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Be the change you want to see. The YWCA of Hawai’i Island team is committed to moving the organization and its mission—empowering women and eliminating racism—forward. If you share this passion, have fresh ideas, talent and a desire to serve your community, consider a position at the YWCA.

The YWCA of Hawaii Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, citizen or veteran/military status or sexual orientation, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.


Advocate – Job Description (PDF) Hilo & Kona

Summary: The Advocate position functions in a system of care which provides for the emotional and physical well-being of the sexual assault survivor and family members with the goal of providing services to reduce the risk of sexual assault and increase community awareness. The position meets the needs of sexual assault victims and survivors and of the community at large.

Location: On-call from home with scheduled meetings at the Hilo SASS office or the Kailua Kona SASS office or assigned locations. Will be required to meet with clients and other members of the community Sexual Assault Response Team at assigned location including the Hilo Medical Center (HMC), the Kona Community Hospital (KCH), or the Children’s Justice Center (CJC). On call workers generally are assigned to their own geographical location, however, travel across island to other SASS sites and community allied agencies may be required.

To apply for any of these positions, please complete the YWCA employment application form, attach a resume and cover letter, and mail or drop it off to:

YWCA of Hawai’i Island
1382 Kilauea Ave.
Hilo, HI 96720

Document attachments are in PDF format. For alternative formats contact HR at

Employment Application
ADA Grievance Procedure
ADA Public Notice
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