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

Teacher Assistant – Sprout School

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.

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

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Hotline Specialist (4 PRN)

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

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

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Front Desk Receptionist

We are seeking a professional and friendly receptionist to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to excellence by ensuring a positive experience and impression for all who call or visit YWCA facilities. This person will also provide administrative support and perform clerical duties as needed.

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

Front Desk Receptionist job description

Director of Equity and External Relations

We’re seeking a committed, resourceful individual who is passionate about designing and implementing an equity strategy to spearhead YWCA Richmond’s advocacy and outreach work. This individual should be able to build strong relationships to influence issues inherent to empowering women and eliminating racism, and specifically issues related to racial equity, gender equity, early childhood education and domestic & sexual violence. They will manage a highly visible advocacy and fundraising effort to elevate women’s and children’s rights for YWCA Richmond.

The Director of Equity and External Relations will be a member of YWCA Richmond’s Leadership Team and will work closely with internal and external leaders to design, implement and evaluate strategic campaigns focused on racial and gender equity. The director will also collaborate with YWCA’s corporate partners to create relationships and programs that benefit both organizations in the areas of fundraising, outreach, education, advocacy and volunteering.

Our ideal candidate thinks strategically and critically about which tactics and activities will help us to achieve our goals, is enthusiastic about building political power for young people and translating that power into meaningful fundraising victories, and can manage several projects with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

This position offers extensive opportunities for leadership, creativity, innovation and professional development on an incredibly supportive team. Professional development opportunities include management coaching, extensive training opportunities and working with the business community and regional coalitions.

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

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 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.

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
Email: internships@ywcarichmond.org

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

Spring Applications due by Jan. 15th; Summer Applications due by April 30th; Fall Applications due Aug.30th

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.

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