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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:


Court Advocate/Paralegal

The Court Advocate/Paralegal will deliver trauma-informed advocacy and support for victims /survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking in and out of court and will assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. This full-time in-person position is based in Beaufort. The Court Advocate/Paralegal will manage her half of the Legal Department caseload to ensure that clients receive services in a timely manner. The Court Advocate/Paralegal will meet with clients: draft documents: file court papers: attend Court with Attorneys and clients in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties; communicate with court personnel, law enforcement, and Hopeful Horizons’ community partners and keep case files and statistics up to date. The Court Advocate/Paralegal will work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum of two years’ relevant experience as a Paralegal (Family Law experience in South Carolina is preferred). Applicants must be highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. 

Please email resumes and cover letters by September 29, 2023, to Becky Lucovich.

Part-Time Shelter Advocate
Hopeful Horizons is seeking Part Time Shelter Advocates to provide support and advocacy for victims of violence and abuse. The Shelter Advocate responds to calls from victims of domestic violence and sexual assault on our 24-hour support line, provides case management and support to victims of domestic violence in our emergency shelter program, keeps records, completes data entry tasks and offers a safe, supportive and clean environment for shelter residents. Shifts are typically on holidays, evenings, weekends and/or overnight.

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. A clean driving record and ability to pass background checks is required. Experience working in a residential setting and working with victims of trauma preferred.

Please email resumes and cover letters by September 29, 2023, to Becky Lucovich.

Candidates for all positions must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and pass background checks.

Additional details are available at Indeed.

Hopeful Horizons is a 30+ year-old local nonprofit organization with a mission to protect, treat and prevent

Hopeful Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment.

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