Join Our Team! 

We are hiring dynamic, kind, community-minded individuals to help us empower RVA!

Community Outreach Specialist – Full Time

The Community Outreach Specialist will be responsible for increasing utilization of YWCA Richmond services and build relationships with community members, community partners, and clients to provide education and resources on mission elements including domestic and sexual violence, early childhood education, racial justice, and empowering women.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

FULL Community Outreach Specialist Job Description

Youth Development Specialist – Full Time

The Youth Development Specialist role will include developing and administering youth development programming designed to advance elements of YWCA Richmond’s mission including but not limited to prevention of domestic and sexual violence, empowering women and girls, and advancing racial equity.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

FULL Youth Development Specialist Description

Cleaning Specialist/ Maintenance – Part Time

The role of the Cleaning Specialist is to essentially perform all cleaning functions in the YWCA building as needed on a day-to-day basis. In addition, this role will be responsible for performing set-up and tear-down of furniture and equipment for organization events. The Cleaning specialist will also assist with delivering supplies and other equipment throughout the building.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

FULL Cleaning Specialist Job Description 2017 

Teacher Assistant

Creative growth is encouraged by designing a curriculum that allows each child to contribute in his or her unique way. Children, parents, teachers, and the environment form a complete circle of learning inspiring all to join in the process. The role of the Teacher Assistant is to support the Lead Teacher in establishing and maintaining a safe learning environment that is cognitively stimulating, aesthetically pleasing, and fosters a child’s emotional, social, physical, and cognitive growth using a Reggio Emilia Inspired approach to a child’s learning.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

Full Teacher Assistant Job Description (PDF)



The YWCA Internship Program’s mission is to maintain expertise in the field of sexual and domestic violence, nonprofit management, and child development by engaging interns in cutting edge theory and interventions.

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program Internships

Download & Complete our Internship Application.

Application Deadlines:  

All Applications for domestic/sexual violence services must be received (mail or e-mail) by June 1. Please note we accept students that are able to complete at least two consecutive semesters and/or students able to complete a summer block. We currently only accept Fall and Summer internships.   

Mail or Fax or Email Applications to:

YWCA Richmond
c/o: Internship Program
6 N. 5th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Fax: 804.643.1314

Below you will find internship descriptions that are located on the application. Please review the requirements in detail.

Hospital Based Advocate Internship

YWCA Based Advocate Internship

Crisis Response Internship

Case Management Internship

Richmond City Domestic & Sexual Violence Counseling Internship

Chesterfield Domestic & Sexual Violence Counseling Internship

Advocacy and Outreach Internship

Equal Opportunity Employer

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, martial or veteran status, the presence of non-related medical conditions or disability, or any other legally protected status.