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Since 1914, the YWCA Tulsa has been committed to empowering women and eliminating racism. So when it comes to our team, we work to recruit people who share our passions, who have fresh ideas, experience, talent and a strong desire to serve. Learn more about our culture.
If you want to contribute meaningful work at one of the leading nonprofits in the region, consider coming to work for the YWCA. Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package.
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YWCA Tulsa is looking for Spanish-English interpreters for multiple on-going assignments. Each contracted Interpreter is responsible for traveling to client sites by appointment. The interpreter processes information quickly and concisely, recognizes sensitive cultural differences and is professional and courteous at all times. The interpreter uses appropriate terminology and understands common industry procedures and practices. Interpreting assignments may be technical or non-technical in the following fields: healthcare, government services and education and thus require expectations of privacy and confidentiality.
Assignments will take place at client locations in the Tulsa, OK area. The interpreter must provide their own reliable transportation (driver’s license and proof of insurance may be required).
The interpreter must:
- Render correct concepts and meanings according to the conventions of established interpretation protocol
- Provide clear and accurate renditions with no additions or omissions
- Employ good customer service and clear enunciation, pronunciation, pleasant and professional voice as well as polite forms of expression
- Maintain a professional demeanor throughout the assignment at all times
- Have access to the Internet or work related electronic communication
- Provide clarification and cultural brokering using excellent judgment and skill
- Demonstrate commitment to cultural sensitivity and working in a diverse environment
- Document and accurately track hours related to interpretation assignment
- Report billing information as outlined by Finance Department in a timely manner
- Fluency in English and target language
- Ability to provide cultural competency and assess regional and accent differences to find ways of communicating with the limited English proficient client
- Excellent listening, retention and note-taking skills to maintain a high level of accuracy
- Ability to concentrate and to stay detached from the conversation, remaining neutral and objective at all times and following client's instructions closely
- Ability to explain idiomatic expressions and cultural nuances to avoid miscommunication
- Education in languages, translation, interpretation or related fields preferred, but not required
We offer a competitive hourly rate of $25/hour. If you are interested in being considered part of the Interpreter pool, please submit a copy of your resume/work experience along with your availability to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Description: Responsible for creating visual material used by the YWCA for program promotion, fundraising, and education.
Principal Responsibilities and Duties:
- Work as part of the communications and development team to fulfill the daily graphic design needs of the YWCA’s five departments.
- Design printed items (signage, flyers, postcards, etc.).
- Design large scale items (billboards and banners).
- Design web content for website and social media.
- Design e-newsletters using Constant Contact.
- Assist the Communications Coordinator and Director of Communications & Development with other projects as needed.
- Excellent graphic design skills.
- Intermediate to advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite.
- Familiar with web design and comfortable making updates.
- Experience with Constant Contact a plus.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with personnel and stakeholders at all organizational levels.
- Ability to manage responsibilities and to work with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work as a team player.
- Ability to listen and provide accurate information.
- Must be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of the YWCA Tulsa.
- Works effectively with all employees and members of all races, religions, sexes, national origins, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; and without regard to disability status, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran.
- Openness to engaging conflict in a positive and proactive manner with the goals of finding solutions, producing change, and bringing together opposing parties.
- Strong commitment to learning, growth, and continuous improvement.
- Graphic design training.
- Strong communications background.
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office 2007--Word, Excel, Outlook, and database skills).
The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. The employee will work in an office environment and in close quarters with other staff.
- The noise level in the work environment varies from low to moderate.
- Hearing, as in listening to normal conversations, including one-on-one conversations, discussions in meetings, and/or telephone conversations, and answering phones for organization includes 2/3 of time in hearing.
- Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more); Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); and Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, are required. Vision requires extended hours working at a computer.
- Position requires sitting or standing to a significant degree (sitting 2/3 of the time; standing 1/3 of the time). Use hands to finger, handle or feel over 2/3 of time. Reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, may be required under 1/3 of the time.
- Will occasionally lift, carry, and otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 10 lbs. when lifting file boxes or helping with events.
Instruct immigrant and refugee students using best practice ESL methods and materials to increase students’ functional language competency, and to reach students’ educational and other goals.
Maintain excellent student records including attendance, pre-, mid-, and post-tests, student/class outcomes, and submit data as per Language Services Procedures in a timely manner.
Adhere to government grant requirements.
Instruct immigrant and refugee legal permanent residents using civics and citizenship curriculum to increase students’ knowledge of the naturalization process to become US citizens, and promote civic and community engagement.
Plan and implement lessons and activities appropriate to the type and level of class being taught, whether English language, pre-GED, or Project Citizenship.
Substitute for other teachers when necessary depending on availability.
Attend required Language Services departmental meetings as requested.
Engage in a minimum of 15 hours of professional development during the fiscal year.
Participate in YWCA functions as needed and requested by the Director.
Comply with all YWCA policies and procedures.
The duties in this job description represent the major functions but are not intended to be all-inclusive.
Ability to fluently speak, read, and write English, and another language preferred.
Effective oral and written communication skills, especially as required in preparing lessons and working and interacting with diverse groups of students, internal and external contacts.
Excellent organizational skills.
Must be an advocate for the mission, values, and goals of YWCA Tulsa.
Work effectively with all employees and members of all races, religions, sexes, national origins, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; and without regard to disability status, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran, or any other legally protected status, as well as socioeconomic backgrounds.
Work on skills that can help communicate his/her point to an audience belonging to a completely different identity and/or background. These differences can be identity-based, geographical, ethical, political, or historical.
Openness to engaging conflict in a positive and proactive manner with the goals of finding solutions, producing change, and bringing together opposing parties.
Strong commitment to learning, growth, and continuous improvement.
Current Oklahoma Driver’s License and current insurance verification.
Bachelor degree with TESL certificate and Oklahoma or other current Certified teaching certificate.
Two teaching years’ experience required.
Teaching Civics and US history and/or naturalization process preferred.
YWCA Tulsa is looking for dedicated, indoor, part-time lifeguard.
Hours needed for our East Campus: 16 hours per week
Gym membership included. Pay based on experience. American Red Cross Lifeguard certification required; WSI certification and bilingual in Spanish a plus. We will certify qualified candidates.
Job Type: Part-time
Required language: Spanish
Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "Lifeguard" in the subject line to email@example.com. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
Come be a part of the YWCA Tulsa team as a part-time swim instructor. Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification required; bilingual in Spanish preferred. We will certify qualified candidates.
Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Swim Instructor in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YWCA is committed to:
- Providing equal employment opportunity to those qualified.
- Recruiting and hiring people in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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