Employment

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. We do our best to display a current list of employment opportunities at this site. Click here to print, complete and mail/fax us a paper application, or click here to submit an application online.

Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements to:

YWCA Greater Harrisburg (EOE), Attn: Human Resources, 1101 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17103 resume@ywcahbg.org or fax to (717) 234-1779. 


Crisis Advocate and Counselor
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg's Violence Intervention and Prevention Department is seeking a full-time Crisis Advocate and Counselor. This position will provide individual and group counseling and crisis counseling for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This position will also provide support groups in local drug and alcohol facilities. Hours for this position are Sunday-Wednesday, 1pm to 9pm and Thursday, 4pm to midnight. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently, utilize sound judgment, respond to crisis situations in a professional manner, and balance numerous priorities and tasks at one time. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience in crisis intervention is a plus. Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and prior related work experience required. Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving history, reliable transportation, proof of insurance, FBI, criminal, and child abuse clearances.


Visitation Specialist
The YWCA Greater Harrisburg has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, outgoing and organized individual responsible for supervising visits for infants, toddlers and children with their families within our Visitation Center. The Visitation Specialist will monitor visits and document observations of the quality and content of contact between child(ren) and family during visits. Additional responsibilities include facilitating intake and orientation for adults/children; timely completion of progress notes for program data, client files and reports, and testimony in dependency or termination court-hearings as necessary. Must be able to work as part of a team, maintaining a professional attitude and respectful demeanor with clients, co-workers and supervisors at all times. Qualifications include: Associate's degree in social work, human services or mental health field or a minimum one-year relevant experience; strong organizational, communication and writing skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality; computer proficiency, Microsoft Access database experience a plus. Hours for this position are Wednesday through Friday 1 pm - 9 pm and Saturday/Sunday (9-5).  Flexibility to provide other shift coverage as may be needed is a plus. FBI, State Police and Child abuse clearances also required.


Family and Crisis Advocate
The Violence Intervention and Prevention Department is seeking a full-time Family and Crisis Advocate. This position will provide crisis response and other supportive services to victims of child abuse and their families at the Children’s Resource Center. Hours for this position are Monday-Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Applicants must demonstrate the ability work independently, utilize sound judgment, respond to crisis situations in a professional manner, and balance numerous priorities and tasks at one time. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience in crisis intervention is a plus. Bachelor's degree in human services or related field and prior related work experience required. Must have a valid driver's license, clean driving history, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance along with FBI, criminal and child abuse clearances.


Crisis Advocate
The Violence Intervention and Prevention Department is seeking a full-time Crisis Advocate. The Crisis Advocate will provide crisis response and other supportive services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Hours for this position are Sunday-Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently, utilize sound judgment, respond to crisis situations in a professional manner, and balance numerous priorities and tasks at one time. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience in crisis intervention is a plus. Bachelor's degree in human services or related field and prior related work experience required. Must have a valid driver's license, clean driving history, reliable transportation and proof of insurance. FBI, criminal and child abuse clearances also required (or the ability to obtain).


SSVF Case Manager
The Veterans Department has an opening for a Case Manager to provide intensive, rapid re-housing and emergency supported services for veteran households and their families. Will work with veterans and veterans with families to obtain and/or maintain housing through community outreach, intensive case management, coordination of service provision, and provision of supportive services. Significant travel will be required throughout Dauphin, Lebanon, York, Cumberland, Adams, Perry, Franklin and Juniata counties for outreach services. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field with 2 years’ experience or Associate’s degree equivalent with 4 years’ experience. In-depth knowledge and understanding of housing, veterans and social welfare services necessary. Act 33 and state police clearances required, along with a valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance.

 



 

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