Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, Inc Mission Program Manager in Columbus, Georgia

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Mission Program Manager






Are you ready to change lives? At Goodwill Southern Rivers, we strive to improve the quality of life of those we serve – both inside and outside of our organization. The Mission Program Manager is key to championing GoodwillSR’s focus on strengthening the

lives of our team members. The Mission Program Manager leads an internal initiative called Good Life, which encourages team member growth in all aspects of their lives. S/he serves team members with programs designed to connect them with resources to be successful

in their health, financial wellness, educational advancement, and career path.

The Mission Program Manager works across all GoodwillSR divisions to identify and develop beneficial programs for team members. S/he works to develop relationships with individuals to help them create plans that empower them to achieve their goals and sustain

their families for a lifetime. S/he will also prioritize the most urgent needs for team members in crisis to ensure they have access to crucial services when they need it most including access to emergency housing and other vital necessities such as electricity

and transportation.

The work of the Mission Program Manager is essential to fulfilling our mission of “Developing People, Changing Lives, and Building Communities.” Anticipated outcomes include decreased team member turnover, improved internal promotion rates, reduced personal

debt, growth of individual financial assets (e.g. emergency funds and savings), adoption of healthy lifestyle practices, increases in educational attainment and skills, and/or salary growth within the organization or via an external position.


Education and Experience: Minimum Education:

Requires a level of knowledge normally gained through completion of an bachelor’s degree or equivalent associates degree with relevant work experience. Minimum

Experience: 7 years’ experience Certification(s): Financial Literacy, Education Credential or Degree in Financial Field, Training/Coaching Credential, Right Path Certified, Life Coach Certification Required Knowledge,

Skills, & Abilities: Describe the specific work-related knowledge, behavioral or technical skills, and abilities that are required. -Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, excellent verbal and written communication, presentation skills, excellent people

skills, training, teaching, coaching background, financial literacy training experience, knowledge of social service benefits, excellent research and problem solving skills, ability to effectively work across divisions in which you do not have direct supervision

of team members to drive results.

Ability to work with community action groups and coalitions on partnerships that help to advance the mission of GoodwillSR. Ability and willingness to provide feedback in difficult situations both vertically and horizontally to help drive change and maximize


  • Strong conceptual, strategic and visionary skills

  • Ability to attend to detail, work under pressure and prioritize - Ability to analysis and make process improvements

  • Must be flexible with work schedule. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.