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Youth Empowerment Educator (Boys)

Posted: 02/19/2023

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YWCA Tri-County Area is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. YWCA Tri-County Area serves more than 1,500 women, children, and families. We are an educational organization that is empowering and inclusive, providing programs which encourage individuals to learn, grow, become, and take a stand.

JOB TITLE: Youth Empowerment Program Educator (Boys and Young Men)


FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, Hourly

HOURS: Full Time (F/T)

LOCATION: Pottstown, PA

SUPERVISOR: Youth Empowerment Manager


YWCA Tri-County Area (YW3CA) is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace justice, freedom, and dignity for all. YW serves more than 2,500 people annually in Montgomery, Chester, and Berks counties as a leader in advocating for girls, women, and families. YW’s quality programs and services focus on education, designed to build individual, family, and community success: early childhood education; Youth Empowerment Programs that include enrichment, STEM learning, and recreation; adult education and English as a Second Language; workforce development; Foster Grandparent Program; and holistic wraparound services.


YW3CA is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive salaries and benefit packages such as:

  • Generous Paid Time Off plan- Personal, Sick and Vacation
  • Annual Paid Holidays and Business Closures- off from Christmas to New Years
  • YWCA Retirement Plan- 7.5% company contribution, 3% fund contribution.
  • 401K Retirement plan includes an employer match.
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Affordable Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending account
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary MetLaw coverage
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Discount on private pay childcare tuition
  • Tuition discounts at local colleges & universities
  • College America 529 Saving Plan
  • T.E.A.C.H Pennsylvania Early Childhood Scholarship Program
  • Scholarship for Google Career Certification

**Restrictions may apply based on position hours


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • AA or BA in related field and/or relevant work experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel from site to site daily
  • Willingness to travel for occasional trips to attend conferences, seminars, and meetings
  • Ability to work with youth identifying as male of various ages in classroom and community settings
  • Strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated by compassionate, courteous, cordial, cooperative, and professional interaction with diverse groups of co-workers, families, and members of the community
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule that requires managing work hours both in the office and in the field
  • Understanding of diverse family dynamics and cultural differences with the ability to work with and empower participants
  • Participate in indoor and outdoor activities with ease and pleasure
  • Willingness to work required non-traditional hours based on operational needs
  • Understanding of YWCA mission, goals, and objectives and ability to work independently with a high level of energy and contribute as part of a larger team

Job Responsibilities:

The Youth Empowerment Program Educator will implement programs, primarily to youth identifying as male, in community and school settings and in accordance with the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) acquired by YW3CA through the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Will support and deliver social/emotional learning programs for boys designed to increase engagement with peers, adults, and community, and to reduce violence in the boys’ everyday lives by building skills in relationship building, conflict resolution, and self-management
  • Plan, prepare, and facilitate with fidelity the required program elements of the JAG Grant, mentoring and guiding youth identifying as male at YW3CA locations and several local school districts
  • Ensure the safety of all participants and staff during programing periods
  • Ensure compliance with mandated ratios
  • Regularly maintain communication with program participants, families and sites to cultivate and maintain positive experiences and relationships
  • Maintain effective and accurate documentation as it relates to reporting requirements, lesson plans, attendance, data, and schedules
  • Work closely with Youth Empowerment Program Leadership to develop an annual programming calendar
  • Maintain confidentiality in all children and family records
  • Attend and participates in all in-service training as identified by Youth Empowerment Program Leadership to increase competency in job performance
  • Other duties as assigned within the scope of position expectations


If you are ready to be a part of a rewarding organization whose mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all, we invite you to send your cover Letter and resume to:

To learn more about YW3CA’s programs and services, check out our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

YWCA Tri-County Area is an equal opportunity employer, and it is our policy that employees and applicants will not be subjected to unlawful discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran’s status, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state, federal or local laws. Accordingly, YWCA Tri-County Area will hire, train, and promote individuals in accordance with this Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. YWCA Tri-County Area is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. Unfortunately, YWCA Tri-County Area is unable to sponsor employment for international candidates at this time.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Pottstown, PA 19464: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Associate (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 75% (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


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TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce

152 East High Street, Suite 200
Pottstown, PA 19464

Phone: 610.326.2900