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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 email@example.com (717) 234-1779 (fax)
Summer Camp Staff
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg operates a summer camp program at Camp Reily in Fishing Creek Valley. The day camp operates Monday – Friday from June until August. We are seeking full time counselors, as well as certified lifeguards, physical education teachers, science and environment teachers and art teachers
Requirements: Copy of a recent physical w/TB test results; FBI, State Police, and child abuse clearances. For more information, please contact Andre Nelson at 717-234-7931 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The Housing and Homelessness Department is seeking a full-time, second shift Residential Representative for our Market Street facility, providing 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. This would be an ideal job for a college student pursuing a social work or human service degree.
Interested candidates should forward their resume, including a cover letter to Human Resources Department by no later than Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
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.