JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

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Open Positions

Administrative Positions:

Executive Assistant

YWCA Richmond is seeking an Executive Assistant to serve as a strategic administrative partner, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Assistant will provide executive support in a one-on-one working relationship, coordinate executive outreach, and oversee special projects. The nature of the work requires someone who can adapt when changes or priorities shift and is comfortable being available as needed.

Executive Assistant Job Description

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

Data Outcome Evaluation Manager

This position will support the team at the YWCA Richmond with data analysis, outcomes, and evaluation of programs. The position will play a critical role in supporting the agency with analytics that will drive program direction and funding opportunities based on trends and data presented through data.

This role provide support to the Director of Operations, Sr. Director of Domestic & Sexual Violence Services, Sr. Director of Sprout Schools, Sr. Director of Philanthropy, and other key staff for functional tasks.

Data Outcome Evaluation Manager Job Description

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

Outreach and Prevention Positions:

Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Positions:

Part-Time Hotline Specialist

This position directs telephone crisis response and systems of support and referral for victims/survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence by answering the EmpowerNet Hotline. Establishes and maintains effective and efficient communication strategies to ensure superior client service. Establishes care and understanding by exercising the willingness to listen carefully to each caller. 

Part-Time Hotline Position Job Description

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

This position directs telephone crisis response and systems of support and referral for victims/survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence by answering the EmpowerNet Hotline. Establishes and maintains effective and efficient communication strategies to ensure superior client service. Establishes care and understanding by exercising the willingness to listen carefully to each caller. 

Part-Time Hotline Position Job Description

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

Sprout School Positions:

Center Director

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.

Sprout 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 – $18.00/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

Internship applications are open.

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

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 (Fall/Spring)

The Philanthropy Intern assists with Advancement and Development efforts and objectives, specifically data integrity and in-kind donations. Interns at the YWCA Richmond are involved in community education, community fundraising, and ethical fundraising practices through problem-solving and empowerment models. This internship offers diverse learning opportunities including participation in planning of fundraising efforts, coordinating and expanding diaper drives to support YWCA, administrative support for community-based events, and prospecting new in-kind donation donors, supplementing the Advancement team’s objectives.
A component of the internship would include administrative support for projects that touch on all the areas of the Advancement team.

The team is collaborative, the intern will be working with diverse team members for every project. Research and idea generation around other areas of the YWCA’s goals might be added based on the intern’s interests and skills base.

Philanthropy Intern Position Description

Philanthropy Intern (Summer)

The Philanthropy Intern assists with Advancement and Development efforts and objectives, specifically data integrity and in-kind donations. Interns at the YWCA Richmond are involved in community education, community fundraising, and ethical fundraising practices through problem-solving and empowerment models. This internship offers diverse learning opportunities including participation in planning of fundraising efforts, coordinating and expanding diaper drives to support YWCA, administrative support for community-based events, and prospecting new in-kind donation donors, supplementing the Advancement team’s objectives.
A component of the internship would include administrative support for projects that touch on all the areas of the Advancement team.

The team is collaborative, the intern will be working with diverse team members for every project. Research and idea generation around other areas of the YWCA’s goals might be added based on the intern’s interests and skills base.

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

Application Deadlines:

YWCA Richmond’s Internship Applications are now open.  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.