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:

Human Resources Specialist (part time)

The part-time (20 hours a week) HR Specialist will research, develop, recommend and execute creative strategies to foster Hopeful Horizons’ HR goals. This position will provide support in all areas of HR including recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, performance management, training and development, employee relations, regulatory compliance and will assist with diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

Qualified applicants must have: a Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field required; proven work experience as an HR Specialist or HR Generalist; excellent verbal and written communication skills including proven dispute resolution skills; thorough understanding of federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; strong analytical, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills. Experience specializing in equal employment opportunity and/or diversity, equity and inclusion programs preferred. SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or PHR certification preferred.

Please email resumes and cover letters to: Jean Brown by May 30, 2022.

Volunteer Coordinator

Hopeful Horizons is seeking a full-time volunteer coordinator. The volunteer coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of volunteer activities at multiple locations to ensure a 24-hour response to victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper and Allendale counties. Additionally, this position will provide coverage and oversight of Hopeful Horizons' lobby, primarily at its Bluffton office.

Qualified applicants must: have a Bachelor’s degree in human services, communications or related field, or equivalent experience; strong computer and organizational skills; have excellent public relations, oral and written communication skills including public speaking; be detail-oriented and able to multi-task; have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and willingness to travel throughout the five-county service area.

 

Please email resumes and cover letters to James Morrall by May 30

Therapist - Child Services

Hopeful Horizons is seeking a master's level therapist for full-time employment working with survivors of child abuse. Qualified applicants must

  • have a Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, or related field

  • be licensed or working toward licensure in South Carolina; work well independently and as a member of a team

  • have good computer skills and strong communication skills

  • have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

  • Candidates who are bilingual in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply.

 

Please email resumes and cover letters to: Billie Jo Godwin.

DSS Liaison/Therapist

Hopeful Horizons is seeking a full-time Department of Social Services (DSS) Liaison/Therapist. The DSS Liaison works closely with DSS staff to provide case consultations, attend case staffings and provide annual training around issues related to working with victim/survivors of domestic violence. DSS Liaison/Therapist will also provide advocacy, support and information to victim/survivors referred by DSS.

The DSS Liaison/Therapist will split their time at Hopeful Horizons’ offices and DSS offices each week. In addition to the duties outlined above, this position will provide counseling services to victim/survivors referred by DSS. This candidate must have a master’s degree in social work/counseling and be licensed or working toward licensure. They must also have at least two years’ experience working in a human service setting (prior work with DSS is preferred).

Qualified applicants for both positions must: be comfortable with public speaking and providing training; be able to work with a team and independently – must be self-directed; have excellent public relations and communications skills; have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Please email resumes and cover letters to: Anna Zweede​.

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: Tonya Doctor.


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.