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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, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, people with disabilities and people from other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Successful applicants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, exemption requests must be supported by valid, legal documents.

Current Postings

Job Developer (Youth 16-30)

Under the general supervision of the WorkBC Senior Operation Manager and the Job Developer Lead, the Job Developer is responsible for working closely with youth job seekers (age 16-30) to support them in securing employment and retaining employment and connecting them with employers.  Working with job seekers and their established goals, the Job Developer will ensure that a targeted number of job seekers secure employment per month and will work toward marketing to a targeted number of new employers per month (as directed).

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week until March 31, 2024
Location

WorkBC 1256 Granville St. (Career Zone).

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Coordinator, Employer Relations

Under the general supervision of the Senior Manager, Employer Relations and Business Development, the Employer Relations Coordinator is responsible for working closely with the Job Development staff across YWCA WorkBC sites to support Clients in achieving their goal of securing employment through connections with employers. Working with Job Development staff, the Coordinator will ensure that a targeted number of job seekers secure employment per month and will work toward strategies and project plans to market services to a targeted number of new employers per month (as directed).

Status
Grant Full-Time (35 hours) till March 31st 2024 with a possibility for an extension
Location

Metro Vancouver with the home office in the Tri-Cities

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HIPPY Co-ordinator for the YWCA Metro Vancouver

The YWCA, in partnership with the Mothers Matter Centre, is piloting the HIPPY project within the 2nd stage transition houses in the Lower Mainland.

The YWCA HIPPY coordinator reports to the Manager, Transition Housing and is responsible for overseeing, implementing and co-ordinating the HIPPY program.

Status
Contract until March 31, 2025, 35 hours per week. Days and times can be flexible.
Location

Vancouver

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Single Mothers Support Group Contract Facilitator

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

UBC

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Community Development Coordinator

YWCA Cause We Care House provides rent geared to income housing for women and their children in the DTES. There is a small communal garden, an outdoor play area suitable for younger children and an amenity room. It is located above the nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona library.  

The Community Development Coordinator for YWCA Cause We Care House will connect tenants with community resources, and support the development of community within the housing site. 

Responsibilities:

Status
Regular Part Time (4 days/week = 28 hours) $24.27/hr
Location

YWCA Cause We Care House, Vancouver

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Youth Education Programs, Coordinator

The Youth Education Programs Coordinator will be part of a team that oversees the Guide to High School program, which supports Grade 7 students as they transition from elementary to high school. The coordinator will support the program by working with community partners to engage and support program volunteers, recruit program participants, facilitate and deliver the program, and coordinate the delivery of programs within schools. The coordinator will be expected to ensure the overall success of the programs at the school sites they are responsible for.

Status
21 hours/week (Regular, Part Time). One positions available.
Location

Mix of remote and in person work at YWCA Program Centre (535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC) with travel to schools in Vancouver and Surrey

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Youth Education Supervisor

Reporting to the Manager, Youth Education Programs, the Youth Education Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Grade 7 Youth Education Programs, which supports participants as they transition from elementary to high school. The role includes research, developing community contacts, program evaluation, volunteer management, data management, and other key administrative duties. This role requires excellent organization and attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

Status
35 hours/week, Regular Full Time
Location

Mix of remote and in person work at YWCA Program Centre (535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC) with travel to schools in Vancouver and Surrey

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Part-time Facilitator/Resource Advisor (3 days/week)

The YWCA Career Zone is a youth employment center helping youth ages 16 to 30 find employment and plan careers through employment counselling, case management, job search and career planning workshops, active resource centre, short- and long-term training, self-employment planning, employment programs, access to clinical counselling, and community resources. 

Responsibilities:

Status
Grant Part-time position - 21 hours a week (3 days a week), until March 31, 2024 (possibility of extension)
Location

YWCA Career Zone Youth Employment Centre
2nd floor, 1256 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC

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Suite Inspector

The YWCA Metro Vancouver has 13 housing sites providing safe, affordable housing to single mothers and their children in various locations across Metro Vancouver. The Suite Inspector reports to the Facilities Manager, and is responsible for ensuring the safety of YWCA single mothers housing and transition houses. This includes regular inspections of suites, and monitoring of camera systems.

Salary:  $24.27/hr

Responsibilities:

Status
Full Time (35 hours per week)
Location

YWCA Housing Services Department, (throughout Metro Vancouver)

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Maintenance Worker

The YWCA Metro Vancouver has 13 housing sites providing safe, affordable housing to women who are single mothers and their children, in various locations across Metro Vancouver. 

The role of the Maintenance Worker is to provide maintenance of the building structures, building systems, landscaping, fixtures, some furniture and to ensure the overall upkeep of our housing communities.

Pay:  $24.31 /hr plus benefits and fitness perks

Responsibilities:

Status
Full Time (35 hours per week), Monday to Friday
Location

YWCA Housing Department, multiple sites within Metro Vancouver

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Youth Life Skills Facilitator

Since February 2014 the YWCA Metro Vancouver has been offering the Strive program to assist youth in and from government care to successfully transition to adulthood. The program objective is to enhance participants’ life and employability skills and provide wraparound support services. Strive staff work one-to-one with participants on their individualized action plans which may include securing employment, enrolling in further education or training, finding housing, and other goals related to the transition to adulthood.

Status
Grant Full-time (35 hours per week) until March 31st, 2023
Location

YWCA 1256 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

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Office Administrator, Midtown West

The Office Administrator acts as the first point of contact at the WorkBC Center for clients, employers and the general public. In this role, the Office Administrator ensures that clients are directed to the correct stream for WorkBC services. The Office Administrator is also responsible for ensuring that data entries for clients’ information are completed on a regular basis in ICM and necessary trackers. 

Responsibilities:

Status
Term Full-Time, 35 hours per week (end date December 31, 2023)
Location

WorkBC Midtown West

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WorkBC Case Manager

This YWCA position will be working as part of a multi-agency team within the Vancouver NorthEast WorkBC Catchment operated by MOSAIC to connect job seekers with progressive employment, training opportunities and holistic supports.  The successful candidate will be working in delivering case management services for a range of clients in Vancouver NorthEast, representing the mission and values of the YWCA, including newcomer women, vulnerable women, single parents, and survivors of violence.    

Responsibilities:

Status
Grant Full-Time, 35 hours/week
Location

Vancouver NorthEast WorkBC Catchment

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Marketing Intern, WorkBC

Under the general supervision of the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Intern will be responsible for community outreach, engaging with other youth and community members and developing communications material and content for digital campaigns and social media platforms.

Responsibilities:

Status
Paid Youth Internship - full time 35 hrs per week until March 31, 2023
Location

YWCA Program Centre - Regularly travel to various locations in Metro Vancouver

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Employment Coach

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. The Employment Coach will support Clients secure, and/or maintain employment by connecting them with employers, monitoring their progress, and providing job coaching services.

Benefits: Paid time off, defined benefit pension plan and health benefits including extended health and dental, Health & Fitness Centre Membership and more

Status
Grant Full-Time, 35 hours/week (until March 31, 2024)
Location

Tri-Cities WorkBC Centres

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Member Services Representative

The Member Services Representative is the first point of contact for the YWCA Health and Fitness Centre.  If you have a passion for Customer Service, a commitment to Health and Fitness and a dedication to the Team Environment, we are interested in you.

Responsibilities:

Status
Casual – Opening and Closing shifts including weekends
Location

Health + Fitness Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Fitness and Racquet Club, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver

Posting Period
Open until filled

Single Mother’s Support Group Contract Child Minders

The YWCA Single Mothers’ Support Services is looking for experienced and caring individuals to provide child minding services for our weekly single mothers’ support group meetings.

This position will be suitable for students in ECE programs or those interested in gaining work experience with children. Shifts are generally 2.5h long, with the possibility to pick up occasional other shifts if interested.

Responsibilities:

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

Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Surrey, Langley
Surrey (Newton area) on Saturday mornings twice a month
UBC on Friday eves once per month
Port Coquitlam on Saturday mornings twice a month
Downtown Vancouver on Saturday mornings
Downtown Vancouver on Tuesday mornings once a month
Langley (Willoughby area) on Saturday mornings twice a month
Special events and workshops as needed

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Multi-Location Early Childhood Educator

This position is responsible for providing child care under supervision in addition to the responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities:

Status
Term Part Time (Minimum 25 hours/week) Monday to Friday, Start date: As soon as possible, Ending date: August 31, 2023 with possible extension
Location

Multi-Site: This individual must be willing to work at all 4 of YWCA’s Early Learning and Care Centres (Emma’s, Crabtree Corner, Leslie Diamond, Citygate)

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Multi-Location Early Childhood Educator

This position is responsible for providing child care under supervision in addition to the responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities:

Status
Regular Part Time (Minimum 25 hours/week) Monday to Friday
Location

Multi-Site: This individual must be willing to work at all 4 of YWCA’s Early Learning and Care Centres (Emma’s, Crabtree Corner, Leslie Diamond, Citygate)

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Lifeguard

We are looking for individuals who are customer service oriented, and have a demonstrated track record for implementing aquatic procedures & policies and standards.

Pay: $23.14-$24.14 per hour

Responsibilities:

Status
Casual
Location

YWCA Health + Fitness Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver

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.

Wages: $18.50/hour for unqualified (ECEA/ Responsible Adults)
              $19. 79 + Wage Enhancement (if qualified)  per hour for qualified ECE

Status
Casual
Location

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

Posting Period
Open until filled