, and possess a positive attitude.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish priorities for general office operations.
  • Provide administrative support and job search information to general public.
  • Respond to enquiries from the public, clients and referring agents.
  • Provide appropriate services to clients to ensure needs are met within established parameters.
  • Produce correspondence, statistical and final program reports, minutes and other written material.
  • Establish and maintain client files.
  • Assist in maintaining Client Databases.
  • Maintain office supplies.
  • Supports clients in administrative worksites.
  • Provide occasional backup support to training instructors.
  • May assist in marketing campaigns, telephone enquiries and mail-outs.
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Interested Individuals are asked to submit a resume and cover letter to humanresources@goodwillonline.ca by Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill, The Amity group is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. If you are contacted by Goodwill, The Amity Group regarding a job opportunity, please advise HR prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

Goodwill Sales Associate (multiple positions)

407A Speers Road, Oakville ON. Full-time and part-time positions available, earning an hourly rate of $14.00.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Open availability including: Mornings, Afternoons, and Weekends
  • Previous customer service experience an asset
  • Upbeat pleasant personality with a neat appearance is a must
  • Experience on a cash register an asset
  • Knowledge of name brand apparel and fashion trends
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, do some climbing, bending and carrying

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing excellent customer service throughout the store and on cash serving customers
  • Greeting donors and happily accepting donations
  • Processing donated goods to ensure they are out on the sales floor in a timely manner
  • Arranging merchandise
  • Operating point of sales equipment, handling, cash, credit and debit transactions
  • Performs general cleaning duties in the store
  • Other duties as assigned

Please apply with resume & cover letter by e-mail to: Caroline Winsper cwinsper@goodwillonline.ca

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill, The Amity group is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. If you are contacted by Goodwill, The Amity Group regarding a job opportunity, please advise HR prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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