JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

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Open Positions

Administrative Positions:

Director of Finance

Salary: Starting at $80,000

Reporting to the CFAO, the Director of Finance and Administration (Director of Finance) is an integral member of the Organization’s leadership team. The Director of Finance supervises the Accounting Manager and oversees the day-to-day operation of the finance department. A successful candidate will build and sustain relationships with the entire YWCA Richmond team, including the Senior Directors of Early Childhood Education, Philanthropy, and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services; Program Directors with financial due diligence; and the board of directors.

Director of Finance Job Description

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org

Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Positions:

Children's Clinician

Salary Range: $47,000 – $50,000

This position provides theoretically evidence-based best practice counseling/therapy and advocacy services primarily to children/adolescents aged 5-17 and their families experiencing and/or exposed to domestic and/or sexual violence. This position may also provide counseling/therapy and advocacy services to adults.

$5,000 sign on bonus – $3,000 after 90 days and $2,000 after 1 year; able to receive supervision for licensure, credentialing, and training. 

Children’s Clinician Position

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org

Sprout School Positions:

Center Director

Salary: $50,000

The role of the Center Director is to manage the day-to day operations of the specific Sprout
School for which they are responsible. The Center Director will be the primary contact with the
staff and families at the school.

Center Director Job Description

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org

Sprout School Cook

Salary: $15.00/hr

The Sprout School Cook will manage the Child Nutrition and CACFP programs to provide reimbursable meals that meet the nutritional needs of all enrolled children.

Sprout School Cook Job Description

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org

Lead Teacher – Sprout School (Bilingual – Spanish encouraged to apply)

Salary Range: $41,000-$43,500

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 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.

Lead Teacher Job Description

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org

Full or Part-Time Teacher Assistant – Sprout School (Bilingual – Spanish encouraged to apply) / Assistente al maestro, (bilingüe preferido)

Salary Range: $17.75-$20.00/hour

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 Teacher Assistant is to support the Lead Teacher in establishing and maintainingis 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.

Teacher Assistant Job Description

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org

Full or Part-Time Teacher Aide – Sprout School (Bilingual – Spanish encouraged to apply) / Ayudante al maestro (bilingüe preferido)

Salary Starting at $15.00/hour

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 Aide 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.

Teacher Aide Job Description

All applicants should email their resume, the employment application, and cover letter to jobs@ywcarichmond.org


Internships

YWCA Richmond’s 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.

YWCA Richmond's Internship Program

We are no longer accepting internship applications. All internship positions have been filled for the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 academic terms. Please check back in Late Spring 2024 for more information.

Advocacy and Outreach Intern

To provide theoretically based advocacy and outreach services to the community. This internship offers diverse learning opportunities including legislative advocacy, participation in community outreach, education, and grassroots organizing, and the implementation of racial and social justice initiatives.

Advocacy and Outreach Intern Position Description

Case Management Intern

To provide case management and support services within a best-practice model to families who are victims of sexual and domestic violence within the residential and community systems.

Case Management Intern Position Description

Counseling Intern

To provide theoretically based counseling to survivors of domestic and sexual violence for community and residential clients.

Counseling Intern Position Description

Crisis Response Intern

To provide theoretically based advocacy services and crisis support to victims of sexual and domestic violence through the EmpowerNet Hotline. In this position, interns will provide effective crisis de-escalation and emotional support to individuals calling the 24 Hour EmpowerNet Hotline.

Crisis Response Intern Position Description

Philanthropy Intern

To assist with Advancement and Development efforts and objectives, specifically cause marketing and in-kind donations. Interns at the YWCA Richmond are involved in community education, community fundraising, and advocacy through problem-solving and empowerment models.

Philanthropy Intern Position Description

Prevention Intern

To provide best practice programming by promoting healthy and violence-free relationships through education and collaboration to individuals and the community. To encourage and support coordinated systemic approaches for the prevention of intimate partner and gender-based violence and/or sexual assault. In this position, interns will recommend,
develop, and administer best practice programming.

Prevention Intern Position Description

Workforce Development Intern

To provide case management and supportive services within a best-practice model to individuals/families who are victims of sexual and domestic violence or who are facing homelessness due to experiencing sexual and domestic violence within the residential and community systems.

Workforce Development Intern Position Description

Application Deadlines:

YWCA Richmond’s Internship Applications are currently closed.  Please check back in Late Spring 2024 for more information on open placements and to receive information on our internship application process. 

For reference, we generally accept students that are able to complete at least two consecutive semesters and/or a summer block placement. 

Mail or Email Applications to:

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

Email: internships@ywcarichmond.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

YWCA Richmond is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all business activities, including hiring, promotion, and other employment decisions, without regard to the employee’s or applicant’s race, color, creed, religion/religious affiliation, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, age, sex (to include sexual orientation, transgender status or gender identity), disability, pregnancy, maternity/paternity status, marital status or civil partnership, genetic information, military/veteran status, victims of domestic violence or crimes, or other legally protected class.