YWCA Employment
About the YWCA

Work at the YWCA

If you share our passion for advancing gender equity and want to work for a supportive, dedicated organization, while supporting women and families across Metro Vancouver, explore career opportunities with us. 

YWCA Metro Vancouver operates on the ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. YWCA Metro Vancouver also acknowledges the unceded territories of Semiahmoo and the Stó:lō peoples, including the Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem and Qayqayt Nations, as well as the treaty lands of the Tsawwassen Nation.

As an equity-seeking organization, the YWCA Metro Vancouver values its diverse workplace and is committed to fostering a community of inclusion and belonging. Increasing representation within our organization's workforce composition is a priority and we have taken significant and meaningful steps towards achieving this goal. Women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities and people from other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 


 

Current Postings

Career Advisor, FOCUS@Work Program

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Career Advisor will be responsible for providing career coaching and employer engagement support for self-identifying women in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s FOCUS@Work Program. FOCUS@Work is a free, highly-participatory employment program that helps women to assess their skills and strengths, set career goals, build connections and develop job search skills to find meaningful, sustainable employment. Each year the program works with 100+ women and alumni, providing guidance, support and encouragement.

 

Status
Term part time (21 hours/week), from September 1st 2024 until February 28th 2025 (Possibility of extension, pending funding).
Location

535 Hornby Street, Vancouver BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Single Mother’s Support Group Contract

What you’ll be doing:

  • Facilitate the single mothers peer support group meetings in person (Friday mornings in Langley, from 10am-noon, 35 meetings a year)

  • Attend monthly facilitator meetings to share information and resources with other group facilitators (held on the last Monday of the month from 12:30-2:30pm in Langley OR on the last Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8 pm in Vancouver)

Status
Independent Contractor – Approx. 3-4 hours per week
Location

Langley City

Posting Period
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Case Manager – WorkBC North Vancouver

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Case Management Services and Senior Manager of the WorkBC Centre, the Case Manager is responsible for working closely with job seekers to assess service suitability, develop, and implement an Employment Action Plan. The Case Manager will support Clients with achieving their employment goals by referring them to WorkBC interventions such as, Skills Training, Short term Skills Training, Employment Workshops, Self-Employment, Job Development, Wage Subsidy, etc.

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours a week until March 31, 2027
Location

YWCA WorkBC North Vancouver

Posting Period
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Case Manager, WorkBC Vancouver South

The Case Manager is responsible for working closely with job seekers to develop, support and meet their employment and career goals. This position works as part of a multi-agency team within the Vancouver South community to connect clients with progressive employment, training opportunities and holistic supports while representing the mission and values of the YWCA. 

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours a week until March 31, 2027
Location

WorkBC Vancouver South, 7575 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Career Advisor, Tech Connect Program

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Tech Connect is a program that delivers employment services to racialized newcomer women searching for work in the information technology (IT) sector. Tech Connect includes the following components: facilitation of workshops, recruiting employer contacts from the tech sector; hosting alumnae engagement activities. 

What you’ll be doing: 

Status
Temporary Full-Time (35 hours/week) until Sept 02, 2024 (Possibility of extension to Mar 31, 2025 – pending funding).
Location

In-person, Metro Vancouver and Tri-Cities (Port Coquitlam)

Posting Period
Open until filled

Specialist, Indigenous Initiatives and Engagement

At YWCA Metro Vancouver, we are committed to truth and reconciliation. This includes understanding, acknowledging and addressing our complicity in historic and ongoing colonial practices; enhancing cultural safety for Indigenous participants, volunteers and employees; deepening our relationships with host First Nations and Indigenous communities; and advocating for justice and equity alongside Indigenous women, girls and Two Spirit people.

Status
Regular Full Time
Location

535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
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Employment Coach

Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager of the WorkBC Centre the Employment Coach is responsible for working closely with WorkBC Clients who need to re-attach or maintain employment in the workforce by assessing service suitability, developing and implementing a Sustainment Plan. 

What you’ll be doing: 

Status
Temporary Full Time – 35 hours a week until the return of incumbent
Location

Tri-Cities WorkBC Centres

Posting Period
Open until filled

Fund Development Specialist

The job: 

The Fund Development Specialist provides oversight and direction to the Fund Development team on donation collection, processing and tax receipting. This role manages the processing of donations and as part of the Operations Team contributes towards improving and maintaining the integrity of the database.   

Status
Full-Time, 35 hours/week
Location

YWCA Program Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver . This position allows for a hybrid environment and includes flexible work hours.

Posting Period
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Senior Manager, Health Connect

The YWCA Metro Vancouver in partnership with YWCA Toronto have launched the Health Connect program to support self-identified newcomers and refugee women who are internationally educated health professionals (IEHP) in British Columbia (BC) and Ontario (ON).

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week – until Jan 7th, 2028
Location

In person at a few locations in Metro Vancouver

Posting Period
Open until filled

Employment Coach

Under the general supervision of the Senior Operations Manager of the Vancouver South WorkBC Centre, the Employment Coach is responsible for working closely with WorkBC Clients across catchments who need to re-attach or maintain employment in the workforce by assessing service suitability, developing and implementing a Sustainment Plan. 

What you’ll be doing: 

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours a week until March 31, 2027
Location

Vancouver South WorkBC Centre, 7575 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC, V6P 3H6

Posting Period
Open until filled

Career Advisor - Case Manager (Floater)

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Case management Services, the Case Manager (Floater) is responsible for working closely with job seekers to conduct intakes, assess service suitability, develop and implement action plans, and secure employment. The Case Manager (Floater) will step in to provide coverage support to the WorkBC catchment during times of high client demand and/or staffing shortages caused by role vacancies and/or staff vacations.  

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours per week until March 31, 2027
Location

WorkBC Centres operated by the YWCA Metro Vancouver; Tri-Cities WorkBC

Posting Period
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Career Advisor, Afghan Women’s Employment Program

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Afghan Women’s Employment program is tailored to support Afghan Refugee self-identified women in building their careers in BC. This project is an employment and skills-building program for self-identified Afghan women.  

Status
Grant Full-Time (35 hours/week) until Mar 31, 2025 (subject to funding)
Location

In-person Tri-Cities

Posting Period
Open until filled

Early Childhood Educator & Early Childhood Educator Assistant

YWCA Metro Vancouver is currently looking for casual on-call Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Educator Assistants to work in childcare centres operated by YWCA Metro Vancouver in the Vancouver area. The Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Educator Assistants will be responsible for providing child care under supervision in addition to the responsibilities listed below.

Status
Casual
Location

The four Child Care Centres operated by YWCA Metro Vancouver in the Vancouver area.

Posting Period
Open until filled