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 for an employment application.

Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements to: YWCA Greater Harrisburg (EOE), 1101 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17103 resume@ywcahbg.org (717) 234-1779 (fax)


Illness Management Recovery Facilitator

The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time Illness Management Recovery (IMR) Facilitator within our Supported Employment program, serving individuals with a mental illness. Responsibilities include providing outreach to partnering agencies and conducting multiple on- and off-site IMR seminars simultaneously. Facilitator must have a working knowledge of mental health, previous group facilitating experience, along with strong communication and organizational skills. Certified Peer Support Specialist with IMR experience is preferred; however will provide training to the right candidate.

This position requires an associate’s degree or higher in Mental Health, Human Services or related field; at least two years of facilitation experience; Act 33, State Police and FBI clearances; flexibility and availability for off work hours.


Weekend Shift Residential Representative (Harrisburg, PA)

The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg is seeking a part time residential representative to work within the YWCA's Safe Haven for Women program, a low demand, high expectation program for chronically homeless and mental ill women. Responsibilities include: modeling positive interactive behavior and home economics; engaging and coaching residents on skills of daily living, productive interaction with others within the house, within the neighborhood and within the service community; maintaining an organized, tranquil and hygienic environment.

Requirements/Applicants must:
-be flexible, creative and think fast on their feet
-have strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
-have an understanding of how to organize and maintain a household
-be organized with good time management skills and capable of working with minimal supervision
-have a working knowledge of the mental health and D&A fields and resources
-be able to work in coordination with a team 
-possess all necessary clearances

Qualifications:
Associates Degree with two or more years of related work experience. Some direct experience with and knowledge of behavioral health theories and their application. Experience with motivational interviewing is a plus. 


Attorney

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg’s Legal Center is seeking a PA-licensed attorney to provide comprehensive legal representation in civil legal cases to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence. Qualified candidates will be a graduate of an ABA accredited law school and have a minimum of three years’ experience in the representation of victims in protection from abuse actions and family law issues. Excellent oral and written communication and advocacy skills are essential in this role. Must have or be able to obtain the required Act 33 and Pennsylvania State Police clearances.

The YWCA is the leading women's organization in the Capital Region, serving Dauphin and Perry Counties. Our staff works tirelessly to fulfill our mission to empower women and children, especially those whose circumstances might compromise their safety, security or future success. 


Victim Witness Coordinator (part-time)

The Perry County Victim Witness Program, a project of the YWCA Greater Harrisburg, is seeking a part-time victim witness coordinator to provide victim services in the Perry County criminal and juvenile court systems.  This position is 28 hours weekly and is housed in the Perry County Courthouse.  The coordinator is responsible for providing court notification to victims, accompaniments, crisis intervention, restitution assistance, crime victims compensation, and other procedural and direct services.  Must be a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision.  Must demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills, be well organized and familiar with the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Prior experience with crisis situations, the criminal justice system, or working with crime victims a plus. Knowledge of Perry County resources also a plus.  Associates Degree in human services, criminal justice or related field required.  Act 33, FBI and State Police clearances required.


Client and Community Service Representative - Part-Time and Floater positions available

This position provides front-line customer service and support to the YWCA and its community. The CCS Representative is responsible for providing proper visitor accommodations; answering and distributing all calls coming into the YWCA, using trained protocol to answer SA/DV hotline calls, walk-in clients, supporting residential clients, providing information about the YWCA, as well as community referrals to interested parties (internal and external).

Part time hours (two regular shifts): Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am- 4:00pm OR 4:00pm-12:00am. This also includes willingness for additional shifts/hours as needed to ensure 24 hour coverage is maintained.

Floater hours: May include covering shifts during the work week, weekend and holidays, including the 8 a.m. -- 4 p.m. shift, 4 p.m. to midnight, or midnight to 8:00 a.m. shift.

This position requires at least two years customer service and light data entry skills; Act 33, State Police Clearances and FBI Clearances; flexibility and availability for off-work hours; strong interpersonal, communication and listening skills; and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 


Case Manager/Advocate

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full time case manager/advocate for its transitional housing program in Perry County, serving victims of domestic and sexual violence. Primary responsibilities include intake and assessment, case management, counseling, outreach and education, and managing daily operations of the housing facility. Successful applicant must be a self-starter that requires minimal supervision. Must demonstrate high level of communication skills and be well organized with effective time management skills. Experience with managing crisis situations, working with diverse populations, and proven ability to adapt to changing conditions with enthusiasm a must. Prior direct services experience with both child and adult populations required. Prior management or supervisory experience a plus. Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field with two years related work experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Act 33 and State Police clearances required.

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