MERS/MO Goodwill Industries Life Coach Coordinator in Cape Giardeau, Missouri

MERS Goodwill is looking for passionate, high-energy Life Coach Coordinator to join our MWA team. Serving 19 counties in the Southeast and Central regions of Missouri (Wright, Douglas, Ozark, Texas, Howell, Oregon, Shannon, Carter, Ripley, Wayne, Reynolds, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Stoddard, Bollinger, New Madrid, Mississippi, Ca[e Girardeau Counties). The home office for this position will be within the 19 county service delivery area.

Job Duties:

  • Provide direct supervision and assist Life Coaches with the delivery services through monitoring of the counseling notes and shadowing.

  • Assist Life Coaches in providing services directed at focusing on strengths, eliminating barriers to self - sufficiency, and making appropriate community referrals.

  • Train with the emphasis on the sue of Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care.

  • Establish and maintain professional/ confidential/ethical/ helpful relationships with internal and external partners.

  • Assess counseling program quality, utilizing results to improve services delivery and programmatic planning.

  • Complete annual evaluations of assigned staff, and corrective action plans as necessary.

  • Track data elements, complete reports and monitoring as required.

  • Provide staff training and conduct monthly staff meetings.

  • Develop training tools, forms and processes to improve service delivery and programmatic planning and provide the Vice President.

  • Participate in Senior Staff Meeting.

  • Travelling Required.


  • BA/BS in Social work or related field and experience in social service field required as providing direct services to the clients. Master's degree and 5+ direct experience servicing a diverse population in social service setting and 3+ years supervisory experience preferred.

  • LPC, LCSW, LSW preferred.

  • Requires excellent listening, critical thinking, intervention and problem solving skills.

  • Valid drivers license, current auto insurance, and independent transportation required.