Careers

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Careers

Careers

Sexual Assault Case Advocate

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a full-time Sexual Assault Case Advocate. We are seeking a dynamic professional who is energetic, creative, takes initiative, proactively builds relationships, performs as a solid team member and has demonstrated appropriate decision making skills. For a list of duties and expectations click here!

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a social service field, and experience working in the sexual assault and/or domestic violence field is preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills are required. The position requires the ability to travel, to be on-call, some evening/weekend work and schedule flexibility to meet the needs of our clients.


Relief Sexual Assault Advocate

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a part-time Sexual Assault Advocate. We are seeking a dynamic professional, who is energetic, takes initiative, proactively builds and maintains relationships, and demonstrates appropriate decision making skills. The Relief Sexual Assault Advocate Staff provides emotional support, advocacy and crisis intervention to primary and secondary victims of sexual assault and victims of domestic violence at hospitals. This position requires being available to be on call and respond to the hospital between 6pm-6am M-F and all day Saturday and Sunday to serve as back-up call for volunteer advocates. These hours will be shared with other Sexual Assault Advocates.

Associate’s Degree required and one year of related SA/DV experience preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills are required along with good crisis management and problem solving skills.


Domestic Violence Community Advocate

We are seeking a dynamic professional who is energetic, creative, takes initiative, proactively builds relationships and performs as a solid team member. For a list of job duties and expectations click here!

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service field. Strong listening, verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required. An understanding of empowerment advocacy, trauma-informed environments and self-determination models will be helpful. The YWCA provides comprehensive domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking training for Advocates and offers a unique opportunity to enter into this dynamic profession.

This position will require a combination of day/evening hours and one weekend per month as well as schedule flexibility to meet the needs of our clients. The position is on-call for one week each month. Bilingual preferred but not required.


Overnight Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a full time Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate for the overnight shift from Thursday night through Sunday night. We are seeking dynamic professionals who are organized, think independently and critically, use appropriate judgement, and ensure quality work. Strong listening, verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required. The position is salaried and will require occasional flexibility to meet the needs of our clients and the agency. For a list of position specific duties please click here.

A Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service, Human Relations, or Human Resources field strongly preferred, an Associate’s Degree in Crime Victim Services or other human services also acceptable. Relevant domestic violence advocacy experience preferred, bilingual preferred. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and retirement.


Relief Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking part time Relief Domestic Violence Shelter Advocates. We are seeking dynamic professionals who are energetic, creative, take initiative, proactively build relationships and perform as a solid team members. The Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate will assist survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking at the YWCA Emergency Shelter through trauma informed service delivery. This includes answering crisis hotlines and assisting residents and their children with advocacy, safety planning, support, and crisis intervention.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service field or Associate’s Degree in Crime Victim Services. Relevant experience preferred and bilingual skills preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required. Must have flexible availability which may include nights and weekends and must be able to pick up at least 4 shifts a month. 

Empowerment Advocate

This is an AmeriCorps position. AmeriCorps is part of a National Service program with Members serving nationwide. AmeriCorps Members are not employees and must complete all service requirements including minimum service hours, training and reporting. Upon successful completion of service, Members may be eligible to receive an education award that can be used to pay qualifying education expenses and/or qualifying student loans.

For a full position descrption and candidate qualifications please click here!

For Empowerment Advocate position ONLY email applications to Chelsey Branham and Cindy Nguyen. Applications due by August 15, 2018.


Adult Counselor 

Adult Counselors needed to provide crisis intervention and individual/group counseling for adult victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Training in domestic violence, sexual assault and trauma is provided. 

Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field. Current Oklahoma licensure is preferred, i.e. LPC/LMFT/LCSW/LBP. Under LPC supervision will be considered. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Experience and training in trauma counseling would be beneficial. Bilingual preferred but not required.


Children's Counselor

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a Children’s Counselor to work full-time. We are seeking a dynamic professional who is energetic, creative, takes initiative, proactively builds relationships and performs as a solid team member. The Children’s Counselor will possess the ability to effectively manage a caseload which meets productivity expectations and includes a mixture of traditional business hours and after-hours provision of services to meet the needs of clients. The Children’s Counselor will also participate in 24/7 emergency response backup for counseling clients in rotation with other counseling staff, provide high quality, best practice individual and group counseling to clients in accordance with the Individualized Client Centered Plan and agency policies for child/adolescent victims of sexual assault and domestic violence and coordinate services by maintaining contact with other case workers, counselors, or agencies working with the client as well as with law enforcement, schools, justice system, social service agencies, and health care providers in response to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling or closely related field is required. Current clinical licensure or under supervision and counseling experience is required. At least one (1) year experience in domestic violence and/or sexual assault is preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills are required.


Help Desk Analyst

Job Summary:
Internal Customer Service position which requires technical skills in multiple areas of IT applied in a dynamic work environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting, requirements definition, hardware / software design and configuration, as well as support and issue resolution on various IT components.

Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field; three to five years of IT-related work experience; relevant certifications or experience may be substituted for degree at company’s discretion. Desired: Relevant technical training beyond degree. Candidate must possess working knowledge of workstation hardware and software and conceptual understanding of Network and Server operations. Click here for more information on this positions essential duties and general qualifications.


To Apply for any of the above listings please:

• Fill out this application for employment
• Send the application plus your resume and cover letter to Thala Wilson at twilson@ywcaokc.org with the job title in the header.