Employment Opportunities

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Hopeful Horizons, a Nonprofit Children's Advocacy, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center serving the South Carolina Lowcountry, is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Full-time Violence Prevention Specialist

The full-time Violence Prevention Specialist will provide primary prevention education to middle and high school aged boys in community Fand school settings throughout Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. The Violence Prevention Specialist will: implement multi-session, evidence-based curricula dealing with abuse, bullying, dating/domestic violence, rape/sexual assault and healthy relationships/boundary setting to create positive cultural change; work collaboratively with community partners; establish and maintain positive relationships with schools and other youth serving organizations; provide effective avenues of communication with parents, teachers and other stakeholders to create buy-in and provide regular progress updates on the programs. In both professional and private life, the Violence Prevention Specialist will model working toward gender equality and will promote non-violence and mutual respect in all relationships.

Qualified applicants must: have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; have experience working with youth; have strong communication, computer and organizational skills; be able to work with a team and independently; have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Please email resumes and cover letters by November 19th, 2021 to James Morrall

Part-Time/Contract Shelter Housekeeper/Cook

Hopeful Horizons is seeking a part-time contract Housekeeper/Cook to work at our domestic violence shelter 30 to 35 hours per week. This position is responsible for the cleanliness, health, and sanitation of Hopeful Horizons’ shelter. The Housekeeper/Cook will also assist with other operations within the shelter building, including stocking of essential supplies and preparing and serving meals to shelter residents. The Housekeeper/Cook is responsible for planning and preparing economical, healthy meals for all shelter residents; for the upkeep and maintenance of the shelter kitchen, appliances, and pantries; and for managing and utilizing donated and purchased food items.

Applicants must: have a high school diploma or equivalent; possess or have the ability to obtain a Food Handlers Certification within 30 days of employment; pass background checks and have a clean driving record. Previous cooking and cleaning experience in either a residential or commercial setting is preferred.


Please submit a resume along with a cover letter by Oct. 30, 2021 to doctort@HopefulHorizons.org.

RN Position working with Forensic Medical Exams (MUSC): This position will be hired through MUSC. Please see online listing for details.

Part-Time Shelter Advocate

The part-time Shelter Advocate works out of our 24-hour emergency domestic violence shelter on evenings, weekends, holidays and/or overnight. The Shelter Advocate answers the crisis line, provides case management services, keeps records, completes paperwork, and offers a safe, supportive and clean environment for shelter residents. 


Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in the human service field, work well independently and as a member of a team, have good computer skills and strong communication skills. 


Please e-mail resumes and cover letters to:  doctort@HopefulHorizons.org

COVID-19 considerations: Hopeful Horizons is currently limiting in-person services and is following protocols set forth by the CDC to help ensure the safety and health of our clients, staff and volunteers. These above positions are currently providing services remotely and in-person.

Hopeful Horizons is a 30+ year-old local nonprofit organization with a mission to protect, treat and prevent and a vision of building a community without abuse. Hopeful Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment.