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Join our team! YWCA Missoula seeks dedicated and motivated employees to advance our mission and positively impact the people we serve in our programs.

YWCA Missoula provides equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or political beliefs.

Our employment needs and opportunities vary in scope and in timing of availability. If you do not see an open position that fits you and your needs, please check back. Thank you.

Current Employment Opportunities

PLANET KIDS VISIT MONITOR (PART TIME)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or HiSet Equivalency diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Current Montana driver’s license and proof of auto insurance in compliance with Montana state law.
  • Two years’ experience working with at-risk children preferred.
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interests of women and children served by the YWCA programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, peers and supervisors.
  • Good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
  • Ability to accept, act on and offer constructive criticism.

PARTIAL LIST OF DUTIES:

  • Monitors visits and exchanges between children and their non-residential parents.
  • Nurtures, guides, plays with and mentors children in the program, kindly attending to their bodies, minds and spirits.
  • Redirects parent as needed, terminates visits when appropriate.
  • Helps the children in the program have fun and learn.
  • Works with parents to help them with parenting skills.
  • Acts as a positive role model for children and their parents: is flexible, compassionate and direct; addresses violent language and behavior by providing positive alternatives.

HOURS/DAYS: Part time, 15-19 hours per week. WILL WORK VARIED DAYS, EVENINGS AND WEEKEND HOURS, to be discussed at interview.

WAGE: $16.00 – $20.00/hour. DOE.

DEGREE: High school diploma or HiSet Equivalency diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, or equivalent education/experience preferred.

BENEFITS: This position does not have access to benefits beyond holiday pay and our Employee Assistance Program

TO APPLY: Send a resume, cover letter and references to tchristensen@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801, Attn: Trish Christensen.

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YOUTH ADVOCATE (PART TIME)

PARTIAL LIST OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school or HiSET Equivalency diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, education, social work, or related field, or equivalent education/experience preferred.
  • Three years’ experience working with domestic violence and/or sexual assault preferred.
  • Love for children and zeal for their welfare.
  • Dedication to providing inclusive, trauma-informed, and anti-racist programming for youth.
  • Ability to lift children up to 30 pounds
  • An understanding of domestic and sexual violence issues, particularly in relation to the effects on children.
  • Knowledge of group facilitation techniques and small group work with an emphasis on special needs children and children in crisis
  • Understanding of the social and political complexities of sexual and domestic violence
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of resident identities.
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of families served by the YWCA programs.

        DUTIES- PARTIAL LIST:

        • Nurtures, guides, plays with and mentors children in the shelter, groups and family services, kindly attending to their bodies, minds, and spirits.
        • Provides appropriate activity and interaction for children in the shelter, groups and family services.
        • Facilitates resolution with crisis that may arise during the shift.
        • Works with mothers in the shelter to help them with parenting skills.
        • Maintains written client files.
        • Exposure to difficult situations and emotionally taxing client circumstances, including physical aggression may be encountered.
        • Ensures participant confidentiality.
        • Acts as a positive role model to family housing participants and other YWCA participants.

            HOURS/DAYS: Part-Time. 20 hours per week, hours and days to be discussed at interview.

            WAGE: $16- 20/hour. DOE.

            DEGREE: High School diploma or HiSET Equivalency diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred.

            BENEFITS: Employee filling this role has access to benefits including vacation time, holiday pay, health, dental, vision, life insurance and FLEX account.

            TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and references to mdenny@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801 Attn: Meg Denny.

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            SECRET SECONDS CLERK (FULL TIME & PART TIME)

            PARTIAL LIST OF QUALIFICATIONS:

            • High school diploma or HiSET Equivalency Diploma required.
            • Must have dependable vehicle, current driver’s license and proof of auto insurance in compliance with Montana state law.
            • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interests of YWCA donors and clients.
            • Ability to maintain confidential information.
            • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, donors, peers and supervisors.
            • Good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
            • Ability to accept, act on and offer constructive criticism.

            PARTIAL LIST OF DUTIES:

            • Waits on customers, receives donations, and writes receipts for donations.
            • Sorts, prices, and displays merchandise.
            • Projects a positive image of the YWCA, using effective public relations skills.
            • Exhibits friendliness toward and consideration of YWCA employees, volunteers, participants, customers and the general public.
            • Adheres to YWCA policies and guidelines.
            • Acts as a responsible team member.
            • In general, demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for her/his work.
            • Demonstrates competence as an information source about the YWCA programs and other Missoula programs of similar interest.
            • Exhibits an awareness of and ability to deal with diversity among people, including disabilities among clients, staff and customers.
            • Displays a neat appearance and competent manner.
            • Ability to lift 40+ pounds required.

            HOURS/DAYS: Will work varied week days, evenings and weekend hours, to be discussed at interview. This position will work weekends.

            WAGE: $13.00/hr. (Clerks filling this role can earn a monthly sales bonus, which can increase the hourly wage by an additional $1/ hour.)

            DEGREE: High school diploma or HiSET Equivalency Diploma required.

            BENEFITS: Employees filling these roles have access to benefits including paid holidays,paid vacation, health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, supplemental insurance, parental leave and long term illness.

            For questions call:
            (406) 549-1610 and speak with Jean

            To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter
            By mail/in person: 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT. 59801. Attn: E’Lise Chard
            By email: echard@ywcaofmissoula.org

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            FAMILY HOUSING CENTER EVENING & WEEKEND ADVOCATE (FULL TIME)

            PARTIAL LIST OF QUALIFICATIONS:

            • Consistent availability on evenings
            • High school diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
            • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of women and children served by the YWCA programs.
            • One year experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness preferred.
            • Ability to maintain confidential information.
            • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, peers and supervisors.
            • Good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
            • Ability to accept, act on and offer constructive criticism.

            DUTIES- PARTIAL LIST

            • Provides guidance and support to the volunteer overnight staff.
            • Provides trauma-informed and survivor-focused advocacy to residents in the Missoula Family Housing Center (MFHC).
            • Ensures that program guidelines and policies are being met by participants.
            • Facilitates resolution with crises that
            • Facilitates resolution with crisis that may arise during the shift.
            • Enters weekly into HMIS data base.
            • Act as primary point of contact for residents should they need assistance during the night.
            • Overnight duties may include assisting residents when needed, entering data from day shifts, enforcing quiet hours when necessary, disinfecting commonly used areas, and preparing the facility for the next day.
            • Maintains confidential written client files as needed.

            HOURS/DAYS: Full-Time. Approximately 30-40 hours per week. Shift is 5pm- 11pm, days to be discussed at interview. Some weekend shifts required.

            BASE WAGE: $16- $20/hr. DOE.
            WEEKEND WAGE: $18/hr for hours worked from 7am-midnight, Saturdays and Sundays.

            DEGREE: High School diploma or HiSET Equivalency diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

            BENEFITS: Employee filling this role works has access to benefits including holiday pay, paid vacation, medical, dental, life and vision insurance. Additional benefits such as FLEX reimbursement accounts, parental leave and retirement benefits are also available. Some wait times for eligibility apply.

            TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter and references to Melissa Richards at mrichards@ywcaofmissoula.org. Or mail/ drop off to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula. MT 59801.

             

            SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE ADVOCATE (ON CALL)

            YWCA Missoula is looking for on-call Sexual Assault Response Advocates. This position is compensated with a stipend of $38 per 12-hour on-call shift.

            Sexual Assault Response Advocates at the YWCA provide 24/7 response for victims of sexual assault who present to First Step Resource Center for an exam or report to law enforcement. Sexual assault advocates meet with survivors at First Step, the police department or emergency room to provide emotional support during examinations, interviews, and other processes; assist with safety planning; provide information regarding rights and options; and assist with referral to additional resources as needed.

            Previous experience in human services field preferred. Training is provided.

            Must be available for a minimum of two 12-hour on-call shifts per month.

            To learn more or apply, contact Carol Roberts at croberts@ywcaofmissoula.org or (406) 543-6691.

            Our Mission

             

            YWCA Missoula is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

            We believe that everyone has the right to a life free from violence and discrimination, with access to safe, decent housing and the resources to pursue their dreams. We are determined to create a community where all people, regardless of gender or race, have opportunities for growth, leadership and power.