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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.

Come join our team at YWCA St. Paul and be a part of an organization that is 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.

Opportunities

YWCA St Paul is looking for a dedicated passionate and dependable leader to provide management and support to employment services programming including the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Ramsey County contract and MN Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) Adult Services contract. You will work with the Director of Programs, funders and other stakeholders to ensure program goals, outcomes, compliance, and measurements are achieved. Representing YWCA St Paul in the community promoting the YW Works program and YWCA mission. This role is based in St Paul, Minnesota, with a hybrid office environment.

This role spends 50% of their time in leadership and administration:

  • Supervising Employment and Economic Development staff (YW Works and Career Services)
  • Direct supervision of Case Managers, Data Specialist, Career Navigator and MFIP Extension Coordinator
  • Leading supervision & professional development, attending team, leadership and staff meetings/training
  • Creating a culture of trust with transparent communication and continuous improvement
  • Leading consultation with staff on caseload assignments
  • Leading, planning and facilitating African American Culturally Specific employment/career services programming
  • Ensuring programming is holistic and uses best practices
  • Helping to design and implement systems and tools to assist while promoting accountability at the team and individual level
  • Developing, updating and uploading onboarding, training, and internal process documentation to support the team
  • Maintaining and updating SharePoint program site

40% of their time in Program Management:

  • Managing the YWCA contract with Ramsey County and DEED to provide MFIP Employment Services and Career Services
  • Working with the Database Specialist and the Program Department to ensure internal database (Workforce 1) is used and aligned with programming outcomes
  • Reviewing program data at least monthly to improve program outcomes ensuring goals, outcomes and measurements are met
  • Coordinating partnerships with other Workforce Solutions MFIP providers
  • Leading programming to advance employment access and advancement. Engaging participants to advance adult education and career goals while helping with basic support services
  • Collaborating with Transitional Housing Program Manager to implement the Housing Stability Initiative (HSI) Grant

10% of their time-YWCA Agency

  • Representing YWCA St Paul in the community to promote the employment services programming and YWCA Mission throughout committee work with those that advance best practices and economic development and/or required working groups/trainings by Ramsey County
  • Promoting YWCA guiding principles, equity statement, facilitating staff meetings and contributing to agency communications

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, or related field or three years or more experience in business and/or program management and development-or the equivalent in work experience
  • Proven record of accomplishment of growth and success in meeting outcome goals
  • Commitment and ability to work with diverse populations
  • Experience in managing/supervising in a fast-paced environment
  • Skilled in time management and meeting deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to manage conflict constructively and holistically
  • Basic ability in Office 365 Microsoft Suite with the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Access to reliable transportation for day travel.
  • Committed to a workplace that values diverse backgrounds and life experiences. Desire to learn about and incorporate equity and racial justice lenses into program, structures, and processes

Preferred:

  • Experience working with Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and related recording systems
  • Experience with Workforce One Data Management System
  • Experience with employment/career case management: adult education
  • Two years minimum of managerial/supervisory experience

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The hiring range for this position is $58,000 -$62,000 annually. Covid vaccination is needed.

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

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborate environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please complete the Employment Application at: https://www.ywcastpaul.org/jobs

Send application, resume, cover letter to:hr@ywcastpaul.org

YWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102

The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

As an agency serving St. Paul for more than 100 years, deeply committed to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women–social justice and equity work is at the core of everything we do. We are hiring a full-time Accounting Clerk to support our accounting team. This position ensures that our accounts payable, payroll, expenses, and cash log, are accurate and completed timely.  This position will also monitor grant expenses and other duties related within the accounting department.  This role is based in St Paul, Minnesota, with a hybrid office environment.  The pay range for this position is $21.00-$23.00/ hour.

In this role, you will:

  • Process accounts payable on a weekly basis including inputting data into accounting software, printing and mailing checks.
  • Obtain approval for all invoices and ensure timely payment
  • Process manual checks for automatic payments
  • Assist with payroll timecard submission and monitor for compliance
  • Participate in payroll process to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare payroll journal entry and submit reporting/invoices as needed
  • Prepare vouchers for garnishment and monitor payroll allocations
  • Distribute and process purchase receipts from staff, obtain approval and create monthly journal entries on credit card purchases
  • Maintain bank cash log for outgoing transactions including entering check run into log, enter manual checks and payroll transactions
  • Calculate and pay MN sales tax
  • Monitor grant expenses including reconciliation of financial data
  • Maintain file for capital grants and ensure compliance to grants
  • Support in variety of accounting related tasks including updating postage log, reconciliation of prepaid expenses, AP, payroll accounts, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Accounting or Business Administration required plus three (3) years general accounting clerk experience.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret finance documents.
  • Good organizational and time management skills – must be deadline driven.
  • Strong customer service skills are essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Non-profit experience
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge

 

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package, and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, we encourage you to apply!

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete our application at Careers – YWCA St. Paul (ywcastpaul.org)
  2. Send your completed application with your resume and cover letter to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org    

Fax: 651-305-1602


The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Participates in the E-Verify Program.

Marketing & Communications Specialist

As an agency serving St. Paul for more than 100 years, deeply committed to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women–social justice and equity work is at the core of everything we do. We are hiring a full-time Marketing & Communications Specialist to support our team. This position will play a key role in developing and implementing effective communications and marketing strategies to support internal and external communications and fundraising. This role is based in St Paul, Minnesota, with a hybrid office environment.  The pay range for this position is $22.00-$25.00 / hour.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Create content: generate compelling content for various platforms, including social media, newsletters, appeal letters, and events. Develop ideas and content for feature articles, interviews, presentations, and other activities that promote awareness of YW and its programs and services.
  • Support digital campaigns via Facebook, email, etc.
  • Track social media analytics.
  • Create content for the website and keep the website content relevant and up to date.
  • Generate templates for YW staff to use such as letterhead, brochures, presentations, forms, surveys, and calendars.
  • Inform YW staff on community relations projects and activities. Inform staff of key articles and information on matters relating to YW, our mission, program focus, and trends.
  • Assist with planning, organizing, and executing YW events including but not limited to fundraisers, community outreach events, and program-related events.
  • Work closely with the Advancement team and other departments to promote events through various channels. Promote partner organization events. Keep apprised of relevant events held by partner organizations, City, and others.
  • Create event collateral and event social media content.
  • Coordinate event logistics such as set up and tear down, décor, A/V, collateral, and tabling needs.
  • Volunteer Coordination: Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to support event activities, create volunteer roles and responsibilities, and provide clear instructions and guidance to volunteers during events.
  • Vendor Coordination: Work with vendors such as caterers, printers, and mailing houses.
  • Media Relations: Research media outlets for news stories about YW and our programs. Ensure the media contact list is updated in the CRM database with current contact information.
  • Material content: Develop written materials including press releases, statements, and other content.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in communications and marketing roles, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  • Proficient in social media management and content creation.
  • Knowledge of graphic design tools and basic video editing skills.
  • Familiarity with WordPress content management platform, Microsoft Windows, PowerPoint, ADOBE Creative Suite, and Canva.
  • Functional knowledge of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate to a diverse audience.
  • Proven planning and organizational skills with ability to clearly communicate efforts and messages are essential.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualification: 

Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug testing. 

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, non-exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). YWCA St. Paul’s regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Limited weekend and evening hours are required as needed. Most of the time will be spent in the office, but remote work hours are possible and contingent upon agreement with the leadership team.

 

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package, and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, we encourage you to apply!

 

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete our application at Careers – YWCA St. Paul (ywcastpaul.org)
  2. Send your completed application with your resume and cover letter to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org    

Fax: 651-305-1602


The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Participates in the E-Verify Program.

As an agency serving St. Paul for more than 100 years, deeply committed to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women – social justice and equity work is at the core of everything we do. This role is based in St Paul, Minnesota, with a hybrid office environment.

We are hiring a full-time Housing Programs Case Manager to provide case management services to participants in our Housing Programs, including intake, screening, referrals, and monitoring. This position ensures that participants have goals, written plans, and the support to achieve these goals. The Housing Programs Case Manager builds and maintains community relationships to ensure effective coordination of services. The pay range for this position is $21.00-$23.00 per hour.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Provide case management services to Housing Programs participants, including intake and screening, referrals, and monitoring and follow-up with Permanent Supportive Housing program participants 3 months post-exit.
  • Work with participants to identify goals and barriers and develop written
  • Serve as an advocate and referral source for participants in need of domestic violence screening and assessment, counseling, and crisis services.
  • Facilitate new resident orientations, life skills programming sessions, and other resident
  • Provide crisis case management and de-
  • Maintain confidential case files, ensuring timely and accurate
  • Build and maintain community relationships to ensure effective coordination of

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or related
  • Minimum of two years of experience in case
  • Commitment and ability to work with diverse
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to manage conflict
  • Ability to maintain
  • Skilled in managing time and meeting
  • Basic ability in Microsoft Word, Excel, and
  • Driver’s License and access to a safe, reliable and insured

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in the non-profit sector. Bilingual (Spanish, Hmong, Karen or Somali)

 

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package, and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, we encourage you to apply!

 

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete our application at Careers – YWCA Paul (ywcastpaul.org)
  2. Send your completed application with your resume and cover letter to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org

Fax: 651-305-1602

YWCA St Paul’s Employment Case Manager will provide employment services to African American and African Descent Families in the Ramsey County Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) through engagement, education, employment, and employment retention. The incumbent works closely with clients, other agencies, community organizations, YWCA staff, and volunteers to deliver workforce development service to families in holistic ways which enable them to thrive. The pay for this position is $21.00 to $23.00/hour.

 

In this position you will:

  • Work with participants, developing Employment Plans by identifying SMART goals, defining strategies to overcome barriers unique to the whole family and African American lived experiences
  • Engage participants to advance adult education and career goals by assisting participants with coordination of services, accessing employment training opportunities, educational advancement, and assisting with basic support services including housing, transportation, and childcare
  • Engage and meet with participants regularly in person or through virtual meetings. Support participants need through phone calls, testing, emailing and mail
  • Documenting all interactions in Workforce One, maintaining compliance with due dates
  • Lead MFIP compliance with due dates and outreach for Employment Plans
  • Administer assessments to identify participants’ interests, needs, and skills
  • Assist participants with building professional skills and work experiences; resumes and applications
  • Proactive awareness of employment opportunities to ensure job placement and retention as possible
  • Serve as an advocate with knowledge of referral sources for clients in need of domestic violence screening and assessment, mental health & chemical health counseling, and crisis intervention services
  • Provide a welcoming and supportive environment by building safe and supportive relationships; utilizing a strength-based approach; affirming diversity through pursuing racial justice, gender equity, and cultural understanding
  • Represent YWCA by building and maintaining relationships with community organizations, public service initiatives, Ramsey County, educational systems, health care providers, and employers to ensure effective coordination of services
  • Work in partnership with collateral contacts to support in the goal planning of participants

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, Human Services, or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of one year experience in employment counseling, career services, or job coaching
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and the ability to manage conflict constructively
  • Skilled in managing time, meeting deadlines, maintaining confidentiality, with strong critical thinking skills
  • Computer competency-demonstrated ability using the suite Office 365 applications (primarily Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Access to reliable transportation for day travel
  • Preferred experience with MFIP reporting system-Workforce One and Maxis

 

 

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package, and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborative environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, we encourage you to apply!

 

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete our application at Careers – YWCA St. Paul (ywcastpaul.org)
  2. Send your completed application with your resume and cover letter to:

Email: hr@ywcastpaul.org   

Fax: 651-305-1602


The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Participates in the E-Verify Program.

health and fitness center

Have you been on a swim team…. taught swim lessons…. come teach swim lessons with us and make a difference in our community.  We are looking for swim instructors with experience to teach lessons on weekends, with more opportunities in the summer.  Swim Instructors will work a variety of shifts teaching private and group 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:

  • Instruct individual and group swim lessons at all levels (parent-tot to adult), with the ability to demonstrate skills
  • Regularly communicate with parent/guardian regarding progress updates
  • Evaluate students and recommend placement for future class
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations immediately
  • Understand and communicate policies and guidelines for the pool and whirlpool
  • Administer first aid as needed
  • Completed all required administrative work

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 15 with the ability to teach groups up to 9 students
  • Experience teaching swimming lessons/certification
  • Flexibility in combining multiple ages, levels, and abilities, as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and remedy unsafe situations and swimmers needing assistance
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with all ages
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with diverse groups
  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service to members and guests

The hiring range for this position is $13.00 – $16.00/hour based on experience. 

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

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborate environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please complete the Employment Application at: https://www.ywcastpaul.org/jobs

Send application, resume, cover letter to:hr@ywcastpaul.orgYWCA St. Paul, 375 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102

The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

YWCA St. Paul is currently searching for the next Piranhas Head Swim Team Coach. The Piranhas Swim Team is our youth swim team for ages 8-18. Practices are able to be scheduled Monday-Friday between the hours of 3:00 PM and 8:30 PM. This role comes with the possibility of additional weekend coaching hours during the competitive season for swim meets. Must be at least 18 years old.

Pay is starting at $16.00 per hour and is based on experience.

The Piranhas Head Swim Team Coach will demonstrate exceptional coaching, communication, and guidance to swim team members. This role will help swimmers learn, develop, practice, and execute the different competitive swimming strokes.

In this role you will:

  • Design swim workouts appropriate for various ages and/or training groups of the swimmers. Teach and correct stroke mechanics and fundamentals both in the water and on Provide proper instruction on strokes, racing starts, turns, and finishes
  • Advise, communicate, and decide events swimmers should compete in at swim competitions along with motivate and encourage swimmers to perform at their highest levels
  • Maintain safety as a priority at all times
  • Initiate, develop, and grow relationships with new and current swim team members and their families
  • Respond to questions and proactively provide information on YWCA programs and services
  • Responsible to recruit and retain a baseline number of swimmers on the team
  • Responsible for yearly fundraiser for Piranhas swim

The successful candidate will have:

  • High school diploma/GED/working toward
  • Minimum of 2 years swim team coaching
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to talk to
  • Comfort and self-confidence in engaging prospective swimmers and
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and be inclusive to
  • Ability to solve problems independently and self-
  • Reliability in attendance

Preference will be given to applicants with experience working in fitness, who have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications. Preference will also be given to those that bring current USA Swimming certifications.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborate environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please complete the Employment Application on our website:

https://www.ywcastpaul.org/careers

Forward application, resume, cover letter to: hr@ywcastpaul.org 
 The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and work in a collaborate environment where we celebrate and appreciate each other, please complete the Employment Application and forward with resume to: hr@ywcastpaul.org