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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 resources they need to have a healthy start to life.

We operate a licensed residential group home that provides housing and comprehensive services to girls and young women, ages 10-20. Our home provides 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, substance use, victimization, and emotional issues. We also offer housing assistance and ongoing support services to help young families experiencing homelessness in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties achieve self-sufficiency.

Employees are expected to promote and adhere to the following Core Values:

  • Hope: embrace a future full of promise and opportunity
  • Respect:  treat every person as an equal who deserves to be supported and encouraged
  • Integrity:  measure ourselves against the highest standards and hold ourselves accountable to doing what is right
  • Resilience:  are constantly learning and adapting, expanding our ability to overcome barriers and to thrive
  • Community:  believe we are stronger together and can achieve more through shared values and support

Our Benefits:

Florence Crittenton is proud to offer our employees competitive wages and a selection of benefits designed to meet the needs of our workforce.

Requirements for All Positions:

State regulations require that all employees:

  • be at least 5 years older than our clients; therefore, all employees must be over the age of 25
  • complete fingerprinting and extensive state and federal background checks prior to hire
  • certify they meet the minimum physical requirements of their position and they are in general good health that will not adversely affect the care of our residents
  • complete 16 hours of continuing education annually
  • complete an employment application. We use an online system to collect employment applications which requires you to create an online account. Clicking the Submit an Application button below will take you to our HR portal to submit an application. Once you create an account, you can search for jobs and submit your application for specific positions. If you require additional assistance, please email us.

COVID-19 considerations:

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina provides hope, safety and opportunity to pregnant and parenting teens and girls in foster care. In addition to our residential group home, we offer housing assistance to homeless families in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. We have charted a bold new vision for the organization, requiring a highly motivated, strategic marketing professional to promote our mission to key constituencies.

Requirements for the position include:
Reporting to the Vice President of Development and Communications, the Development Director will provide support in the highly specialized area of donor communications to share the impact of philanthropy on Florence Crittenton’s mission through all mediums including but not limited to the website, social media, and digital outreach. This position is responsible for managing the communications efforts of Florence Crittenton including:

  • assisting in proposal and case writing;
  • copywriting and editing;
  • managing email communications to donors and prospects;
  • assisting the Vice President of Development and Communications;
  • managing communications related to the annual events; and
  • working closely on a variety of projects with a heavy focus on writing to both prospective
    and current donors.

Must be able to write clear, attractive copy with a distinctive style that supports the institutional voice of Florence Crittenton; interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements; edit and proofread copy as needed; and use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach.

Must be a self-starter who is able to prioritize the workload effectively, as well as demonstrate the ability to work under pressure without compromising creativity or accuracy.

The Director must hold a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Communications, or related field; and have a minimum of three (3) years handling donor relations, stewardship, and event planning and management.

Experience using a CRM (customer relationship management) system, such as Virtuous and/or OneCause preferred.

Experience using Canva is a plus.

Other requirements include excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving ability, strong project management and team building skills, highly organized and capable of managing multiple tasks in a complex, dynamic environment. Focus on independent strategic thinking and attention to detail. Have a professional attitude in appearance and demeanor. Protect the confidential nature of donor information. Knowledge of standard biographical and business-related reference manuals, use of Internet research engines, and the ability to manage multiple assignments with limited supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
Marketing and Communications:

  • Works with the Vice President of Development and Communications to develop and execute an annual communications plan focused on the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Produce print and broadcast marketing (social media and website) and collateral materials, ensuring brand integrity.
  • Craft press and advisory releases to promote Florence Crittenton and its impact

Special Events:

  • Assists in executing unique donor experiences through fundraising and stewardship events, including virtual events.

Stewardship:

  • Lead donor recognition and stewardship activities.
  • Oversee a timely and relevant gift acknowledgment program.
  • Responsible for retaining donors and growing the pool of recurring donations
  • Design and implement donor appreciation and cultivation events and activities

Database Management:

  • Donation Entry

Grant Management and Writing

Other duties as assigned

We believe that having a diverse team makes us stronger as an organization, and equips us to better meet the needs of our community. We strongly encourage people with diverse backgrounds and people who have lived experience in homelessness, foster care, and young parenthood to apply.

Job Title: Youth Support Assistant
Location: 19 St. Margaret Street, Charleston, SC, 29403
Base Pay: $12.00 – $18.00 / Hour
Employee Type: Non-Exempt Full Time
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Required Degree: High School
Manage Others: No
Summary

Youth Support Assistants make a genuine difference in the lives of young women and their children! Under the supervision of Youth Support Supervisors, Youth Support Assistants provide direct care, supervision, and guidance to young women living in our group home. They develop supportive, professional relationships with residents, serving as mentors and positive role models. They reinforce life skills and personal care programming within the group home environment.

Youth Support Assistant (FT) is a full-time, non-exempt position working a scheduled 8-hour shift: 8am – 4pm, with every other weekend off.

Job Duties
  • Provides day-to-day supervision of residents, offering mentorship and support to help residents meet their goals
  • Makes detailed daily case notes for each resident, documenting all activities within the shift that they occur; maintains resident and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations
  • Responds to resident medical symptoms and/or needs by following clinic instructions, administering medication, documenting and signing the MAR, transporting and escorting residents to medical appointments
  • Intervenes in problem behaviors by utilizing crisis intervention, redirection and de-escalation skills
  • Transports clients in agency vehicles to various appointments
  • Ensures residents follow program guidelines, rules and regulations at all times
  • Participates in a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education training annually
  • Maintains professional ethics as outlined in the NASW code of ethics
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements

Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and 1 year of satisfactory, full-time experience working in the care and programming of youth under 21 years of age. A post-secondary degree or certificate in human services is preferred.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; an ability to exercise excellent judgment and accept responsibility; a genuine interest in and liking for adolescents; a respect for individual and cultural differences; and being self-motivated, solution-focused, and committed to developing a strong community of women.

State licensing requires all candidates to be 25 years of age or older and able to pass standard background checks, including drug screen, employment physical, SLED, Child Abuse Central Registry and Sex Offenders Registry.  All new employees will be required to provide proof within 6 weeks of hire that they are fully vaccinated against COVID. Youth Support Assistants are required to have a valid SC driver’s license and the ability to drive a 15-passenger van.

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects; and talk or hear in person and over the phone. Occasionally required to sit for an extended period of time. Frequently must squat, stoop, or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. Frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds (boxes, equipment, and infants).

Work demands require close visual attention. Frequent local travel by automobile during day and evening hours is required. This job requires the ability to work in stressful conditions from time to time and remain focused for extended periods of time.

Job Title: Youth Support Assistant
Location: 19 St. Margaret Street, Charleston, SC, 29403
Base Pay: $12.00 – $18.00 / Hour
Employee Type: Non-Exempt Full Time
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Required Degree: High School
Manage Others: No
Summary

Youth Support Assistants make a genuine difference in the lives of young women and their children! Under the supervision of Youth Support Supervisors, Youth Support Assistants provide direct care, supervision, and guidance to young women living in our group home. They develop supportive, professional relationships with residents, serving as mentors and positive role models. They reinforce life skills and personal care programming within the group home environment.

Youth Support Assistant (FT) is a full-time, non-exempt position working a scheduled 8-hour shift: midnight to 8 am, Thurs-Mon

Job Duties
  • Provides day-to-day supervision of residents, offering mentorship and support to help residents meet their goals
  • Makes detailed daily case notes for each resident, documenting all activities within the shift that they occur; maintains resident and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations
  • Responds to resident medical symptoms and/or needs by following clinic instructions, administering medication, documenting and signing the MAR, transporting and escorting residents to medical appointments
  • Intervenes in problem behaviors by utilizing crisis intervention, redirection and de-escalation skills
  • Transports clients in agency vehicles to various appointments
  • Ensures residents follow program guidelines, rules and regulations at all times
  • Participates in a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education training annually
  • Maintains professional ethics as outlined in the NASW code of ethics
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements

Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and 1 year of satisfactory, full-time experience working in the care and programming of youth under 21 years of age. A post-secondary degree or certificate in human services is preferred.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; an ability to exercise excellent judgment and accept responsibility; a genuine interest in and liking for adolescents; a respect for individual and cultural differences; and being self-motivated, solution-focused, and committed to developing a strong community of women.

State licensing requires all candidates to be 25 years of age or older and able to pass standard background checks, including drug screen, employment physical, SLED, Child Abuse Central Registry and Sex Offenders Registry.  All new employees will be required to provide proof within 6 weeks of hire that they are fully vaccinated against COVID. Youth Support Assistants are required to have a valid SC driver’s license and the ability to drive a 15-passenger van.

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects; and talk or hear in person and over the phone. Occasionally required to sit for an extended period of time. Frequently must squat, stoop, or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. Frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds (boxes, equipment, and infants).

Work demands require close visual attention. Frequent local travel by automobile during day and evening hours is required. This job requires the ability to work in stressful conditions from time to time and remain focused for extended periods of time.

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