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If you’re passionate about our mission, we want you on our team! Join us as we work on the front lines tackling our community’s most pressing issues. Our staff is creative, collaborative, smart, dedicated and inspired as we seek to build a world where all people are safe, have access to the resources they need, and are empowered to pursue their dreams.

The benefits of working for YWCA Missoula include:

  • generous paid time off and holidays
  • employee wellness stipend
  • employee assistance program
  • medical, dental and vision insurance
  • paid parental and sick leave
  • life insurance
  • retirement fund
  • professional development training
    *Available benefits vary depending on employment status

YWCA Missoula values a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about working with us but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. We strongly encourage women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, and people with lived experience of houselessness or housing instability to apply. YWCA Missoula is an equal-opportunity employer and are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Current Employment Opportunities

FINANCE-BILLING SPECIALIST

Full-time- 32 to 40 hrs/wk
Starting at $20/hr. DOE

How does this position make an impact on the community? YWCA Missoula is a mighty force of roughly 90 paid staff, more than 200 volunteers, as well as practicum and intern students. We depend on the individuals in our finance team to support this force to carry out the YWCA mission for women and families facing poverty, violence and discrimination.

 

The ideal candidate: Is passionate about the mission of the YWCA and:

  • Has one to two-year previous Medicaid billing and reimbursement experience including experience in QuickBooks and using MS 365 products.
  • Has the ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of individuals from peers to leadership.
  • Has good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of general and non-profit accounting and budgeting, including computerized accounting systems.

Some of what you’ll do in this position:

  • Assists with the routine accounting functions, including accounts payable, cash receipts and payroll processing, petty cash fund maintenance, bank reconciliation, statutory tax filings, and fixed asset tracking while adhering to established standards.
  • Helps prepare grant budgets and required periodic financial reports and cash requests to grantors.
  • Assist with year-end audit requests and tasks.
  • Execute accurate reporting, filing, and database management in multiple systems.
  • Secure financial information by maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Continued training with classes, workshops, and networking events.
  • Assist with building and provide consultation for a Medicaid billing and reimbursement process to expand our services.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or similar field of study preferred or
  • One to two years of experience in clerical accounting, required.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency Diploma, required.
  • Current Driver’s license with acceptable driving record and proof of automobile coverage in compliance with MT state law, required.
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of women and children served by the YWCA programs, required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Medicaid billing and reimbursement procedures, required.

What else you should know: This position is full-time, 32 – 40hours per week. Working hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. The base wage for this position starts at $20/hour – higher wages would be based on experience calculated using YWCA Missoula’s wage matrix. Employee filling this role has access to benefits including holiday, vacation and sick time pay; health, dental, vision and life insurance available; reimbursed wellness expenses, employee discount and employee assistance program.

 

How to apply: To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and references tavina@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801, Attn: HR. 

 

All offers of employment at YWCA Missoula are contingent upon passing a background check designed to protect the interests of women, children and families served by our programs. For applicants with a criminal history, the nature and recency of the conduct/behavior and its relationship to the position will be considered.

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OFFICE MANAGER

Exempt, Full-time 40 hours per week
Starting at $55,068.00 annually, DOE

How does this position make an impact on the community?
YWCA Missoula is a mighty force of roughly 80 paid staff, more than 200 volunteers, as well as practicum and intern students. We depend on the individuals in our Admin team to support this force to carry out the YWCA mission for women and families facing poverty, violence and discrimination both in person and over the phone.

The ideal candidate possesses:
Is passionate about the mission of the YWCA and:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and prioritize tasks as needed.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt quickly to changes in the organization.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with managing multiple projects simultaneously is a plus.
  • Good work habits, including punctuality
  • High school diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

More about what you’ll do in this role:

  • Coordinates work activities for the administrators and volunteers in the front office.
  • Answers the phone and greets the public when reception is unavailable.
  • Helps maintain personnel files in a legal and consistent manner.
  • Completes orientation and necessary paperwork for new employees.
  • Tracks dates for performance appraisals and distributes evaluation forms to supervisors in a timely fashion.
  • Advertises open positions.
  • Ensures that appropriate notifications are made in a timely fashion to employees.
  • Manages administrative and operational accounts for the organization
  • Problem solves IT inquiries related to door, alarm systems, licenses and for computer access as they arise.
  • Collaborates with other members of leadership for board of director meetings, committees and other projects related to on boarding/hiring or operational efficiencies.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an office management or human resource’s role required
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of women and children served by the YWCA programs.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, or a related field; or equivalent experience preferred but not required.
  • Highschool Diploma or equivalent diploma required.

What else you should know: This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The base wage for this position starts at $55,068/annually – higher wages would be based on experience calculated using YWCA Missoula’s wage matrix. YWCA Missoula values a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about working with us but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. Employee filling this role has access to benefits including vacation time, sick leave, holiday pay, health, dental, vision, life insurance, FLEX accounts, parental leave, and employee assistance program.

How to apply:
To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and references to jmaturen@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801, Attn: HR. Job opening closes June 28, 2024 or when position is filled, whichever comes first.

All offers of employment at YWCA Missoula are contingent upon passing a background check designed to protect the interests of women, children and families served by our programs. For applicants with a criminal and history, the nature and recency of the conduct/behavior and its relationship to the position will be considered.

FAMILY HOUSING CENTER ADVOCATE

Full time, 40 hrs/week.
Starting at $18/hr. DOE

How does this position make an impact on the community? The Family Housing Center team provides support through short-term emergency shelter in the Missoula Family Housing Center, case management and rental assistance for unhoused families to find and maintain safe, stable housing and achieve self-sufficiency.

The ideal candidate: Is passionate about the mission of the YWCA and:

  • Has one year experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness preferred.
  • Has the ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, peers and supervisors.
  • Has good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
  • Has consistent availability on weekends
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, peers and supervisors
  • Has good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information
  • High school diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

Some of what you’ll do in this position:

  • Provides guidance and support to the volunteer 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 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
  • Maintains confidential written client files as needed

 

What else you should know: 

This position is Full-time, 40 hours per week. The schedule is Sunday through Thursday 12pm to 8pm. The base wage for this position starts at $18/hour – higher wage would be based on experience calculated using YWCA Missoula’s wage matrix. YWCA Missoula values a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about working with us but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. Employee filling this role has access to benefits including holiday, vacation and sick time pay; health, dental, vision and life insurance available; reimbursed wellness expenses, employee discount and employee assistance program.

How to apply: To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and references to cmccoy@ywcaofmissoula.org or tavina@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801, Attn: Caitlin McCoy or Trisha Avina. 

All offers of employment at YWCA Missoula are contingent upon passing a background check designed to protect the interests of women, children and families served by our programs. For applicants with a criminal history, the nature and recency of the conduct/behavior and its relationship to the position will be considered.

HOUSING STABILIZATION CASE MANAGER (FULL TIME)

40 hrs/ week, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Starting at $20/hr DOE

How does this position make an impact on the community? The Family Housing Center team provides support through short-term emergency shelter in the Missoula Family Housing Center, case management and rental assistance for unhoused families to find and maintain safe, stable housing and achieve self-sufficiency.

The ideal candidate: Is passionate about the mission of the YWCA and:

  • Helps foster a sense of personal strength and self-sufficiency in participants.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, practice anti-racist service delivery and advocacy for all individuals.
  • Exhibits energy and enthusiasm for the work and the community.
  • Provide culturally responsive, anti-oppressive services.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Works with residents to develop service plans, set goals and implement strategies to meet identified goals.
  • Ability to engage with children and offer parenting resources and support as needed.
  • Provides trauma-informed and survivor-focused advocacy to residents in the Family Housing Center.

Some of what you’ll do in this position:

  • Coordinates and completes intakes with participants, including orientation and explanation of policies.
  • Maintains a caseload of approximately 10-15 residents, providing intensive case management to all residents.
  • Provides 6-months of robust follow-up services to families that have exited the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 years case management experience (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services field, or equivalent work experience in a non-profit human services field. (preferred but not required)

What else you should know: This position is full-time, 40 hours per week. The schedule is Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm. The base wage for this position starts at $20/hour – higher wage would be based on experience calculated using YWCA Missoula’s wage matrix. YWCA Missoula values a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about working with us but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. Employee filling this role has access to benefits including holiday, vacation and sick time pay; health, dental, vision and life insurance available; reimbursed wellness expenses, employee discount and employee assistance program.

How to apply: To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and references to cmccoy@ywcaofmissoula.org or tavina@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801, Attn: Caitlin McCoy or Trisha Avina. Priority deadline for consideration is May 17, 2024.

All offers of employment at YWCA Missoula are contingent upon passing a background check designed to protect the interests of women, children and families served by our programs. For applicants with a criminal history, the nature and recency of the conduct/behavior and its relationship to the position will be considered.

PATHWAYS ADVOCATE (PART TIME)

Part-time (20 hrs/wk)
2 positions (1 daytime, 1 evening)
Starting at $18/hr. DOE

How does this position make an impact on the community?
The Pathways Program team provides life-saving services—shelter, counseling and more—for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking.

The ideal candidate: Is passionate about the mission of the YWCA and:

  • Helps foster a sense of personal strength and self-sufficiency in participants.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, practices anti-racist ethics through delivery of service and advocacy for all individuals.
  • Exhibits energy and enthusiasm for the work and the community.
  • Provides culturally responsive, anti-oppressive services.
  • Understands domestic and sexual violence issues and the impact of trauma on survivors.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates resolution with crisis that may arise during the shift.
  • Meets potential residents; provides intake screening and placement into shelter during shift.
  • Provides trauma-centered and survivor-focused advocacy to residents in the shelter.
  • Understanding of the social and political complexities of sexual and domestic violence.
  • Answers crisis line calls on a rotation schedule, meet potential participants at secured location of response.

Some of what you’ll do in this position:

  • Coordinates and completes intakes with participants, including orientation and explanation of policies.
  • Maintains excellent boundaries, a high degree of confidentiality and ethical behavior.
  • Be assertive when necessary and effectively apply conflict management techniques.
  • Communicates effectively with a variety of individuals, including adult and child clients, peers, volunteers, and supervisors.
  • Orient new shelter residents into the program, ensuring they feel safe and settled.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma (required)
  • Has a valid driver’s license and can provide proof of auto insurance coverage. (required)
  • Must be able to pass a background check. (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, or equivalent education/experience (preferred but not required)
  • One year working with domestic violence, sexual assault or homelessness (preferred but not required)

What else you should know: This position is part-time, 20 hours per week, days worked may vary depending on coverage needs. The base wage for this position starts at $18 hourly; higher wages would be based on relevant experience calculated using YWCA Missoula’s wage matrix. YWCA Missoula values a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about working with us but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. Employee filling this role has access to benefits including holiday, vacation and sick time pay; health, dental, vision and life insurance available; reimbursed wellness expenses, employee discount and employee assistance program.

How to apply: To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and references to tavina@ywcaofmissoula.org or mschulte@ywcaofmissoula.org or by mail/ in person to 1800 S. 3rd St. W., Missoula, MT 59801, Attn: HR.

All offers of employment at YWCA Missoula are contingent upon passing a background check designed to protect the interests of women, children and families served by our programs. For applicants with a criminal history, the nature and recency of the conduct/behavior and its relationship to the position will be considered.

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.