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 Client Support Specialist – 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 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 Include:
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
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
40 hours per week: days vary, Second shift including Saturdays and an occasional 3rd shift
Qualified and highly motivated cadidates may apply by sending their resuem and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org