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)

Building Operations

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 currently have a full-time maintenance technician position available.

Our Housing Maintenance Technician position is responsible for the overall maintenance of the apartment and housing complexes of the YWCA St Paul housing programs. Responsibilities involve troubleshooting and solving various maintenance issues which may involve entering the homes of residents, performing general repairs, including minor plumbing, carpentry, and painting between unit turns. Additional duties involve maintaining heating systems, grounds maintenance, snow removal and special projects. Customer Service is a critical component of this position. In this role you will:

  • Evaluate, repair and maintain plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems, ensuring operational efficiency of electrical equipment and mechanical systems through timely inspection and repair-applying preventative measures, performing routine maintenance around the buildings.
  • Receive and respond to tenant reports of mechanical or maintenance issues on their premises within 24 hours (accepting, updating and closing work-orders in ticket tracking system).
  • Communicate with management when work requires outside expert assistance and negotiate contracts with outside vendors.
  • Load and unload supplies, move furniture, maintain equipment in optimal working condition and ensure the agency premises and facilities are clean and hygienic.
  • Maintain safety procedures and comply with access control regulations (building evacuation, maintenance of fire, carbon monoxide, and other safety systems within the structures).
  • Fix potential safety hazards to avoid injuries.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, supporting non-housing properties of YWCA St Paul with activities such as pool monitoring, painting, landscaping, etc.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or GED plus a min of five (5) yrs experience as a building maintenance technician.
  • Ability to obtain Minnesota State Special Boiler Operators License within first 6 months of employment
  • Plumbing knowledge, electrical wiring capabilities, carpentry ability with attention to detail to ensure exemplary work without overlooking any hazard or warning signs of problems.
  • Physical stamina to handle a full active shift, with ability to climb heights and ladders, lift up to 60 pounds and great attention to detail.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to problem solve independently.
  • A passion for the mission, vision and values of YWCA S.t Paul, including a commitment to deliver quality work with a strong customer satisfaction and service orientation.

Preference will be given to applicants with current boiler license, pool operator license and basic knowledge of MN State and Local building codes.

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.

Housing Maintenance Technician Job Description (PDF Version)

Development

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

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

This key role reporting to the Director of Development will be responsible for raising philanthropic support for annual, planned giving and capital initiatives – taking lead responsibility for the design, development, and implementation of YWCA’s major gift program. The successful candidate will work closely with the CEO and Development Director to execute strategies and achieve development goals.

  • This position will cultivate, steward, and grow an active portfolio of donors by applying a donor-centric approach for individual prospects that leads to an increase in donations and ensures the long-term retention of donors.
  • Collaborate daily with Program, Marketing, and other Development staff to develop key strategies and donor proposals for new revenue.
  • Recruit, engage, and manage 10-15 core executive volunteers. Implement strategies that will increase the value of the volunteer and will motivate them to action.
  • Utilize donor database to report, collect and manage 75-150 prospects and donors.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field plus a minimum of 5 years of senior development experience including planned giving programs and familiarity with various vehicles including bequests, trusts, real estate, etc. and a proven track record of raising major gifts.
  • Alignment with YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with people and to motivate their participation in philanthropic efforts.
  • High comfort level in asking for leadership gifts, working with asset wealthy as well as positioning volunteers to ask for support.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work in a positive manner with others.
  • Excellent problem-solving, time and project management, and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • High level of discretion and ethical approach to fundraising.
  • Proficiency in donor database management, Microsoft Office Suite, internet research, and other wealth screening tools to aid in the moves management process.

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications. The hiring range for this position is $72,500 – $91,000.

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.

Major Gifts Officer 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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Interested in volunteering at YWCA St. Paul? Visit our Volunteer Opportunities page for more information and application instructions.

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