Current Careers & Opportunities

Come join the dynamic YWCA Tri-County Area team! We’re dedicated 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 Center Opportunities

Our Early Education Center in Pottstown is seeking motivated, reliable teachers to provide a safe and welcoming educational experience for children in one of our three age cohorts: Infant/Toddler, Preschool, or School Age. In our Early Education Center, our vision is to create a community of learning where children experience a sense of wonder and exploration – where everyone feels a sense of connection and participates with others in ways that create new possibilities for making the world a better place. If you are patient, thoughtful, and have passion for making a positive difference in children’s lives, we’d like to meet you!

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.  Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Assistant Teacher observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Assistant Teachers are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the lead teacher and the director.

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 Lead 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.

Infant/Toddler Coach

The Early Education Infant/Toddler Coach supports the leadership of the YWCA Tri-County Area’s Early Education Center. The Infant/Toddler Coach will be responsible for ensuring teacher effectiveness, using strength-based coaching, make decisions that lead to sustained profitability and growth, as well as ensure curriculum and assessment is used with fidelity, so child learning is accomplished. This position will support teachers using CLASS and/or ERS and Coaching with Powerful Interactions.

Early Education Office Coordinator

The Early Education Office Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of all data entered into the data management systems, paper files and monthly reporting in the EEC. The Early Education Office Coordinator will supervise the receptionists and the Data Specialist. There may be times this teacher will be needed in ratio, but coverage will be no more than 25% of the position day. The Early Education Office Manager must be able to work with all ages served in the EEC, six weeks through 12 years.

YW3CA Opportunities - AmeriCorps Workforce Navigator

AmeriCorps Workforce Navigator

YWCA Tri-County Area (YW3CA) is seeking AmeriCorps members to provide direct service as 1:1 Workforce Navigators in an individualized workforce development program in Pottstown and Norristown areas, as part of the AmeriCorps DAWN program. Under the scope of the AmeriCorps DAWN program, the following services are offered to participants: tax preparation through the Campaign for Working Families (CWF), health insurance application assistance through Maternal and Child Health Consortium, professional culinary training through the Dignity Kitchen partnership, and emergency financial support through the Emergency Rent & Utility Coalition. Candidates with the ability to communicate in Spanish are encouraged to apply.

Members receive a Living Allowance – this is not a salaried position. Position is dependent upon funding availability.

Learn more by clicking here.

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities

Position Overview

The ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, highly organized, and comfortable with analyzing 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 a formal volunteer program and processes that will ensure adequate assignments are identified for each program/department need and/or special event at YW3CA. Assignments create opportunities to engage the community in service and increase program effectiveness.

Member Activities:

  • Recruit, train, coordinate and track the activities of the organization’s volunteers.
  • Maintain a volunteer database.
  • Nurture volunteers to improve their connection to YW3CA.
  • Recognize volunteers on a regular basis, both formally and informally.
  • Identify leaders among volunteers and recruits and trains them for additional responsibilities.
  • Recruitment (advertising and outreach), training, placement, recognition, retention, tracking and evaluation;
  • Responsible for volunteer screening, selection, and match process. Provide initial volunteer orientation and YW orientation;
  • Develop and maintain relevant volunteer position descriptions;
  • Act as a primary YW3CA connection to recruit volunteers from local colleges and universities;
  • Evaluate ongoing volunteer needs and work program directors to develop and grow new volunteer positions.

To apply for this opportunity, please click here. 

Project Overview

Support the YWCA Tri-County Area Equity and Racial Justice initiatives and support opportunities for advocacy in the Greater Pottstown area. The Racial and Gender Equity Associate works directly under the direct supervision of the Advocacy/Volunteer Manager and the Manager of Equity Initiatives. In cooperation with volunteers and staff. The Racial and Gender Equity Associate will provide advocacy, legislative analysis, coalition building and policy research around issues related to racial justice, equity initiatives, and support both education and program delivery around these initiatives.

Position Overview

The ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, highly organized, and comfortable with topics around equity and inclusion and is both informed and knowledgeable with current legislative policy and legislative language. Must be comfortable working independently and on a team. The candidate will support the Advocacy team with strategic planning, action plan delivery, policy research and practices. The candidate must have knowledge around data collection, as well as training/education prep in order, to achieve goals set for the advancement of racial equity and representation in the legislative sector. This 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 an equity fighting mission.

Member Activities:

  • Develop Racial Justice strategies to further the mission of the YWCA.
  • Collaborate with others who share the mission of Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women to establish relationships with culturally specific organizations and educational institutions.
  • Support with curriculum development for organizations, businesses, schools and staff.
  • Support a team of staff and volunteers will be trained to conduct the trainings.
  • Monitor pending legislation, conducting research, drafting legislation, give advice and counsel.
  • Work with staff on the progress measurements of racial equity action plans, ensuring regular check-ins and providing data and support as needed to encourage continued progress.
  • Develop tools and measures and provide outcome reporting on regular basis. Conduct surveys, focus groups, or perform other methods of data collection in order to create metrics and track outcomes for initiatives.

 

To apply for this opportunity, please click here. 

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.