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Thank you for your interest in employment at the YWCA. Below are the current employment opportunities available.

BPTWlogo2011WEBYWCA Central Carolinas was named one of the top "Best Places to Work" in 2011 by the Charlotte Business Journal.

Prospective employees should email resume, cover letter and application to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the job title in the subject line or fax a resume and letter of interest to the HR Director at 704.521.9622. You may also apply in person at 3420 Park Road during fitness hours.  The YWCA Central Carolinas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, in compliance with and as required by federal and state law, all applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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Please Note: If applying for multiple positions, please send a separate email with position in subject line, application, cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Marketing Director

Category: Exempt
Department / Division: Philanthropy
Reports to: Chief Philanthropy Director
Salary: $42,000 - $46,000 depending on experience
Position Description:
Team oriented individual with the ability to work with and across all YWCA departments. Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the image of the YWCA in all public relations and communication initiatives to include publications, press releases, and website. Responsible for planning and oversight of all events and YWCA community functions.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public/Relations/Communications or equivalent education and/or experience required.  Minimum of four years experience in marketing and/or public relations required.  Proven skills in writing and editing as well as outstanding oral communication skills.  Attention to accuracy and detail.  Must be able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with tight deadlines.  Must be flexible, exhibit a high energy level and possess a “can-do” mentality. Must have experience in media relations and working with local reporters. Must possess computer skills with MS office suite, graphic design experience with Adobe Creative Suite, and web content management experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·     Coordinate special events including annual meeting, donor appreciation, donor cultivation activities, awards programs and other events hosted by or for the benefit of the YWCA.

·     Coordinate and produce a variety of publications, program presentations and marketing pieces.

·     Oversee all media relations for the organization, including proactive pitching, media coordination, placement strategy and measurement of results.

·     Write press releases, newsletters, brochures, feature articles, website copy, and annual report.

·     Manage mailing of marketing and communication pieces including printing and bulk mail.

·     Support all departments with marketing efforts; develop department-specific marketing strategies as needed with a focus on fitness marketing.

·     Layout and graphic design of all of the above publications including electronic communications.

·     Develop social media strategy as well as manage implementation and presence.

·     Maintain organization website, handling content and functionality.

·     As part of the Philanthropy team, secure corporate sponsors for the annual fundraising luncheon.

·     Communicate and work with vendors, staff, volunteers and consultants to meet program needs and goals.

·     Convene ad hoc marketing committee as needed for specific projects.

·     Represent YWCA Central Carolinas at functions as required including community and government activities.

·     Develop and manage budgets for fitness marketing and special events; acts in a fiscally responsible manner.

·      Coordinate other administrative functions as required.

·      Perform additional duties as assigned by the CEO and Chief Philanthropy Officer.

Leadership Qualities:

·     Highly effective role model and leader who demonstrates a fundamental respect for the dignity of others. Works collegially and is a proven team builder. Inclined to coach and teach in order to improve knowledge and ability of others as it relates to marketing and public relations.

·     Ability to effectively address overlapping projects and deadlines. Adaptable and reliable in face of conflict, crisis or changing priorities.

·     Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; values a diversity of perspectives and encourages contributions by all team members.

·     Politically astute and tactful; attentive to the perspectives and competing interest of various internal and external participants, employees and supporters.

Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with position title in the subject line.

Assistant Youth Learning Center Coordinator

Category: Non-Exempt Part-Time >20 hrs/week
Department / Division: Youth Programs
Position Description: Support the Learning Center Coordinator with the implementation of daily programs for school age children and their families.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Recreation, Sociology or Human Services strongly preferred or equivalent education and/or experience.  High School diploma required. Minimum of one year work experience in a group leadership position with youth. Valid North Carolina driver’s license.  Must be 21 years old. Must have a minimum of 3 years driving and with a good driving record.

Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssist Learning Center Coordinator in planning monthly schedule of activities including daily homework tutoring, special activities, field trips, support services, and wellness classes. Observe, record and report individual child’s behavior and progresses as assigned. Participates in daily cleaning of program space. Assist with transportation services for school pick-ups and off site events for youth. This position works Mondays – Fridays from 2:30pm – 6:30pm during the school year and 9:00am – 5:00pm on Teacher Workdays and Summer and Winter Breaks. Salary:  $9.00 - $11.00 per hour, depending upon background and experience.  Locations include both Mecklenburg County and Union County, please include within your cover letter which county you are applying for. Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail with position tiltle in the subject line to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Lifeguard
Category: Part-Time Hourly <20 hrs/week
Department / Division: Fitness

Reports to: Director of Fitness

Position Objective: Under general supervision, lifeguard will attentively observe the pool area and enforce YWCA rules and regulations.

Education/Experience: Certifications will include current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, and First Aid. Must be a strong swimmer. Minimum one year of lifeguarding experience is preferred but not necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Watch the pool and ensure safety of swimmers at all times. Lifeguards must be attentive to their areas of responsibility and not be distracted.
  • Enforce all rules established at the YWCA and posted at the facility. Always be professional, polite and consistent when enforcing rules.
  • Be able to respond rapidly to all emergencies in the pool area and administer proper care to victims in the instance of an emergency. Complete incident report and notify Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness when accidents or emergencies occur.
  • Test chlorine, pH, air and water temperature every three hours and log results in the quality log.
  • Record hourly patron attendance. Manage pool patron traffic during times of multiple events or heavy usage.
  • Monitor severe weather conditions, closing the pool when necessary.
  • Report any mechanical or chemical problems in pool area to Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness.
  • Assist in keeping the pool and pool deck clean.
  • Additional duties as required by the Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness.
    Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with position title in the subject line.
Swim Instructor

Category: Part-Time Hourly <20 hrs/week
Department / Division
: Fitness

Reports to: Director of Fitness

Position Description: Instruct safe swim classes (private and/or group) at the YWCA Central Carolinas.

Education/Experience: Instructor must have at least one year’s experience in teaching swim classes as well as individuals of various ages and ability levels.  Must have and maintain a current certification by the American Red Cross in Water Safety Instruction (WSI) and a current CPR/First Aid certification.  Possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with both groups and individuals.

Duties and Responsibilities: Plan and organize own lesson plans, methods and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the Aquatics Coordinator and the American Red Cross Swimming Program. Organize and direct activities of assigned students in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all participants. Establish positive relations with parents/guardians of class students, helping them to recognize and understand swimming developments and achievements. Resolve simple complaints from participants/parents/guardians in matters related to swimming instruction and refer more challenging complaints to the Aquatics Coordinator. Enforce pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all individuals using the facilities. Help organize and assist in the development of special programs, activities or instruction. Be well-organized, on time to class, and be able to develop evolving lesson plans for individuals and/or classes with diverse populations. When a substitute is needed, instructors should contact staff from available sub list and notify Aquatics Coordinator of the substitution. Keep instructional areas neat and orderly and replace any equipment used for classes. Accurately track and report all hours worked. Additional duties as needed by the Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness. Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with position title in the subject line.