Thank you for visiting our careers page. We are currently looking for qualified candidates for the following positions:
Part-Time Crisis Counselor (Benefits Eligible)
The Crisis Counselor provides critical support to callers of the 24-hour crisis line, and support and assistance to residents of our emergency shelter. They are the primary in-shelter staff person providing assistance to shelter residents and ensuring a safe and supportive environment.
This position provides coverage for 3 critical shifts including days, evenings, weekends, holidays and overnights to help ensure 24/7 coverage. We are currently hiring to cover 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. The Crisis Counselor works closely with the local police department offering resources and support to individuals encountering a domestic violence situation and providing assistance, as needed, to officers responding to a domestic violence situation. This role requires a natural trouble shooter with strong emotional intelligence, communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to offering compassionate, trauma-informed support to a diverse group of callers and residents. Learn more here.
Swim Instructor 1 – Part-Time
This position contributes to the creation of a warm and welcoming environment for a diverse community of swimmers and is responsible for teaching swim lessons and assisting with the operation of the learn-to-swim program of the YWCA Evanston/North Shore Flying Fish Aquatics Program. Learn more here.
Housing Specialist – Part-Time
As an integral member of our LEAP team, the Housing Specialist identifies and supports the housing needs of our domestic violence (DV) program participants through case management and the development and delivery of housing trainings. Particular focus will be to connect our DV survivors to the Suburban Cook County Coordinated Entry System to secure affordable housing. This role will initially assist coordination of the screening and occupancy process for residents seeking entry to our permanent supportive housing program, with development towards assuming coordination responsibilities after 12 months. This position contributes to creating a warm and welcoming space for women and children and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the delivery of high quality, trauma-informed services for clients of YWCA Evanston/North Shore. Learn more here.
Equity Institute Coordinator – Full-Time
Our Equity Institute Coordinator is a catalyst for change, a dynamic trainer and facilitator, skilled at coordinating and delivering training, translating vision into action. The coordinator under the leadership of the Equity Institute Director will facilitate learning with a diverse audience and ensures timely and accurate completion of critical administrative tasks including administration of training curricula and collection of data. This role works closely with the Equity Institute Director and Manager supporting program design, program planning, inter-sectional equity training and consulting services emphasizing racial equity. The Equity Institute Coordinator represents the organization with a diverse community audience, partnering in a manner that positions the organization as a regional leader on equity training and consultation. Learn more here.
YWCA Evanston/North Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.