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We can't do this work without the support of a caring community

Better Together

We are on a mission together to create safety, security, and economic and racial justice for our community. This work takes courage, it takes compassion, it takes you!

Career Opportunities

YWCA Spokane is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace. We strongly encourage women, communities of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, foreign-born residents, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence to apply.

Available Job Openings

Check back regularly for new openings. Consider following YWCA Spokane on Facebook, Instagram, & Linkedin and sign up for our email updates to stay informed.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and a cover letter in one of the following ways: 

  • By email: Follow the directions found at the bottom of the job posting of interest. 
  • Online: Go to our online portal, find the position of interest, and submit your information via the portal. 

No phone calls, please.

Volunteer Opportunities

Due to the confidential nature of our work, opportunities to volunteer directly with clients are limited. However, have important ways you can help us make a difference.

Ways You Can Help

Below are examples of ongoing ways to help. 

  • Sort clothing donations for Our Sister's Closet, a donation-based clothing boutique
  • Help a client shop Our Sister's Closet by conducting appointments in the boutique
  • Schedule client appointments in Our Sister's Closet
  • Hold a donation drive in the community for our shelter or Our Sister's Closet
  • Help with seasonal yard maintenance work

Apply for opportunities through Volunteer Spokane.

Join a Committee

We need community members who are interested in being part of various committees we hold in order to help us achieve key objectives throughout the year. 

  • Equity for All Event
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon
  • An Evening In Tuscany Summer Benefit
  • Hope for the Holidays Wishlist Program

YWCA Board of Directors

YWCA Spokane is supported by amazing leaders from the Spokane community who dedicate their talent, time, and treasures in order to help YWCA be in service to our community. 

We generally ask members who are interested in joining our board to first volunteer on one of our committees. This helps a caring community member to better understand our agency and mission and determine if they would like to make the 3-6 year commitment to be a member of our Board of Directors. 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email our Board Chair at

Racial & Social Justice Steering Committee

YWCA Spokane’s Racial and Social Justice Steering Committee is comprised of staff members, board members, and community members who are dedicated to furthering racial equity and social justice in our community.

This group supports cohesion across major focus areas including legislative advocacy, community engagement and education, and internal equity, belonging, and accessibility.

This group encourages racial justice thought leadership on all levels while providing guidance with the implementation of a racial and social justice framework from which to ground agency objectives.

If you are interested in being part of this committee, please email


Jul 2, 2024 Jul 23 @ 6:42 pm

2024 Board of Directors – Emily Sumner

Thank You Each of our wonderful Board of Directors is so passionate about our community and dedicates their time, talent, and resources towards the fulfillment of our mission. On behalf of our team, those we serve, and our community we…

Jun 24, 2024 Jul 23 @ 6:42 pm

Celebrating Success in Gun Safety Amidst Recent Supreme Court Decision

I am grateful to be able to share some good news with you today about one of the ways we’re collaborating with law enforcement to prevent senseless violence and protect survivors.


Jul 12, 2024 Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Jul 10, 2024 Aug 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

August 8th, 2024 10:00am – 11:30am Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on August 8th. Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services. This Training…

Jun 11, 2024 Aug 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Transformations Camp – August 2024

August 12th – 16th, 2024 9:00 am – 2:00 pm every day A special week-long summer empowerment camp centering the experienes of young women of color This camp includes: Free breakfast, lunch and snacks The opportunity for youth to get…