Employment

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. We do our best to display a current list of employment opportunities at this site. Click here to print, complete and mail/fax us a paper application, or click here to submit an application online.

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 resume@ywcahbg.org  or fax to (717) 234-1779.  


Director Child Development Center

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic Director to provide leadership and oversee the Child Development Center’s operations, programming and staffing, ensuring the consistent delivery of quality services for the children at the YWCA Child Development Center, their families and staff.  

The Director will be responsible for the recruitment, supervision and evaluation of the Center’s early childhood educators and is expected to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the Pennsylvania early learning standards, DPW, early childhood education funding opportunities, Keystone STARS, Pre-K Counts, pre-school curriculum and assessment options. Will be responsible to identify and execute strategic goals designed to further improve the quality of services offered at the Center.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Or Bachelor’s degree in related field with at least 30 credit hours in Early Childhood or Elementary Education, or 18 ECE credits

  • Three years’ experience working with young children in an early childhood setting required; significant experience in early childhood development, developmentally appropriate practices, compliance with applicable laws and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Proven ability to work with time-sensitive deadlines, adaptability to change, time management and organizational skills, effective problem-solving abilities in high crisis situations.

  • Previous management experience, requiring the ability to communicate and work collaboratively and effectively with people of diverse personalities, attitudes, and work behaviors.

  • Ability to nurture and maintain open communication with parents through interviews, meetings and conferences.

  • Child Abuse, State Police and FBI Clearances required, along with a valid PA driver’s license, clean driving history and proof of insurance.

Interested candidates should forward their resume, along with a letter of interest to Human Resources by no later than Monday, 4/10/2017. 


Assistant Director, HHS

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg’s Housing and Homeless Services Department is seeking a full time Assistant Director. This position will provide supervision and support for department staff and case managers, collect data and prepare statistical reports, monitor life skills classes and program outcomes, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and standards. Applicants must have excellent communication and time management skills, knowledge of Dauphin County housing and social services, and be able to respond professionally to crisis situations. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required with 5 years related work experience. Master’s degree preferred. Must have prior supervisory or management experience.  Valid driver’s license required.  Must be able to provide or obtain Act 33 and State Police clearances.


Veterans Housing Case Manager

The VETS Department has an immediate need for a Housing Case Manager to assist homeless veterans and homeless veterans with families to obtain/maintain housing and achieve their self-sufficiency goals through: community outreach, case management, coordination of service provision, life skills instruction, and provision of supportive services.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field with 2 years’ experience OR Associate’s degree with 4 years’ experience; thorough knowledge and understanding of housing, veterans and social welfare services, strong organizational and administrative skills especially relating to client file management and reporting. Must have or obtain State Police, Child Abuse and FBI fingerprinting clearances, along with a valid driver’s license, dependable vehicle and proof of insurance.


Visitation Monitor

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg has an immediate need for a part-time Visitation Monitor to provide visitation services for families referred through the court system and Dauphin County Children and Youth.  Responsibilities include scheduling and conducting orientations and tours of the Visitation Center for children, parents, guardians and other program participants; maintaining comprehensive case files and the possibility of court testimony concerning Visitation Center activities.

Qualifications include: Associate’s degree in social work, human services or mental health field or a minimum one-year relevant experience; strong organizational, communication and writing skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality and to work non-traditional or evening hours.

 

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