careers

Interested in working somewhere that makes a real difference in people’s lives? YWCA St. Paul offers rewarding work, competitive salaries and great benefits for qualified positions. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and invite you to explore our current openings for a position that is right for you.

Opportunities

Administration

Join us at our administrative center located in the historic Cathedral Hill neighborhood!

Come join our team at YWCA St. Paul and be a part of an organization that’s making a difference in our community. YWCA St. Paul is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

This key role reporting to the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for assisting in the daily activities of the accounting department and the preparation of monthly financial statements. In this position you will:

  • Assist with Accounting operations while fulfilling responsibility for ongoing accounting activities: recording cash receipts, preparing, and posting agency journal entries, monthly account reconciliation, preparing bank deposits, update daily bank activity, vendor set-up
  • Collaborate with CFO to produce monthly financial statements, prepare budgets and grant reports and funder reporting
  • Partner with CFO to prepare reimbursable grant billings/requests and any needed contracts
  • Assist CFO with annual budget process
  • Maintain documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the system of internal controls over accounting functions to minimize risk
  • Provide back-up coverage as needed for CFO and other accounting staff

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration and at least 5 years of experience in a comparable role
  • Detail orientated with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work with diverse individuals
  • Mastery of accounting software and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred:

  • Non-profit accounting experience and knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications. 

To Apply:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please forward resume, cover letter and application to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org
Fax: 651-305-1602
Mail: YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102

YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accounting Manager Job Description (PDF Version)

Health & Wellness

Join us at our administrative center located in the historic Cathedral Hill neighborhood!

Come join our team at YWCA St. Paul and be a part of an organization that’s making a difference in our community. YWCA St. Paul is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

We are hiring a Lifeguard to work a variety of shifts.

YWCA St Paul Lifeguards are responsible for supervising the aquatics area to prevent accidents, assist swimmers and respond to all emergencies.  Providing excellent customer service, while promoting member safety and satisfaction, ensuring an enjoyable experience.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain constant surveillance of the pool area and constant supervision of students, recognizing when assistance is needed and aiding swimmers as necessary to ensure a positive learning environment.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations immediately.
  • Know, understand and communicate policies and guidelines for the pool and whirlpool.
  • Administer first aid as needed.
  • Completed all required administrative work.

 Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum age of 15.
  • Current nationally accredited lifeguard certification, Red Cross or YMCA.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and remedy unsafe situations and swimmers needing assistance
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with diverse groups.

Commitment to providing exceptional customer service to members and guests.

To Apply:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please forward resume, cover letter and application to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org
Fax: 651-305-1602
Mail: YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102

YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lifeguard Job Description (PDF Version)

Are you interested in working in a small neighborhood club environment where your work supports a powerful mission? Then come join our team at YWCA St. Paul and make a difference in our community! YWCA St. Paul is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. We are currently looking for a Massage Therapist to join our team. This is a part-time position up to a maximum of 20 hours per week. The Massage Therapist provides massage services through a variety of modalities. They demonstrate exceptional customer service skills, professional conduct, and proactively develop new clientele while building relationships with current clients. 

In this role you will:

  • Provide massage services through a variety of modalities.
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service, greeting members and guests and providing service in a friendly, professional manner.
  • Schedule clients and manage time effectively.
  • Recruit new clients using a variety of methods including offering complimentary chair massages and engaging with members on the fitness floor.
  • Build relationships with current clients to ensure member and guest retention.

The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications:

  • Completion of a massage therapy program.
  • Experience in Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage modalities.
  • Licensed to provide services in St. Paul.
  • Minimum one-year experience of massage therapy preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and relationship building skills.
  • Comfort and self-confidence in engaging new clients.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and be inclusive to all.
  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service to members and guests

To Apply:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please forward resume, cover letter and application to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org
Fax: 651-305-1602
Mail: YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102

YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Massage Therapist Job Description (PDF Version)

Join us at our administrative center located in the historic Cathedral Hill neighborhood!

Come join our team at YWCA St. Paul and be a part of an organization that’s making a difference in our community. YWCA St. Paul is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Swim Instructor to work a variety of shifts teaching swim lessons.

Swim Instructors are responsible for providing swimming instruction to all ages, following YWCA St. Paul swim lesson guidelines.  Providing excellent customer service, while promoting member safety and satisfaction, ensuring an enjoyable experience.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain constant surveillance of the pool area and constant supervision of students, recognizing when assistance is needed and aiding swimmers as necessary to ensure a positive learning environment.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations immediately.
  • Provide swimming instruction to students of various ages and ability levels.
  • Evaluate students and recommend placement in correct skill level class.
  • Know, understand and communicate policies and guidelines for the pool and whirlpool.
  • Administer first aid as needed.
  • Completed all required administrative work.

 Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum age of 15.
  • Current nationally accredited lifeguard certification, Red Cross or YMCA.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and remedy unsafe situations and swimmers needing assistance
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with diverse groups.
  • Ability to teach groups from 1-9 students.
  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service to members and guests.

To Apply:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please forward resume, cover letter and application to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org
Fax: 651-305-1602
Mail: YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102

YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Swim Instructor Job Description (PDF Version)

Youth Development

Join us at our administrative center located in the historic Cathedral Hill neighborhood!

Come join our team at YWCA St. Paul and be a part of an organization that’s making a difference in our community. YWCA St. Paul is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The Youth Transitions Coach helps carry out YW’s commitment to preventing homelessness for
female-identified, African American youth between the ages of 18-24 as they age out of foster care and transition into community- based, independent living. 

In this position you will:

Provide case management, support services, and coaching – which involves:

  • Establishing a welcoming and supportive environment by building safe and supportive relationships;
  • Intentional transition planning at least 3 months prior to the exit from foster care;
  • Landlord recruitment to ensure access to affordable housing options;
  • Administration of rental subsidies;
  • Delivery of comprehensive, participant-centered services/supports to prepare for independent living;
  • Engaging clients to advance goals;
  • Assisting youth in developing comprehensive life skills;
  • Working with clients to identify and define barriers and actions unique to gender and communities of color lived experiences;
  • Serve as an advocate with knowledge of referral sources for clients.
  • Represent YWCA by building and maintaining relationships with community organizations.

Qualifications:
Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, or related field; or equivalent work experience – plus a minimum of two years’ experience in homeless youth work, counseling, social work or related field.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong group facilitation skills with demonstrated experience with support groups.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and the ability to manage conflict constructively.
  • Skilled in managing time and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of how to integrate multi-generational service delivery for youth that are parenting
  • Competency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Access to reliable transportation for day travel.

Preferred:

  • Experience with Apricot database system.
  • Experience working within institutional systems (i.e. foster care, juvenile corrections, and residential settings)
  • Experience assisting with the landlord-tenant relationship
  • Non-profit accounting experience and knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications. 

To Apply:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please forward resume, cover letter and application to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org
Fax: 651-305-1602
Mail: YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102

YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Youth Transitions Coach Job Description (PDF Version)

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How to Apply

To apply, please complete the employment application below and submit to Human Resources with all application documents requested in job posting.

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org
Fax: 651-305-1602
Mail: YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Avenue St. Paul, MN 55102

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