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. 


Grace M. Pollock Child Development Center Teachers

The Grace M. Pollock Child Development Center is seeking qualified, energetic teachers to complete our team of dedicated chidl care and child development providers. This successful applicant will possess the following (minimum) qualifications:

  • Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field; alternatively a CDA Certificate (requirement)
  • Criminal background check, child abuse clearances, FBI, etc. required (have or be able to secure)
  • Minimum of two (2) yeras' experience in a childcare center required
  • A valid PA drivers' license and clean driving record (transportation provided for before/after school program participants)
  • Experience in incorporating arts, music, and/or drama into curriculum a plus

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment, including a significant childcare discount.

Qualified candidates should forward their resume, including cover letter to the attention of HR.


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 anelson@ywcahbg.org


 Domestic/Sexual Violence Crisis Advocate

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time Crisis Advocate. Primary responsibilities include providing crisis intervention and response to victims of domestic violence 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 be able to promote a trauma-informed environment for clients. Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication skills, effective time-management and organizational skills, and a familiarity with Microsoft Office programs.

This position provides crisis counseling, shelter assessments, legal and medical accompaniments, support groups, advocacy, and information and referral for clients. Bachelor's degree in human services or related field preferred with a minimum of one-year related work experience.

Position Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm.


Counseling and Intervention Specialist

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time Counseling and Intervention Specialist.  Primary responsibilities include providing individual and group (empowerment based) counseling services to victims of domestic or sexual violence.  This position will coordinate counseling referrals and assist in developing and implementing specialized services to underserved populations, including services to males.  This position will also provide crisis services such as hotline response, crisis intervention, medical and legal accompaniments, shelter intake and assessment, and assist in coordinating statistical data and reports.

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently, utilize sound judgment, handle difficult situations professionally, and be able to promote a trauma-informed environment for clients. Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication skills, effective time-management and organizational skills, effective de-escalation skills, and a familiarity with Microsoft Office programs.  Project management experience is a plus. Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field required with 3 years of related job experience.  Reliable transportation required for local travel.  

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