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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 or fax to (717) 234-1779.
The Violence Intervention and Prevention Department is seeking a full-time Evening Team Leader. This position will provide supervision and support to evening staff, domestic violence/sexual assault crisis and counseling services, and case management assistance to domestic violence shelter residents as needed. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently, effectively manage staff, utilize sound judgment, respond to crisis situations in a professional manner, and balance numerous priorities and tasks at one time. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in crisis intervention. Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and prior work related experience required. Prior management or supervisory experience a plus. Must have driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of insurance, FBI, criminal and child abuse clearances.
Events and Communications Associate
The Resource and Development Department has an immediate opening for an Events and Communications Associate to oversee the organization and implementation of major fundraising events, publications, social media and the organization’s website. Candidates must have previous experience with revenue-producing events, including establishing budgets, securing sponsors and program ads, menu planning and recruitment of volunteers. Will be responsible for the development and distribution of printed materials including annual reports, brochures, newsletters, invitations, etc. Will assist with the management of the YWCA’s website and utilize social media to promote programs and events to assure maximum revenues for the YWCA Greater Harrisburg.
Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years event planning experience
Graphic design experience (specifically Adobe InDesign)
Advanced interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and prioritize workload.
Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of insurance and clean driving record.
Act 33, State Police and FBI Clearances
The Housing and Homelessness Department is seeking a second shift, full-time Residential Representative to provide residential client services and support for YWCA shelter residents. Primary responsibilities include processing shelter intakes, processing shelter rooms for occupancy, room and property checks, ordering, receiving and stocking units with food bank supplies, transportation of residents if needed, monthly voucher, food bank and drug and alcohol reports, and assisting in crisis intervention or emergency. Associates degree and at least two years’ experience in human services required. Experience dealing with individuals with mental health issues preferred. Must be able to provide or obtain Act 33 and State Police clearances. Ability to accept on-call duties as required. The 2nd shift position would be an ideal job for a college student pursuing a social work or human service degree.
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a part-time Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the CEO. We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter, focused on outcomes and ready to make a difference. Duties include answering/screening telephone calls; receiving and directing visitors; managing CEO’s calendar; scheduling meeting and travel arrangements; and management of contract file system. Also responsible for taking notes at Board and committee meetings. Position requires extensive software skills, Internet research abilities and strong communication skills. Must be able to work well with others at all levels both internally and externally while safeguarding confidential information gained as a result of this position.
Qualified candidates should have 2+ years’ experience in an executive administrative capacity; Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred); excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail; valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of insurance and clean driving record. Candidate must have or be able to obtain Child Abuse, State Police criminal and FBI 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.
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg has an immediate need for a full-time Visitation Monitor Supervisor to provide visitation services for families referred through the court system and Dauphin County Children and Youth. In addition to managing the daily responsibilities of Visitation Center staff, 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. Prior supervisory experience required.