• Client Support Specialist ( Anderson Shelter)

    Anderson, SC

    Safe Harbor, Inc.

    Greenville, SC

    Date Available

    Sat Feb 13 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

    Application Due

    Sat Mar 13 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


    Salary Position

    How to Apply

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

    Position Description

    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

    Skills and Requirements

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

P.O. Box 17934

Greenville, SC 29606


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