Empowering our employees

Looking for a rewarding career with a chance to make a difference in the lives of Sioux Falls kids and families? Then EmBe may be the place for you. Since 1921, EmBe (formerly YWCA) has been at the forefront of social change, dedicated to programming that encourages health, wellness and equality for women, children and families of all races and economic backgrounds.

At EmBe, our goal is to attract, retain, and develop the best employees possible. We empower employees to make a difference and to touch the lives of others in the community every day. Whether you are a seasoned professional or fresh out of school, EmBe offers a variety of careers that will inspire and challenge you.

EmBe is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status, or any other protected class.

As an essential business, EmBe Childcare and School Age Care (Downtown, South and Mitchell) are open and ready to support families. Hours are limited.

EmBe proudly offers the following benefits to our full time employees:

Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, flexible spending accounts, 401k with company match, supplemental insurance, childcare and program discounts, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses, gym membership, free parking, vacation and sick time and paid holidays.

Childcare / Youth Hours Branch Position Type Posted Date
Assistant Teacher 9am-6pm South Full Time 5/4/2020
Assistant Teacher Float 9:00 am - 6:00 pm or variable SOUTH Full Time 5/4/2020
Infant Caregiver 9:00-6:00 Downtown Full Time 05/18/20
School Age Care Emergency Site Assistants needed variable variable temporary 3/19/20
School Aged Care Assistant 8:00 am-5:00 pm South Full time 5/4/2020
Spanish-Assistant Teacher 9:00-6:00 pm Downtown Full Time, benefit eligible 5/18/20
Clerical Hours Branch Position Type Posted Date
Teddy Bear Treasures Assistant Mitchell Internship-Unpaid 5/4/2020
Facilities / Maintenance Hours Branch Position Type Posted Date
Custodian 4 pm-12 am Downtown Full Time 5/4/2020
Internships – Non-paid Hours Branch Position Type Posted Date
Accounting Downtown Internship Open each semester
Administrative Support Downtown Internship Open each semester
Girls on the Run® Variable Downtown Internship Open each semester
Marketing (Girls on the Run®) Downtown Internship Open each semester
Marketing (Social Media) Downtown Internship Open each semester
Marketing (Tribute to Women) Downtown Internship Open each semester

For more information:
Human Resources
300 West 11th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6306
Phone: (605) 336-3660
Fax:  (605) 336-2238


Should you need reasonable accommodations when completing the application form or during the selection process, contact the Human Resources department at (605) 336-3660.

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Can you empower women and families with a donation?

The COVID-19 pandemic impacts our community more and more each day. Suspending program offerings and decreasing demand for childcare are impacting our organization. We ask you to consider a donation to EmBe so that we can respond to urgent community needs like childcare scholarships and employment resources. Click here to learn more about how you can help.

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Click here to learn more about EmBe’s Program Scheduling changes due to COVID-19.



While EmBe’s childcare operation is reopening with limited services on March 30, EmBe’s offices are closed.

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300 West 11th Street

Phone: (605) 336-3660

Fax: (605) 336-2238