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.

EmBe proudly offers the following benefits to all employees who work 6+ hours per day:

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, free parking, vacation and sick time and paid holidays.


Should you have any questions, need reasonable accommodations when completing the application form or during the selection process, contact Human Resources:
Bailey Sprinkel at (605) 681-8346.

Administrative / Management Hours Branch Position Type
Graphic Design and Media Specialist 8:00 - 5:00 Downtown Full-Time
Aquatics Hours Branch Position Type
Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor Variable Downtown Part Time
Childcare Hours Branch Position Type
Assistant Teacher – Closer Variable Downtown Full Time or Part Time
Babes (Infants) Assistant Teacher Variable Downtown/South Full/Part Time
Blossoms (12-18mo) Assistant Teacher Variable Downtown/South Full-Time
Creators (2s) Assistant Teacher Variable Downtown Full/Part Time
Explorers (18-24mo) Assistant Teacher Variable Downtown/South Full-Time
Inventors (4s) Assistant Teacher 9:00 - 6:00 South Full-Time
KinderCollege Assistant Teacher 9:30 - 6:00 South Full Time
Preschool Assistant Teacher – Mitchell 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mitchell Full Time
Scholars (5s) Assistant Teacher Variable Downtown/South Full/Part Time
School Age Care Site Coordinator Variable Harrisburg Full Time
School Aged Care Assistant Teacher Variable EmBe South Full Time or Part Time
Spanish Immersion Assistant Teacher 8:00 - 5:00 Downtown Full Time
Sprouts (6-12mo) Assistant Teacher 8:00 - 5:00 Downtown Full-Time
Substitute Childcare Teacher Variable hours between 6am-6pm As Needed
Thinkers (3s) Assistant Teacher 7:30 - 4:30 Downtown Full-Time
Facilities / Maintenance Hours Branch Position Type
Custodian M - F 5am-10am or 5pm - 10pm Downtown Part-Time
PRN Childcare Bus Driver PRN, As Needed South As Needed
Van Driver 7:00 am-8:30am AND 2:00 pm-3:30 pm South Part Time
Internships – Non-paid Hours Branch Position Type
Administrative Support Downtown Internship
Marketing (Girls on the Run®) Downtown Internship

For more information:
Human Resources
Bailey Sprinkel
300 West 11th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6306
Phone: (605) 681-8346
Email: bsprinkel@embe.org