YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. For over 160 years, YWCA has been a leader in addressing the most challenging issues of the day, including women’s rights, safe labor laws, civil rights, affordable housing, pay equity, violence prevention, and health care reform. At YWCA of Central Virginia, our employees work to combine programming and advocacy to move the needle on three key areas: racial justice and civil rights, health and safety, and empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls.
Join us as we work on the front lines tackling some of the most pressing issues of our time. Our staff is creative, collaborative, smart, dedicated and inspired as we seek to build a world where all girls and women are empowered to safely reach their full potential.
Check out available job opportunities that are linked below or on our Indeed.com site. If no positions are noted below, please continue to check back with us.
Equal Opportunity Employer
YWCA of Central Vigina provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Current Employment Opportunities
YWCA Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Relief Staff (Overnight)
YWCA Domestic Violence Prevention Program is seeking applicants for an open overnight relief staff position.
This position will provide support services to assist clients during the absence of casework staff during the overnight hours. This position reports directly to the YWCA Director of Programs and/or the DVPP Director. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. NOTE: This position is fully funded through grant support, it is anticipated that continuation funding will be available, but not guaranteed
Eligible applicants will demonstrate the ability to complete critical paperwork; show a comfort level in an office setting with windows-based PCs and multi-line phones; be able to work in a crisis setting and engage in trauma-informed, person-centered confidential care. Candidates who reach the stage of hire are required to give consent to a background check.
Eligible applicants will have a high school degree (diploma or GED); will have the ability to take initiative, problem-solve and make decisions within their job scope; will have an understanding and experience in a fast-moving workplace environment; will have superior written and oral communication skills; and will show a strong track record of client/customer service and effective people skills. Must work well under pressure.
- This is a part-time position, with no eligibility for benefits.
- This is an overnight position. Hours that must be filled include Sunday from 11:00 PM to Monday at 8:00 am; Wednesday from 11:00 PM to Thursday at 8:00 AM.
- Pay Scale and Hours: $9.00-9.25 per hour. Employees are eligible for time and a half on holidays. This position is grant-funded, and therefore we do not have the ability to change or alter the pay rate and scale.
- Application Link
- Applications must come from indeed.com — phone calls or emails will not be accepted. Applications must include a resume, or application will be rejected.
YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter & Prevention Manager, Rural — Posted December 30, 2019
Position Description: The YWCA of Central Virginia is seeking a team member to focus on our rural domestic violence shelter and related prevention programming. This person will undertake a variety of administration and program management tasks. The candidate will provide operational expertise for our Frannie’s House emergency shelter, a part of our overall Domestic Violence Prevention Program (DVPP), which includes leading shelter operations and programing such as support groups and court advocacy for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. They will also help in planning, implementing, and launching prevention-focused programs for our rural service areas. The ideal candidate will be organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working with a large amount of independence, and focused on improving the lives of women and girls in our community through the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women. The Shelter & Prevention Manager reports to the YWCA Director of Programs/DVPP Director but will also work with other key members of the YWCA team including the Chief Executive Officer, Communications and Development Manager, and Sexual Assault Response Program/SARP Manager. The YWCA is moving forward to continue our mission, and we need a member of our team that will focus on providing key supports to our seven-county rural communities so that the YWCA can continue to serve the women, girls, and families of Central Virginia in the years and decades to come.
This is a 100% grant-funded position. Although the grant is expected to be continued, sometimes grant funding will be relinquished from the grantor with little to short notice. If that would occur, your employment under the grant would be terminated. However, you should be aware that your employment as a staff employee of the YWCA of Central Virginia is considered to be at-will and may be terminated by you or the YWCA at any time regardless of the end date of the grant.
Pay Scale and Hours: $35,000 – $35,600 annual salary, depending on experience and availability of funds.
Benefits: Employer supported health, dental, vision insurance; 100% employer-sponsored life insurance; Enrollment in the Employee Assistance Program; Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; YWCA Retirement Plan after working 2 years at a YWCA association
- Full Job Description: YWCA Job Description DV Shelter And Prevention Manager Rural 12092019
- Please note that this position is currently on hold while round 1 interviews are held.
YWCA Church Street Bridal Shops Keyholder (Rosemont Location) – Posted November 8, 2019
YWCA Church Street Bridal Shops is seeking a keyholder at our new satellite location in partnership with Rosemont Manor in Berryville, Virginia (You must be able to work in Berryville, Virginia – and there is no compensation for relocation or commuting expenses).
Church Street Bridal Boutiques Keyholder-Rosemont will be responsible for ensuring that the store is clean and organized, supporting the sales plan through effective execution of store and operational tasks, working on the sales floor with customers in a Consultant capacity, assisting all Sales Consultants on the retail floor, and opening and/or closing the store following appropriate protocols including financial protocols.