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Safe Harbor is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence in the upstate of South Carolina.  We offer a continuum of services, providing safe emergency shelter, counseling, assistance with orders of protection, and transitional housing, as well as teen dating violence education and community outreach in Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, and Oconee counties.

At Safe Harbor, we strive to create a culture of inclusivity and empowerment. Approaching our work with different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds cultivates collective strength and creativity.  This brings us closer to the communities we serve and embodies our fundamental vision that all people feel safe and valued.


Full-time Donation Pick-up and Delivery Associate

The role of Donation Pick-up and Delivery Associate is critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission. This position works from the Safe Harbor Resale Shop and serves as the liaison between the agency and community for non-cash donations.

Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing orientation program, great benefits and paid time off.

Essential Duties:

  • Respond to and schedule donation pick-ups from community
  • Pick up and deliver donated furniture, household items and clothing
  • Maintain inventory of donated items for agency and warehouse
  • Additional responsibilities related to needs of resale store, agency and clients

Qualifications:

  • This job requires heavy lifting. Must be able to regularly lift at least 75 pounds-with assistance from dolly
  • Must have good driving record and be able to operate a box truck
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Passion for serving others
  • Excellent time management and communication skills. Must be self-directed and able to work with minimal day-day supervision
  • Must be prompt and dependable
  • Most demonstrate problem-solving skills and good judgement
  • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test
  • Prefer candidate who demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft outlook as well as basic data entry

Qualified and Highly Motivated Candidates may by sending a resume and cover letter to:  employment@safeharborsc.org  


Anderson Shelter House Manager

**Candidates contacted by Safe Harbor for an interview for the Anderson Shelter House Manager position should expect a video interview as the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic/social-distancing is a viable concern.**

Team Members fulfilling the role of House Management are critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission.  This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others.  This is an excellent position for someone with experience in social service fields, as well as, those interested in serving victims of domestic violence and their children.

Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare House Management for their responsibilities.

Essential Duties Include

  • Provides daily management of the physical facility for emergency domestic violence shelter
  • Supervises Shelter Relief Staff
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and welcoming community living environment
  • Directly interacts with victims of domestic violence and their children, providing and modeling basic crisis intervention, conflict resolution, emotional regulation and de-escalation skills
  • Completing intake procedures
  • Receiving and processing crisis telephone intake calls from victims
  • Maintaining daily documentation and reporting

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience or higher learning pursuits in social service or related fields helpful
  • Passion for serving others
  • Demonstrated level-headed, calm, problem-solving skills and good judgement
  • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

Hours:

40 # hours per week/general schedule (1st shift, weekdays)

Qualified and Highly Motivated Candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:  employment@safeharborsc.org.


Bilingual Family Advocate:  Full Time, Salaried/Non-Exempt

The Team Member fulfilling the role of a Bilingual Family Advocate is critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission.  This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others.  This is an excellent position for someone seeking post-secondary experience within social service fields, as well as those interested in serving victims of domestic violence and their children. Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare a Bilingual Family Advocate for their responsibilities.
Essential Duties Include:
  • Provide trauma informed case management, advocacy, safety planning, and education on the dynamics of domestic violence for shelter clients
  • Complete client assessments to determine appropriateness for shelter program
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with local community agencies, service providers, and community resources
  • Observe all standards of confidentiality, maintain client database, compile statistics, and ensure detailed and timely documentation of client files
  • Facilitate and lead educational, life skills and empowerment groups

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in Human Services or related field with 1 year experience
  • Fluent bilingual (English and Spanish) linguistic skills
  • Passion for serving others and ability to relate to individuals in an empathetic and nonjudgmental manner
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities in a crisis oriented environment
  • Demonstrated level headedness, strong problem solving skills, and self-awareness
  • Possession of a valid SC Driver’s License
  • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

Hours:

  • 40 hours per week. Monday- Friday.  Primarily day hours, but must possess ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings.

Qualified and Highly Motivated Candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:  employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Anderson)

**Candidates contacted by Safe Harbor for an interview for the Part-time Shelter Relief Staff (Anderson) should expect a video interview as the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic/social-distancing is a viable concern. **

Team Members fulfilling the role of Shelter Relief Staff are critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission.  This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others.  This is an excellent position for someone seeking entry-level experience within social service fields, as well as those interested in serving female victims of domestic violence and their children.

Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare Shelter Relief Staff for their responsibilities.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Serving as on-site operations staff for emergency domestic violence shelter, assuring the safety and security of the residents and shelter property
  • Assisting in maintaining a clean and welcoming community living environment
  • Directly interacting with victims of domestic violence and their children, providing and modeling basic crisis intervention, conflict resolution, emotional regulation and de-escalation skills
  • Completing intake procedures
  • Receiving and processing crisis telephone intake calls from victims
  • Maintaining daily documentation and reporting

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience or higher learning pursuits in social service or related fields helpful
  • Passion for serving others
  • Demonstrated level-headed, calm, problem-solving skills and good judgement
  • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

Hours:

16 – 20 hours per week. Overnight hours during the weekday.  Daytime OR overnight hours on some holidays and weekends.

 

Qualified and Highly Motivated Candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to: employment@safeharborsc.org.


Part-time Shelter Relief Staff – Oconee

**Candidates contacted by Safe Harbor for an interview for the part-time Shelter Relief Staff – Oconee position should expect a video interview as the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic/social-distancing is a viable concern.**

Team Members fulfilling the role of Shelter Relief Staff are critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission.  This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others.  This is an excellent position for someone seeking entry-level experience within social service fields, as well as those interested in serving female victims of domestic violence and their children.

Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare Shelter Relief Staff for their responsibilities.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Serving as on-site operations staff for emergency domestic violence shelter, assuring the safety and security of the residents and shelter property
  • Assisting in maintaining a clean and welcoming community living environment
  • Directly interacting with victims of domestic violence and their children, providing and modeling basic crisis intervention, conflict resolution, emotional regulation and de-escalation skills
  • Completing intake procedures
  • Receiving and processing crisis telephone intake calls from victims
  • Maintaining daily documentation and reporting

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience or higher learning pursuits in social service or related fields helpful
  • Passion for serving others
  • Demonstrated level-headed, calm, problem-solving skills and good judgement
  • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

Hours:

16 – 20 hours per week. Overnight hours during the weekday.  Daytime OR overnight hours on some holidays and weekends.

 

Qualified and Highly Motivated Candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:  employment@safeharborsc.org.


Safe Harbor participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.  Click here for more details.

 

 

 

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When you give to Safe Harbor, 89.8 cents of every dollar goes directly to Safe Harbor’s prevention and intervention services to break the cycle of domestic violence in the Upstate of South Carolina. You can make a tax-deductible contribution by clicking the link below.

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Contact Us

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1.800.291.2139
Administrative Offices: 864.467.1177
Safe Harbor Resale Shop: 864.242.1751
Mail: PO. Box 174 Greenville, SC 29602

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