Current Job Openings

Family Advocate

Prevention Coordinator (REP)

Prevention Coordinator (REP & Coaching Boys Into Men)

Part-Time Client Support Specialists


Family Advocate – Anderson

This position will work with Safe Harbor’s Shelter Team to maintain the operation of the shelter program and strengthen service delivery across the specified shelter location. As its primary function, the Family Advocate will provide advocacy services and case management to victims of domestic violence within the shelter.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide trauma informed case management, advocacy, safety planning, and education on the dynamics of domestic violence for current and former shelter clients
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with local community agencies, service providers, and community resources that are regularly needed by shelter clients and their families.
  • Maintain a current guide of community resources, assist clients with navigating resources, and establishing access points to needed services.
  • Complete initial client intake and assessment to determine appropriateness for shelter program and work with the client to identify the best course of action to meet individual needs.
  • Observe all standards of confidentiality, maintain client database, and ensure detailed and timely documentation of client files.
  • Facilitate and lead discussions and/or groups with clients aimed at developing an understanding of trauma, promotion of healthy relationships and strength building, as well as increasing overall knowledge base of life skills and community supports.
  • Assist families with immediate needs including but not limited to school enrollments, connecting with parenting and childcare resources, and addressing specific challenges that families face within the shelter.
  • Document and compile monthly advocacy and shelter statistics including tracking crisis calls, case management hours, and tracking shelter entry and exit forms.
  • Assist with shelter coverage and day to day shelter operation by creating a shelter culture that exemplifies teamwork; responds to client concerns and challenges in a trauma informed manner; and promotes safety and value of clients and fellow co-workers.
  • Facilitate and coordinate move outs and/or transportation as needed
  • Attend staff and supervisory meetings, as well as community and state meetings and participate as a representative of Safe Harbor
  • Lend support to the training of volunteers who assist in achieving Safe Harbor objectives
  • Enthusiastically support and model the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients and the community
  • To assume such other duties as assigned by the Director of Shelter Advocacy or Program Director

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in Human Services or related field with 1 year experience
  • Ability to relate to individuals and groups 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, and be able to utilize other direct service staff to gain perspective and assistance with duties of the job
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities in a crisis oriented environment
  • Ability to manage confidential materials in an appropriate manner
  • Possess conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evening and on call work
  • Possession of a valid SC Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Knowledge of the group process and the ability to lead and organize a wide variety of group formats
  • Public speaking experience considered a plus

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


Prevention Coordinator (REP) – Greenville

Safe Harbor’s prevention efforts include the Relationship Education Project (REP), Coaching Boys Into Men, youth advocacy and engagement, education, and support of other influential people in the lives of young people (counselors, parents, teachers), as well as other projects that aim to provide the community with primary prevention of intimate partner violence. A Prevention Coordinator works to provide youth, schools, and community settings with age-appropriate, research drive, violence prevention curriculum and activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and facilitates REP curriculum within middle and high schools across our four county service area, primarily in Greenville County.
  • Builds relationships with schools and community spaces to ensure maximum REP presence among youth.
  • Completes appropriate documentation and compiles monthly reports and statistics (student evaluation/testing).
  • Participates in Safe Harbor staff meetings, team meetings, trainings, and continuing education.
  • Performs other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, students and the community.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience with training and facilitation of small and large groups.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written. Inter- and intra-personal.
  • Experience with engaging and empowering youth, knowledge of youth culture and trends.
  • Must work well independently and with a team. This position works primarily outside of an office setting (in schools and from home). Candidates must display and possess a high level of initiative, integrity and dedication for this position.
  • Ability to relate to others in an empathetic, non-judgmental, and supportive manner.
  • 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 after school hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with classroom management.
  • Knowledge of intimate partner violence, and the dynamics of adolescent violence.

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


Prevention Coordinator (REP & Coaching Boys Into Men)

Safe Harbor’s prevention efforts include the Relationship Education Project (REP), Coaching Boys Into Men, youth advocacy and engagement, education, and support of other influential people in the lives of young people (counselors, parents, teachers), as well as other projects that aim to provide the community with primary prevention of intimate partner violence. A Prevention Coordinator works to provide youth, schools, and community settings with age-appropriate, research drive, violence prevention curriculum and activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and facilitates REP curriculum within middle and high schools across our four county service area.
  • Builds relationships with schools and community spaces to ensure maximum REP presence among youth.
  • Completes appropriate documentation and compiles monthly reports and statistics (student evaluation/testing).
  • Assists in coordination of Coaching Boys into Men curriculum and programming with various school athletic programs and sports teams.
  • Participates in Safe Harbor staff meetings, team meetings, trainings, and continuing education.
  • Assists in coordination of other prevention programming, as assigned by supervisor.
  • Enthusiastically supports and models the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, students and the community.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience with training and facilitation of small and large groups.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written. Inter- and intra-personal.
  • Experience with engaging and empowering youth, knowledge of youth culture and trends.
  • Must work well independently and with a team. This position works primarily outside of an office setting (in schools and from home). Candidates must display and possess a high level of initiative, integrity and dedication for this position.
  • Ability to relate to others in an empathetic, non-judgmental, and supportive manner.
  • 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 after school hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with classroom management.
  • Knowledge of intimate partner violence.

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


Part-Time Client Support Specialists – Anderson

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:

  • Receives and processes  intake calls from victims of domestic violence and accepts clients into shelter program.
  • Aids new clients with intake procedures, guidelines of household, required 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.
  • Walk through of shelter to see who is in the house/ensure the overall appearance of shelter is clean organized and safe.
  • Assist clients with supplies for household cleaning.
  • Engage moms & kids in shelter activities (arts & crafts, games, etc.)
  • Clean staff office/bathroom/meal prep areas as needed.
  • Enthusiastically support and model the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients and the community.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • 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: Send resume and list of references to employment@safeharborsc.org.