Current Careers & Opportunities

Come join the dynamic YWCA Tri-County Area team! We’re dedicate to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting dignity for all in the greater Tri-County area. We’re looking for talented staff that are committed to our mission and eager to make a difference in their area of passion and expertise.

To apply for careers or opportunities here at YW3CA, please email your cover letter, resume, and references to: hr.mission@ywcatricountyarea.org

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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Check out our open positions below, and make sure to visit us often. With such robust programming, we’re always looking for new team members!

YWCA Tri-County Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) offering competitive salaries and benefit packages based on full-time or part-time status.

 

Early Education Assistant Teacher

The Teacher Assistant supports the lead teachers and the director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the lead teacher and the director. The Early Education Assistant Teacher understands and promotes education and early childhood development as defined in YWCA Tri-County Area’s (YW3CA) Policies and Procedures, and mission statement.

Early Education Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns. The Early Education Teacher understands and promotes education and early childhood development as defined in YWCA Tri-County Area’s (YW3CA) Policies and Procedures, and mission statement.

Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher

The general responsibility of a Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher is to offer high quality pre-Kindergarten education program to three and four-year olds as outlined in the adopted curriculum. The Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher understands and promotes education and early childhood development as defined in YWCA Policies and Procedures, and mission statement. The Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher is responsible for coordinating and implementing educational curriculum by developing classroom activities, encouraging teaching team success through modeling and coaching, planning individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive, and emotional growth.

Pre-K Counts Assistant Teacher

The Pre-School Teacher Assistant helps implement a high-quality educational program which includes developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. The Teacher Assistant supports the teachers and the director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. She/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. The Pre-School Teacher Assistant /Aide observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and colleagues. The Pre-School Teacher Assistant is responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs, under the direction of the teacher and the director. The Pre-School Teacher Assistant/ Aide understands and promotes education and early childhood development as defined in YWCA Tri-County Area’s (YW3CA) Policies and Procedures, and mission statement.

YW3CA Opportunities - AmeriCorps VISTA

Position Overview

To help ensure that children of Pottstown receive the educational, social, and emotional support they need to help them break the cycle of poverty. YWCA Tri-County Area, Tri-County Community Network, GreenAllies, and Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation formed a Youth Engagement collaborative. Starting with Community Assessment, create and administer Youth Engagement Survey to collect essential data from the three focus groups of Youth (3-18), Underserved Parents, and Youth Serving Organizations. Using Technology to build a better coordinating mechanism to reduce nonprofit fragmentation, redundancy, and inefficiency. Building Community Awareness and Engagement to increase family involvement, youth mentoring, and Out-of-School Time program participation.

Position Overview

The ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, highly organized, and comfortable with analysing and synthesizing information so that it can be communicated in a simple and easily understandable way to internal and external stakeholders. It is an excellent opportunity for an entry-level person with an interest in working in the non-profit sector to develop an understanding on how programs are supported to achieve a poverty-fighting mission.

The VISTA member will create Youth Engagement Survey Assessment Tool to evaluate current Youth programs available for students and families in Pottstown, PA. Evaluate public knowledge and access to existing services and programs and the barriers that prevent students from participating. Identify gaps in services for students in pre-school through graduation. Collect interest in services and programs at all ages.

To apply for VISTA opportunities here at YW3CA, please create an account and apply through my.americorps.gov

Position Overview:

To help ensure that children of Pottstown receive the educational, social, and emotional support they need to help them break the cycle of poverty. YWCA Tri-County Area, Tri-County Community Network, GreenAllies, and Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation formed a Youth Engagement collaborative. Starting with Community Assessment, create and administer Youth Engagement Survey to collect essential data from the three focus groups of Youth (3-18), Underserved Parents, and Youth Serving Organizations. Using Technology to build a better coordinating mechanism to reduce nonprofit fragmentation, redundancy, and inefficiency. Building Community Awareness and Engagement to increase family involvement, youth mentoring, and Out-of-School Time program participation.

Position Overview

The ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, highly organized, and comfortable with analysing and synthesizing information so that it can be communicated in a simple and easily understandable way to internal and external stakeholders. It is an excellent opportunity for an entry-level person with an interest in working in the non-profit sector to develop an understanding on how programs are supported to achieve a poverty-fighting mission.

The VISTA member will create Gender-Based Juvenile Assessment Tool to evaluate current issues surrounding school discipline among middle and high school girls in the Pottstown School District. Determine programming that will best encourage girls to stay in school, and to build skills in leadership, positive self-identity, sound decision making, and accountability. Assess the current state of discipline among middle and high school girls in Pottstown School District. Report Gender-Based Juvenile Research findings to partnering agencies.

To apply for VISTA opportunities here at YW3CA, please create an account and apply through my.americorps.gov

YW3CA Opportunities - AmeriCorps Workforce Navigator

AmeriCorps Workforce Navigator

YWCA Tri-County Area (YW3CA) is seeking Americorp members to provide direct service as 1:1 Workforce Navigators in an individualized workforce development program. As part of the AmeriCorps DAWN program, this opportunity will be in Pottstown and Norristown areas. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improved job readiness of clients and leverage a minimum of 20 volunteers who will be engage in career development. Members receive a Living Allowance – this is not at salaried position. Position is dependent upon funding availability.

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YW3CA Internship Opportunities

YWCA Tri-County Area (YW3CA) welcomes and encourages interns to share their time and talents in a variety of ways. Internships are vital to the operations at YW3CA. There are multiple opportunities that include assisting in the following departments/programs: Early Education, Adult Education and Training, Youth Empowerment, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources, Advocacy, Volunteer and many more.

An internship is a formal work experience arrangement that is a part of an education course or training program where an intern who, with or without compensation, receives practical professional experience in an occupation or profession.

Stay tuned for future internship opportunities!

To apply for careers or opportunities here at YW3CA, please email your cover letter, resume, and references to: hr.mission@ywcatricountyarea.org

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

YWCA Tri-County Area is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy that employees and applicants will not be subjected to unlawful discrimination or harassment based on race, col-or, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran’s status, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state, federal or local laws.

Accordingly, YWCA Tri-County Area will hire, train, and promote individuals in accordance with this Equal Employment Opportunity Policy; make decisions according to the principle of equal opportunity by imposing only bona fide occupational qualification requirements for employment opportunities; and administer all personnel practices and programs (including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, transfers and training) in accordance with this Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.