Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

New Beginnings Program

US-IN-Indianapolis
Category
Assembly and Packing
Type
Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

The program position is a six month job and life skills program for ex-offenders. Participants performs repetitive bench or line assembly operations to produce products four days of the week. Participants also participant within a program one day a week focusing on self-discovery, career development, computer development, financial literacy, and basic math and reading skills. Participants are required to participant within the program and opportunity of employment with this particular position.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • or one to three months related experience and/or training
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Demonstrating behavior consistent with Goodwill Industries Historic Values, Basic Principles and Standards of Conduct
  • Assembles products as instructed by Production Team Leader/ERDS
  • Works at different workstations as production needs require, following prescribed safety and quality requirements
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures
  • Works as a team member
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • 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 the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

BENEFITS

Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match

Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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