Employment, Internship, & Volunteer Applications

Download YWCA NENY Employment Application (.doc)

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Please e-mail application, cover letter and resume to Kathy Fernandez, Human Resource Director:

employment@ywca-neny.org or kfernandez@ywca-neny.org

Or mail to:

YWCA NorthEastern NY
Kathy Fernandez

ATTN: YWCA Employment
44 Washington Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12305


If you are interested in an internship, please download the Intern Application (.doc).

If you are interested in volunteering, please download the Volunteer Application (.doc).

If your group is interested in volunteering, please download the Group Volunteer Application (.doc).



CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
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Administrative Receptionist
Assistant Teacher – Infant Rooms
Infant Teacher



Administrative Receptionist

Objective:  To provide various reception area services at our Schenectady site.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Carry out the YWCA Mission, Policies and Procedures
  2. Answer telephone, greet visitors, staff and clients
  3. Receive and process rents, donations and other payments
  4. Sorting daily mail and preparing outgoing mail for staff and clients
  5. Light clerical duties such as typing, filing, copying, faxing
  6. Light housekeeping of the main lobby area
  7. Occasional projects such as bulk mailings


Qualifications: 
High school diploma, college courses or Associate’s degree in business or human services preferred. Must possess excellent customer service skills, as well as the ability to problem-solve and multi-task. Basic computer skills such as email, word processing and Point of Sale software skills required. Sensitivity to diverse cultures and life situations a must.

Accountable To:  Administrative Coordinator

Hours:  Full-time, Mondays-Fridays, 3:00 – 11:00 pm

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.



Assistant Teacher – Infant Rooms

Objective To assist with classroom responsibilities in the Early Learning Centers of the YWCA at the Schenectady County Community College and Washington Avenue sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise children
  2. Follow the daily schedule
  3. Assist with planning educational activities
  4. Work as a team member with all staff
  5. Flexible work schedule
  6. Adhere to the NYSOCFS child care regulations
  7. Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  1. High school diploma or a GED
  2. Two years’ experience working with Infants and Toddlers in a licensed childcare
  3. CDA preferred, but not required
  4. Medication Administration Training (MAT), First Aid, CPR certified preferred

Accountable To:  Early Learning Center Director

Hours:  Monday – Friday, full-time or part-time, flexible hours

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.



Infant Teacher

Objective Responsible for providing supervision and educational programming for preschool children at the Early Learning Centers of the YWCA in Schenectady.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Plan educational activities based on age-specific curriculum
  2. Supervise children, staff, volunteers and interns in the classroom
  3. Follow the daily schedule
  4. Work as a team member with all staff in the Early Learning Centers
  5. Adhere to the NYSOCFS child care regulations
  6. Maintain NAEYC and Quality Stars standards
  7. Attend required trainings and staff meetings
  8. Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma AND a Certificate in Childhood Development (CDA) with at least two years’ experience in a licensed childcare program. Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education preferred. First Aid and CPR certified within 60 days of hiring. Medication Administrative Training preferred.

Accountable To:  Early Learning Center Director

Hours:  Monday – Fridays – full time, some flexibility

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.