YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley | Get Involved


Our Mission

YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley is on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women in East Tennessee. We live this mission every day in six counties, bringing lifesaving and life-changing services and transforming our communities. Our values, rooted in an intersectional mission of antiracism, promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. YWCA leads initiatives for women who would otherwise be homeless, survivors of domestic violence, families, and young people across the region. Our dynamic workplace promotes excellence and balance and places high value on innovation, collaboration, and growth. Join us!

Our Team

YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley is intentional about creating an inclusive and collaborative environment that fosters adaptability, innovation and dedicated service. As such our ideal team members are highly motivated folks who care as deeply about our mission as they do about their areas of professional expertise. Their commitment to professional excellence and to creating positive outcomes for the people we serve is a driver for how they engage, execute and lead within the organization.

 Our Work Environment

YWCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and United Way Community Partner. In line with our mission, YWCA is a safe and welcoming environment for clients, partners, and employees. We actively pursue diversity in our team members and are committed to personal and professional growth in areas of racial and social justice, including racial equity, justice, and healing; gender identity and sexual orientation; religion; immigration; and intersectionality. Women, historically excluded populations, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave Benefits
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • Generous PTO
  • Mental Health Days
  • Competitive Retirement Plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays + The week between Christmas & New Year


Open positions can be found HERE