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Full-Time Client Support Specialist – Anderson

Primary Function: Client Support Specialists provide direct services for victims of domestic violence and their children. This includes operation and control of electronic security and fire alarm system, the securing of all gates and entrances both inside and outside the shelter, insuring that only authorized persons are granted admission to the building by personally answering the door (residents are not allowed to answer the door), and appropriately responding to concerns of residents by following agency procedure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives and processes crisis intake calls and accepts clients into shelter
  • Facilitates new client intake procedures and prepares necessary documentation and photographs for client records
  • Insures that the basic needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all shelter clients are met
  • Maintains “Daily Log” for all incidents relating to clients
  • Responsible for writing timely incident reports for any incident or emergency
  • Assists in maintaining a clean shelter, aids with meal preparations, and other household contributions
  • Completes inventories and various other paperwork as assigned
  • Attends meetings as required by the Facility and House Management Team
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community
  • Performs other or similar agency duties as assigned by House Management and Facility supervisors and/or other agency management personnel; may be asked to work at other Safe Harbor shelter locations as needed

Hours:

  • Tuesday 4:00p-12:00a
  • Wednesday 12:00p-8:00p
  • Thursday 4:00p-12:00a
  • Friday 4:00p-12:00a
  • Saturday 12:00p-8:00p or Sunday 12:00p-8:00p

Qualifications & Skills: High school diploma and experience in residential facility management are required. Must be physically capable to perform all tasks related to this position. Maturity, flexibility, and interpersonal skills necessary to work in a crisis oriented, stressful environment are essential.

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-Time Donation Assistant & Driver

Primary Function: The Donation Assistant is responsible for assisting the Donation Coordinator with receiving, maintaining, and tracking all donations for Safe Harbor.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Documentation & Inventory

  • Assist Donation Coordinator in maintaining proper documentation and tracking system for donations, call backs, scheduled pick up services
  • Report needed items to Donation Coordinator

Direct Client Services

  • Assemble and deliver furniture and household items to apartments/houses prior to a client’s move in
  • Assist in set-up of furniture in property as needed
  • Work closely with Donation Coordinator to ensure clients are receiving adequate goods

Community Services

  • Assist Donation Coordinator in maintaining inventory of donated items
  • Assist in maintaining off-site storage
  • Pick up items from donors and move items to storage facility, shelter and Resale Shop
  • Maintain proper documentation regarding pickups

General

  • Maintain shelter lawns & outdoor space
  • Assist in setting up and removal of items for organization events
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Enthusiastically support the mission & vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients and the community

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Valid SC driver’s license & personal automobile insurance coverage
  • Clean 10-Year Motor Vehicle Records Check
  • Experience with moving companies preferred

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is often required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move 50 pounds or more.

To Apply: Please send resume & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-Time Weekend Shelter Relief Staff –  Oconee

Primary Function: Client Support Specialists provide services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and are responsible for maintaining on-site safety and security of the shelter and its residents during tour of duty. Normal work shifts are overnight, weekend and holidays. This includes operation and control of electronic security and fire alarm system, the securing of all gates and entrances both inside and outside the shelter, insuring that only authorized persons are granted admission to the building by personally answering the door (residents are not allowed to answer the door), and appropriately responding to incidents involving threats to the safety and security of the shelter and its residents by following approved agency procedure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives and processes crisis intake calls from victims and accepts clients into shelter.
  • Facilitates new clients through intake procedures, explains procedures of household, prepares documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Ensures that the basic needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met.
  • Maintains “Daily Log” for all incidents relating to clients.
  • Responsible for writing timely incident reports for any incident or emergency.
  • Attends meetings as required by the Facility and House Management Team.
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community.
  • Performs other or similar agency duties as assigned by House Management and Facility supervisors and/or other agency management personnel. May be asked to work at other Safe Harbor shelter locations as needed.

Hours: 16 – 20 hours (weekends)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Client Support Specialists must possess sound judgment capabilities and be able to work extended shifts without continuous supervision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and appliances. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move 25 pounds or more.

To Apply: Please send resume & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-Time Weekend Shelter Relief Staff – Anderson

Primary Function: Client Support Specialists provide services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and are responsible for maintaining on-site safety and security of the shelter and its residents during tour of duty. Normal work shifts are overnight, weekend and holidays. This includes operation and control of electronic security and fire alarm system, the securing of all gates and entrances both inside and outside the shelter, insuring that only authorized persons are granted admission to the building by personally answering the door (residents are not allowed to answer the door), and appropriately responding to incidents involving threats to the safety and security of the shelter and its residents by following approved agency procedure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives and processes crisis intake calls from victims and accepts clients into shelter.
  • Facilitates new clients through intake procedures, explains procedures of household, prepares documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Ensures that the basic needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met.
  • Maintains “Daily Log” for all incidents relating to clients.
  • Responsible for writing timely incident reports for any incident or emergency.
  • Attends meetings as required by the Facility and House Management Team.
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community.
  • Performs other or similar agency duties as assigned by House Management and Facility supervisors and/or other agency management personnel. May be asked to work at other Safe Harbor shelter locations as needed.

Hours: 16 – 20 hours (weekends)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Client Support Specialists must possess sound judgment capabilities and be able to work extended shifts without continuous supervision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and appliances. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move 25 pounds or more.

To Apply: Please send resume & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-Time Weekday Shelter Relief Staff – Oconee

Primary Function: Client Support Specialists provide services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and are responsible for maintaining on-site safety and security of the shelter and its residents during tour of duty. Normal work shifts are overnight, weekend and holidays. This includes operation and control of electronic security and fire alarm system, the securing of all gates and entrances both inside and outside the shelter, insuring that only authorized persons are granted admission to the building by personally answering the door (residents are not allowed to answer the door), and appropriately responding to incidents involving threats to the safety and security of the shelter and its residents by following approved agency procedure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives and processes crisis intake calls from victims and accepts clients into shelter.
  • Facilitates new clients through intake procedures, explains procedures of household, prepares documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Ensures that the basic needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met.
  • Maintains “Daily Log” for all incidents relating to clients.
  • Responsible for writing timely incident reports for any incident or emergency.
  • Attends meetings as required by the Facility and House Management Team.
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community.
  • Performs other or similar agency duties as assigned by House Management and Facility supervisors and/or other agency management personnel. May be asked to work at other Safe Harbor shelter locations as needed.

Hours: 16 – 20 hours (weekdays)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Client Support Specialists must possess sound judgment capabilities and be able to work extended shifts without continuous supervision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and appliances. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move 25 pounds or more.

To Apply: Please send resume & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-Time Weekday Shelter Relief Staff –  Anderson

Primary Function: Client Support Specialists provide services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and are responsible for maintaining on-site safety and security of the shelter and its residents during tour of duty. Normal work shifts are overnight, weekend and holidays. This includes operation and control of electronic security and fire alarm system, the securing of all gates and entrances both inside and outside the shelter, insuring that only authorized persons are granted admission to the building by personally answering the door (residents are not allowed to answer the door), and appropriately responding to incidents involving threats to the safety and security of the shelter and its residents by following approved agency procedure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives and processes crisis intake calls from victims and accepts clients into shelter.
  • Facilitates new clients through intake procedures, explains procedures of household, prepares documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Ensures that the basic needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met.
  • Maintains “Daily Log” for all incidents relating to clients.
  • Responsible for writing timely incident reports for any incident or emergency.
  • Attends meetings as required by the Facility and House Management Team.
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community.
  • Performs other or similar agency duties as assigned by House Management and Facility supervisors and/or other agency management personnel. May be asked to work at other Safe Harbor shelter locations as needed.

Hours: 16 – 20 hours (weekdays)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Client Support Specialists must possess sound judgment capabilities and be able to work extended shifts without continuous supervision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, talk or hear; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and appliances. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move 25 pounds or more.

To Apply: Please send resume & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Staff Attorney

Summary: Safe Harbor’s Staff Attorney is responsible for the provision of direct, holistic legal representation to victims of domestic violence who are clients of Safe Harbor. The Staff Attorney provides legal representation in matters related to the client’s victimization. Possible areas of law include: family, immigration, victims’ rights enforcement, employment, education, housing and public benefits. Additionally, the Staff Attorney advocates for improved responses to victims within other systems and institutions. The Staff Attorney is also responsible for compiling data and statistics for grant reports and providing supervision to Safe Harbor’s paralegal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide short-term legal representation to clients of Safe Harbor who are seeking an Order of Protection or contempt of order, primarily in Anderson, Pickens and Oconee Counties;
  • Provide legal representation to a caseload of Safe Harbor clients seeking legal assistance as a result of their victimization. Clients receiving full legal representation from Safe Harbor’s staff attorney must have financial barriers and/or inability to access legal representation from SC Legal Services and/or other legal resources;
  • Appear in court on behalf of clients; draft and file motions and orders; conduct legal research and draft legal opinions; handle appeals when necessary;
  • Track and maintain client data and statistics;
  • Provide supervision to Safe Harbor’s paralegal;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with local attorneys who can assist clients on a sliding scale/pro bono basis and other community partners in the legal field who can assist victims of domestic violence with legal needs (SC Legal Services, SCVAN, attorneys assisting with Orders of Protection in Greenville Family Court, etc.);
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with Safe Harbor’s advocates and counselors, working collaboratively to holistically serve clients with a trauma-informed approach;
  • Conduct ongoing systems advocacy to improve the response to victims in relevant systems within the communities that Safe Harbor serves, including solicitors’ offices, courts, law enforcement professionals, and social service organizations;
  • Participate in Safe Harbor staff meetings, team meetings, trainings and continuing education;
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor;
  • Enthusiastically support and model the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients and the community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to and in good standing with the South Carolina Bar.
  • Minimum 2 years of litigation experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of family law and the unique barriers that victims of domestic violence face within family court systems
  • Knowledge of South Carolina’s criminal justice system, particularly from a domestic violence victim’s standpoint
  • Ability to relate to individuals in an empathetic, nonjudgmental manner, possessing maximum insight and self-awareness to be confident in the role, with knowledge of personal capabilities and limitations
  • Ability to work well in a team setting, utilizing the knowledge and skills of other staff to gain perspective and assistance with duties of the job
  • Excellent victim advocacy skills and ability to work with diverse clients and across diverse partnerships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Possession of a valid SC Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Demonstrated project management experience

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, stand/sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust focus and discern color. This employee must have access to a vehicle; local travel is required.

 Mental Stresses:  Ability to multi-task in a setting with clients experiencing trauma

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job the employee works in a controlled work environment and the noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

General sign-off:  The employee is expected to adhere to all agency policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.

 

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and list of references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


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