An equal opportunity Employment Agency.

Looking for a rewarding work experience? The YWCA has a variety of programs that cover a wide range of employment opportunities. If you’re interested in employment at the YWCA, please print out and complete the Application for Employment and bring it to the YWCA on Clayton Avenue.

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Director of DevelopmentDirector of Development

The Director of Development, working closely with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, and the Board of Trustees, is responsible for all YWCA fund development efforts, including annual giving, planned giving, special events, grant writing, and major gifts campaigns.  Organization marketing/publicity/public relations fall within the purview of this position.


Full Time Position, Hours between 8:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday. Responsibilities are to providing care and supervision of preschoolers in an integrated program. Planning and implementing daily activities. Maintaining a safe and healthy environment.    Qualifications-Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or Preschool Child Development Associate Credential, 1-3 years of child related experience. Please send letter of application and resume.  Position to begin immediately.    Learning Adventure Child Care,  5 Huntington Street,  Cortland, NY 13045, Attn: Terisa O’Gorman

School Age Care and Recreation Leader  School Age Care and Recreation Leader

JOB DEFINITION: School Age Care and Recreation Leader is responsible for planning activities, supervising children and maintaining a warm, stimulating environment within the structure developed by the Child Care Director, the mission of the YWCA, and in compliance with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

School Age Care and Recreation Assistant School Age Care and Recreation ASSISTANTrev

JOB DEFINITION: The School Age Care and Recreation Assistant is responsible for aiding in the supervision of daily activities and assisting in maintaining a safe, loving, stimulating environment within the structure developed by the Child Care Director, the mission of the YWCA, and in compliance with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

AVV Overnight Advocate

Job Description: The Overnight Advocate will provide evening advocacy and on-call services to victims of crime as well as assume responsibilities of the Safe Dwelling.

Responsibilities:Work on-site at the Safe Dwelling a minimum of 3 hours per evening and assume  on-call duties for the remainder of the shift. Typical hours are 4:30 pm to 8:00 am the following day. Perform advocacy services to victims of crime, plan and implement educational support groups, monitor and assist in maintenance of the Safe Dwelling, attend weekly AVV staff meetings. For a full list of responsibilities, please contact Linda Glover at 753-9651.

Qualifications: A Bachelors or Associate Degree in Human Services or a related field. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Background check required.  Apply to the YWCA  c/o Linda Glover, AVV Director   14 Clayton Ave, Cortland, NY 13045 with application, resume and cover letter

 Toddler Teacher – Here We Grow Child Care Center  

Job Description: Full time position, Monday-Friday 9-5:30.  Planning and implementing daily activities.  Maintaining a safe and healthy environment.  Providing care and supervision of toddlers.

Qualifications: Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA), Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education (minimum 9 credits in Early Childhood Ed.) or related field.  1-3 years of child related experience

Applying: Persons interested in applying for this position must submit a letter and  application to: Here We Grow Child Care Center, 16 Miller St. Cortland, NY 13045. Attention to Camille Goyette.

Child Care Center Preschool Assistant   

Full Time Position, Hours Available Between 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assisting with the care and Supervision of preschool age children. Assisting with the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum High School Diploma with Child Care related experience preferred.Please send letter of interest and resume to YWCA Here We Grow Child Care Center, 16 Miller Street, Cortland, NY 13045  Attn: Camille Goyette


Substitute Teachers
Seeking qualified candidates for substitute teaching positions.  Hours are part time and vary each week depending on the center’s need.  Hours of availability preferred between 6am-5:30pm Mon.-Fri., however we can be flexible around your schedule.  Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma with child-related experience preferred. Candidates can email with resume or fill out application and mail or drop off in person at 14 Clayton Ave.