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Job Opportunities

Residential and Crisis Support Specialist -Multiple Openings

The Residential and Crisis Support Specialist, as a member of a larger domestic violence team, is the primary on-site position that helps maintain a safe and supportive residential environment and offers critical support to callers of the 24-hour crisis line. The position proactively builds supportive relationships with residents, role models appropriate behaviors and boundaries, implements residential policies and procedures, and collaborates with team members and management to identify and proactively communicate areas for improvement. 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 >

Equity Trainer

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 >

Human Resources People & Culture Manager

The HR People and Culture Manager, as part of the HR team, contributes to a compliant, innovative, and efficiently run Human Resources department that advances a positive, equitable work culture and sustains operational excellence in support of the strategic goals of the organization. The position provides sound advice and options to senior leadership, collaboratively manages planning and change management initiatives, leads employee recruitment strategies, develops robust and innovative onboarding orientation and professional development programs. Additionally, the position develops, recommends, and manages an equitable and meaningful performance management system. Responds to and provides advice on employee relations and cultivates a high engagement work culture. 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 >

Children’s Group Worker, Part-time

As part of YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s domestic violence team, the Children’s Group Worker provides daily group activities for children of the Domestic Violence Program of YWCA Evanston/North Shore and supervises children while parents are engaged in program activities. 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 >

YWCA Evanston/North Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mother and childOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ALL DONATIONS made in October to support survivors of domestic violence will be MATCHED by an anonymous donor.