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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 print our employment application.

 

Current Openings   

Full Time

Part Time

Internships


Full Time

Director of Immigrant and Refugee Program

Position Description: Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the YWCA director’s team, the Director of Immigrant and Refugee program is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy to support the achievement of the organization’s overall success and its business and financial objectives, with a particular commitment to being an accredited immigration agency that is known for affordable and excellent best practices for immigrant and refugee programming. Major areas of responsibility include organizational and performance management, stewardship of agency resources, and commitment to immigrant integration into their new community.

  • Plan, implement, direct, and evaluate the YWCA Tulsa’s Immigrant and Refugee Programs strategies to support the achievement of the organization’s overall success and its business and financial objectives.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of major organizational processes, such as strategic planning, budgeting, and program development/evaluation/outcomes.  Assure that programs are in compliance with federal and contract requirements. 
  • Ability to work across diverse communities and build strong partnerships, with experience in community organizing and working across public and private sectors.
  • Contribute to program development and grant proposal development, advising managers and grant-writing staff on the clarity of our outcomes and the evaluation component of new initiatives and proposals.
  • Develop initiatives designed to build and foster an organizational culture of inclusion, empowerment, excellence, respect, boldness.
  • Establish relationships throughout the organization with management and employees in order to build effective partnerships that strengthen and feed into other YWCA programs.
  • In partnership with the Information Technology unit, develop data tracking systems so that managers/staff are readily able to identify and highlight trends and critical issues.
  • Provide effective leadership on issues impacting immigrants and refugees. Ensure that policies and programs at YWCA address existing and emerging needs of immigrant and refugee communities and ensure the equitable inclusion of immigrants and refugees.
  • Oversee leadership development and training opportunities for YWCA Tulsa I&R employees to encourage continual professional development and maintain and or acquire program accreditation in compliance with immigration and other professional disciplines with the goal of developing the most effective team possible.
  • Develop and oversee organizational policies and procedures as a means of ensuring transparent and open communication with employees, supporting supervisors in the effective management of their people, and protecting the organization.  

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to manage, assign, delegate responsibilities, and to accomplish the desired results both through individual work and through department staff.
  • A strong track record as an implementer with excellent organization skills who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently. 
  • Managing funds and budgeting is critical, as well as the ability to analyze financial information.
  • Ability to manage Federal and State grants.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, especially as required in preparing and making presentations, working with various committees, and interacting with diverse groups of internal and external contacts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with personnel and stakeholders at all organization levels.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Burmese, or other languages helpful.  

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of three years of experience in nonprofit administration. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience is required. 
  • Basic to intermediate computer proficiency in Microsoft Office products and project management software.
  • A minimum of three-years experience working directly with immigrants and refugee diverse populations in social services, immigration and refugee resettlement is required.    

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application, cover letter and resume with "Director of Immigrant and Refugee Program" in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org. No phone calls, please. Applications are due Friday, April 3, 2015.

 

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting all revenue and communication functions of YWCA Tulsa. This includes special event planning, donor and vendor relations, financial administration, and information management through various databases.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties

Wine, Women, and Shoes

  • Provide exceptional customer service to YWCA Tulsa donors, volunteers, and constituents.
  • Manage all vendor relationships, ensuring the timely execution of contracts, deliverables, reports, and follow up.
  • With volunteer support, plan and manage programmatic functions of the event to include the fashion show, script, stage management, etc.
  • With support from WWS representatives, cultivate, solicit, and steward unique retailer and vintner partnerships.
  • With support from the Volunteer Coordinator, recruit, train, and place event volunteers; assist Director of Communication & Development with planning committee management.
  • In conjunction with the Communications Manager, provide input into marketing collateral design and public relations planning.
  • Lead the Communications and Development Team in coordinating all day-of activities to include live ask, live and silent auctions, raffle, check-in, etc .
  • Manage guest list and seating chart.
  • Assist in managing and administering sponsor benefits, drafting sponsorship materials, prospecting, and return-on-investment reporting.
  • Serve as subject-matter-expert on all related event software.
  • Provide additional fundraising support to Director of Communications & Development as requested.

Girls on the Run 5K

  • Provide exceptional customer service to YWCA Tulsa donors, volunteers, and constituents.
  • Assist in managing and administering sponsor benefits, drafting sponsorship materials, prospecting, and return-on-investment reporting.
  • Support team recruitment and retention by helping to draft presentation materials, deliver collateral to volunteers and Captains, and, when needed, by making community and corporate presentations.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of all ancillary fundraising projects, kickoffs, and/or special meetings and events regarding team recruitment and retention.
  • Manage, promote, and execute Girls on the Run 5K Scholarship program.
  • With volunteer support, manage all data created through registrations and fundraising transactions, including event-day registration activities.
  • Serve as subject-matter-expert on all related event software.
  • Provide additional fundraising support to Director of Communications & Development as requested.

Database management

  • Serve as subject-matter-expert on all donor software platforms, namely Daxko.
  • Enter all event donations, general donations, honorariums, memorials, sponsorships, in-kind gifts and other sources of revenue into the Daxko database.
  • Generate “special” (non-template) donor acknowledgements and thank you letters as needed.
  • Prepare reports for eNewsletters, mailing lists, or other special data requests.
  • Provide administrative and clerical support for the Communications and Development team.
  • Provide logistic support to other special events as needed.
  • The duties in this job description represent the major functions of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a passionate advocate for the mission, values and goals of the YWCA Tulsa.
  • Excellent attention to detail – able to catch the smallest typo and remember countless names. 
  • Excellent large-scale project planning skills.
  • A people person who is able to say “no” while still maintaining positive relationships.
  • Superior communication skills – verbal, written, and web-based.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to effectively work with and organize volunteers.
  • Loves to work on a team, but is capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office with heavy use of Word, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Strong commitment to learning, growth, and continuous improvement. 
  • Organized, flexible, and able to work independently and with a team.
  • Ability to alleviate and/or mitigate conflict.

Education/Experience

  • Must have past experience with large-scale project planning or event planning.
  • Fundraising experience preferred, but could be substituted with experience in sales, marketing, or event planning.
  • 4-Year bachelor degree preferred.
  • Experience in all forms of communication – written, verbal, web, social media.

Please print and complete the online application employment form. Email the completed application form and your resume to hr@ywcatulsa.org and include "Development Coordinator" in the subject line of the email. Applications are due by Friday, March 20, 2015. No phone calls please.  

Head Lifeguard/Coordinator

Position Description:  Assist with the day-to-day operations of the aquatics area and program, and ensure patron safety and protect lives.  This position is full-time with excellent benefits! We are willing to train the right candidate.

Required Qualifications

Education/Experience

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with "Head Lifeguard/Coordinator" in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org.

 

Immigration Case Worker

Position Description:  Responsible for providing immigration case work for immigration family type applications, maintain best practive immigration application preparation standards; work under the supervision of an immigration attorney.

Required Qualifications

Education/Experience

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with "Immigration Case Worker" in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org.  

 

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 to staff who utilize volunteers.  The position reports to the Director of HR and works with other members of the Leadership Team in the implementation of the volunteer program.  This is a new program; therefore, the responsibilities and duties detailed below will likely change and/or expand as the program develops.  

Required Qualifications

Education/Experience

Please print and complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "Volunteer Coordinator" in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org.  

 

Office Manager

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

Principal Responsibilities and Duties

Administrative

Human Resources

Required Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

Please print and complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "Office Manager" in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org. Applications are due April 1, 2015. No phone calls please.

 

Part Time

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.

Required Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

Please print and complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with "ELL Civics Instructor" in the subject line to hr@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.  

Please print and complete the online employment application and email the completed application and resume with Swim Instructor in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org.

 

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 hr@ywcatulsa.org.

 

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 hr@ywcatulsa.org.

 

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 hr@ywcatulsa.org.

 

Internships

Summer Mission Impact internship

YWCA Tulsa is seeking undergraduate or graduate students for summer internships in our Mission Impact department, which oversees our racial justice, women’s empowerment, and public policy work. Students will work 25-40 hours per week, based on availability, at the YWCA Midtown Center. Internships begin on or near Tuesday, May 26, and run for three months.
 
This internship will involve research and analysis in the areas of racial justice and women’s economic empowerment, especially immigrants’ rights, criminal justice reform, and the wealth gap. Interns will also be responsible for some project management and meeting and event coordination.
 
We are looking for highly-motivated students with strong writing and research skills, a sharp analysis of race, gender, and identity, and a demonstrated interest in social justice. The ideal candidate has a deep commitment to personal growth and learning and is highly curious and inquisitive about new subjects.
 
Students should have completed at least four semesters of course work. The internship will primarily be office-based but could include occasional attendance at meetings in Tulsa or Oklahoma City. While this is an unpaid internship, we are happy to cooperate with an institution's requirements for academic credit.
 
To apply, email a resume and cover letter with "Summer intern" in the subject line to hr@ywcatulsa.org by Friday, April 17. No calls, please.
 

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