Join Our Team! 

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

Homeless Diversion Specialist 2

The role of the Diversion Specialist is to facilitate calls on the shelter diversion line to assist those who are within three days of losing housing, or experiencing homelessness, access safe alternatives to shelter. It includes answering incoming calls in a client-centered, trauma-informed, solution-focused manner and providing access to housing-focused strategies that reduce the likelihood the caller will need to become homeless. This position represents the YWCA and works in partnership with the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care (GRCoC), local service providers, government partners, and funders to provide a comprehensive regional approach that aligns seamlessly with the Coordinated Entry System.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and 2-3 references to lkyle@ywcarichmond.org.

Diversion Specialist 2 June 2017 Full Job Description (PDF)

 

Bilingual Hotline Specialist (English/Spanish)

The Bilingual Hotline Specialist directs telephone crisis response and systems of support and referral for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence by answering the Greater Richmond Regional Hotline (GRRH).

This is a Part-Time Position with Shifts from Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -Noon and 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Experience working with survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence is a Plus, but not required. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to ebarker@ywcarichmond.org.

Full Bilingual Hotline Specialist Job Description (PDF)


Are you interested in being part of a team dedicated to nurturing each child’s spirit and love for learning? Do you have a strong belief in a child centered approach to learning, where children engage in the larger world by constructing their knowledge based on their own experiences and how they reflect on those experiences? Would you love putting your energy and passion into developing emergent curriculum and a Reggio Emilia-inspired classroom? 

If you can answer “YES” to these three questions The Sprout School wants to hear from you! The Sprout School is a year-round learning environment and will serve children 18 months – 5 years. There are several positions open at this time in the following categories: Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant.  For additional information visit The Sprout School website www.sproutschoolrva.org.

 

Site Supervisor at The Sprout School – Full Time

The role of the Site Supervisor is to manage the day-to day operations of the specific Sprout School for which they are responsible.  Depending on the size of the school, the Site Supervisor may have teaching responsibilities in addition to the administrative responsibilities.  The Site Supervisor will be the primary contact with the staff and families at the school.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to lkyle@ywcarichmond.org

Site Supervisor Job Description 2017 (1)

Lead Teacher at The Sprout School – Full-Time

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 purpose of the Lead Teacher is to establish and maintain 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 lkyle@ywcarichmond.org

Certified Lead Teacher Job Description

 

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 lkyle@ywcarichmond.org

Full Teacher Assistant Job Description (PDF)

 


 Internships

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.

For ALL Interns

Download & Complete our Internship Application.

Application Deadlines:  

All Applications for domestic/sexual violence services must be received (mail or e-mail) by March 1st. 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 Spring  internships.   

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program Internships

The program provides a challenging learning environment where theoretical and practical knowledge combine to create a rich and relevant clinical and/or macro experience. If you have any questions, you may email internships@ywcarichmond.org. For all the following internships, please send our completed volunteer application and your resume to internships@ywcarichmond.org.

 Mail or Fax or Email Applications to:

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

Fax: 804.643.1314
Email: internships@ywcarichmond.org

For ALL Interns

Download and Complete our Internship Application.

YWCA Internship Application

 
Hospital Based Advocate Internship
 
This hospital based advocate intern will solely provide supportive accompaniment services at local hospital emergency departments for people who have experienced intimate partner and/or sexual violence.  
 
YWCA Based Advocate Internship
 
This YWCA based advocate intern will  provide supportive accompaniment services at local hospital emergency departments for people who have experienced intimate partner and/or sexual violence and provide supportive counseling and resources to survivors of domestic and sexual violence through the Greater Richmond Regional Hotline.
 
Diversion/ Workforce Development Internship

This case management intern will provide support to workforce development and diversion programs with any and all activities related to serving families within the residential and community systems at the agency.

Case Management Internship

This case management intern will provide case management and supportive services within a best-practice model to families who are survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence within the residential and community settings. 

Case Management Internship

Crisis Response Internship
 
This crisis response intern will provide crisis response to those experiencing domestic and sexual violence through crisis de-escalation, supportive counseling, advocacy, and resource and referral information.
Advocacy and Outreach Internship  
 
This advocacy and outreach intern will provide legislative advocacy, participate in community outreach and education, grassroots organizing, implementation of social justice initiatives, and hospital accompaniment for survivors of intimate partner and/or sexual violence.

Richmond City Domestic & Sexual Violence Clinician Internship 

This clinician intern will provide theoretically-based counseling to survivors of domestic and sexual violence for community and residential clients.

Clinical Internship Position (Richmond)

 

Chesterfield Domestic & Sexual Violence Clinician Internship 

This clinician intern will provide theoretically-based counseling to survivors of domestic and sexual violence for community and residential clients. Must be willing to commute to Chesterfield location 1-2 days per week.

Clinical Internship Position (Chesterfield)

 

 

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.