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YWCA Careers

         

Be the Change You Want to See

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.

Click here to access our employment application. To apply, please email administrator@ywcatulsa.org a copy of your application and resume.

 

Current Openings  

Full Time

Part Time


Full Time

Immigration Program Manager

Position Description: Responsible for the day-to-day operations and supervision of the immigration staff in the YWCA Immigrant and Refugee Program.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Screens clients to approve for scope of immigration services.
  • Conducts client intake and consultations; assesses clients’ history, and offers preliminary options and guidance in obtaining legal status, work authorization, and other immigration benefits.
  • Completes applications, petitions, and provides other legal services as needed for clients in compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for documentation and record keeping of client cases and other agency reporting requirements.
  • Submits grant reports and statistics on clients as requested by funders on a timely basis.
  • Liaison with community media regarding immigration issues.
  • Coordinates education initiatives in collaboration with Marketing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, other agencies, and the public.
  • Coordinates and schedules all immigration trainings for the year according to budget.
  • Responsible for facilitating weekly immigration meetings.
  • Maintains workload to preserve operations of department in terms of quality and accuracy as well as fiscal requirements.
  • Drafts correspondence to various governmental agencies and to clients.
  • Stays current on applicable laws and policies, and assures program contract or regulatory compliance.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues.
  • Manage immigration staff, including all staff administrative functions, processes and procedures.
  • Oversees apprenticeships with full responsibility and liability.
  • Ensures all accredited immigration representatives maintain accreditation status.
  • Participates in YWCA functions as needed and requested by Director.
  • Complies with all YWCA policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organization skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent decision making skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office—Word, Excel, Outlook) and other immigration program and/or court databases.
  • Must be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of the 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, or status as a covered veteran.
  • Work on skills that can help communicate her/his 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.
  • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and insurance verification.

Education/Experience:

  • J. D. Law Degree with attorney license to practice in Oklahoma.
  • One year of immigration law experience.
  • Two years of supervisory or management experience preferred.
  • Program management experience preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Essential Functions

  • 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.
  • Employee must be able to perform additional duties as directed by management.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies from low to moderate.
  • Ability to communicate verbally.
  • 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.    

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "Immigration Program Manager" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.org.


Part Time

Interpreter

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).

 

Major Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • 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: administrator@ywcatulsa.org


Fitness Center Attendants (PT) 

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Greet and welcome everyone to the facility. 
  • Keep all fitness rooms clean, organized and monitor orderly operation of equipment.
  • Interact with participants, responding to their basic fitness needs and fitness equipment questions. 
  • Instruct members in the effective use of a wide variety of cardio and fitness equipment. 
  • Describe YWCA Tulsa fitness center services to members and guests.
  • Lead facility tours for prospective and new members. 
  • Ensure towels are cleaned, folded and available at all times.
  • Ensure all fitness equipment is in good working condition.
  • Ensure all equipment is reorganized and returned to proper locations throughout the day.
  • Keep work area clean and safe.
  • Observe and insure the safety and well-being of the members and guests at all times.
  • Provide fitness evaluations for members. (Midtown only)
  • Be knowledgeable about and comply with facility processes and procedures.
  • Be knowledgeable about YWCA Tulsa programs and services.
  • Be knowledgeable about front desk operations. 
  • If scheduled to work at front desk, assist in properly completing membership and program application forms and data entry.
  • If scheduled to work at front desk, answer incoming telephone calls and transfer call to appropriate individual. Record accurate messages if an individual is not available. 
  • If scheduled at front desk, assist in taking payments and collections, ensuring that all payments are received accurately and promptly. 
  • If scheduled to work at front desk, ensure that copies of fliers, forms, and other front desk materials are available. 
  • Be prepared to open and/or close the facility and work weekends.
  • Promote health and wellness.
  • Document and report all accidents and incidents, and ensure incident reports are turned into supervisor.
  • Document and report all equipment malfunctions, safety hazards and missing equipment to program manager. 
  • Participate in YWCA Tulsa functions as needed.
  • Be familiar with and follow YWCA Tulsa policies and procedures.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a current CPR certificate and First Aid Certificate. -
  • Be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of YWCA Tulsa.
  • Must be able to read and write in English, and in Spanish is a plus.
  • 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, or socio-economic background.
  • Must have a working knowledge of all fitness systems and equipment and proper techniques of operation.


Education/Experience:

  • Experience working in a fitness program preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred.


Essential Functions:

  • The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • The employee will work in a fitness center environment and in close quarters with others.
  • Employee must be able to perform additional duties as directed my management.
  • The employee must be able to pass the American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification requirements.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies from moderate to high.
  • 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 more than 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. Position requires sitting or standing to a significant degree (sitting 1/3 of the time; standing 2/3 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 50 lbs. 

Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "Fitness Center Attendant" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.org.


 
ELL Civics Instructor (PT)
Position Description: Responsible for teaching curriculum plans to assist immigrants and refugees in achieving linguistic and citizenship competency to pass naturalization exam.
  • 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.  
Required Qualifications:
  • 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.  
Education/Experience:
  • 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.
Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "ELL Civics Instructor" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.org. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Swim Instructors (PT)

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 administrator@ywcatulsa.org.


ELL Drop-In Child Care Attendants - Bilingual 

The YWCA Tulsa needs you! We are looking for part-time child care attendants for children whose parents are participants in our fitness programs. Children range in age from 6 weeks through 8 years. Gym membership included. Schedules may vary including some evening and weekends.Please complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with "Drop-In Child Care Attendant" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.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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