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

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Or mail to:

YWCA NorthEastern NY
Kathy Fernandez

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

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Assistant Teacher – Infant Rooms
Financial Support Specialist

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


  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.

Financial Support Specialist

Objective Responsible for assisting YWCA clients with action plans to become more self-sufficient financially. Coordinates the VITA site for low-income families seeking free tax services.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Meet with individual clients to provide information, support and guidance
  2. Assist clients with establishing goals and objectives related to financial stability
  3. Have a working knowledge of educational and employment opportunities available to clients, and be able to navigate the social service system, rental procedures, tenant rights and responsibilities, job readiness skills
  4. Have a working knowledge of local community agencies, especially those focused on economic empowerment
  5. Participate in IRS Tax preparer training
  6. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers at the VITA tax site during tax season
  7. Assist clients with tax forms

Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in finance, accounting, business or related degree; Bachelor’s preferred. At least two years’ experience working with low-income individuals. Prior experience with credit or financial counseling and tax preparation. Clean NYS driver’s license and car available for use during work hours.

Accountable To:  YES Coordinator

Hours:  Part-time, 20 hours per week

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.