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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


Office Manager

Position Description: Office Manager must demonstrate managerial skills in handling a variety of administrative and executive support related tasks. 

Principal Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide administrative support to the Director and I&R team. 
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, or various letters. Maintain agency calendar and schedules.    
  • Supervision of Administrative Assistant position; which works in concert and under the direction of Office Manager to provide customer service to clientele and I&R staff.
  • Process and log client payments for services. Maintain individual cash drawer. Responsible for daily deposit and payment system processes.
  • Answers agency phone lines and provides information and referrals on the Tele-Ayuda phone line.
  • Responsible for becoming the subject matter expert for internal reporting and tracking system.
  • Oversees and supports other front desk personnel.
  • 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
  • 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.)
  • Required to transport themselves to and from meetings and pick up supplies. Mileage will be reimbursed according to YWCA Tulsa policy.
  • Screens callers and walk-in clients to determine appropriate level of immigration consultation.
  • Schedules and oversees all immigration client appointments
  • Provides information and referrals to walk-in clients.
  • Provides professional interpreting and translating services as needed.
  • Participates in YWCA functions and community events as needed and requested by the Director.
  • Oversees agency supply requirements and orders supplies on a monthly bases.
  • Attends trainings/agency meetings related to job responsibilities as approved by Director.
  • Responsible for placing appropriate client materials in front lobby and updating information board.

Required Qualifications:

  • Be an advocate for the mission, values and goals of the YWCA Tulsa.
  • 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.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and identify practical and creative solutions. Be able to gather information, make decisions in a timely manner, and communicate findings in most efficient manner.
  • 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. 
  • Works 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:

  • Three to five years of administrative/office management experience required.
  • Associate’s degree in secretarial science, business administration, or a related discipline desired.
  • 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 desired.
  • Bilingual in Spanish required.
  • Notary Public helpful.

Essential Functions

  • The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • The employee must be able to 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.
  • 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 frequently lift, carry, and otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 10 lbs. when stock office supplies, lifting file boxes, preparing for meetings, and setting up equipment.  Will occasionally lift up to 25 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 "Office Manager" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.org.  


Part Time

Administrative Assistant

Position DescriptionProvides support to front desk operations for Immigrant & Refugee Services. Responsible for screening callers and walk-in appointments to I&R office. Handles multiple line phone and general administrative duties. Supports Office Manager position and other staff. Processes billing statements and schedules/confirms immigration staff appointments. Assist agency staff with immigration document translation and providing direct translation or interpreting as needed.

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Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Answers agency phone lines and provides information and referrals on the Tele-Ayuda phone line as well.  
  • Screens callers and walk-in clients to determine appropriate level of immigration consultation.
  • Schedules and oversees all immigration client appointments.
  • Provides information and referrals to walk-in clients.
  • Process and log client payments for services. Maintain individual cash drawer.
  • Responsible for daily deposit and payment system processes.
  • Responsible for 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.
  • Oversees agency supply requirements and orders supplies.
  • Attends trainings/agency meetings related to job responsibilities as approved by Director.
  • Responsible for placing appropriate client materials in front lobby and updating information board.
  • 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.
  • 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: Please note 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 "Administrative Assistant" in the subject line to administrator@ywcatulsa.org.  


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.


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.