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

Health & Wellness

Are you a talented aquatics professional looking for something new in your career? Come join our team at the YWCA St. Paul and be a part of an organization that’s 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. We are currently looking for an Aquatics Supervisor/Head Swim Coach for our Health and Fitness Center.

The Aquatics Supervisor/Head Swim Coach is responsible for ensuring a successful aquatics program at YWCA St. Paul including management of the staff, program development and coordination and safety of aquatics facilities. This position oversees our swim team program and provides the highest level of service to members and participants.

In this important role you will:

  • Recruit, hire, manage and coach aquatics staff, ensuring accountability in achieving goals
  • Manage, coordinate, and schedule the aquatics program including private, group and community swim lessons, swim teams, and aquatics classes
  • Coach the youth swim team (Piranhas) and adult swim team (Masters)
  • Establish strong relationships with members, program participants and parents with fabulous customer service
  • Supervise/teach/develop excellent techniques/best practices for the YWCA Aquatics Staff to help them excel (Water Aerobics, Swim Instructors, Lifeguards).
  • Ensure the safety of aquatics facility, programs, and staff
  • Manage all the safety records for the YWCA Health Club/agency as far as CPR/AED/teaching classes for members, non-members, and community members
  • Maintain all Aquatics areas and equipment
  • Back up lifeguards and swim instructors as necessary
  • Help with facility supervision, and possibly weekend coverage, at times

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum two years’ experience coaching youth and adult swim teams
  • Minimum one-year experience lifeguarding, instructing swim lessons and supervising
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification, or re-certify within 90 days
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to providing the highest level of customer service
  • Ability to plan and organize work and manage multiple priorities

You will stand out from the crowd if you have:

  • Red Cross WSI and Red Cross Lifeguard
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Completion of USA Foundations of Coaching 101
  • Nationally recognized certification in aquatics fitness
  • Aqua Aerobics certification

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The hiring range for this position is $37,000 – $42,500 annually.

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.

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 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.

Swim Instructors will work a variety of shifts teaching swimming 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
  • Experience teaching swimming lessons/certification
  • 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

Wage range $11.00-$13.00/hour based on experience and certification.

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)

Administration

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

This key role reporting to the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the daily activities of the accounting department and the preparation of monthly financial statements.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with CFO to produce monthly financial statements, and various grant and funder reports
  • Record cash receipts, enter payables, issue checks, prepare and post agency journal entries, prepare bank deposits, and respond to requests for miscellaneous information
  • Prepare reimbursable grant billings and any needed contract or budget updates
  • Prepare account reconciliations and investigate and resolve variances
  • Support annual budget preparation and year-end audit
  • Maintain documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Adhere to the system of internal controls over accounting functions to minimize risk
  • Provide back-up coverage as needed for CFO and other accounting staff, and other duties as assigned
 Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience in a comparable role 
  • Detail orientated with good 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 intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge accounting software
  • Non-Profit Accounting experience and familiarity with reimbursable grants

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications. The hiring range for this role is $55,800 – $72,000 annually.

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.

The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Youth Development

If you have a passion to support youth, working to build a better life for themselves and their families – the youth development team at the YWCA St. Paul needs you!

The Youth Programs Manager oversees all Youth Development programs, including Youth Employment, Empowerment, and the Young Women’s Initiative Cabinet. Youth Development serves youth and young adults ages 15-24, both in and out of school. Youth Programs Manager is responsible for program development, ensuring programming continues to welcome and meet community needs. This position recruits, hires, trains, and supervises staff to ensure a high level of performance. Youth Programs Manager continually evaluates the program ensuring effective data and reporting.

In this position you will:

  • Plan, coordinate and oversee paid work experiences for youth participants, aligning with program proposals and funding streams, including employment readiness, career exploration, education advancement and financial literacy.
  • Plan and implement young women’s empowerment programming, centered on leadership, advocacy, social justice, and community building, aligned with program proposals and funding streams.
  • Coach and lead the team to provide robust recruitment, group facilitation, individual professional coaching, holistic case management, navigation of barriers, meeting of basic needs, and goal setting.
  • Manage program budget, spending, meeting targets, while implementing strategies to achieve objectives.
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage youth program staff.
  • Lead youth program team to ensure youth development best practices are used.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of program data and reporting to meet contract requirements.
  • Evaluate youth program results, quarterly adjusting as required to achieve objectives.
  • Complete all required administrative evaluation, review of program documentation, data collection, program, and compliance reporting.
  • Leverage community resources to support youth participants and programs.
  • Represent YWCA St Paul in the community, building relationships with partner organizations, counties, and other stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, psychology, social work, or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience overseeing paid work experiences for youth participants, including case management and/or counseling experience, with youth experiencing barriers (poverty, homelessness, out of home placement or crisis management).
  • Supervision experience including group facilitation.
  • Deep commitment to advancing racial justice and gender equity with a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with exceptional interpersonal communication and the ability to manage conflict constructively.
  • Skilled in managing time, multi-tasking, meeting deadlines, with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Access to reliable transportation for day travel.

YWCA St. Paul offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The hiring range for this position is $49,500 – $60,000 annually.

Come join our team 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.

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.

The YWCA St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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