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About the YWCA

Work at the YWCA

Pursue a rewarding career while supporting women and families across Metro Vancouver. 

If you share our passion for advancing gender equality and want to work for a supportive, dedicated organization, explore career opportunities with us. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value our diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous and racialized peoples, LGBTQ2S+ individuals and people with disabilities.


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

Current Postings

Member Care Specialist

The Member Care Specialist provides leadership to the Member Services team while providing excellent member care and leadership, in addition to these specific duties and responsibilities. This position reports to the Manager of Operations.

Responsibilities:

Membership Sales and Retention

Status
Regular Full Time (35 hours) – must be available to work on weekends, opening and closing shifts.
Location

Health and Fitness Center - 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC
Fitness and Racquet Club – 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC

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Indigenous Relations Manager

The Indigenous Relations Manager leads YWCA Metro Vancouver’s work to advance Truth and Reconciliation across our advocacy, programs and workplace, strengthens meaningful engagement with Indigenous peoples, organizations and governments, and helps to guide the organization to work in a culturally safe way with Indigenous communities.

Responsibilities:

Status
Regular Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Location

535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC and Remote

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Temporary Survive to Thrive SOV Pre-Employment Advisor

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Survive to Thrive is a program, funded through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, to provide employment services for survivors of violence and/or abuse.    The structured program has comprehensive workshop format; essential skills; job development; opportunities for work experience, employer engagement; sustainable employment placement and job coaching.  The program has expanded to add to the current manager and two-person team to deliver this performance-based employment program, serving Burquitlam and the rest of Metro

Status
Temporary Part-Time, 21 hours/week (negotiable up to 28 hrs/wk.) between Monday to Friday with potential for extension.
Location

Burquitlam Office - Currently virtual delivery, transitioning to in-person services following BC Restart Plan.

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Family Support Worker

The Family Support Worker will provide education, support, and advocacy on issues pertaining to women and children in the Downtown Eastside Community.

Responsibilities:

Status
Part Time (17.5 hours per week) Term position to December 31, 2022
Location

Crabtree Corner Community, Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC

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Elder in Residence

The Elder in Residence program aims to ensure Indigenous perspectives, knowledge, and approaches to wellness are honoured at Crabtree Corner Community (CTC).

 

The Elder in Residence provides guidance, peer support, active listening, counselling, support, and mentorship to participants and their families. The Elder in Residence also provides guidance, mentorship and direction to team members, as requested including the sharing of knowledge and protocol around ceremony and culture for stronger participant interactions and supporting cultural events on site.

 

Status
Term Part time 14 hours per week. Term position until December 31 2022
Location

YWCA Crabtree Corner Community, 533 East Hasting Street Vancouver, BC

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Junior Accountant

YWCA Metro Vancouver is seeking Junior Accountant to provide accounting support to our programs.

Responsibilities:   

Status
Regular Full Time (35 hours/week)
Location

YWCA Program Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

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Program Manager

QMUNITY and YWCA Metro Vancouver have entered into a partnership to deliver an employment program designed to serve Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit and gender diverse individuals in the Metro Vancouver region. This is a new program, that is currently funded for one year, with the intention to extend the program length, based upon program results, funding availability, and measurable impact.  

Status
Grant, full-time (35 h/week - union exempt) until January 31, 2023 with the opportunity for ongoing funding
Location

QMUNITY - 1170 Bute Street, Vancouver BC

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SOV Career Advisor

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Survive to Thrive is a program, funded through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, to provide employment services for survivors of violence and/or abuse.    The structured program has comprehensive workshop format; essential skills; job development; opportunities for work experience, employer engagement; sustainable employment placement and job coaching.  The program has expanded to add to the current manager and two-person team to deliver this performance-based employment program, serving Burquitlam and the rest of Metro

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week – till June 30, 2023 with Potential for Extension
Location

Burquitlam Office - Note*Currently virtual delivery, transitioning to in-person services following BC Restart Plan.

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Organizational Development Manager

The Organizational Development Manager will provide organization-wide and program-specific services to support YWCA Metro Vancouver’s strategic objectives and enhance individual, team and organizational capacity and effectiveness.

Working in partnership with program leaders, this position will support in areas such as leadership, team learning, and change and transition management, and will help to foster a culture that generates high performance teams, strengths-based coaching and values-based leadership. 

Status
Regular Full Time
Location

535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC and Remote

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Manager of Community Development Programs

The Manager of Community Development Programs is responsible for the oversight of seven YWCA Community Development Programs across Metro Vancouver, and for the supervision of the Community Development Coordinators at each site.  

Responsibilities:

Status
Regular, Full Time $27/hr
Location

Vancouver, with some travel throughout Metro Vancouver required.

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Case Manager

This YWCA position will be working  as part of a multi-agency team within the Cloverdale WorkBC Catchment operated by MOSAIC to connect jobseekers 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 Cloverdale representing the mission and values of the YWCA, including newcomer women, vulnerable women, single parents, survivors of violence.    

Responsibilities:

Status
Temporary Full-Time 35 hours/week (fill for a Leave of Absence)
Location

Cloverdale WorkBC Catchment

Posting Period
Open until filled

Volunteer Engagement and Presents of Peace Coordinator

We are seeking a Volunteer Engagement Coordinator who will be committed to working collaboratively with program managers to deliver a comprehensive individual and corporate volunteer program that encompasses recruitment, onboarding, administration, recognition, performance management, engagement and retention.   In addition, this position will lead our Presents of Peace gift giving program that operates between August and February of each year.

Responsibilities:

Volunteer Engagement Program:

Status
Regular Full Time
Location

535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC and Remote

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Multi-Location Early Childhood Educator

Multi-Site: This individual is responsible for providing child care under supervision and must be willing to work at all 4 of YWCA’s Early Learning and Care Centres (Emma’s, Crabtree Corner, Leslie Diamond, Citygate).

Start date: As soon as possible
End date: August 31, 2022
Wage Rate:  Starting at $21.24 per hour

Responsibilities:

•    Charting all information (regarding child's day)

•    Updating as to where each child is, who needs what

Status
Term 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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Multi-Location Early Childhood Educator

Multi-Site: This individual is responsible for providing child care under supervision and must be willing to work at all 4 of YWCA’s Early Learning and Care Centres (Emma’s, Crabtree Corner, Leslie Diamond, Citygate).

Start date: As soon as possible
End date: August 19, 2022
Wage Rate:  Starting at $21.24 per hour

Responsibilities:

•    Charting all information (regarding child's day)

•    Updating as to where each child is, who needs what

Status
Term 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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Case Manager Coordinator – Midtown West

Working closely with the Senior Manager, the Case Manager Coordinator will supervise, provide direction and work closely with a five-person team of Career Advisors that provide support for a range of jobseekers in the community, including single parents, immigrants, persons with disabilities, youth, Indigenous people, older workers, francophone, survivors of violence, LGBTQ2S+ as well as professionals and general jobseekers.  Working with a wider team of workshop facilitators and job developers, the Case Managers provide a holistic approach to providing the arc of career development service

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

Midtown West WorkBC Centre, 2150 West Broadway, Vancouver

Posting Period
Open until filled

Building Operator 2

The purpose of this position is to perform all duties required for the physical operation of the property such as minor plumbing, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and renovation work and other related duties in an efficient and effective manner. This position will cooperate with other departments to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities: 

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, we are seeking to hire a Building Operator 2, who will share in the:

•    Operation of the DDC System

Status
Regular Full-Time (shift hours will vary)
Location

YWCA Hotel/Residence, 733 Beatty Street

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Chief Executive Officer

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. 

Status
Full-time
Location

YWCA Metro 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/hour for qualified ECE

Responsibilities

Status
Casual
Location

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

Posting Period
Open until filled