YWCA Careers

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.

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Current Openings   

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Full Time

Research and Evaluation Analyst

Position Description: YWCA Tulsa is a seeking full-time Research and Evaluation Analyst to act as the primary researcher, data wrangler, evaluator, and innovation leader for the YWCA. 

  • The analyst is responsible for creating, maintaining, evaluating, and reporting on data for use in program development and evaluation and in demonstrating impact.
  • The analyst will gather and interpret data relevant to YWCA Tulsa and its programs and disseminate the findings, as well as research program models, identify opportunities for collaboration and growth, and improve program delivery through evidence-based findings.
  • This position will collaborate with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • In the first year, the analyst will be responsible for creating a State of the Mission report and for developing a needs assessment of YWCA Tulsa’s hallmark areas for use in future program development.

Required Qualifications: The ideal candidate:

  • Is highly curious and inquisitive and has strong research, critical thinking, and writing skills; a sharp analysis of race, gender, and identity; and a demonstrated interest in social justice.
  • Is resourceful, knowledgeable about community assets, innovative, and responsive.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to make connections between data and anecdotal stories.
  • Possesses the confidence to promote the YWCA's programs and to present in front of people from a wide variety of backgrounds. 
  • Has the ability to work with diverse staff, client and volunteers.
  • Believes fiercely in the YWCA's mission.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social service or social science-related field (e.g. social work, sociology, women’s and gender studies, public policy) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-4 years of experience in research, evaluation, and writing preferred.
  • Experience conducting statistical analysis and database management, highly desirable.
  • Experience working in a social service or non-profit setting, highly desirable.

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application, cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.


Payroll and Accounting Coordinator

Position Description: This position is responsible for coordinating the payroll and grants administration functions for the YWCA Tulsa. This position will also fulfill general accounting functions on a regular basis.


Primary contact for all payroll related issues. Duties include running semi-monthly payroll, updating the payroll database, preparing journal entries, and monitoring PTO.

Grants Management

Grant duties include preparing monthly claim reimbursements, creating journal entries to reconcile expenditures, and maintaining federal registrations.


Ability to backstop Accounting Coordinator in all functions including, but not limited to, assisting with accounts payable, accounts receivable and fixed assets.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be extremely organized and flexible with the ability to meet payroll and grant deadlines.
  • Must be able to assist in the creation and maintenance of budgets and be analytical.
  • Must understand accounting functions and principles.
  • Must be able to work with accounting software programs.
  • Effective interpersonal skills in working 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.
  • Must have initiative, creativity, and give attention to details.
  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in Accounting, or 3-5 years progressive work experience having managed a payroll for at least a 50-person staff.
  • 1-3 years progressive work experience in state, federal and foundation grant reporting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures and grant management regulations.
  • Nonprofit or job costing work experience preferred.
  • Proven experience in administrative skills, including planning, organization, and time management.
  • Intermediate or advanced computer skills are required—Microsoft Word, Excel, accounting systems, payroll databases (preferably Paylocity). 

Please print and complete the online employment application at and email the completed application, cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.


Office Manager/Assistant

Position Description: Must demonstrate managerial skills in handling a variety of administrative and executive support related tasks for the CEO, Board of Directors and Administration Management Team on a day-to-day basis.  

Administration and Communications: Provide administrative and communications support to the CEO and Administration Management Team to ensure that everyone has the tools and support they need to do their jobs well.

  • Provide administrative support to the CEO, Administration Management Team, Board of Directors, and Advisory Board using good judgment and confidentiality. Prepare board communications including meeting reminders, agendas, packets, and rosters. Represent the organization and staff to all audiences in all forms of communication in a professional and diplomatic manner.  All communications will be accurate and precise.
  • Distribute staff meeting and management team agendas.  Assist in the preparation of reports, presentations and various letters for mailing for the Administration Management Team. Maintain agency calendar and schedules.    
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings, conferences, travel and other events as requested, including arranging for necessary materials, food, beverages, and audio visual needs.
  • Assist with special events as needed (i.e. Wine, Women & Shoes; United Way Day of Caring, Benefits Enrollment Meetings, etc.).
  • Assist the Communications and Development department with the creation of the daily donation log, the printing of acknowledgement letters, and regular and mass mailings.
  • Act as the central repository for organizational records and operating documents and ensure the destruction of documents in accordance with the records retention policy.
  • Support additional administrative needs of the office (e.g. answering telephones, distributing incoming mail, interoffice mail pickup and delivery, preparing and distributing phone listings, ordering supplies etc.)

Human Resources: Provide administrative support as part of the HR team to assist in ensuring a stellar HR program.

  • Process all new hire paperwork, including background checks and master employee census, and conduct new hire orientations as needed.
  • Maintain all personnel files, employee medical records, and I-9 files in accordance with state and federal requirements.    
  • Audit benefits enrollment changes on a quarterly basis to support HR and Finance.
  • Support additional human resources needs as required.
  • Required to transport themselves to and from meetings and pick up supplies. Mileage will be reimbursed according to YWCA Tulsa policy.

Required Qualifications:

  • Be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of the YWCA Tulsa.
  • Proficient IT skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and use of various databases. Intermediate knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Experience using donor databases.
  • Highly organized, attention to detail, effective time management skills, strong follow through.  Ability to lead projects, multi-task and work with minimal supervision, and consistently meet deadlines. Shows initiative in all aspects of the job.
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality while remaining flexible, proactive, and resourceful in meeting the daily responsibilities of the position.
  • Strong customer service skills, interpersonal skills and team player.  Presents a positive attitude, flexibility and adaptability in our fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of mail processes (postage machines, Federal Express, UPS).


  • Human Resources office experience.
  • High School diploma and three years of progressively responsible administrative/office management experience required. Associate’s degree in secretarial science, business administration, or a related discipline and five years of administrative/office management experience desired.
  • Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  • Notary Public desired.

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application, cover letter and resume with Office Manager/Assistant in the subject line to by January 12th.


Volunteer Coordinator

Position Description: This position manages volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of YWCA Tulsa's programs, services and events. This includes directly managing volunteers, and providing guidance, support, resources and tools to staff who utilize volunteers.  This is a new program; therefore, the responsibilities and duties detailed below will likely change and/or expand as the program develops.

Program Development

  • Create volunteer program materials (policies and procedures, applications, volunteer agreements, orientation handbooks) based on best practices.
  • Liaise with departments within YWCA Tulsa to understand how they work, develop partnerships and assess the need for volunteers to enhance program/service delivery.
  • Seek out appropriate volunteering opportunities and develop volunteer job descriptions based on the needs of the programs and departments.
  • Engage in community outreach and cultivate relationships with potential partners to create a volunteer pool.
  • Raise staff awareness of the role and function of volunteers.
  • Develop and implement goals and objectives for the volunteer program which reflect the mission of the organization.
  • Keep up to date with legislation and policy related to volunteering and making any necessary modifications to policies and procedures to accommodate changes.

Program Management

  • Train staff to work effectively and cooperatively with volunteers.
  • Coordinate screening of potential volunteers, including but not limited to reviewing applications, conducting interviews, performing background checks, etc.
  • Orient volunteers to increase their understanding of YWCA Tulsa, its clients, members, and services.
  • Ensure that volunteers are given appropriate training and supervision to be successful in their positions.
  • Match volunteers to organizational needs and opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain volunteer database track volunteer statistics.
  • Establish and implement a process for evaluating the effectiveness of the volunteer program.
  • Plan and implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities to recognize the contribution of volunteers to the organization.
  • Assist with conflict resolution among clients, staff and volunteers according to established procedures.
  • Required to transport themselves to and from special events and volunteer engagements. Mileage will be reimbursed according to YWCA Tulsa policy.
  • The duties in this job description represent the major functions but are not intended to be all-inclusive.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of volunteerism and volunteer management best practices.
  • The ability to communicate with, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities and organizations.
  • The ability to avoid and/or alleviate conflict.
  • Must be organized and flexible.
  • Multi-lingual preferred.
  • Must have initiative, creativity, and give attention to details.
  • Must have the ability to regularly works evenings and weekends with flexible scheduling. Exhibits regular and punctual attendance.
  • Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of YWCA Tulsa.
  • Reliable transportation with valid driver Oklahoma driver license and current insurance verification.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social service-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-3 years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Proven experience in administrative skills, including planning, organization, and time management.
  • Intermediate or advanced computer skills are required – Microsoft Office Suite and volunteer databases.

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application, cover letter and resume with Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line to by January 12, 2015.


Head Lifeguard

Position Description:  Assist with the day-to-day operations of the aquatics area and program, and ensure patron safety and protect lives.  

  • Create monthly lifeguard schedules and keep lifeguarding staff up to date with any shift changes or substitutions.
  • Cover lifeguard duties or swim lessons during open hours as necessary.
  • Maintain supply inventory.
  • Data entry as required to keep track of pool and class attendance.
  • Oversee customer service, patron safety, equipment check-out, equipment maintenance and routine cleaning and upkeep of the aquatics area.
  • Monitor activities in and near the water through patron surveillance.
  • Prevent injuries by minimizing or eliminating hazardous situations or behaviors.
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of EMSA. 
  • Enforce facility rules and regulations and educate patrons about them.
  • Recognize and respond professionally, prudently and quickly during an emergency situation.
  • Administer first aid and CPR or use an AED in an emergency and, if trained, administer emergency oxygen when necessary.
  • Work as a team with other lifeguards, facility staff, and management.
  • Conduct Cl and pH chemical testing at the beginning of the shift and record results.
  • Assists in control of water quality, operation of pool filtration systems, and water quality testing (e.g. backwashing, draining, etc.)
  • Report any and all maintenance problems to the supervisor promptly.
  • Work shifts include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours. Some required holidays. 
  • The duties in this job description represent the major functions but are not intended to be all-inclusive. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Possesses mature judgment and sound decision-making skills.
  • Ability to perform life saving techniques, CPR and First Aid procedures in emergency situations.
  • Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid Certifications required.
  • Pool Operators Permit and Water Safety Instructor Certification are preferred.
  • Ability to test and adjust pool water to ensure the proper chemical balance as well as the safety of the swimmers.
  • Present a professional appearance and attitude.
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service.
  • Display a positive attitude.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.  


  • High School diploma or GED (must be 18 years of age or older).
  • Experience working as a lifeguard, teaching swim lessons and performing pool management, or any equivalent demonstration of training or experience.
  • Knowledge of life saving techniques.
  • Customer service experience helpful.
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays. 

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Head Lifeguard in the subject line to


Part Time

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.  

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Swim Instructor in the subject line to


Lifeguards (PT)

YWCA Tulsa is looking for dedicated, indoor, part-time lifeguards at its two locations! Flexible schedules with the potential to work 10 to 20+ hours a week--afternoon and evening shifts available. Gym membership included. Pay based on experience. American Red Cross Lifeguard certification required; WSI certification and bilingual in Spanish a plus. 

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Lifeguard in the subject line to


Drop-In Child Care Attendants (PT)

The YWCA Tulsa needs you!  We are looking for part-time child care attendants for children whose parents who 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 print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Drop-In Child Care Attendant in the subject line to


Fitness Center Attendants (PT)

Join the Health & Wellness team at YWCA Tulsa! Duties include maintaining the facility and equipment, welcoming members, and leading tours. Shifts include opening and weekends. Multiple positions available.

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Fitness Center Attendant in the subject line to


Refugee Case Manager and Interpreter (PT)

Position Description: Responsible for assisting refugees with their social service needs through case management, support services, and interpretation assistance.  

  • Conduct intake and assessments of refugee clients and assess case management and other needs in the prescribed time frame as dictated by grant and or agency policy.
  • Provide case management services, such as facilitating medical care, housing, driver’s license, social security card, cash assistance, food, clothing, insurance, education, and other needs.Be able to collaborate and provide services to refugees and asylees from different countries and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Provide (or arrange for) translation and interpretation services for refugee clients, including translation for Refugee Job Developer.
  • Interpret and convert the meaning of all messages from one language to another without additions, deletions, or changes in meaning and without interjecting their own opinions.
  • Educate vendor’s staff about the interpreting process.
  • Must be able to act as a cultural clarifier when traditional beliefs or practices lack equivalent terms.
  • Maintain current best interpreting practices.
  • Be familiar with current language vernacular and or vocabulary germane to type of interpreting, medical, legal etc.
  • Provide transportation to various social and employment services for refugees as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate case files in confidential best practice and provide accurate and timely documentation.
  • Provide cultural and practical living skills information to clients individually and in group settings on a regular basis.
  • Identify and develop relationship with other community service organizations that assist refugees.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Basic computer literacy skills (Microsoft Office Suite, databases).
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English at a fluent level, as well as other major target foreign language fluently.
  • Must be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of the YWCA Tulsa.
  • Strong commitment to learning, growth, and continuous improvement.
  • Effective interpersonal skills in working with personnel at all organizational levels.


  • Associate degree or one year related experience working with refugees required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Reliable transportation with valid driver Oklahoma driver license and current insurance verification.
  • One year of professional interpreting in Burmese and English in social service settings.
  • Certifications and/or professional language interpreting training is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced working with Limited English Populations.

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application, cover letter and resume with Refugee Case Manager and Interpreter in the subject line to


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.