Looking for a meaningful, fulfilling career?

The YWCA of Kaua`i staff works as a team to serve the community and make a positive difference in our clients lives. We look for candidates who share in the passion for our mission, “dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.” Our various programs provide staff with the opportunity to utilize, improve and learn many different skills. Join the YWCA Kaua`i ‘Ohana and make a difference today!


YWCA Employment Application 




Position Title:       Relief Shelter Advocate 

Program:                     Family Violence Shelter

Responsible to:          Shelter Director

Classification:            Non-Exempt

Hours of Work:          On-Call/Part-Time

Application Deadline: OPEN RECRUITMENT 


  1. Assist each resident in creating and implementing her personal plan to maintain safety.
  2. Help residents maintain respectful and successful communal living.
  3. Ensure safety and security of Shelter facility and population while on duty.
  4. Answer crisis calls, providing support and safety planning.
  5. Maintain clear documentation of client interaction.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.


For the full job description, please click here: Relief Shelter Advocate Full Job Description




Note:  Applications need to be received in the administrative offices of the YWCA of Kaua`i at 3094 Elua Street in Lihu`e by deadline.

[You may deliver in person, by mail, by fax or by e-mail.]

Interested applicants may come by our administrative offices to fill out and submit an application or download the application posted above and email to hr@ywcakauai.org.  Applicants are encouraged to attach a resume.