Employment, Internship, & Volunteer Applications

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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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Assistant Teacher – Infant Rooms
Housing Case Manager
Shelter Case Manager, Part-Time
Toddler Teacher



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.



Housing Case Manager

ObjectiveThe Housing Case Manager performs intakes with clients, completes assessments, and works with clients to develop action plans. The Housing Case Manager works with clients to access appropriate referral services and does follow-up.  This is a full time position with some evening hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide services as required by the YWCA NorthEastern NY’s Mission and as required by funding sources
  2. Have a working knowledge of the legal and social service systems in Schenectady County
  3. Assist clients with intakes, referrals, move-ins and move-outs
  4. Assist clients with development of action plans and case management
  5. Assist with reports for the program
  6. Assist Housing Coordinator as needed

Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in human services, sociology or related field; Bachelor’s preferred, and at least two years’ experience in social services, women’s housing or domestic violence; clean NYS driver’s license and car available for use during work hours. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs and move furniture with assistance. Basic computer skills; data entry, Office Word, and internet.

Accountable To:  Housing Coordinator

HoursFull-Time, with some evening hours

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.



Shelter Case Manager, Part-Time

ObjectivePart-time, over night position responsible for providing supervision and case management support to clients residing at the Domestic Violence Shelter.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide case management with clients; handling a variety of topics such as employment, clothing, medical or dental needs, referrals and advocacy.
  2. Transport clients to appointments or arrange for transportation.
  3. Provide support and safety planning.
  4. Assist with clients transitioning from the DV Shelter alternative housing.
  5. Document and submit reports as needed.
  6. Assist clients with daily routines, chores, and general maintenance of the shelter environment.

Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in human services, sociology or related field; and/or applicable experience in social services, women’s housing or domestic violence; clean driver’s license and car available for use during work hours.

Accountable To:  DV Shelter Coordinator

HoursPart-time, 3PM – 11PM, Saturday and Sunday

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.



Toddler 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 – Friday – full time, some flexibility

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.