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HELP US ELIMINATE RACISM, EMPOWER WOMEN AND PROMOTE PEACE, JUSTICE, FREEDOM & DIGNITY FOR ALL

Rooted in our unwavering commitment to eliminate racism and empower women, we have been at the forefront of fostering an inclusive workplace and uplifting individuals from all walks of life. As an organization that embraces diversity and values equality, we strive to create a nurturing and supportive environment for our employees and volunteers to thrive and make a meaningful impact in our community.

FULL TIME Employment Opportunities

JOB TITLE: Resource Specialist

PROGRAM: Labyrinth Outreach & Transitional Living

SALARY: $16/hour

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position supports the Labyrinth Program Director, Program Coordinator, Administrative Specialist and Case Manager by taking on several special projects and supporting daily operations as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  •  High School diploma or GED required. 

  • Knowledge or lived experience with recovery preferred. 

  • Completion of the Peer Recovery Specialist classes through Heartland Community College preferred. 

  • Proficiency in English required. 

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 

WORK HOURS

Full time, 40-hours a week, 4 weekdays & 1 weekend day. Full benefits package included. 

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JOB TITLE: Case Manager

PROGRAM: Labyrinth Outreach & Transitional Living

SALARY: $18/hour

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will provide support, education, and case management services to women in McLean County, who have experienced incarceration, through transitional living and outreach services. This position will involve the clients in healthy lifestyle activities and assist them with their personal progress as they move through the program.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or GED required. 
  • Associates Degree preferred. 

  • Experience in the areas of mental health, trauma, homelessness, or substance abuse preferred. 

  • Proficiency in English required. 

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 

  • Must be available to start work on August 01, 2024. 

WORK HOURS

Full time, 40-hours a week, 4 weekdays & 1 weekend day. Full benefits package included.

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PART TIME Employment Opportunities

JOB TITLE: Special Needs Site Coordinator (Part Time)

PROGRAM: Young Wonders Childcare

SALARY: $17.00/hour

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is responsible for planning educational activities for a diverse group of children with varying developmental needs within the Special Needs program, which includes embedding our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women within the program. The Site Coordinator will also be responsible for building and maintaining open communication with child care families, planning/implementing curriculum, and guiding the other members of the teaching team. This individual reviews IEP’s (Individual Education Plan) for children enrolled, completes developmental assessments, and follows the recommendations of the Special Needs Advisory Committee to ensure a well-run program. This individual will also need to be knowledgeable of DCFS regulations and best practices in working with children with special needs. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience working with special needs students and a minimum of 6 credit hours in education required. 

  • Bachelors in Special Education or Child Development preferred. 

  • Must meet DCFS Teacher regulations. 

  • Proficiency in English required. 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills required. 

  • Proficient in at least one other language is helpful.

WORK HOURS

Part time, Monday-Friday, 15-20 hours per week, between the hours of 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm; and up to 40 hours for summer camp (June 3 - August 11). 

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JOB TITLE: Bus Driver (Part Time)

PROGRAM: Young Wonders Childcare

SALARY: $14.00/hour

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Young Wonders Bus Driver is responsible for the transportation and care of a group of children as part of the child care team. The bus driver, together with the other members of the team, are actively engaged with the children at all times.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  •  High school diploma or GED required. 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age. 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. 

  • Must have a clean driving record within the last two years. 

  • Ability to work well with children and adults, and experience working with school-age children in a program setting preferred. 

  • Must meet DCFS qualifications for a school-age worker. 

  • Proficiency on English required. Proficiency in at least one other language helpful. 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills required. 

  • Excellent classroom management skills required. 

WORK HOURS

Part-time, 15-20 hours/week. Monday-Friday, between 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

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JOB TITLE: Youth Development Lead Teacher (Part Time)

PROGRAM: Young Wonders Childcare

SALARY: $15.25/hour

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is responsible for planning educational activities for a diverse group of children ages 5-12, which includes embedding our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women, at the before- and after- school program throughout McLean County. The Lead Teacher will be responsible for building and maintaining open communication with child care families. Other duties will include opening and closing the building, ordering food and supplies, and cleaning the area.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 30 semester hours of college credit, 12 hours of which must be related to school-age children, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields required.

  • Experience working with school-age children in a program setting preferred.

  • Must meet DCFS qualification for school-age worker

  • Proficiency in English required.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills required. 

  • Proficient in at least one other language is helpful.

  • Must be available to start as soon as possible.

WORK HOURS

Part-time, 25-30 hours/week. Monday-Friday, 6:15 am–9 am and 2:45 pm -5:30 pm. Schedule varies upon applicant availability.

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JOB TITLE: Youth Development Assistant Teacher (Part Time)

PROGRAM: Young Wonders Childcare

SALARY: $14.25-17.25/hour

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is responsible for supervising school-age children in a before-and-after-school setting. The Assistant Teacher must work as a team with the teachers and site coordinators to create and implement lesson plans and activities, and communicate with parents. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED required. 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Experience teaching children or coursework in education/child development preferred. 

  • Proficiency in English required. 

  • Proficient in at least one other language is helpful. 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills required. 

  • Excellent classroom management skills preferred. 

  • Must be available to start as soon as possible. 

WORK HOURS

Part-time, 25-30 hours/week. Monday-Friday, 6:15 am–9 am AND 2:45 pm -5:30 pm. 

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YWCA McLean County
1201 N. Hershey Road
Bloomington, IL 61704

YWCA McLean County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.