Careers

Employment at YWCA Greater Cleveland

SHELTER ADVOCATE

The Shelter Advocate ensures the day to day safety of Norma Herr Women’s Center guests, coordinates daily meal services, facilitates life skill programming, facilitates after-hours screening & intake for shelter guests, provides crisis and de-escalation interventions utilizing trauma informed approaches, and participates in daily shift report and data collection activities.

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LEAD TEACHER-EARLY LEARNING CENTER

YWCA Greater Cleveland’s Early Learning Center provides high-quality early childhood education for children ages three to five years while empowering mothers and fathers to pursue their career and educational goals. The YWCA incorporates a therapeutic approach and two-generational model into the Early Learning Center.  This innovative trauma-informed model assesses and identifies the social-emotional needs of the children, works with families to create case plans, achieve goals, prevents re-occurrence of homelessness, and empowers families to achieve and maintain the highest level of self-sufficiency. 

Some of the main duties of the Lead Teacher are to: 

  • Actively provide quality care in accordance with ODJFS rules and regulations and Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP).  
  • Create and implement lesson plans that align the Ohio Early Learning Content Standards with the curriculum and include individualization for each child. 
  • Interact with parents to keep them informed of their child’s growth and development, as well as answer questions and address concerns. 
  • Document child observations and assessments, attendance and meal count sheets, as well as parent and other meeting notes. 

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