Here is a listing of the current positions that are available with SCCADVASA, as well as our various member organizations across South Carolina.
Shelter Program Director
Pee Dee Coalition Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Non-profit organization has immediate opening for a Program Director for an emergency safe shelter for abused women and their children in the Upper Pee Dee Region of South Carolina. Must be knowledgeable of domestic violence victimization and the needs of domestic violence victims. This is a fulltime supervisory position.
The Program Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the staff, residents, and volunteers; providing direct services to residents; implementing the goals and objectives of the organization and its related funding sources; managing the physical site; accessing community resources (both cash and in-kind); and providing community education and training.
The ideal candidate will possess a graduate degree in social work or a related field; management, staff supervision, program administration experience; and, strong leadership and organizational skills.
The Program Director must reside in or relocate to the Upper Pee Dee Region of South Carolina within thirty minutes of Cheraw, SC.
Pee Dee Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Group Services Coordinator
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands
Salary: $34,000 (including generous benefits package: health, life, 401(k) 3% match after year one, employee assistance, annual and sick leave)
Reports To: Director of Therapy & Outreach Services
A master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field or equivalent knowledge and experience preferred. A minimum two years of clinical experience working with individuals and groups, particularly survivors of sexual assault. Licensure required.
General Summary of Duties:
To coordinate, enhance and expand comprehensive support, treatment and therapeutic services for survivors of sexual assault through individual and group therapy.
Ensure overall quality of Group Services Program in accordance with grant objectives, Rape Crisis Standards and Outcomes, and the agency strategic plan;
Coordinate the implementation of evidence- based interventions for psycho-educational and support groups for survivors of sexual assault;
Recruit, train, and administratively supervise volunteer and paid group facilitators;
Secure meeting space and coordinate schedules for all groups;
Provide group and individual counseling and maintain case files;
Manage grant documentation for Group Services Program including creating and distributing bi-monthly newsletters;
Attend and participate in weekly crisis/clinical meetings, bi-monthly staff meetings, and weekly clinical supervision;
Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after hour on-call rotation;
Promote the agency’s services within the community; and
Complete any other duties as assigned or required by grantors.
Bilingual Victim Advocate
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in social work, counseling or related field with at least one year’s experience working in an area related to sexual abuse/assault. Must be fluent in Spanish and English. [Employment is contingent upon passing the Language Proficiency Test.] Strong organizational skills, punctuality, cultural competency, professionalism, written and oral communication skills, and computer skills required.
Reports To: Director of Crisis Services
Salary Range: $28,000-$30,000 (plus health and life with 401(k) after year one with 3% match)
General Summary of Duties: To enhance and expand comprehensive services for survivors of sexual assault, with emphasis on underserved communities, to include crisis intervention, information and referral, advocacy within the criminal justice systems, and outreach.
*Provides crisis intervention to victims of sexual assault and abuse through the crisis line and hospital accompaniment, participating in agency on-call rotation;
*Assists the Crisis Program with follow up, personal and legal advocacy, and crisis intervention for victims,
*Provides outreach and information to underserved communities, including individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ, Latinos/as, and the elderly, about sexual assault and abuse and the services available at STSM;
*Represents STSM with numerous organizations serving sexual assault survivors and/or underserved communities;
*Provides interpretation for Hispanics/Latinos during individual counseling sessions with licensed therapists;
*Creates and implements trainings for social workers, advocates, medical personnel, and law enforcement to provide them an approach that is sensitive to the cultural characteristics of underserved communities;
*Creates and implements training for STSM staff on how to best serve underserved populations;
*Prepares monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant; and
*Ensures grant objectives are met and documented.
Rock Hill, SC
The Executive Director of Safe Passage is responsible for safeguarding the mission, and for the effective and successful management and operations. Safe Passage is a domestic violence, sexual trauma and child advocacy agency. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors. Specific Responsibilities: Provides leadership and strategic direction for Safe Passage on an ongoing basis. Manages all fiscal resources and operations. Directs public relations, social media, rebranding and development/fundraising. The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record in previous leadership positions and have core competencies in fundraising, board and donor development, and all areas of business operations. Five or more years of executive-level leadership, experience in public speaking, media interaction and grant writing are required. This individual must demonstrate the core values of integrity, transparency, accountability, respect and responsibility. A Bachelors degree is required. A full job description is attached. safe-passage-executive-director-job-description
The cut off date is February 5, 2013
Part-Time Bilingual Child Therapist
Julie Valentine Center
Job Description: The Part-Time Bilingual Child Therapist will provide therapeutic mental health services to the Spanish speaking child victims of abuse and /or neglect, and their non-offending caregivers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide individual and family counseling using evidence based treatment (TFCBT, PCIT, EMDR, etc), and provide crisis intervention services as needed. Must maintain appropriate documentation to include client contact, clinical service notes, outcome measures, correspondence, and assessment tools (documentation is to be maintained according to center standards in both NCA Track and client chart), and must provide follow up case management for children and families by coordinating services with referring agencies such as DSS, DMH, LE, Solicitor’s Office, Etc. Administrative duties include participation in agency staff meetings, fund raisers and other center activities, maintaining Victim Service Provider Credential by completing annual training requirements, and enhancing professional growth and development through activities such as professional affiliations, conferences, workshops, etc.
Minimum Education: License and Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field with a minimum of three years experience.
Job Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: Must be proficient in Spanish. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; Experience and training in working with abused and traumatized children; play therapy experience preferred; experience and training in evidence based treatments preferred; extensive experience and training in child development, family dynamics, and parenting; and knowledge and understanding of child protective services and criminal justice system.
Parenting Group Facilitator
Julie Valentine Center
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Parenting Group Facilitator is responsible to provide evidence based parent education and support programming at the Julie Valentine Center and community locations. The Parenting Group Facilitator will engage parents in developing positive discipline, understanding child development and reducing incidence of neglect. Responsibilities include assisting in researching, developing, and maintaining program materials that are evidence based and meet the requirements funding sources; maintaining documentation of program outcomes, reports, and statistics in a timely manner. In addition, the candidate must be able to network with community partners, develop and maintain collaborative partnerships as well as assist in marketing the Parent Education and Support programs in the community; participate in state and local meetings and trainings.
This is a full-time position which requires flexibility and candidates must be available at least three evenings a week.
Minimum Education: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field; Licensure Required
Job Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: Must have a minimum of three years experience working with adults and children, specific to improving parenting skills. Knowledge ofthe criminal justice system, interpersonal violence and child abuse; experience in crisis intervention; excellent communication skills; experience in public speaking and/or training; ability to remain calm in crisis situations; ability to work independently at organizing and planning programs in the community; must have reliable transportation.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Julie Valentine Center
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for recording and paying agency's approved monthly bills, preparing monthly reports (Board, DHEC, grans, month-end, etc), prepare bi-monthly payroll and related information (taxes and paid time off), assist with the yearly budget planning with finance committee and Executive Director, assist with the yearly audit, prepare and file quarterly tax reports.
This is a part- time position.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 3 years experience in Non-profit accounting/bookkeeping
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Hope Haven of the Lowcountry
Hope Haven of the Lowcountry, a fully accredited Children’s Advocacy and Rape Crisis Center located in Beaufort, South Carolina is looking for a full-time Program manager to provide leadership, supervision and management oversight for all services at Hope Haven. Responsible for the delivery of high quality services. Develops strong collaborative relationships with the community, specifically, law enforcement, Solicitor’s office, medical community and Child Protective Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Creates and maintains structures, processes, and functions to ensure that the mission of Hope Haven is met
*Ensures that all services such as forensic interviews, medical evaluations, mental health treatment, crisis counseling and other serves are delivered effectively and efficiently
*Provide strong leadership to the local multidisciplinary team (MDT) and chairs the monthly case staffing
*Participate and provides necessary leadership with the State Chapter and coalition
*Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with other organizations that collaborate with Hope Haven.
*Develops and facilitates teamwork among Hope Haven staff to attain team goals.
*Ensures that all program personnel issues (hiring, supervision, evaluation termination, etc.) are in keeping with Hope Haven’s policies and procedures.
*Plans and develops the agency’s budget in collaboration with the Executive Director, and other appropriate management staff.
*Plans and achieves annual objectives for service improvement in keeping with the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the organization
*Ensures staff participate in evaluation and quality improvement.
*Ensures effective implementation of policies and procedures for Hope Haven staff.
*Monitors state and national issues and/or trends that could potentially impact Hope Haven
*Provides education and information to community through professional presentations and speaking engagments
*Provides direct client services (forensic interviewing, counseling, case management, victim advocacy) as needed.
*Performs other duties as assigned and delegated by Supervisor.
Education and ExperienceMaster’s degree in social work or related field and at least two years experience at the management level. Licensure (LISW, LPC) preferred. Previous experience in program administration/management is required .
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Strong clinical knowledge in evidence based treatment of child abuse (ex: TF-CBT) and crisis management.
*Demonstrated leadership skills and experience.
*Strong supervisory skills
*Knowledge in budget development and management.
*Experience in a team oriented environment.
*Strong interpersonal skills.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Must be able to appropriately respond to the cultural differences present among the organization’s service population.
Shauw Chin Capps, MSWExecutive Director
Hope Haven of the Lowcountry: Children's Advocacy and Rape Crisis Center
Coordinator of Victim Services
Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse
CODA (Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse) in Beaufort, SC, is seeking a full time coordinator of victim services. This position ensures a coordinated response to assist victims of domestic violence who seek CODA’s services through program development, staff supervision, community relations and service provision.
The coordinator of victim services is responsible for overseeing adult and children's counseling services and legal services provided on-site at an emergency shelter and on an outreach basis throughout a four county area. Additionally, this position provides staff supervision, participates in program development, does statistical and grants reporting and acts as a member of a management team. Public speaking and the ability to build cooperative and collaborative relationships are required.
Applicant must have: a Masters in Social Work or a MSW/JD; at least 3 years counseling and supervisory experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; valid driver’s license and willingness to travel; strong computer skills, and; sensitivity to the issue of domestic violence. Interested applicants should mail resumes and cover letters to CODA P.O. Box 1775, Beaufort, SC 29901 by 5/11. CODA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.