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The YWCA is a women's membership movement whose mission is the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism. The YWCA Greater Los Angeles/Job Corps is an "equal opportunity employer/ program" and "auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities". We serve the needs of women, youth and children. The following positions are available:

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT: This position is directly responsible for the handling of monthly accounting duties for the organization, including but not limited to accounts reconciliation, monthly banking draws and fiscal analysis within the Finance Department of the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, including preparing and processing of accurate data for the records for the Association. This position also provides accounting expertise for all associated entities. Requirements: BS/BA degree in Finance/Accounting with. two to four years experience. Experience working in a nonprofit is a plus. Must have worked on special projects. CPA license highly preferred. Auditing experience a plus.

TEMPORARY DIRECTOR, CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: This position will provide supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of child development staff at all locations. Assure and maintain age appropriate curriculum activities are compatible with the mission of the YWCA. Manage and develop all funding proposals relating to child development programs. Requirements: BA degree in Child Development plus 6 admin, w/12 adult supervision. Must have Program Director Permit to apply.

TEACHER: Will participate in curriculum planning and implementation of age appropriate activities that enrich academic skill, linguistic abilities, cultural and recreational experiences. Set and maintain appropriate standards and rules for children's behavior. Identify children with special needs and report these to the Center Director. Assist with the supervision of the Teacher Assistants in the absence of the Center Director. Provide the Center Director with timely input on needed program supplies and materials. Interact positively with all parents and refer question and concerns to the Center Director as appropriate. Requirements: 24 units in ECE including Core courses and 16 General Education units, with Teacher Permit. Minimum of 1 year experience working with children in a group setting and fifteen hours of CPR training. Bilingual capacities desired.

TEACHER ASSISTANT: This position is responsibilities are to assist teachers in implementing high quality state funded Child Development programs. Assists with program curriculum planning and implementation of age appropriate activities that enrich academic skills. Provide careful and effective supervision of children's activities as assigned by the program Center Director and Head Teacher. Requirements: 12 units in Child Development and Associate Teacher Permit.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER ASSISTANT: Must have completed 6 to 12 units in Child Development. Hours vary from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Grade 22B - min $12.00/hour. Angeles Mesa, Compton, San Fernando and East L.A.

MANAGER, EVENING PROGRAM: This position will provide leadership in the planning, scheduling, and integration of the Evening Academic Tutoring and after-hours recreation programs. Some duties include acting as the lead in training and monitoring staff activities of the after school program, directing consultants, sub-contractors, program specialists, and volunteers; creating daily lesson opportunities collaboratively with the Evening Programs; and analyzing, developing, and submitting various reports, budgets, projections, and plans surveys.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred in education, administration, behavioral science, or a related field. Minimum of five years of managerial or supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

INSTRUCTOR, OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (On-Call): Instruct students in the development of career technical competencies and communication skills necessary for success in the world-of-work. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and implementing supplementary training material designed to enhance the learning process, engaging student attention towards the learning process, evaluating and reporting student progress, ensuring that attendance and accountability of students is strictly monitored, and providing regular evaluations and reports to the Office Administration Supervisor.

Requirements: AA Degree in Business or related major or three (3) years of related experience. Valid California or out-of-state vocational or occupational school credential; certification in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

PROGRAM ADVISOR (On-Call): Will work in the Residential Living Department, fostering a dorm atmosphere conducive to personality and character development through the encouragement of favorable behavior patterns. Monitors students that live on a residential floor, to ensure that students are in compliance with the rules and regulations of the Center. Facilitates prompt and appropriate assistance in the event of injury, illness, traumatic experience and emotionalism; will be responsible for the documentation of student activity and incidences within the department. Shifts needed are Swing (between 1:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m.) and Graveyard (between 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.).

Requirements: AA/AS Degree in a behavioral science, recreation, education or related field and a minimum of one (1) year's experience working with the youth. Experience working in a residential facility, preferred. Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

CENTER PROTECTION OFFICER (FULLTIME/ ON-CALL): This position is responsible for patrolling the center's grounds to ensure safety of staff, students, and visitors. The duties will involve control, surveillance, identification, monitoring, investigation, and reporting of all matters pertaining to center property, facilities, students, staff, and visitors. This position will ensure that guests sign in at the reception area and receive temporary badges during their visit and that all staff and students are wearing their ID badge. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, Minimum of one (1) year security or relevant experience required. Excellent customer service skills, working with youth, preferred, must be available to work a varied schedule. Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

RESIDENTIAL LIVING MANAGER: Responsible for managing the staff and activities of the Residential Living Department in keeping with the established DOL/JC contract and YWCA policies, goals and budgets. Develops, implements and monitors the Residential Living Department operating policies, procedures and activities to meet established benchmarks. Analyzes, develops and submits accurate and timely reports, remediation plans, strategic plans, surveys, etc., to the Assistant Center Director. Manages coordinating, scheduling, and effective implementation of dormitory and Residential Living programs and activities with career management, residential living, recreation/ avocation and within established Center standards.

Requirements: Degree from an accredited college or university in Behavioral Science or related field or equivalent experience. Four years of demonstrated leadership skills and youth-related experience, preferably in counseling, residential supervisory experience, or supervisory training. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Positive interpersonal skills. Experience working in diverse cultural settings. Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITER: Recruitment of all open positions, conducting and coordinating interviewing process, administering the pre-employment process, assisting with the hiring/new hire process and assisting with the resolution of employee related issues and/or concerns. This position will also assist the Director of Human Resources and the HR Department in administering a variety of HR programs and policies.

Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources, or have an equivalent combination of experience and education. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience working in personnel, human resources, or a relevant field. Minimum typing of 35 wpm. Must possess strong knowledge of Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

TEACHERS, ACADEMIC EDUCATION (On-Call): Teaches Basic Math, Reading and Language skills in accordance with approved curriculum, develops curriculum education and training aids.

Requirements: BA/BS degree in education or related field with emphasis on skills and disciplines to be taught. Valid California or out-of-state Teaching Credential. Minimum of one (1) year teaching experience, proficiency and/or certification in Microsoft Office 2007 programs, (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) preferred. Maintenance of a valid CA Driver's License and proof of driving record acceptable to the Center and its insurance carrier.

All positions at sites with children require finger-print clearance. Current employees of the YWCA are to complete the Internal Job Posting as found in the SOP. Current employees of Job Corps are to complete a Staff Transfer Request External Application with and updated résumé attached that may be received up to seven (7) days from initial posting. For further job opportunities with the YWCA or the Los Angeles Job Corps Center, please check our web site at: www.ywcagla.org

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES TO:  YWCA Greater Los Angeles YWCA/Los Angeles Job Corps Center, Attention Human Resources Attention Human Resources, 1020 South Olive Street, Seventh Floor 1031 South Hill Street, First Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90015 Los Angeles, CA 90015.  PH: 213-365-2991 / FAX: 213-251-1350 PH: 213-741-5394 / FAX: 213-743-5125. 

Employment applications may be obtained and returned to the above locations between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.



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