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:

Finance Coordinator (full time)

The Finance Coordinator will collaborate with the Finance Director in the general operations of the finance department, including: developing organization, program and department budgets; managing grant allocations to ensure funds are expended according to grant guidelines; maintaining pertinent records to ensure grant compliance; and monitoring grant spending to ensure maximization of funds. The Finance Coordinator works with the Administrative Team to ensure a coordinated approach to fund development, budgeting, requests for payment and financial reporting. Qualified applicants must: have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; be highly organized and detail-oriented; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; have strong analytical, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills; and be well-versed in Excel. An understanding of nonprofit accounting and grant funding is preferred. Experience using QuickBooks is preferred.

Please email resumes and cover letters to: cruzm@hopefulhorizons.org by September 16,

Grants Coordinator (full time)

The Grants Coordinator is responsible for identifying, developing and submitting grant proposals to support Hopeful Horizons’ programs and services. The Grants Coordinator works with the Chief Development Officer, Finance staff and CEO to ensure a coordinated approach to funding and reporting. This individual is responsible for reviewing data and outcomes of services provided across the organization. Bachelor’s degree preferred with proven track record of raising $250,000+ through grants OR at least four years of grant writing experience with demonstrated success of raising $1,000,000+. 

 

Click here for a detailed job description and qualifications. Please email resume and writing sample to Erin Hall.

Front Desk Advocate (full time - Walterboro office)

The full-time front desk advocate will provide crisis intervention, information and support to victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault via our 24-hour support line and in person. This position will ensure that clients who come into the office for services are welcomed and provided with a safe, comfortable environment while they wait. Additionally, this position will assist with general office management at this location. 

This position is based in Walterboro, with weekly travel to Beaufort. Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work or related field or equivalent work experience is required.

 

The successful candidate will also have experience with administrative/office operations, knowledge of community resources, work well with a team and independently, have excellent public relations and communications skills and be able to maintain confidentiality and set personal boundaries.

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.

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.

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.