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  • 21 Sep 2020 9:56 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties:

    The Volunteer, Media & Community Engagement Coordinator works to actively recruit and manage the volunteer program, increase social media presence, and engage with the community. 

    The ideal candidate will be bold and innovative. They will enjoy developing working relationships, will be inspired by learning from diverse populations, enjoy speaking publicly and be comfortable in knowing how to leverage social media platforms to maximize engagement.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to pass SLED / DSS background check
    • Possess a valid SC Driver's License
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Experience using social media platforms
    • Knowledge of victim services, community resources, and social service agencies
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to sexual and physical abuse victims and their non-offending families
    • Knowledge of crisis intervention principles and techniques
    • Knowledge and understanding of cultural competence
    • Willing to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and weekends


    Please email resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org

  • 14 Sep 2020 11:35 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties:

    Responsible for recording and paying agency's approved monthly bills, preparing monthly reports (Board, DHEC, grants, month-end, etc), prepare bi-monthly payroll and related information (taxes and paid time off), assist with the yearly budget planning with finance committee and Executive Director, assist with the yearly audit, prepare and file quarterly tax reports.

    Qualifications:

    • Conscientious and trust-worthy
    • Computer skills and knowledge of QuickBooks software.
    • Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment.
    • Knowledge of general accounting/bookkeeping practices.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Refine and maintain operational budget and other financial records on QuickBooks;
    • Manage payroll including twice monthly pay checks, changes in IRS regulations, individual deductions;
    • Manage payroll taxes for state and IRS;
    • Produce monthly invoices to donors with approval from Executive Director;
    • Produce monthly financial reports for Executive Director, Board and committees;
    • Establish and maintain system for billing SOVA for forensic interviews and counseling services;
    • Support Executive Director by developing systems that adhere to audit recommendations regarding billing and payroll procedures;
    • Assist Executive Director in development of annual operating budget, revisions and/or contingency plans;
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

    This position will require coming into the office 3-4 days per week.

    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org

  • 14 Sep 2020 11:29 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: 

    To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal justice system to clients in Kershaw and Lee counties.

    Qualifications:

    • Forensic Interviewing skills or ability to become certified.
    • A master's degree and licensure required in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.
    • Two years of experience in counseling.
    • Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred.

     Essential Responsibilities: 

    • Familiarize yourself with the grant funding for your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc;
    • Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members;
    • Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews;
    • Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load;
    • Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy;
    • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation;
    • Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners;
    • Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with services;
    • Ensure grant objectives are met and documented;
    • Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant;
    • Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings;
    • Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events;
    • Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs; and
    • Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors.

    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org 


  • 14 Sep 2020 11:03 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: 

    To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal justice system to clients in Kershaw and Lee counties.

    Qualifications:

    • Forensic Interviewing skills or ability to become certified.
    • A master's degree and licensure required in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.
    • Two years of experience in counseling.
    • Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred.

     Essential Responsibilities: 

    • Familiarize yourself with the grant funding for your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc;
    • Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members;
    • Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews;
    • Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load;
    • Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy;
    • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation;
    • Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners;
    • Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with services;
    • Ensure grant objectives are met and documented;
    • Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant;
    • Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings;
    • Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events;
    • Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs; and
    • Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors.

    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org 

  • 24 Aug 2020 10:00 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Evaluate and treat child victims of sexual abuse, and witnessing violent crimes. Prepare clinical documentation according to best practice standards and all required documentation as needed by partners with law enforcement, Department of Social Services, and Solicitors to assist in the investigation and prosecution of crimes against children. Prepare child victims to testify in Family Court and General Sessions Court. 

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Provide trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and other evidence-based treatment modalities to physically and/or sexually abused children and their families. 
    • Provide culturally-sensitive therapy to children and families of diverse backgrounds.
    • Provide forensically-sensitive therapy.
    • Prepare child victims for trial testimony. 
    • Prepare clinical documentation in accordance with best practice standards and CAC requirements.
    • Prepare reports as needed for partner agencies.
    • Participate in supervision and peer review.
    • Participate in multidisciplinary team staffings as needed.
    • Testify in Family Court and General Sessions Court as needed.
    Training:
    • Training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
    • Continuing education in child maltreatment
    Qualifications:
    • Minimum of a Licensed Master level mental health professional, either LPC, LISW-CP or LMSW
    • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field
    • Prefer a candidate bilingual in English and Spanish
    • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience
    • Advanced knowledge of the child welfare system, including legal proceedings and investigative policies.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and computer skills.

    Supervised by: Executive Director

    Salary: Commensurate with experience.                                                      

    Submit Resume, Curriculum Vitae, and cover letter to emily@cacsp.org


  • 24 Aug 2020 9:49 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Hopeful Horizons, a nonprofit Children's Advocacy, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center serving the 14th Judicial Circuit in the Lowcountry, is seeking a full time Family Advocate to work for our Children's Advocacy Center Program. The Family Advocate provides crisis intervention, advocacy and support to victims of child abuse and their families. The Family Advocate will also communicate and collaborate with our community partners and coordinate needed services focused on protecting the well-being of the victim. 

    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 knowledge of community resources, work well with a team, have excellent public relations and communication skills and able to maintain confidentiality and set personal boundaries.

    Please email resumes and cover letters to LindseyM@HopefulHorizons.org by August 31, 2020. Hopeful Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment. 

    For more information on the organization and its programs, please visit our website at www.hopefulhorizons.org

  • 28 Jul 2020 11:14 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Purpose

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead and to manage a nonprofit organization with extensive knowledge of sexual assault and child abuse issues. The individual selected will possess:

    • Financial Management. It is critical for the future of Beyond Abuse that funding is secure; strengthening relationships, identifying new sources of revenue, grant and proposal writing and implementation of an annual campaign will help assure this future. Grant management experience is preferred.

    • Administration. The Executive Director will be an experienced and effective manager of people and change. The Executive Director will be able to build an effective team working together toward a common vision. Experience with strategic planning and nonprofit management are preferred.

    • Service Coordination. The Executive Director will inspire confidence and provide leadership and vision to ensure a promising future for Beyond Abuse. The executive Director will have the ability to face problems directly in a professional and assertive manner. Through innovation and strategic leadership Executive Director will ensure that programs and services are congruent with the mission and vision of Beyond Abuse.

    • Community & Public Relations. The Executive Director will represent and market the purpose, goals, programs and services of Beyond Abuse. The Executive Director will especially be able to engage with stakeholders and partnering agencies to strengthen and/or establish new relationships. Experience in collaboration and maintaining relationships is required.

    Qualifications

    Master’s degree in social science, law or business with at least 5 years of experience in the areas of sexual violence and child abuse, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Management, financial and supervisory experience. Excellent writing and communication skills. Ability to work well with others to develop positive working relationships with partner agencies, funding sources, community professionals, volunteers, board and staff. Portray professional image as representative and spokesperson of Beyond Abuse. The ideal candidate is a strong, experienced leader with a track record of success. Passion and commitment to the organization’s mission is essential.

    Personal assets will include integrity, high energy, excellent listening and relational skills. The right person for this opportunity will also possess:

    • The ability to inspire and energize others.

    • Strong relationship building skills.

    • The ability to represent the agency on local and state levels.

    • Expertise in securing a diverse pool of funding.

    • Proven ability to engage, manage, motivate and unite staff around common goals and strategies – drive results across functions and work groups.

    • Ability to engage the board, staff, community partners and stakeholders in decision making to build a consensus, and to make tough decisions when necessary.

    • Proven business acumen with a track record of effective management and budgeting.

    • Travel is required; SC driver’s license and a good driving record necessary.

      Interested applicants should send a cover letter with resume to include salary requirements to careers@beyondabuse.info no later than end of business on Friday, July 31, 2020. 

  • 6 Jul 2020 3:12 PM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal j

    Qualifications:

    • Forensic interviewing skills or ability to become certified
    • A Master's Degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field
    • Two years of experience in counseling
    • Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred

    Essential responsibilities:

    • Familiarize yourself with the grant funding for your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc.
    • Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members.
    • Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews
    • Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load
    • Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy
    • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation
    • Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners
    • Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with services
    • Ensure grant objectives are met and documented
    • Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant
    • Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings
    • Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events
    • Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs
    • Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors.
    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org.
     
  • 6 Jul 2020 2:57 PM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: Ensure high quality crisis intervention and personal and legal advocacy services to Spanish speaking primary and secondary survivors of sexual violence and child abuse.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or other related field preferred, however, consideration will be given to an applicant who has experience in working in the field of victim services including sexual violence, child abuse, domestic violence, etc.
    • Ability to pass SLED / DSS background check
    • Possesses a valid SC Driver's License
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Knowledge of victim advocate services, community resources, and social service agencies
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to sexual and physical abuse victims and their non-offending families
    • Knowledge of crisis intervention principles and techniques
    • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment with law enforcement, child protective services, mental health partners, and other agencies
    • Knowledge of criminal justice system and law enforcement procedures
    • Willing to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and weekends
    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org
  • 25 Jun 2020 3:46 PM | Thomas Knapp (Administrator)

    Our June 2020 newsletter is available.  Learn about our commitment to lessen and remove the impact racial bias has on our child abuse response system.

    Read the Newsletter

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