For more than 120 years, Florence Crittenton Programs of SC has provided hope, safety, and opportunity to young women by offering the education, skills, and support they need to have a healthy start to life. We operate a licensed residential group home that provides comprehensive services to girls and young women ages 10-20. Our home is a safe, stable, and nurturing environment for pregnant and parenting teens, as well as other girls who cannot live with their families due to abuse, neglect, and substance use. We also offer housing assistance and on-going support service to help young mothers in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties achieve self-sufficiency.
We are seeking a passionate, skilled individuals committed to empowering young women and girls to join our team.
Recognizing the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on young families, we are seeking a full-time Housing Coordinator to administer emergency financial assistance to families experiencing homelessness and housing instability. The position will be responsible for processing applications and verifying eligibility for assistance; assisting families in locating affordable housing; and managing record-keeping and reporting requirements.
Requirements for the Position:
A Bachelors’ degree in human services, administration, management or related field is desired. Prior experience working with homeless individuals and /or an understanding of the impact trauma and poverty have on the community is preferred. Other requirements include possessing excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality of client information; the ability to prepare and maintain accurate, detailed electronic records; good time management skills; and the ability to multitask, manage multiple and simultaneous priorities.
**This is a grant-funded position for 1-year, contingent upon receipt of grant funds.**
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Receives referrals for housing assistance and screens for completeness and compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
- Works closely with the Lowcountry Continuum of Care to assist clients in locating and securing permanent housing.
- Performs needs assessments to ensure proper services are offered to maintain housing.
- Updates and maintains client documentation within the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
- Maintains positive working relationships with community partners.
To apply, email your cover letter, resume and references.
RESIDENTIAL MENTOR (PAID)
We are seeking a part-time Mentor to foster and maintain a climate conducive to harmonious, cohesive, and congenial group living. The Mentor is responsible for the safety of the clients and the smooth operation of the program during evening and weekend hours.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid SC driver’s license, and the ability to drive a 15-passenger van. Also important are: maturity, a genuine interest in and liking for adolescents, good communication skills, and the ability to relate to and empathize with a diverse population of children and/or at risk teens. The ideal candidate is a role model, good listener, and a person able to be firm and consistent in relating to each resident individually.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support and supervision of residents: offers encouragement and support to residents, assists residents in developing independent living skills, and maintains adequate supervision of residents. Ensures location of each resident during shift, and documents using client log.
- Medical and Health Care: assesses physical complaints of residents and initiates appropriate action. Dispenses medications and documents in electronic medical administration record, under supervision of a Registered Nurse.
- Facility Management: pays careful attention to safety and security precautions; supervises meals and chores. Monitors all safety concerns and reports to supervisor.
- Documentation: documents location of clients, client behavior, and concerns; facility and vehicle concerns; and medication administration.
- Completes a minimum of 14 hours of job-related continuing education annually.
Applicants must be able to work during the following shifts:
- 1st Shift: 8AM – 4PM
- 2nd Shift: 4PM – 12AM
- 3rd Shift: 12AM – 8AM
To apply, email your resume and shift availability.