Open Positions

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.

The Vice President of Development and Communications is a key member of the organization’s leadership team. Along with the Sr. Director of Operations and the Sr. Director of Programs, the Vice President reports directly to the Executive Director and works with the board of directors. The Vice President will manage a growing team of fundraising and communications professionals including a Special Events Manager and Outreach Manager. The Vice President is responsible for providing leadership and strategy for comprehensive fundraising and communications efforts, and day-to-day management of related programs. The successful candidate will forge new relationships to increase the organization’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.

The Vice President will establish and implement the infrastructure to drive broader awareness and donor support for the organization. This includes implementing broad range public relations activities and growing the organization’s $2M budget through major and individual gifts, corporations and foundations, special events and an annual appeals program.

The Vice President is an ambassador for the organization, representing the organization at key donor meetings, events, and in the media, articulating the organization’s innovative programming and impact.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and Sr. Director of Operations to develop and implement the organization’s financial strategy
  • Provide Florence Crittenton with strong, creative, energetic, strategic leadership on all fundraising and communications initiatives and set new, ambitious, but attainable goals in order to increase visibility and support for annual operating funds.
  • Provide vision and direction to build and manage a full-scale development and communications program, including strategic messaging, brand management, major gifts, planned giving, foundation relations, annual giving, gift processing and acknowledgment, donor stewardship and advancement, and special events to increase public awareness and support for the organization’s mission
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts and pledges from an active portfolio of key major gift prospects; maintain and manage a personal portfolio of prospects at all times.
  • Serve as the organization’s primary knowledge source for funding opportunities and philanthropic outlets, with foresight to help position the organization ahead of major fundraising changes.
  • Coordinate writing and monitoring of grant proposals in partnership with the Sr. Director of Programs
  • Oversee growth, maintenance, and enhancement of the organization’s donor and constituent database;
  • Manage the development of all print communications including the annual report, marketing collateral materials and manage relationships with associated vendors.
  • Manage communications channels including the organization’s website and social networking tools to optimize the use of technology in strengthening community engagement and garnering contributed revenue.
  • Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development and communications program, providing and presenting statistical analysis to the board of directors and senior leaders.
  • Serve as a spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organization.

THE INDIVIDUAL

CATEGORY I:Education, Training and Experience

The individual will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with a successful track record in fundraising and/or communications, with at least five years in leadership positions. They will be a charismatic leader with superior communication skills to express, both orally and in writing, the mission and fundraising goals of Florence Crittenton with clarity, passion, and persuasion. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of effectively managing successful major gift programs from cultivation through solicitation and stewardship; experience in planned giving programs and capital campaigns is highly desirable.

CATEGORY II:Style, Personality and Personal Chemistry

The successful candidate will possess proven leadership and management skills and have the ability to contribute to the senior leadership team. They will have the ability to think and plan strategically and have a strong business profit orientation enabling them to assess financial and operational opportunities. Their management style will develop trust and strong collaborative working relationships. They will exhibit a strong competency in leading others to meet goals, establishing clear direction, setting objectives, and monitoring progress and results in a deadline driven environment. They must have a history of recruiting and developing exceptional people.

The individual will be action-oriented, hard-working with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced, changing, and interactive environment; self-starting, self-motivating and ability to show results on time and in a highly ethical and professional manner; customer and solution focused, dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external constituents.

CATEGORY III:Motivation and Future Goals

The individual will be attracted to this position by the challenge of leading this successful organization through strategic growth. They are committed to supporting and empowering young women to achieve independence. The successful candidate will be viewed as promotable.

COMPENSATION

The compensation package will include a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and employee benefits and retirement plan. A relocation package is available if needed.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and a two-page summary detailing how your experience meets the position requirements.

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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  is a part- or full-time, non-exempt position working a scheduled 8-hour shift: 12am – 8am, 8am – 4pm, 4pm – 12am.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day supervision of residents, offering mentorship and support to help residents meet their goals
  • Make 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
  • Respond 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
  • Intervene in problem behaviors by utilizing crisis intervention, redirection and de-escalation skills
  • Transport clients in agency vehicles to various appointments
  • Ensure residents follow program guidelines, rules and regulations at all times
  • Participate in a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education training annually
  • Maintain professional ethics as outlined in the NASW code of ethics
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

THE INDIVIDUAL

CATEGORY I: Education, Training and Experience

The individual must have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and one 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.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of exercising excellent judgment and following regulations and policies. Training in positive youth development and trauma informed practices is preferred.

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.

CATEGORY II: Style, Personality and Personal Chemistry

The individual will have a genuine interest in empowering youth and developing a strong community of women. They perform in an ethical and professional manner, developing trust and strong collaborative working relationships with youth and colleagues across departments.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be solution-focused, and have a respect for individual and cultural differences. They must have the ability to make decisions in a changing and interactive environment.

CATEGORY III: Motivation and Future Goals

The individual will be attracted to this position by their desire to support and empower young women to achieve independence. The successful candidate will be viewed as promotable.

COMPENSATION

Florence Crittenton offers a competitive wage starting at $15.00 per hour, based on experience. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits and a generous retirement plan.

TO APPLY

Submit an employment application through our Human Resources portal.

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New Positions Coming Soon!

Stay tuned! We are finalizing job descriptions for the following new positions:

  • Sr. Director of Programs
  • Sr. Director of Operations
  • Youth Support Supervisor
  • Data Manager (part-time)

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