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), Attn: Human Resources, 1101 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17103 resume@ywcahbg.org (717) 234-1779 (fax) 


Part-time Prevention Education Specialist

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a part-time prevention education specialist to provide domestic violence and sexual assault programming to adults and children in Dauphin and Perry counties.  Applicants must demonstrate strong oral presentation/communication skills and enjoy public speaking.  Must be self-directed, have excellent time-management skills and demonstrate a proven track record of successful networking, collaboration-building, and community relations. Primary responsibilities include public presentations and presentations in facilities such as male youth detention centers and prisons, operating the volunteer program, and responding to crisis calls including hotline and accompaniments. Must have a valid driver’s license, travel required within Dauphin and Perry Counties. Bachelor’s degree in human services, communications or related field with 2 years of related work experience. Please submit salary requirements and resume to resume@ywcahbg.org by September 19.


Client and Community Services Team Leader

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is seeking a full-time Team Leader with the proven ability to deal with crisis and emergency situations, to supervise our customer service representatives and serve as the information hub for all YWCA departments.

This key position requires a professional, firm and confident demeanor as you will be interacting throughout the day with the public, staff, clients and volunteers. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Answering the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline during business hours and connecting callers to staff/volunteers
  • Answering YWCA routine business phone calls and forwarding to proper department/staff
  • Providing information and referrals about the YWCA, the community and agencies to callers
  • Scheduling staff to ensure 24-hour front desk coverage
  • Resident key distribution – ensuring safety and securing of the premises and its occupants
  • Processing incoming and return mail for YWCA staff and residents

Qualifications include (but are not limited to):

  • High School Diploma or GED (minimum)
  • Ability to quickly assess situations and exercise good judgment for proper disposition of the problem;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, YWCA staff and volunteers
  • Proven organizational and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to train customer service representatives and staff volunteers on front-desk procedures
  • Ability to not only handle but remain calm in a fast-paced environment and sometimes, intense environment.

Candidate will be required to complete Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Training and obtain (or have) Act 33 and State Police Clearances.


Residential Representative

The Housing and Homelessness Services Department is seeking a full-time Residential Representative at the YWCA's Market Street facility 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 emergencies.

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.


Teaching Positions Available

The Grace M. Pollock Child Development Center is seeking qualified, energetic teachers to complete our team of dedicated childcare and child development providers. We have two (2) full-time positions and one (1) part-time position available. The successful applicant will possess the following (minimum) qualifications:

  • Associates degree and/or bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • CDA Certificate required.
  • Criminal background check, child abuse clearances, FBI, etc. required (have or be able to secure).
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a childcare center required.
  • A valid PA driver's license and clean driving record. (Transportation provided 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.


YouthBuild Participants  

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is now hiriing participants for its YouthBuild program. Twenty-five positions are available. Earn up to $100 bi-weekly. Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 24 and a resident of Dauphin County, have no GED or high school diploma, and meet income guidelines.

Job description:

  • Prepare to earn a GED; curriculum taught by OIC
  • Earn a construction skills certification taught by HACC Construction
  • Learn and develop leadership and life skills
  • Must be committed to being drug free

For more information, call 717-724-0516, email youthbuild@ywcahbg.org or visit www.ywcahbg.org.


 Case Manager/Transitional Housing

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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