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YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee

Girls Inc Specialist

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee


Job Summary

Details of the role:     

The Girls Inc. Specialist will provide high quality Girls Inc. programming for students in Metro Nashville Public Schools and identified communities. The Girls Inc. Specialists shall possess a working knowledge of youth development and have the ability to teach experiential, research-based workshops for youth with Girls Inc.’s mission at the cornerstone of instruction.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates creative, experiential Girls Inc. workshops in accordance with MNPS standards, maintains appropriate staff-student ratio.
  • Helps to plan and implement the Girls Inc. Experience through camps, retreats, workshops, field trips, and a variety of other avenues. 
  • Tracks, maintains and inputs daily attendance, student retention and other statistical reports and outcomes as required.  
  • Creates and maintains a safe learning environment that is student-centered, mission-focused and accessible to a diverse student body.
  • Maintains confidential student records in compliance with state and local regulations. 
  • Works in collaboration with school staff to recruit, enroll and provide program orientation for youth in targeted schools.
  • Actively participates in team meetings, All Staff meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Provides family outreach, involving parents in student after-school experience through regular communications.

 Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manifests a belief in the value and potential of every student.
  • Provides training and supervision to program volunteers.
  • Continuously improves professional development.
  • Monitors daily snacks provided to participants.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in education, social services or related field and a minimum of two years of experience teaching or facilitating with youth.  

Physical Requirements:

  • Tolerant to various noise levels: noise level in the work environment varies – may be very quiet or extremely loud. 
  • Ability to interact with a diverse background.
  • Ability to talk, listen, travel between areas, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

Other Requirements:

  • Position requires the incumbent to have a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance and a clear driving record for the last three years. 
  • Must be certified in CPR and first aid.

 Skill Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated success in group facilitation and public speaking.
  • Bilingual skills preferred.
  • Successful collaborative skills working with a variety of diverse groups.
  • High follow through with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media.
  • Goal oriented with the ability to work as a part of the team and independently.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and de-escalation skills.
  • Strong belief in the YWCA and ability to convey its importance.


Additional Information


Eliminating racism and empowering women is the mission of the YWCA Nashville.  Work with us and receive:     

  • 10 Paid Holidays.                     
  • Employer Paid Medical.        
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability.       
  • Parental Leave.    
  • 2 Floating Holidays.                 
  • Employer Paid Vision.          
  • Employer Paid $25K Life.            
  • Health Reimbursement.  

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: October 19, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 10/20/2022
  • Salary Range: 17.00-17.99/hour
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk