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Want to join the YWCA Lancaster team? We’re looking for dedicated and committed professionals to help support our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women! We offer a generous benefit package as well as other additional perks for both part-time and full-time positions!






YWCA Lancaster is a growing and dynamic team of people dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women. We welcome your talents, experience, passion and commitment to our mission.

We are a trusted social justice organization with a 130+ year history of advocacy for women, children and families. Through high-quality, equity-centered programs focused on racial justice, education and wellness, we create leaders, spark positive change, and improve the health of our community for all.

YWCA Lancaster strives every day for:

  • Racial and gender equity
  • Economic independence for women and gender expansive individuals
  • Children and youth who thrive
  • A community that is vibrant and healthy

By working with YWCA Lancaster, you’ll join a team of passionate professionals, utilizing their skills to problem-solve, cultivate relationships and build a better community together.

Employee benefits:

YWCA Lancaster is proud to offer a rich portfolio of benefits to our employees, both part time and full time, including:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Available the first of the month following 30 days of employment
    • Including HSA and HRA options
  • Disability insurance (short term and long term)
  • Life insurance (full time and part time)
  • PTO days, paid holidays and paid personal days
  • Parental leave
  • Full time and part time eligible to apply for 50% off childcare services at YWCA Lancaster (full time and part time)
  • Retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 20% tuition discount at Widener University. 
    • Including graduate and continuing studies-bachelor’s completion

Our Work


The Administrative Team is comprised of our finance, operations, development, communications, and human resources departments.


Our YWonderful Kids Program provides a safe, nurturing, and enriching child development service for children ages six weeks to twelve years old. We offer Early Childhood Education services for children ages six weeks and up and full day Pre-K. Our Before and Afterschool Youth Programs inspire young people to achieve academic success, develop leadership skills and strengthen positive decision-making skills. These flexible and affordable services enable hard-working families to continue earning an income while ensuring their children receive a quality education.

Racial and Gender Equity

Our Center for Racial and Gender Equity promotes and engages in advocacy and education and offers a full range of consulting, training and education, community engagement programs, racial equity resources, and annual events offers opportunities for all to develop the knowledge and resources to move towards racial equity.

Sexual Assault Prevention & Counseling

Through our Sexual Assault Prevention & Counseling Center, we offer counseling, sexual assault training and prevention, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, and community education. We offer a 24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline operated by trained professionals.

Career Development

Our New Choices Career Development Program offers individuals in transition the opportunity to achieve economic self-sufficiency through personal development, career guidance, and job training. Individuals work in a group and one-on-one setting to set goals and develop a plan to find a new career path.


Our Kepler Hall Residence Program offers single female-identifying individuals and single-parent families housing at YWCA Lancaster. We offer housing assistance with a focus on the establishment of well-defined goals and objectives. Residents work to achieve self-sufficiency, and to find permanent housing and employment.

Apply for a Position

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) offering competitive salaries and benefit packages based on full-time or part-time status (must work 30 hours per week to earn benefits.) We recognize ten paid holidays annually including International Women’s Day and Juneteenth and all staff attend the Racial Equity Institute. In addition to Short Term Disability, the YWCA also offers 4 weeks of paid parental leave.

All are welcome here. Please read our Statement of Inclusion and consider joining our team of professionals dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women!

Please use our online form, or you can mail, fax, or email your resume and cover letter, and include any job-specific requirements outlined in the position description.

Please use our online form, or you can mail, fax, or email your resume and cover letter, and include any job-specific requirements outlined in the position description.

Human Resources
YWCA Lancaster
110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

Fax: 717-396-0513

Email: hr@ywcalancaster.org

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement and Statement of Inclusion

Admissions, the provisions of services, and referrals of clients shall be made without regard to
race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex.
Program services shall be made accessible to eligible persons with disabilities through the most
practical and economically feasible methods available. These methods include, but are not
limited to, equipment redesign, the provision of aides, and the use of alternative service delivery
location. Structural modifications shall be considered only as a last resort among available
Any individual/client/patient/student (and/or their guardian) who believes they have been
discriminated against, may file a complaint of discrimination with:

YWCA of Lancaster
Attention: Isabel Castillo
110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

Department of Public Welfare
Bureau of Equal Opportunity
Room 223 Health & Welfare Building
P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105

U.S. Department of Health & Human
Office for Civil Rights
Suite 372, Public Ledger Bldg.
150 S. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-9111

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
Harrisburg Regional Office
Riverfront Office Center
1101 South Front Street, 5
th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17104-1260


Statement of Inclusion
YWCA Lancaster honors the rich diversity of our community. Our culture is the result of our mission and
our personal commitments to bringing it to fruition as members of staff, Board, residents, clients and
supporters. We each have a role to play.
We respect each other in all aspects of our identities including race, color, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, immigration status, refugee status, national origin, disability, age,
employment or education status, socioeconomic status, marital or family status, veteran status or religion.
We are dedicated to creating a workplace that reflects the communities that we serve and benefits from
collaboration, sharing perspectives courageously and continued learning.
We believe diversity is our superpower and creates the ideas of the future. All of you is welcome here,
just as you are.
YWCA Lancaster stands on our history but looks ahead to remain on the forefront of social change. We
are committed to listening, learning and leading to bring real change to the fight for racial equity and
gender equality.
Our focus on meeting immediate needs while creating long-term solutions uniquely positions YWCA
Lancaster to achieve its mission. This continuum of response from direct service to issue education to
advocacy keep us poised and ready to meet some our community’s biggest needs.