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

  • Bilingual Family Advocate (full-time)
    The team member fulfilling the role of Bilingual Family Advocate is critical to the success of Safe Harbor's mission. This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others. This is an excellent position for someone seeking post-secondary experience within the social services field, 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:
    • 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.
  • Anderson Shelter Relief Staff (Part-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 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:

    • 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 weekdays; daytime OR overnight hours on some holidays/weekends

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

  • Oconee Shelter Relief Staff (Part-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 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:

    • 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 weekdays; daytime OR overnight hours on some holidays/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.

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