Part-Time Client Support Specialist – All Locations

Safe Harbor invites applicants to apply for our Client Support Specialist position. Safe Harbor, Inc., is a non-profit organization providing safe shelter, counseling, advocacy, transitional housing and community outreach and education. We have three confidential emergency shelters – Greenville, Anderson and Oconee – at which our shelter team provides controlled access and 24/7 staffing.

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Receives and processes  intake calls from victims of domestic violence and accepts clients into shelter program.
2. Aids new clients with intake procedures, guidelines of household, required documentation and photographs for client records.
3. Ensures that the basic needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met.
4. Maintains “Daily Log” for all incidents relating to clients.  Responsible for writing timely incident reports for any incident or emergency
5. Walk through of shelter to see who is in the house/ensure the overall appearance of shelter is clean organized and safe.
6. Assist clients with supplies for household cleaning.
7. Engage moms & kids in shelter activities (arts & crafts, games, etc.)
8. Clean staff office/bathroom/meal prep areas as needed.
9. Attend meetings as required.
10. Performs other or similar agency duties.

Education & Experience:
High school diploma is required.  Must possess a valid SC drivers’ license and 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. Must be willing to learn trauma-informed services, crisis intervention and domestic violence.

Part-Time Hours: 11p to 8a during the week OR on weekends 8a to 4p OR 4p to 12a, OR  12a to 8a. Staff usually works two set shifts per week. All overnight shifts are sleep positions.

To Apply: Email or fax resumes/application to Keisha Johnson, Director of Operations, at keisha.johnson@safeharborsc.org or 864-467-3644


Part-Time Driver & Delivery Assistant

Safe Harbor, Inc. invites applicants to apply for our Part-time Driver and Delivery Assistant. Our donation route departs from our Greenville location each day and we pick up donations in Greenville, Anderson, and Oconee counties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Documentation and 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 into storage facility, shelter and Resale Shop
  • Maintain proper documentation regarding pickups

General

  • Maintain shelter lawn care
  • Assist in setting up and removal of items for organization events
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED preferred
Must be willing to learn trauma-informed services, crisis intervention and domestic violence
Must possess a valid SC drivers’ license and must be physically capable to perform all tasks related to this position
Willingness to uphold company standards for safety, service and efficiency
Experience with moving companies preferred

To Apply: Email or fax resumes/application to Keisha Johnson, Director of Operations, at keisha.johnson@safeharborsc.org or 864-467-3644


Child & Family Counseling Program Manager

Primary Function: The Child and Family Counseling Program Manager will oversee the Child & Family Counseling program at Safe Harbor. This program offers individual and group counseling services for children who have been exposed to domestic violence and their non-offending parents/caretakers. The program manager will work alongside the Child & Family Counseling staff to provide individual and group counseling to children and families in Safe Harbor’s shelters and community counseling programs. The program manager will also develop best practices for the program to include consistent and trauma-informed group opportunities, parenting support, community resources and other components to the program for the purpose of reducing traumatic stress and building strengths with children and families.

Counseling services for children and families will include: play therapy (for individual children and families), crisis intervention, trauma and recovery counseling, safety planning, community advocacy, as well as parenting within the context of domestic violence.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee Safe Harbor’s Child and Family Counseling Program by developing best practices for the program and providing supervision for program staff.
  • Provide child and family counseling services, including play therapy (for individual children and families), crisis intervention, trauma and recovery counseling, safety planning, community advocacy, as well as parenting support for non-offending caretaker.
  • Provide family counseling for child(ren) and non-offending parent/caretaker together, in order to strengthen the parent’s ability to support and be emotionally available to their child(ren) in a time of high stress, trauma and adjustment.
  • Develop plans and practices for parenting education and support for survivors of domestic violence whose children have also been exposed to the abuse and trauma
  • Facilitate meaningful and age-appropriate therapeutic groups for children and their non-offending parents/caretakers who have been exposed to domestic violence.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and compile monthly reports and statistics.
  • Participate in Safe Harbor staff meetings, team meetings, trainings and continuing education.
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
Essential Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field. Licensure required.
  • Experience providing counseling specifically to children and/or families
  • Training/experience in play therapy, family therapy, and/or other therapeutic techniques for child/family therapy
  • Experience in leadership/management and/or program development
  • Understanding of trauma and knowledge of the traumatic impact of witnessing domestic violence on children, as well as the impact of domestic violence on parenting.
  • Ability to relate to and develop rapport with children and their non-offending parent/caregiver and to provide trauma-informed services for family.
  • Ability to relate to others in an empathetic, non-judgmental, and supportive manner.
  • Bilingual language skills (Spanish and English) a plus.
  • Possess insight and self-awareness to be confident in the role, with knowledge of personal capabilities and limitations.
  • Must work well in a team setting, and be able to utilize other direct service staff to gain perspective and assistance with duties of the job.
  • Possession of a valid SC Driver’s License and an automobile that can be used during work hours.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evening hours

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