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Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements to: YWCA Greater Harrisburg (EOE), Attn: Human Resources, 1101 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17103 firstname.lastname@example.org (717) 234-1779 (fax)
Evening Crisis Advocate
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time evening crisis advocate. Primary responsibilities include providing crisis intervention and response to victims of domestic and sexual violence and assisting in the domestic violence emergency shelter. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work independently, utilize sound judgment, handle difficult situations professionally, effective de-escalation skills, and promote a trauma-informed environment for clients. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent communication skills, effective time-management and organizational skills, and familiarity with Microsoft office programs. This position provides crisis counseling, shelter assessments, legal and medical accompaniments, support groups, advocacy, and information and referrals for clients. This position also coordinates the department’s volunteer training program. Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field preferred with a minimum 1 year related work experience. Bilingual applicants a plus.
Special Events Coordinator
Reporting to the VP Development and Donor Relations, the Special Events Coordinator (SEC) oversees the organization and implementation of major fundraising events and publications, working to assure that special events maximize revenues and awareness for the YWCA Greater Harrisburg. This position is responsible for all aspects of event planning including but not limited to developing timetables and budgets, securing sponsors, program ads, auction items, graphic design, menu planning and post-event wrap-up details. Will oversee the development of other department’s events and ensure the events stay within budget. Supervision of volunteer committees – including helping to identify and recruit volunteer leadership and committee members. The SEC is also responsible for coordinating the development and distribution of quality printed materials including annual reports, brochures, newsletters, invitations, etc.Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years event-planning experience, graphic design experience (Adobe InDesign), strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Must have the ability to work independently and prioritize workload. Flexibility of schedule required. Interested candidates should forward their resume along with a letter of interest to Human Resources by no later than Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
The Administrative Assistant will provide direct administrative support to the Special Events Coordinator and the Racial Justice Program Coordinator. Will assist the Special Events Coordinator with all fundraising events (Power of Style, Race Against Racism, Angel Card Campaign) including recruiting volunteers, tracking guests and thanking participants and sponsors. Will also support the Friends of the YWCA Board and Junior Board members to ensure the success of their programs (Holiday Giving, Resident Valentine’s Day party, Fall Fest, etc.). Will also support the Racial Justice Coordinator by managing logistics and producing promotional materials related to Let’s Talk and other training initiatives. Additional responsibilities include designing and producing printed materials (promotional, quarterly newsletter), regularly updating the YWCA’s website and using social media to promote YWCA programs and events. Will maintain the YWCA’s bulk mailing account and ensure proper handling of all bulk mailings.Position requires an Associate’s degree and two years’ experience in public relations/marketing, graphic design experience (Adobe InDesign), strong organizational skills and advanced interpersonal and communication skills. Must have the ability to work independently and prioritize workload. Flexibility of schedule required. Interested candidates should forward their resume along with a letter of interest to Human Resources by no later than Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Medical Advocate
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time Medical Advocate to provide advocacy, crisis response, and empowerment counseling services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims in medical settings. This position provides trainings to medical personnel along with extensive outreach, networking, and collaboration building within the medical community. Applicants must demonstrate proven ability to manage crisis situations in a professional manner, work independently, present public presentations and trainings, manage goals and objectives associated with work plans, measure outcomes and record statistics, build collaborations, and promote systems change at an institutional level. This position requires extensive public speaking and presentations, and prior experience is a must. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in human services, education, or related field required with two years prior related work experience. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
Prevention Education Specialist
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time Prevention Education Specialist to provide domestic violence and sexual assault education and training to community members and professionals in Dauphin County. This position offers the ability to promote social change initiatives within communities, promote equality and healthy life choices, and provide education and intervention related to domestic violence and sexual assault. Applicants must demonstrate successful experience working with diverse populations, at-risk youth and families, and within communities impacted by high rates of violence. Must demonstrate proven ability to work independently, handle crisis situations in a professional manner, meet goals and objectives associated with work plans, and track and record statistics and outcomes. This position requires extensive public speaking and presentations, prior experience a must. Bachelor’s Degree in human services, education, or related field required with two years related work experience. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.