Together with YWCA USA and YWCAs across the country, YWCA Missoula is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA opens doors to opportunity and self-sufficiency for women and families facing poverty, violence and discrimination. With over 100 years of experience, the YWCA is the leading organization in Missoula for moving women and families out of crisis and empowering them to achieve lasting independence. The YWCA Missoula is a mighty force of roughly 50 paid staff, over 200 volunteers, members of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and AmeriCorps VISTA, and practicum and intern students. We depend on the individuals in this force to carry out the YWCA mission. In return, we will build leadership from within and promote leadership skills on all levels of the organization.

History

In 2011, YWCA Missoula celebrated 100 years responding to the emerging issues facing women in the community. It is through this rich history filled with compassion and dedication to families in Missoula that we are able to continue our mission eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people in our community.

YWCA Historical Highlights:

YWCA Missoula was founded on April 5, 1911, as an agency whose purpose was working with high school girls. In 1927, the YWCA began providing services to women traveling across country by train in search of work. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, the YWCA created an employment program for women, offered life-skills classes, counseling, financial aid and food donations. In 1977, the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter opened, with transitional housing following in 1988. Sexual assault services were added in 1997. The YWCA implemented a supervised visitation and exchange center a few years later. In 2004, the organization started its social marketing campaign to spark dialogue, reflection and transformation around racism. In 2007, GUTS! came on board, and in 2009, the YWCA took on Missoula’s only Emergency Housing program for homeless families.

Read on for an in-depth history of YWCA Missoula.

Leadership

Board of Directors

  • Miranda Ming
    President
  • Cathy Powell
    Vice President
  • Shannon Parsons
    Secretary
  • Jenny Clark
    Treasurer
  • Carol Allen
    Ex-Officio
  • Michelle Cares
    Member At-Large
  • Rachel Dierken
    Member At-Large
  • Sabrina Donahue
    Member At-Large
  • Danielle Gornick
    Member At-Large
  • Shawn Gray
    Member At-Large
  • Anne Jablonski
    Member At-Large
  • Natalie Jaeger
    Member At-Large
  • Helia Jazayeri
    Member At-Large
  • Chuad Johnson
    Member At-Large
  • Ali Kelly
    Member At-Large
  • Hailey Michelson
    Member At-Large
  • Cindy Nesselroad
    Immediate Past President
  • Sally Weaver
    Member At-Large

Financials

We believe great things happen because of people like you. Through charitable support, we will continue to see more individuals and families move towards safety, self sufficiency and empowerment. To learn more about YWCA Missoula, please view our Financial Report below.

Employment

YWCA Missoula is seeking a Clinical Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Montana Licensure in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field required.
  • Three years’ of post-licensure experience and/or board-approved training in clinical supervision preferred.
  • Supervisory experience required; clinical supervision experience preferred
  • Three years’ experience working with domestic and/or sexual violence.
  • Training in evidence-based, trauma informed treatment models for adults who have experienced trauma.
  • Experience with and ability to diagnose, assess and devise short and long term treatment goals.
  • Current Montana driver’s license and proof of auto insurance in compliance with Montana state law.
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of women and children served by the YWCA programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, peers and supervisors.
  • Good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
  • Ability to accept, act on and offer constructive criticism.

DUTIES- PARTIAL LIST

  • Provide clinical supervision, training, and expertise to the YWCA staff and volunteers, including in-services and case consultations as needed
  • Provide individual and group supervision to clinical interns and/or license-eligible graduates
  • Supervise and train graduate students to provide brief counseling to survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence
  • Provide direct counseling services to YWCA clients as needed
  • Oversee the YWCA’s sexual assault response, ensuring an effective collaboration with the University of Montana Student Assault Resource Center (SARC) and the First Step Resource Center
  • Serve on the Just Response Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), including attendance at MDT team meetings, Sexual Assault Case Review meetings, and other meetings/committees as assigned.
  • Coordinate curriculum and schedule for weekly, open support groups for adult survivors of domestic violence

HOURS/DAYS: Part-time, 25 hours per week, occasional evening hours. To be discussed at interview.
WAGE: $21-$23/hour.
DEGREE: Montana Licensure in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field required.
BENEFITS: Employee filling this role has access to benefits including vacation time, sick leave, holiday pay, health, dental, vision, life insurance and FLEX.
CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm, Friday, May 24, 2019.

YWCA Missoula is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For complete job description visit the YWCA Website www.ywcaofmissoula.org

Referral Instructions
To apply, please send resume and cover letter:
-Via email to [email protected].
-In person at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
-By mail at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802

For questions call:
(406) 543-6691 and speak with Erica.

 

YWCA Missoula is looking for a part-time Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent education/experience required.
  • High school diploma or HiSET equivalency diploma required.
  • Three years’ experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness preferred.
  • Experience in database, spreadsheet, desktop publishing and word processing programs preferred and specifically MTHMIS.
  • Current Montana driver’s license and proof of auto insurance in compliance with Montana state law.
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of women and children served by the YWCA programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, peers and supervisors.
  • Good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
  • Ability to accept, act on and offer constructive criticism.

DUTIES- PARTIAL LIST

  • Interviews and assists in approving Rapid Re-Housing participants
  • Performs reference checks and income verification procedures for incoming clients.
  • Ensures that program guidelines and policies are being met by participants
  • Maintains and completes appropriate documents and case files for each participant
  • Helps foster a sense of personal strength and self-sufficiency in participants
  • Provides intensive case management services to clients. Maintains written participant files
  • Tracks program applicants and adheres to fair housing laws
  • Conducts follow-up evaluations of housing and economic status, and provides services for program graduates

HOURS/DAYS: Part-time, 20 hours per week. To be discussed at interview.
WAGE: $12.50/hour.
DEGREE: High school diploma or HiSET equivalency diploma required. Equivalent education/experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
BENEFITS: Employee filling this role has access to benefits including vacation time, sick leave, holiday pay, health, dental, vision, life insurance and FLEX.
CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm, Friday, May 3, 2019.

YWCA Missoula is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For complete job description visit the YWCA Website www.ywcaofmissoula.org

Referral Instructions
To apply, please send resume and cover letter:

-Via email to [email protected].
-In person at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
-By mail at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802

For questions call:
(406) 543-6691 and speak with Allie.

 

YWCA Missoula is looking for a Rapid Re-Housing Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, or equivalent education/experience required.
  • Three years’ experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness preferred.
  • Experience in database, spreadsheet, desktop publishing and word processing programs preferred and specifically MTHMIS.
  • Current Montana driver’s license, acceptable driving record and proof of automobile insurance in compliance with Montana state law.
  • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interest of families served by the YWCA programs.
  • Understanding of the social and political complexities of homelessness.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations.
  • Ability to be assertive and apply conflict management techniques.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other staff, agencies, and professionals in the community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals, including adult and child participants, peers, and supervisors.
  • An interest in and respectful attitude toward all people.
  • Ability to understand and work with complex situations.

DUTIES:

  • Interviews and assists in approving Rapid Re-Housing participants.
  • Performs reference checks and income verification procedures for incoming
    clients.
  • Ensures that program guidelines and policies are being met by participants.
  • Maintains and completes appropriate documents and case files for each
    participant.
  • Helps foster a sense of personal strength and self-sufficiency in participants.
  • Provides intensive case management services to clients. Maintains written
    participant files.
  • Tracks program applicants and adheres to fair housing laws.
  • Advocates for participants in a cooperative manner with other agencies, law
    enforcement personnel, and other officials as needed. Coordinates
    comprehensive services with community agencies.
  • Conducts follow-up evaluations of housing and economic status, and provides
    services for program graduates. Solicits regular feedback from participants about
    program effectiveness, and makes appropriate changes to better serve the
    program participants.

HOURS/DAYS: Full- time; 40 hours/week.

WAGE: $15.86/hr. Employee filling this position has access to benefits including paid holidays, vacation time, health, dental, vision, FLEX and life insurance.

DEGREE: Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, or equivalent education/experience required.

CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm, Friday, May 10, 2019

YWCA Missoula is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For complete job description visit the YWCA Website www.ywcaofmissoula.org

Referral Instructions

For complete job description visit the YWCA Website www.ywcaofmissoula.org

Referral Instructions

To apply, please send resume and cover letter:
-Via email to [email protected].
-In person at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
-By mail at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802

For questions call:
(406) 543-6691 and speak with Melissa.

 

YWCA Missoula seeks Secret Seconds Store Clerk
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or HiSet Equivalency Diploma required.
    • Must have dependable vehicle, current driver’s license and proof of auto insurance in compliance with Montana state law.
    • Must pass a background check designed to protect the interests of YWCA donors and clients.
    • Ability to maintain confidential information.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of individuals, including clients, donors, peers and supervisors.
    • Good work habits, including punctuality and ability to organize and manage time and information.
    • Ability to accept, act on and offer constructive criticism.

DUTIES:
• Waits on customers, receives donations, and writes receipts for donations.
• Sorts, prices, and displays merchandise.
• Projects a positive image of the YWCA, using effective public relations skills.
• Exhibits friendliness toward and consideration of YWCA employees, volunteers, participants, customers and the general public.
• Adheres to YWCA policies and guidelines.
• Acts as a responsible team member.
• In general, demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for her/his work.
• Demonstrates competence as an information source about the YWCA programs and other Missoula programs of similar interest.
• Exhibits an awareness of and ability to deal with diversity among people, including disabilities among clients, staff and customers.
• Displays a neat appearance and competent manner.
• Ability to lift 40+ pounds required.

HOURS/DAYS: Part-time, 20 hours per week. Will work varied week days, evenings and weekend hours through December 2019, to be discussed at interview. This position will work weekends.
WAGE: $10.50/hr.
DEGREE: High school diploma or HiSet equivalency Diploma required.
BENEFITS: Employee filling this role does not have access to benefits.
CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm, Friday, May 10, 2019.

YWCA Missoula is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For complete job description visit the YWCA Website www.ywcaofmissoula.org

For questions call:
(406) 549-1610 and speak with Jean

Referral Instructions

To apply, please send resume and cover letter:
-Via email to [email protected].
-In person at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
-By mail at YWCA Missoula, 1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802





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