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YWCA Southeastern MA Awarded Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant!

YWCA Southeastern MA is honored to again be awarded an “Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant” to foster financial literacy in the Military, Veteran, Family and Survivor Community (MVFSC). Office of the State Treasurer and the Baker-Polito Administration’s Division of Banks have announced the recipients of the Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant.… Continue Reading

YWCA SEMA is hiring a YWkids Group Leader!

YWCA SEMA is hiring a YWkids Group Leader!

YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts JOB DESCRIPTION and SPECIFICS POSITION: YWkids Group Leader STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for supervising activities and addressing the needs of all children enrolled in the school age child care program. SUPERVISION: Reports to Program Director RESPONSIBILITIES:             Accepts responsibility for implementing the Mission of the YWCA. Supervision over the health, welfare and safety… Continue Reading

Girls Exclusive hosts its 9th Annual Sister 2 Sister Conference!

Girls Exclusive hosts its 9th Annual Sister 2 Sister Conference!

YWCA Girls Exclusive is proud to host its 9th annual Sister 2 Sister Conference! S2S is a day filled with fun, empowering activities for girls (ages 10-14), including visits from guest speakers, DIY crafts, social justice & girl power topics, zumba & dancing, campus tour, lunch & desserts! Saturday May 18, 2019 9:00am – 2:00pm… Continue Reading

YWCA SEMA wins APEX Non-Profit of the Year Award!

YWCA SEMA wins APEX Non-Profit of the Year Award!

The SouthCoast Chamber recently recognized the significant contributions and achievements of the region’s businesses with the presentation of the 2019 APEX Awards in the categories of Small Business, Large Business, Non-Profit and Educational Institution, and the Non-Profit of the Year sponsored by First Citizens Federal Credit Union was presented to YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts! With a… Continue Reading

YWCA SEMA is Hiring a Residential Case Manager!

YWCA SEMA is Hiring a Residential Case Manager!

YWCA SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICS  POSITION:                                         Residential Case Manager STATEMENT OF DUTIES:                Oversee the day-to-day operations of YWCA residential programs SUPERVISION:                                  Reports to the Director of Programs and Services RESPONSIBILITES: Accepts responsibility for implementing the Mission of the YWCA. Responsible for providing and maintaining adequate supervision and security for residential programs and its… Continue Reading

YWCA Awarded Grant to Expand Advocacy Work in Region

YWCA Southeastern MA to expand policy advocacy work with new position funded by Women’s Fund NEW BEDFORD, MA – The Women’s Fund recently awarded a grant to the YWCA of Southeastern MA to expand advocacy work in Southeastern Massachusetts. “The YWCA is excited to create this new position which will build on our current advocacy… Continue Reading

YWCA addresses Menstrual Equity in New Bedford and Beyond

YWCA addresses Menstrual Equity in New Bedford and Beyond

  At the February School Committee meeting, six middle school girls asked New Bedford’s mayor, superintendent, and school committee to consider the issue of menstrual equity in New Bedford Public Schools. The girls are members of the YWCA Girls Exclusive afterschool program and their self-named initiative, Justice Flow, is a project designed to help students… Continue Reading

Dartmouth Community Television: Voices of Women Oscars 2019

Dartmouth Community Television: Voices of Women Oscars 2019

Dartmouth Community Television’s, Voices of Women, hosted by Gail Fortes, invited 4 women on the show to discuss the Bechdel Test for the show’s “Oscars 2019 Special.”  The show included returning guests, Dr. Juli Parker, YWCA Board President, Ashley Bendiksen, Entrepreneur, YWCA Girls Exclusive Coordinator, Jordan Latham, and first time guest and member, Victoria Abolarinwa! Continue Reading

1420 WBSM: YWCA SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS RED DRESS FASHION SHOW

1420 WBSM: YWCA SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS RED DRESS FASHION SHOW

YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts is holding its 16th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show to raise awareness of heart disease in women. All proceeds from the event benefit the YWCA HEARTplus Program. This event will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Century House in Acushnet. Cocktail hour starts at 5:30 pm, dinner will be served at 6:30… Continue Reading