The Equity Trainer is a catalyst for change, a dynamic trainer and facilitator skilled at coordinating and delivering equity trainings. The Equity Trainer, reporting to the Learning Development Manager, facilitates learning with diverse audiences and ensures timely and accurate completion of critical administrative tasks, including administration of training curricula and data collection. This role works closely with the Learning Development Manager supporting program design, program planning, intersectional equity training, and consulting services emphasizing racial equity. The Equity Trainer assists the organization in responding to the learning needs of a diverse community audience, partnering in a manner that positions the organization as a regional leader on equity training and consultation. Learn more and apply >
As an integral member of our Domestic Violence (DV) team, the Housing Specialist identifies and supports the housing needs of survivors of DV. The position provides standardized assessments and housing navigation for individuals and families in suburban Cook County who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking who are at risk of experiencing homelessness and are seeking assistance securing stable housing. This position will also engage with the community to maintain current information on housing resources and trends, advocate for the interests of survivors, and cultivate connections with relevant community stakeholders. This position contributes to creating a warm and welcoming space for survivors and their children and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the delivery of high-quality, trauma-informed services for clients of YWCA Evanston/North Shore. Learn more and apply >
Swim Coach I
Swim Coach I contributes to the creation of a warm, welcoming, safe, and respectful environment for a diverse community of swimmers and assists in the development of the swim team of the YWCA Flying Fish Aquatics Program. Learn more and apply >
Swim Instructor I
Swim Instructor I contributes to the creation of a fun, warm, and welcoming environment for a diverse community of swimmers and is responsible for teaching swim lessons and assisting with the operations of the Learn-to-Swim program of the YWCA Evanston/North Shore Flying Fish Aquatics program. Learn more and apply >
Teaching Assistant, Part-time
The Teaching Assistant (TA), as part of a larger workforce development team, contributes to making our community a place where women and girls can thrive and achieve their dreams through YW Tech Lab, an intensive training program preparing graduates for entry-level work in the tech sector and related positions. The TA will work alongside the YW instructor offering remote, in-person, and hybrid instructional support to adult students of diverse career, educational, and cultural backgrounds; assisting students with understanding class assignments, technical content, and support in accessing virtual learning platforms; and assist the instructor in identifying students’ instructional needs. This position contributes to creating a warm and welcoming space for women and children, with an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, trauma-informed services for clients of YWCA Evanston/North Shore. Learn more and apply >
Violence Prevention Training Manager
The Violence Prevention Training Manager oversees programming that seeks to advance intersectional equity through helping stakeholders build knowledge and skills that diminish the prevalence of interpersonal relationship violence in our communities. The position develops and implements programs that promote positive sexual health with an emphasis on equitable interpersonal relationships, develops youth leadership programming to support youth in shifting peer culture and advocating for gender equity within youth-serving institutions, and provides community-based trainings on trauma and professional trainings on domestic violence including the Illinois 40-Hour Domestic Violence Certificate Training.
The manager is responsible for ensuring overall organizational goals and objectives related to programming are met by exercising discretion in implementation decisions and providing recommendations on the scope of goals for the program. The manager is a motivated self-starter who embraces the opportunity to build innovative, best-practice programming, acts as a catalyst for change, and influences others to translate vision into action. Learn more and apply >
Youth Advocacy Coordinator
The Youth Advocacy Coordinator is a part of the domestic violence training and prevention team of YWCA Evanston/North Shore. This position supports youth in developing healthy and equitable relationships and partners with youth to help them develop the leadership skills needed to advocate for equitable youth-serving institutions and positively impact peer culture. The position provides violence prevention and sexual health education, with an emphasis on building healthy relationships; targeted youth support groups in K-12 schools and community-based settings; coordinates youth leadership and advocacy programs; maintains effective relationships with community partners, contribute meaningfully to curriculum design and development, and demonstrates a commitment to the delivery of high quality, best-practice services.
The position is responsible for implementing program strategies, coordinating daily activities, and contributing recommendations to agency policies and department priorities and procedures. The coordinator is a motivated self-starter who embraces the opportunity to facilitate prevention programs to educate youth and adults about the dynamics of healthy and unhealthy relationships and how to prevent domestic violence before it begins. Learn more and apply >
YWCA Evanston/North Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.