Careers

Established in 1910, YWCA San Antonio is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We envision a society where all people can thrive and all communities are valued, respected, and self-directed.

We would love for you to join our team!

SALARY AND BENEFITS

YWCA’s compensation program leads that of many other nonprofits in this area. We’ve got great employee benefits, including:

  • Generous paid time off, including 12 days of vacation accrued in the first year of employment, 10 days of sick leave,  3 personal days, and up to 13 paid holidays each year.
  • Medical coverage with a portion of the premium paid by YWCA. Dependent coverage (including domestic partner) is available via pre-tax deduction.
  • Optional dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance.
  • Medical benefits are available to regular staff members scheduled to work at least 30 hours per week.
  • Retirement participation (required after 2 years of employment) with a contribution rate of 14% monthly with no required employee contribution.
  • A 25% childcare discount on childcare fees for children and step-children enrolled at the YWCA Olga Madrid Child Development Center.

YWCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is pledged to carry out the spirit and letter of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations prohibiting unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, gender, marital status, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or the presence of a physical, mental, or sensory disability.

Afterschool Program Assistant

Job Description

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women. Since 1850, YWCA associations around the country have empowered women to lead their communities in social change. The San Antonio chapter, established in 1910, has provided support for women and girls to become economically self-sufficient while working on the front lines to promote racial justice. Programs of the YWCA San Antonio have evolved over its 100+ year history, and serve women and their families through programs focused on economic empowerment, health and wellness, youth and teens, and racial justice.

About the Position:
Responsible for providing quality safe care of children enrolled in the After School Program, according to the YWCA policies and procedures. Working with the after school facilitator the afterschool assistant helps plans and carry out daily activities, ensures the safety and physical well-being of the children, maintains regular communication with parents, and contributes to the effective operation of the overall after school program.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in developing appropriate educational curriculum and after school program plans.
  • Assist with recruitment of students and the promotion of the program.
  • Engage children as individuals in a way that allows them to grow at their own abilities.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy environment and complete daily tasks assigned.
  • Participate in regular cleaning of materials and afterschool program spaces.
  • Create a culturally inclusive program with activities that support different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ensures all children in program are supervised according to YWCA expectations.
  • Supports children in their emotional and physical growth.
  • Assist children in their academics and encourage science, technology, engineering, and math skills.
  • Communicate child concerns and family needs to after school team.
  • Monitor the use of supplies and equipment in the after-school program.
  • Promote and maintain quality customer service and interaction with parents.
  • Assist in maintaining all curriculum, paperwork, and files necessary to comply with contract services, and federal, state, and municipal funding agencies.
  • Monitor any extra-curricular activities that are implemented in the after-school programming.
  • Ensures that all facilities on campus that YWCA uses are left as they were found.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude and attire.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Provide adequate notice to supervisor with respect to time off requests
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor which effect program quality and the promotion and support of the YWCA.

Requirements:

  • One to two years’ experience working in an after-school setting or with elementary age children.
  • Experience working in an ethnically diverse community
  • Clear background check and history indicating fitness to work with children
  • A demonstrated ability to coordinate, inspire, and motivate others
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Job Type: Part-time, at East Central ISD Campuses

Pay: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour

YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to mlazaro@ywcasa.org.

Child Development Teacher (CDA Certified)

Job description

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women. Since 1850, YWCA associations around the country have empowered women to lead their communities in social change. The San Antonio chapter, established in 1910, has provided support for women and girls to become economically self-sufficient while working on the front lines to promote racial justice. Programs of the YWCA San Antonio have evolved over its 100+ year history, and serve women and their families through programs focused on economic empowerment, health and wellness, youth and teens, and racial justice.

About the Position:
YWCA San Antonio Childcare Teachers are responsible for assisting in the provision of quality safe care of children enrolled in the YWCA Child Development Center, ages Infant- 12 years, in accordance with Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (TDFPS), Texas Department of Health, Early Head Start, and YWCA Standards.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of developmentally appropriate educational curriculum, field trips, guest speakers, and activities
  • Follow YWCA personnel policies
  • Assist the Child Development Center in complying with TDFPS minimum standards for childcare, Rising Star standards, Early Head Start Requirements, and all other contract services.
  • Supervise the classroom on an ongoing basis to monitor safety, developmentally appropriate activities, and social/emotional, cognitive and physical abilities of children.
  • Work in all classroom age settings from 6 weeks to school age.
  • Promote and maintain quality customer service in the classroom and with parents.
  • Assist in maintaining of curriculum, paperwork, and files necessary to comply with contract service, federal, state, and municipal funding agencies.
  • Assume the duties of floater, substitute, van driver, or general maintenance if needed to maintain quality service.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude and attire.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings (as required).
  • Provide adequate notice to the Childcare Director on time off request.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor which effect program quality, and promotion and support of the YWCA.
  • Be willing to drive a 15 passenger-van to assist afterschool pick up as needed.

Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA-Infant/Toddler preferred)
  • Current CPR/Fist Aid certification
  • Two years of experience working in a licensed facility or 24 hours of pre-service training
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must have reliable Transportation
  • Bilingual preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to mlazaro@ywcasa.org.

Afterschool Program Assistant

Job Description

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women. Since 1850, YWCA associations around the country have empowered women to lead their communities in social change. The San Antonio chapter, established in 1910, has provided support for women and girls to become economically self-sufficient while working on the front lines to promote racial justice. Programs of the YWCA San Antonio have evolved over its 100+ year history, and serve women and their families through programs focused on economic empowerment, health and wellness, youth and teens, and racial justice.

About the Position:
Responsible for providing quality safe care of children enrolled in the After School Program, according to the YWCA policies and procedures. Working with the after school facilitator the afterschool assistant helps plans and carry out daily activities, ensures the safety and physical well-being of the children, maintains regular communication with parents, and contributes to the effective operation of the overall after school program.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of developmentally appropriate educational curriculum, field trips, guest speakers, and activities
  • Follow YWCA personnel policies
  • Assist the Child Development Center in complying with TDFPS minimum standards for childcare, Rising Star standards, Early Head Start Requirements, and all other contract services.
  • Supervise the classroom on an ongoing basis to monitor safety, developmentally appropriate activities, and social/emotional, cognitive and physical abilities of children.
  • Work in all classroom age settings from 6 weeks to school age.
  • Promote and maintain quality customer service in the classroom and with parents.
  • Assist in maintaining of curriculum, paperwork, and files necessary to comply with contract service, federal, state, and municipal funding agencies.
  • Assume the duties of floater, substitute, van driver, or general maintenance if needed to maintain quality service.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude and attire.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings (as required).
  • Provide adequate notice to the Childcare Director on time off request.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor which effect program quality, and promotion and support of the YWCA.
  • Be willing to drive a 15 passenger-van to assist afterschool pick up as needed.

Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA-Infant/Toddler preferred)
  • Current CPR/Fist Aid certification
  • Two years of experience working in a licensed facility or 24 hours of pre-service training
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must have reliable Transportation
  • Bilingual preferred

Job Type: Part-time, 11am-7pm

Pay: $12.00 – $16.00 per hour

YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to mlazaro@ywcasa.org.

Front Desk Navigator

About YWCA San Antonio

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women. Since 1850, YWCA associations around the country have empowered women to lead their communities in social change. The San Antonio chapter, established in 1910, has provided support for women and girls to become economically self-sufficient while working on the front lines to promote racial justice. The core programming of the YWCA San Antonio has evolved over its 100+ year history, and today the organization serves more than 10,000 clients through programs focused on women’s economic empowerment, health and wellness, youth and teens, and racial justice.

About the Position

The YWCA community navigator will be the first point of contact between the public and the YWCA San Antonio by answering a multi-line phone and receiving the public for consultations. The position is required to assist the Intake Specialist with various office tasks such as, making copies, filing, and distribution program information. This position reports to the YWCA Outreach Coordinator

Job Description:

  • Learn and understand the programs offered by the YWCA and how they can best assist those seeking assistance in the community
  • Maintain Office Supply Closet and process re-order for supplies.
  • Assist Programs in distributing event information to the public
  • Give occasional printer support to staff members using main front copy machine. Order toner and make service calls as needed.
  • Serve as the main point of contact to the public, sitting at the front desk answering a multi-line phone.
  • Respond to phone inquiries and e-mail with compassion, discernment, and excellent boundaries.
  • Inform the public about programs, services, and upcoming events.
  • Assist applicants as appropriate by offering advice of other resources that might be helpful to them
  • Maintain strict client confidentiality, objectivity, and professional boundaries.
  • Receives mail and assures its distribution and/or mailing.
  • Attend and actively participate in regular staff meetings and any other meetings deemed necessary
  • From the hours of 1 pm to 6pm serve as the front desk navigator and assist as runner for childcare children, as needed/if needed during COVID lockdown.
  • Provide any other support that may be requested, including working a few “all hands-on deck” days per year.
  • Willing to adjust hours, in certain circumstances, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bilingual required
  • At least two years’ experience in an administrative assistant/receptionist role.
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to facilitate effective interactions with applicants, other organizations, donors, and volunteers.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload and manage time independently to meet deadlines.
  • Personal characteristics: compassionate, discerning, adaptable, organized, initiator, energetic, enthusiastic, optimistic, responsible.
  • Must have good critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, E-mail, and Internet navigation.
  • Valid Texas state driver’s license and ability to travel when/if needed
  • Comfortable with phone, computer, and in-person interactions
  • Ability to have flexibility with hours

Hours: Monday-Friday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, with the possibility to work more hours

YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please submit resumes to mlazaro@ywcasa.org.

Youth Program Coordinator

About YWCA San Antonio

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women. Since 1850, YWCA associations around the country have empowered women to lead their communities in social change.  The San Antonio chapter, established in 1910, has provided support for women and girls to become economically self-sufficient while working on the front lines to promote racial justice.  The core programing of the YWCA San Antonio has evolved over its 100+ year history, and today the organization serves more than 10,000 clients through programs focused on women’s economic empowerment, health and wellness, youth and teens, and racial justice. 

About the Position

YWCA has a Youth Program Coordinator position for their E=MC² program.  This position would provide direct outreach, engagement, and education with youth ages 10-14, grades 4th-9th, participating in YWCA’s E=MC² program.  This program creates a space for youth of color to explore and engage more in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and a large focus on Math.  We want young people to feel empowered in STEAM, by delivering support groups focused on hands-on STEAM activities while developing social emotional learning. The Coordinator assists with outreach to schools, creation of student cohorts, facilitation, instruction of curriculum, coaching/guidance to youth and collecting data. Looking for someone passionate in teaching STEAM, especially mathematics, to youth!

Compensation: $…

Responsibilities:

  • Assist program manager in coordinating instruction at YWCA’s Olga Madrid Center and at local schools in SAISD, ECISD, HISD, and EISD to young people in the program based on YWCA-developed curriculum
  • Working mostly Monday through Friday during and after school hours. Available to work on a Saturday occasionally, if needed.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with schools, youth, parents, teachers, and YWCA staff. 
  • Coordinates and assists in promoting youth-centered or family-friendly events. 
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information, may organize and schedule program registrations.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. 
  • Assists in gathering program statistics; collecting data for reports. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
  • Secures and schedules needed facilities, creates and schedules programs and activities related to youth and families. 

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 2 years in working directly with youth (Youth development, after school or summer camp, etc.)  
  • Must be proficient in Mathematics; able to facilitate and explain math concepts up to 9th grade algebra.
  • Teaching or tutoring experience preferred.
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred.
  • Comfortable distributing and collecting evaluations and entering data.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. 
  • Committed to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. 
  • Must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and the capacity to drive to various locations within the greater San Antonio metropolitan area.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise children’s activities. 
  • Flexibility
  • Punctuality
  • Compassion/Integrity
  • Sense of humor

Case Manager-Ready to Work

 

YWCA exists to eliminate racism and empower women. Since 1850, YWCA associations around the country have empowered women to lead their communities in social change. The San Antonio chapter, established in 1910, has provided support for women and girls to become economically self-sufficient while working on the front lines to promote racial justice. The core programming of the YWCA San Antonio has evolved over its 110-year history, and today the organization serves nearly 10,000 clients through programs focused on women’s economic empowerment, health and wellness, youth and teens, and racial justice.

About the Position

YWCA Ready to Work Program is designed to promote economic recovery by increasing access to education, training, and wraparound services for San Antonio residents and by aligning training with the talent requirements of local businesses. The YWCA Ready to Work Case Manager will assist with the recruitment of clients, as well as the intake, initial assessment, and case management services. Each Case Manager will be responsible for a caseload of 50-60 individuals per year. The YWCA Ready to Work Case Manager is a grant-funded, full-time position. Ready-to Work Case Managers will report directly to the Ready to Work Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the recruitment of clients, along with the Ready to Work Program Manager.
  • Ability to travel to infrequent offsite locations for meetings and recruitment.
  • Ensure each participant meets the eligibility requirements of the program by inspecting and verifying approved documentation.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of Ready to Work Participants and prepare and agree to a Ready to Work Plan (an education/training and career plan) with each participant.
  • Ensure participants barriers/obstacles, which may hinder the completion of the program, be addressed.
  • Identify what support services are needed by the participant and refer when needed after ensuring the YWCA San Antonio is unable to meet a specific need.
  • Offer the support participants need to succeed in training, to find well paid jobs, and to thrive in those jobs.
  • Be knowledgeable and proficient with the Signity Central Data Platform.
  • Enter client information into Signify Central Data Platform.
  • Continuously review participant progress and note their progress into Signify.
  • Attend regular scheduled meetings/training with the City of San Antonio.
  • Leverage the strength of program partners as appropriate when making client referrals.
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with Training Providers.
  • Assist applicants with creating a WorkinTexas Account.
  • Ensure the Program Manager has the information needed to complete Monthly Reporting to the City of San Antonio.
  • Ensure applicants who complete their work plan or are dropped from the program and properly discharged-ensuring all final notes are entered into Signify.
  • Participate in one YWCA-approved social justice march annually.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor which affect program quality, and the promotion and support of the YWCA San Antonio.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University in counseling or social work preferred.
  • One year of work experience providing direct services to disconnected adults.
  • Able to handle confidential information.
  • Reliable transportation
  • Current Vehicle Insurance
  • Ability to pass a criminal history check to include a national fingerprint check
  • Skills in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Bilingual preferred
  • YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Program Coordinator-Ready to Work

About the Position

The YWCA Ready to Work Program is designed to promote economic recovery by increasing access to education, training, and wraparound services for San Antonio residents and by aligning training with the talent requirements of local businesses. The YWCA Ready to Work Coordinator will assist with the recruitment of clients, as well as the intake, initial assessment, outreach events, and ensuring data is accurately reported to the Program Manager. The Ready to Work Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring each applicant that goes through case management is assigned to a Ready to Work Case Manager and will be the first point of contact regarding the program. The YWCA Ready to Work Coordinator is a grant-funded, full-time position. Ready to Work Case Coordinator will report directly to the Ready to Work Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

?  Assist in the recruitment of clients, along with the Ready to Work Program Manager.

?  Ability to travel to infrequent offsite locations for meetings and recruitment.

?  Ensure each participant meets the eligibility requirements of the program by inspecting and verifying approved documentation.

?  Assist assigning of clients to Ready to Work Case Managers.

?  Assist in the collection of demographic information for clients.

?  Assist the Ready to Work Manager with identifying training programs for Ready to Work Clients.

 

?  Identify what support services are needed by the participant and refer when needed after ensuring the YWCA San Antonio is unable to meet a specific need.

?  Be knowledgeable and proficient with the Signity Central Data Platform, training provided.

?  Enter client information into Signify Central Data Platform.

?  Continuously review participant progress and note their progress into Signify.

?  Attend regular scheduled meetings/training with the City of San Antonio.

 

?  Maintain ongoing relationships with Training Providers.

?  Ensure the Program Manager has accurate information needed to complete Monthly Reporting to the City of San Antonio.

?  Participante in one YWCA-approved social justice march annually.

?  Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor which affect program quality, and the promotion and support of the YWCA San Antonio.

Requirements

?  Associates Degree from an accredited College

?  Able to handle confidential information.

?  Reliable transportation

?  Current Vehicle Insurance

?  Ability to pass a criminal history check to include a national fingerprint check

?  Skills in Microsoft Office

?  Excellent written and verbal skills

?  Bilingual preferred

YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Norma Cruz at ncruz@ywcasa.org.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Melissa Lazaro, Manager of Operations and Human Resources, mlazaro@ywcasa.org

YWCA San Antonio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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