YWCA Tulsa programs create leaders, improve health and wellness, promote diversity and inclusion, and welcome everyone, especially newcomers to Tulsa. We have a proud history, currently serving more than 13,000 people each year.
We want team members who share our passion for helping people, enjoy the value of hard work, and bring fresh ideas and enthusiasm to the table. If you fit that description, please consider applying for one of the jobs we have open.
We offer a competitive, generous benefits package to full-time employees, and if you’re interested joining our team, we invite you to complete this application: Employment Application EEO YWCA. Note: Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to every applicant. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.
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.
Reliable transportation and the ability to travel to multiple class sites.
Bachelor’s degree required
TESL certification required
Two years’ experience in adult education required
Oklahoma or other current teaching certificate a plus
Experience teaching Civics and US history and/or naturalization process a plus
YWCA Tulsa is looking for dedicated, indoor, part-time lifeguards.
- American Red Cross Lifeguard certification required; WSI certification and bilingual in Spanish a plus. We will certify qualified candidates.
- Hours: 16 hours per week at our East Campus
- Spanish fluency required
Pay based on experience. Gym membership included.
Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with “Lifeguard” in the subject line to email@example.com. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
YWCA Tulsa has offered innovative and inclusive services to the immigrant and refugee community of Tulsa for over 35 years. Services include English language and citizenship classes, refugee social services with a focus on employment, interpretation and translation services, youth education, community education, and high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services. Services are provided by a multicultural and multilingual staff with first language proficiency in Arabic, Burmese, Zomi, Russian and Spanish.
Our immigration legal team, comprised of our managing attorney, three partially DOJ-accredited representatives and a staff attorney, provides affirmative immigration services, pro se services through workshops, and community education to expand access to legal information and services.
The Staff Attorney will provide legal representation and advocacy on a variety of affirmative legal immigration matters, including but not limited to: U.S. citizenship, petitions for alien relatives, family-based immigrant visas, renewal and replacement of lawful permanent residency, deferred action, humanitarian relief, and related types of cases. The Staff Attorney will carry their own caseload with increasing complexity under the supervision of the Immigration Program Manager. The Staff Attorney will assist with community education, workshops, technical assistance, and advocacy on matters related to immigration laws and policies.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
- Provides direct legal representation to clients in affirmative immigration applications before USCIS with a focus on more complicated cases requiring research and evaluation of eligibility, writing internal memos and external briefs, persuasive cover letters, and responses to Requests for Evidence, and attending interviews at USCIS to represent clients.
- Provide information and appropriate referrals to clients as appropriate.
- Stays current on applicable laws and policies and supports the managing attorney in training and disseminating updates, resources, and legal research to the legal team.
- Responsible for immigration database maintenance, documentation and record keeping of client cases and other agency reporting requirements.
- Assists with outreach, community education, producing legal education materials, and collaborating with community partners to advance and improve services for clients.
- Represents YWCA Tulsa at immigration related meetings, forums and events in the community.
- Collaborates with other YWCA Tulsa programs as appropriate to ensure integrated, client-centered service.
- Travel to USCIS in Oklahoma City.
- Assists in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and provide accurate information on current immigration law and policy topics to media and partners.
- Complies with all YWCA policies and procedures.
- J.D. Law Degree and admission to a State Bar. Oklahoma license preferred.
- Relevant immigration law experience or law school clinic experience preferred.
- Experience working with diverse communities.
- Fluency or proficiency in English and a second language. Spanish preferred.
The People and Culture Manager will lead internal culture practices, and provide expertise and support in the areas of Performance Management, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Policy and Procedure Development, and HR Compliance. This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer.
Principal Responsibilities and Duties:
- Oversee the organization’s recruitment and hiring efforts, with a focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion throughout the hiring process. Support the hiring process by posting the position, leading the interview process, and owning the on-boarding process.
- Partner with the Organizational Leadership Team to implement strategies for employee engagement and retention. Support the development of career pathways within the YWCA team.
- Manage Performance Evaluation process and assist with goal development. Collaborate on suggestions for individual training that will enhance growth and development.
- Participate in coaching, counseling and advising management and staff to ensure resolution of employment related matters. Work with team members to develop ways to strengthen communications within their teams.
- Identify staff training and engagement needs.
- Develop a training calendar for all departments.
- Prepare and analyze HR metrics and provide reports that support decision making in specified areas.
- Create and / or update policies, procedures, and guidelines as needed.
- Lead in benefit selection/renewal and administration.
- Assist in compensation management including setting salary ranges and evaluating benefit packages to make sure we are staying competitive in the market place.
- Implement new and enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs.
- Participate in the exit interview process.
- Process payroll as necessary.
- Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation. Ensure adherence to federal, state, and local legal requirements, advise management on needed actions to remain compliant.
- Keep abreast of industry knowledge and trends by participating in conferences and educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations.
- Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of 3-5 years of HR experience in the above areas.
- SHRM or HRCI certification strongly preferred.
- Thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures, and knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations, including FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, HIPAA, and EEO laws and regulations.
- Familiarity with all aspects of HR, including compensation, recruitment, benefits, training.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are essential. Ability to lead meetings and presentations, and ability to interface with all levels of staff with tact and diplomacy.
- Must be a collaborative team player, possess a strong customer service orientation, and be a consultative problem solver.
- Ability to advocate for both staff and management.
- Highly proactive style of work, with a demonstrated track record of developing innovative approaches.
- Strong organizational and analytical skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of Paylocity desirable.
- Must demonstrate YWCA Tulsa Core Values: Inclusion, Empowerment, Respect, Excellence, and Boldness.
Please complete the online employment application. Email the completed application and resume with “People and Culture/HR Manager” in the subject line to email@example.com. Applications accepted through September 25th.
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.