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Counselor

Primary Function: This counselor will provide individual and group counseling to Safe Harbor clients. Counseling services include crisis intervention, trauma and recovery counseling, case management, legal and community advocacy, safety planning and education on the dynamics of domestic violence. The counselor will also facilitate shelter support groups and other groups as needed. This counselor will be based primarily in Greenville County but may also assist with groups and individual counseling in Anderson County or Oconee County, as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide assessments, crisis intervention, trauma and recovery counseling, case management, legal and community advocacy, safety planning and education on the dynamics of Domestic Violence for clients.

Provide advocacy for clients and collaborate with other community systems in order to assist clients in navigating through barriers and obstacles.

Facilitate meaningful and appropriate psycho-educational and therapeutic group counseling sessions for clients.

Develop collaborative relationships and network with local community agencies, providing information about Safe Harbor and trainings about domestic violence.

Complete paperwork and compile monthly reports and statistics.

Participate in Safe Harbor staff meetings, team meetings, trainings and continuing education.

Enthusiastically support and model the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community.

Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field. Licensure preferred.
  • Ability to relate to others in an empathetic, non-judgmental, and supportive manner.
  • Bilingual language skills (Spanish and English) are preferred, but not required.
  • Possess insight and self-awareness to be confident in the role, with knowledge of personal capabilities and limitations.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence is preferable.
  • 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: Please send resume, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Client Support Specialist (Anderson)

Summary:  This employee provides direct services for victims of domestic violence and their children, in Anderson. 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 approved agency procedure..

Job 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 necessary 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.
  • 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:40 hours per week on a 4 days on/3 days off rotating shift, which includes weekdays and weekends

Qualifications & Skills:High school diploma and experience in residential facility management are preferred. 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 Shelter Relief Staff (Weekdays) – Greenville

Summary: This employee provides services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and is 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.

Job 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 necessary documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Insures 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/overnight)

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 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. Shelter Relief Staff 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, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Weekdays) – Anderson

Summary: This employee provides services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and is 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.

Job 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 necessary documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Insures 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/overnight)

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 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. Shelter Relief Staff 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, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Weekdays) – Oconee

Summary: This employee provides services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and is 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.

Job 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 necessary documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Insures 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/overnight)

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 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. Shelter Relief Staff 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, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Weekends) – Greenville

Summary: This employee provides services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and is 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.

Job 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 necessary documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Insures 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/overnight)

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 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. Shelter Relief Staff 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, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Weekends) – Anderson

Summary: This employee provides services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and is 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.

Job 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 necessary documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Insures 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/overnight)

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 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. Shelter Relief Staff 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, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Weekends) – Oconee

Summary: This employee provides services that insure that the shelter operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a continual basis and is 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.

Job 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 necessary documentation and photographs for client records.
  • Insures 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/overnight)

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 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. Shelter Relief Staff 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, cover letter & list of three references to employment@safeharborsc.org.


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