Join Our Team

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. We invite you to view our current employment opportunities below. 

Join Our Team

Employment Opportunities

  • Anderson Client Support Specialist (full-time)

    *Candidates selected for an interview should expect a video interview in light of the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.

    Team Members fulfilling the role of Client Support Specialist – Anderson 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 a stimulating, collaborative and motivational work environment 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 Client Support Specialists for their responsibilities.

    Essential Duties:

    • Receive crisis intake calls and accept new pre-screened/pre-approved clients into shelter
    • Show enthusiasm as you support the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community
    • Practice de-escalation and crisis management techniques
    • Provide emotional support and regulation strategies for clients
    • Display maturity, flexibility, and interpersonal skills that are necessary in a crisis-oriented environment
    • Ensures the daily needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met
    • Completes inventories and various other paperwork, as assigned
    • And much more…. there’s never a boring day when you work at a Shelter
     

    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: days vary; hours during the week are 2nd or 3rd shift. Weekend hours vary to include 8a to 4p, 4p to 12a or 12a to 8am

    Qualified and highly motivated candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to employment@safeharborsc.org.

  • Oconee Client Support Specialist (Full-Time)

    Team Members fulfilling the role of Client Support Specialist – Oconee Shelter 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 a stimulating, collaborative and motivational work environment 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 Client Support Specialists for their responsibilities.

     

    Essential Duties:

    • Receive Crisis Intake calls and accept new pre-screened/pre-approved clients into shelter
    • Show enthusiasm as you support the mission and vision of Safe Harbor to peers, clients, and the community
    • Practice de-escalation and crisis management techniques
    • Provide emotional support and regulation strategies for clients
    • Display maturity, flexibility, and interpersonal skills that are necessary in a crisis-oriented environment
    • Ensures the daily needs (food, clothing, medical assistance, etc.) of all clients of the shelter are met
    • Completes inventories and various other paperwork, as assigned
    • And much more…. there’s never a boring day when you work at a Shelter
     

    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: days vary; hours during the week are 2nd or 3rd shift. Weekend hours vary to include 8a to 4p, 4p to 12a or 12a to 8am

    Qualified and highly motivated candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to employment@safeharborsc.org.

  • Anderson Shelter Monitor (Part-Time)

    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.

    Team Members fulfilling the role of Shelter Monitor-Anderson Shelter 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 the human services field. As well as those interested in serving female victims of domestic violence and their children within residential housing.

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

    Essential Duties Include:

    • Process telephone and new arrival intakes for services.
    • Orient new clients to the shelter program.
    • See that the shelter is kept neat and clean; make sure all residents clean and assist with necessary tasks.
    • Responds to residents' requests, rendering assistance as possible; respond to and resolve conflicts and crisis situations
    • Maintains safety, security, and satisfaction of clients by monitoring community living environment and ensuring physical environment is following regulations and by making and documenting routine checks of clients.
    • Assures quality and consistent services by being knowledgeable of and enforcing agency policy.
    • Fosters a stable and peaceful environment by maintaining the Agency’s values and principles of trauma-informed and cultural sensitivity, respecting our differences.
    • Complete Victim Service Provider training each calendar year.
    • Perform other duties as requested

     

    Schedule:  Safe Harbor shelters operate 24 hours 7 days a week. Employee will be responsible to work various shifts and maintain emergency coverage where necessary. The shelter monitor works overnights during the week, weekends and holidays. Hours: 12a to 8a two to three nights per week. Weekend hours vary to include 8a to 4p, 4p to 12a or 12a to 8am. Approximately 24 hours each work week.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    • High school diploma required or GED equivalent
    • Experience working in similar programs or nonprofit environments preferred (not required).
    • Articulates ideas clearly (both written and orally), listens accurately, and establishes a personal rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
    • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with some knowledge of MS Office applications.
    • Always maintains confidentiality.
    • Dependable, flexible, and adapts quickly to changing situations. Maintains dignity and self-control in stressful situations.
    • Caring and compassionate yet can be authoritative and assertive when the situation demands it.
    • Knowledge of de-escalation (conflict resolution) methods, communication and techniques, and maintenance of appropriate boundaries or the willingness to learn.
    • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

    How You Make an Impact: If you’re a mission-driven worker looking to make a difference for those in crisis, now is your time! Safe Harbor needs compassion, supportive people for our shelters.

    • Supporting shelter clients fleeing abusive relationships
    • Coordinate with team members for food, supplies, and security
    • Oversee management of access to site for vendors, staff, volunteers, and clients
    • Update various databases with client information
    • Serve as on-site support for clients adjusting to community living
    • Communicate any issues to management and on-call staff
    • Engagement in the spirit of “doing whatever it takes”

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Plastic shield at workstations
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
    • Reduction in number of clients in shelter program

    Qualified and highly motivated candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to employment@safeharborsc.org.

  • Greenville Shelter Monitor (Part-Time)

    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.

    Team Members fulfilling the role of Shelter Monitor - Greenville Shelter 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 the human services field. As well as those interested in serving female victims of domestic violence and their children within residential housing.

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

    Essential Duties Include:

    • Process telephone and new arrival intakes for services.
    • Orient new clients to the shelter program.
    • See that the shelter is kept neat and clean; make sure all residents clean and assist with necessary tasks.
    • Responds to residents' requests, rendering assistance as possible; respond to and resolve conflicts and crisis situations
    • Maintains safety, security, and satisfaction of clients by monitoring community living environment and ensuring physical environment is following regulations and by making and documenting routine checks of clients.
    • Assures quality and consistent services by being knowledgeable of and enforcing agency policy.
    • Fosters a stable and peaceful environment by maintaining the Agency’s values and principles of trauma-informed and cultural sensitivity, respecting our differences.
    • Complete Victim Service Provider training each calendar year.
    • Perform other duties as requested

     

    Schedule:  Safe Harbor shelters operate 24 hours 7 days a week. Employee will be responsible to work various shifts and maintain emergency coverage where necessary. The shelter monitor works overnights during the week, weekends and holidays. Hours: 12a to 8a two to three nights per week. Weekend hours vary to include 8a to 4p, 4p to 12a or 12a to 8am. Approximately 24 hours each work week.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    • High school diploma required or GED equivalent
    • Experience working in similar programs or nonprofit environments preferred (not required).
    • Articulates ideas clearly (both written and orally), listens accurately, and establishes a personal rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
    • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with some knowledge of MS Office applications.
    • Always maintains confidentiality.
    • Dependable, flexible, and adapts quickly to changing situations. Maintains dignity and self-control in stressful situations.
    • Caring and compassionate yet can be authoritative and assertive when the situation demands it.
    • Knowledge of de-escalation (conflict resolution) methods, communication and techniques, and maintenance of appropriate boundaries or the willingness to learn.
    • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

    How You Make an Impact: If you’re a mission-driven worker looking to make a difference for those in crisis, now is your time! Safe Harbor needs compassion, supportive people for our shelters.

    • Supporting shelter clients fleeing abusive relationships
    • Coordinate with team members for food, supplies, and security
    • Oversee management of access to site for vendors, staff, volunteers, and clients
    • Update various databases with client information
    • Serve as on-site support for clients adjusting to community living
    • Communicate any issues to management and on-call staff
    • Engagement in the spirit of “doing whatever it takes”

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Plastic shield at workstations
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
    • Reduction in number of clients in shelter program

     

    Qualified and highly motivated candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to: employment@safeharborsc.org.

  • Oconee Shelter Monitor (Part-Time)

    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.

    Team Members fulfilling the role of Shelter Monitor - Oconee Shelter 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 the human services field. As well as those interested in serving female victims of domestic violence and their children within residential housing.

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

    Essential Duties Include:

    • Process telephone and new arrival intakes for services.
    • Orient new clients to the shelter program.
    • See that the shelter is kept neat and clean; make sure all residents clean and assist with necessary tasks.
    • Responds to residents' requests, rendering assistance as possible; respond to and resolve conflicts and crisis situations
    • Maintains safety, security, and satisfaction of clients by monitoring community living environment and ensuring physical environment is following regulations and by making and documenting routine checks of clients.
    • Assures quality and consistent services by being knowledgeable of and enforcing agency policy.
    • Fosters a stable and peaceful environment by maintaining the Agency’s values and principles of trauma-informed and cultural sensitivity, respecting our differences.
    • Complete Victim Service Provider training each calendar year.
    • Perform other duties as requested

     

    Schedule:  Safe Harbor shelters operate 24 hours 7 days a week. Employee will be responsible to work various shifts and maintain emergency coverage where necessary. The shelter monitor works overnights during the week, weekends and holidays. Hours: 12a to 8a two to three nights per week. Weekend hours vary to include 8a to 4p, 4p to 12a or 12a to 8am. Approximately 24 hours each work week.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    • High school diploma required or GED equivalent
    • Experience working in similar programs or nonprofit environments preferred (not required).
    • Articulates ideas clearly (both written and orally), listens accurately, and establishes a personal rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
    • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with some knowledge of MS Office applications.
    • Always maintains confidentiality.
    • Dependable, flexible, and adapts quickly to changing situations. Maintains dignity and self-control in stressful situations.
    • Caring and compassionate yet can be authoritative and assertive when the situation demands it.
    • Knowledge of de-escalation (conflict resolution) methods, communication and techniques, and maintenance of appropriate boundaries or the willingness to learn.
    • Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test

     

    How You Make an Impact: If you’re a mission-driven worker looking to make a difference for those in crisis, now is your time! Safe Harbor needs compassion, supportive people for our shelters.

    • Supporting shelter clients fleeing abusive relationships
    • Coordinate with team members for food, supplies, and security
    • Oversee management of access to site for vendors, staff, volunteers, and clients
    • Update various databases with client information
    • Serve as on-site support for clients adjusting to community living
    • Communicate any issues to management and on-call staff
    • Engagement in the spirit of “doing whatever it takes”

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Plastic shield at workstations
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
    • Reduction in number of clients in shelter program

     

    Qualified and highly motivatded candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to: employment@safeharborsc.org.

  • Resale Shop Cashier and Processor (Part-Time)

    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.

    Team Members fulfilling the role of Cashier/Processor are critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission. This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others.

    Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare Cashier/Processor for their responsibilities.

    Essential Duties Include:

    - Set up donation receiving areas, prepare to accept, and evaluate donations; closes and secures the same areas, and donated items at the end of the day.

    - Organize, and maintain donation areas, and storage areas throughout the day

    - Ensure quality of inventory by adhering to merchandise standards, and preventing damage to donated goods

    - Clean, price, and display merchandise in accordance with thrift store procedures

    - Maintain the physical appearance of the shop storage areas, ensuring safety, compliance, and store cleanliness

    - Arrange merchandise displays throughout the Children’s Dept. as assigned by the store manager

    - Test electrical equipment upon donation – determine if sellable

    - Keeps work areas stocked with supplies, and necessary equipment, and help to maintain a clean, attractive, orderly, and safe work environment throughout the store

    - Participate in store special events, and ales as scheduled, or assigned by thrift store manager

    - Responsible for loading and unloading trucks assigned and others as required, including bale truck

    - Adheres to policies, and procedures of Safe Harbor Resale Shop

    Qualifications:

    - Must have a valid Driver’s license

    - High School Diploma or GED

    - Effective communication, and customer service skills

    - Experience in a retail work setting, preferred

    - Knowledge of second hand, or thrift store operations helpful

    - Ability to work with a variety of people in a busy work environment

    - Must be organized, and personable

    - Must have a history of being punctual, and reliable

    - Must have a reliable method of travel to Resale Shop

    Hours:   20 – 25 hours, Monday – Saturday between the hours of 9-5pm

    Qualified and highly motivated candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to employment@safeharborsc.org.

     

     

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