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).

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Administrative Residential Manager
Grounds Maintenance
Infant Teacher
Janitorial/Maintenance Worker

Administrative Residential Manager

Objective Responsible for the oversight of Front Desk staff and related administrative and housing-related duties. Provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Administrative Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Establishes a professional reception area which ensures the highest level of service to YWCA clients and customers
  2. Coordinates day-to-day operations at the reception area
  3. Participates in the hiring, training, and supervision of reception area staff
  4. Develops and administers Front Desk procedures for the Association
  5. Prepares, maintains and distributes information for the Board of Directors
  6. Assists Directors with clerical responsibilities and projects as assigned
  7. Orders and maintains office supplies for the agency
  8. Sets up new staff with email, computers, and office supplies
  9. Coordinates room rentals and assists with promoting community engagement
  10. Assists with in-house printing needs and mailings
  11. Oversees POS system and cash transactions


  • Minimum of an Associate degree in secretarial science, business management or equivalency through a combination of education, training and experience
  • Two years’ experience in office management; preferably in residential programs
  • Superb customer service skills and sensitivity to diverse cultures and life experiences

Accountable To:  Development Director

HoursFull Time, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am -5:00 pm with some flexibility

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.

Grounds Maintenance (Part-Time)

Objective Assist Maintenance team with maintaining a safe and clean outside environment at the YWCA NorthEastern NY.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Complete assigned yard work; including mowing, raking, trimming, weeding, mulching and general cleanup of outside areas
  2. Assist with snow removal, including shoveling, snowblowing, and salting
  3. Work as a team member with all staff
  4. Flexible work schedule; may include some weekends
  5. Provide services to off-site facilities as required
  6. Maintains all safety protocols with lawn equipment

Qualifications:  Must be at least 17 years old. Minimum of two years yard and gardening/grounds experience. Ability to safely and effectively use a gas-powered lawn mower and trimmer. Able to effectively use a snow blower. Sensitivity to diverse cultures and domestic violence victims a must. Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license.

Accountable To:  Facilities Director

HoursPart-Time, 20-25 hours a week, 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 – Friday – full time, some flexibility

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.

Janitorial/Maintenance Worker

Objective:  Provide the skills necessary to ensure a safe and clean environment at YWCA NorthEastern NY.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Plan & complete the duties assigned by the Facilities Director, including basic cleaning, sanitizing, and some basic repairs of the YWCA childcare area, and common areas of the main building
  2. Yard work and snow removal as needed
  3. Substitute as necessary to cover shifts
  4. Work as a team member with all staff
  5. Flexible work schedule
  6. Ability to act prudently in an emergency situation as well as in daily activities

Qualifications:  High school diploma/GED with minimum of two years’ housekeeping experience. Must have valid, clean NYS Driver’s license. Ability to drive own vehicle for work-related travel and agency van. Experience with basic plumbing, electrical a plus. Sensitivity to diverse cultures and domestic violence victims a must.

Accountable To:  Facilities Director

HoursSundays (daytime hours) and Mondays-Thursdays, 4:00 pm until midnight

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.