Job Openings

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Applications cannot be submitted online.

Applications and resumes should be sent to humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org or dropped-off/mailed to the attention of Mary Beth Herman , Director of Human Resources

There is a handwritten version of the Employee Application available for pick-up at:

YWCA of Asheville, 185 S. French Broad Ave., Asheville, NC 28801

 

Current Job Openings:


YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina
Lead Empowerment Childcare Teacher

Department: Empowerment Child Care
Reports to: Empowerment Child Care Coordinator
Effective Date: January 2018
Position Summary: The Empowerment Child Care Lead Teacher provides supervision, educational opportunities, and quality care to children in a safe, loving environment. The Teacher is responsible for establishing the environment of the room and for modeling and meeting goals of excellence set by the Empowerment Child Care Coordinator and the YWCA administration. The position is full-time, year-round, benefits eligible and non-exempt.
 

The YWCA fosters a team environment and seeks employees who are dedicated to promoting our mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Ensures quality child care for program participants and Fitness Club members. Ensures a safe, sanitary, welcoming environment of respect and compassion for all children and parents. Schedules Empowerment Counselors to ensure appropriate child to staff ratios.
● Mentors, supports and encourages Empowerment Counselors to continually improve quality of care provided. Regularly observes interaction with children and parents and responds as needed.
● Designs and maintains Empowerment child care and administrative spaces to create a welcoming, fun, safe and sanitary environment.
● Schedules, trains and directs volunteers.
● Schedules, trains and directs ECC staff.
● Accurately tracks Empowerment attendance in various categories through use of Excel and other databases/computer applications.
● Completes reports for the Family Justice Center and AB Tech partnerships.
● At the direction of the program coordinator, implements rules and regulations regarding health, safety, and cleanliness for a five-star- rated child care center and ensures that all regulations are followed by all adults in the assigned classroom, including volunteers and floaters.
● Stays up-to-date on the latest theories of and best practices for promoting language, cognitive, social and emotional, and physical development for children in the assigned classroom.
● Interacts appropriately with parents when present in the classroom; ensures that parents are informed of children’s daily activities, health concerns, eating habits, and other areas of interest to the family. Takes note of parents’ information on the child and communicates any health or wellness concerns to the ECC Coordinator. Communicates policies to parents as needed.
● Models positive behavior for children according to the culture and mission of the YWCA, including non-violent speech and action and respect for all.
● Participates actively and positively in the YWCA’s initiatives toward reducing childhood obesity; acts as a role model and provides positive guidance to children toward trying new foods, appropriate table manners, and the enjoyment of exercise. Encourages good nutrition according to the latest nutrition guidelines and promotes a positive attitude toward exercise at every opportunity.
● Takes an active part in all department trainings and staff meetings called by the Empowerment Child Care Coordinator.
● Sells and schedules pay by the hours punch cards. Records purchases in Daxco. Follows proper procedures for receipting and delivering money to the accounting department.
● Works with other ECC staff to ensure accurate staff and participant schedules are available each day.
 

YWCA Administration:
● Provides administrative support to the ECC Coordinator as needed, including filling in for the Coordinator in their absence.
● Provides excellent customer service, ensuring that all members and participants at the YWCA are welcomed, provided with accurate and complete information, and shown respect and appreciation. Willingly and responsibly facilitates solutions to problems presented by staff, members, and participants.
● Attends trainings and meetings as required by the YWCA administration.
● Assumes other responsibilities appropriate for the position as requested by the YWCA administration.
● Will work with a culturally and economically diverse population of YWCA members, participants, and staff members.
● Is responsible for knowing all conditions of employment, including the contents of the YWCA staff policy manual.
● Maintains confidentiality at all times regarding information about participants and colleagues.

Working Conditions:
● Works in direct proximity with children and will be exposed to childhood illnesses.
● Will spend a part of each day supervising and participating in outdoor play at all times of the year.
 

Physical Demands:
● The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
● Will stand for long periods of time;
● May occasionally lift and/or move heavy objects or boxes;
● Will be expected to participate in the demands required when working with children under the age of 6 such as
o bending,
o lifting,
o diapering,
o floor play,
o leading fitness activities.
● Sit at computer screen.
● Operate computer.

Salary is $10 - $13 per hour plus benefits.
Send resume and cover letter to: humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org

Deadline to apply is Friday, December 29, 2017.  No phone calls, please.  

 


YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina  

Certified Water Exercise Instructor- Part Time
Certified Water Aerobics Instructor needed, must have a current certificate in United States Water Fitness or equivalent and a current CPR/AED certificate. 

Minorities are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish is desired. Qualified candidates who are fluent in Spanish and English are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications and resumes should be sent to humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org or to the attention of Mary Beth Herman.  Please do not call the YWCA to discuss this position.



YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina  

Group Fitness Instructor - Independent Contractor

Group Fitness Instructors with ability to instruct and motivate in a group fitness setting. In particular, we are seeking instructors for Spin, Silver Sneaker, Hip Hop, and Creative Movement (a low to no impact dance format for individuals with mental and physical delays).

Must have knowledge of exercise technique and the ability to work with clients of all fitness levels. Fitness certification is required along with updated CPR/AED certification.

The YWCA fosters a team environment and seeks contractors who are dedicated to promoting our mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

People of color are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates who are fluent in Spanish and English are strongly encouraged to apply and will be incentivized. High school diploma or higher is required.  


Send resume and cover letter to humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org 

 


YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina  

CDL Bus Driver: Part-time, non-exempt

Title: Bus Driver
Department: Primary Enrichment
Reports to: Director of Primary Enrichment Program
Effective Date: July 2017
Position Summary: Bus drivers ensure the safe transport of children enrolled in YWCA programs. Drivers take responsibility for bus maintenance. Driving is primarily for the Primary Enrichment (After School) and Summer Camp programs, but drivers may be asked to drive at other times and for other programs. The position is part-time, year round and non-exempt.

The YWCA fosters a team environment and seeks employees who are dedicated to promoting our mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures the safety of children by following all YWCA bus policies as well as state and local safety laws.
Assists and supports counselors and teachers in encouraging safe behavior by children on buses.
Stays up to date on all rules regarding safe conduct for children during transport, including those from the state licensing bureau.
Engages with children appropriately, learning names and modeling professional behavior.
Ensures that buses are clean and doors and windows securely locked at the end of each day.
Continually communicates with the Director of Primary Enrichment Program about the condition of buses or problems with child behavior on buses that can lead to unsafe conditions.
Ensures that buses are always fueled.
Arranges for repairs and regular maintenance with approved mechanics, and assists in transferring buses to repair shops when necessary.
Reports any accident or incident immediately via telephone to the Director of School Age Programs or, if unavailable, to the Director of Programs, Director of Operations or the Executive Director.

Program Administration
Records travel time and distance as directed.
Collects invoices at the time of fueling and at the completion of maintenance on vehicles and conveys them to the Director of Primary Enrichment Program.
Attends all staff meetings as required by the Director.

YWCA Administration:
Provides excellent customer service, ensuring that all members and participants at the YWCA are welcomed, provided with accurate and complete information, and shown respect and appreciation. Willingly and responsibly facilitates solutions to problems presented by staff, members, and participants.
Attends trainings assigned by the YWCA administration.
Assumes other responsibilities appropriate for the position as requested by the YWCA administration.
Will work with a culturally and economically diverse population of YWCA members, participants, and staff members.
Is responsible for knowing all conditions of employment, including the contents of the YWCA staff policy manual.
Maintains confidentiality at all times regarding information about participants and colleagues.

Working Conditions:
Will be in direct contact with school age children and may be exposed to childhood illnesses.
Works with a culturally and economically diverse group of children, parents, and colleagues.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: May occasionally lift and/or move heavy objects or boxes; must be physically able to perform CPR and basic first aid; will enter and exit school buses several times a day; may be asked to drive long distances within the state of North Carolina.

Certifications and skills:
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must have a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement.
Will be trained in CPR and basic first aid.
Must be able to maintain order among large groups of children according to YWCA and state guidelines for handling childhood behaviors.

Application available online at www.ywcaofasheville.org

Applications and resumes should be sent to humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org or to the attention of Mary Beth Herman.