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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

Internships


Full Time

Immigration Program Administrative Assistant

 

Position DescriptionProvides support to Immigration Program operations. Responsible for screening callers and walk-in appointments. Handles multiple line phone and general administrative duties. Supports Program Manager and Immigration Program staff. Data entry of time-sensitive information.  Schedules/confirms immigration staff appointments. Assist Immigration Program staff with communicating case updates to clients as needed. Assist agency staff with immigration document translation and providing direct translation or interpreting as needed.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Answers agency phone lines and provides information.  
  • Screens callers and walk-in clients to determine appropriate level of immigration consultation.
  • Schedules immigration client appointments.
  • Provides information to walk-in clients.
  • Assistance with documentation and record keeping of agency reporting requirements.
  • Provides professional interpreting and translating services as needed.
  • Participates in YWCA functions and community events as needed and requested by the Director.
  • Monitors Program supply orders.
  • Attends trainings/agency meetings related to job responsibilities as approved by Manager.
  • Data entry and management on agency-wide database and legal management database.
  • The majority of duties performed, but not meant to be all-inclusive or to prevent other duties from being assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and multitask.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office and various databases.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English as well as Spanish fluently.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • 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, status as a covered veteran, and socio-economic background cultures.
  • 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. 

Education/Experience:

  • Associates Degree required, or higher degree preferred.
  • Two years of customer service experience.
  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Social service experiences a plus.

Essential Functions

  • The employee will work in an office environment and in close quarters with other staff.
  • The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • 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.   

Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "Immigration Program Administrative Assistant" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.org. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.


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

 

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.

Lifeguard

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 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 Tester

YWCA Tulsa has a 100% grant funded part-time position to assist with our Immigrant & Refugee Services, English Language Learners.
15-18 hours per week in Adult Education program for immigrants and refugees
Test administration to English Language Learners (Certification training provided);
Data entry into two databases
Other administrative tasks as needed
Few evenings per quarter
Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Reliable transportation a must
 
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.
 

Internships

Communications Internship

YWCA seeks an energetic and skilled individual with a wide range of administrative and technical skills to assist with content creation, marketing-related projects, website maintenance and social media. This position is estimated at 12 to 20 hours per week and is an unpaid, intern position which typically runs for 3-4 months. We have seasonal opportunities and are willing to consider applicants year-around.

Internship Objectives and Responsibilities:

  • Increase public awareness of YWCA Tulsa as an organization and its programs by assisting in creation and output of external communications.
  • Content creation for social media, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, will consist of finding articles and information relative to YWCA’s mission
  • Assist in updating Content Management System (website) as necessary
  • Media list management
  • Write mission-centric blog and short-form articles in journalistic prose
  • Work with team to cover YWCA Tulsa events.
  • Archive YWCA news coverage
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Prerequisite skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. AP Style knowledge. Comfortable conducting interviews for content creation.
  • Ability to listen and provide accurate information.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office products and social media.
  • 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 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.
  • Strong commitment to learning, growth, and continuous improvement. 

Education/ Experience:

  • Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, or related degree field.

Optional skills:

  • CMS Knowledge (ex: Wordpress, Caffeine, Moodle)
  • Adobe Creative Suite Knowledge
  • Hootowl and social media tools knowledge

 

If you are interested in expanding your skill set, learning about a non-profit environment which is enhanced by our social justice mission, and value an engaging culture please submit your resume for this unpaid internship to internship@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.

Learn more about our culture here.