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Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re between jobs and eager to help a great cause, we encourage you to consider volunteering at CYDC! We have an urgent need for hardworking and pleasant volunteers to help out with administrative duties, including human resources. Volunteering is a great way to help you close the gaps on your resume and an excellent way to learn new skills. All of our volunteer opportunities require a criminal background check and reference checks.

To see a current list of volunteer opportunities at CYDC, click here. For more information on how you can volunteer to keep your skills up and pitch in for a great cause, email our volunteer coordinator today!

Employment Opportunities

Every day, our caring and qualified employees make an important difference in the lives of at-risk youth in the Lowcountry, protecting their childhood and preparing them for adulthood. Together, our dedicated staff works hard to change the lives of these young people and their families, helping them to become successful adults.

Join our team for a chance to make a positive change in a child’s future.

 

 


FAMILY ENGAGEMENT FACILITATOR 

Job Description

Join Carolina Youth Development Center in providing Family Engagement Services to the Low Country’s most vulnerable children and youth living in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.  Family Engagement Services are provided to children who have been removed from their homes via Emergency Protective Custody (EPC) or Ex Parte Court Order.

The Family Engagement Facilitator will engage family members and the SCDSS personnel in a transparent, honest and respectful dialogue around the safety, well-being, and permanence of children involved with DSS.

The Family Engagement Facilitator will perform four core areas of the integrated family engagement service model: Home Assessments, Family Finding (FF), Family Team Meetings (FTM), Family Group Conferences (FGC).

Candidates will need to attend a free, week-long training, pass all background checks, and possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or related human services field.

This is a contract position.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources, 5055 Lackawanna Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29405; Fax (843) 266-5201, or via email to HR[at]cydc.org.

 Job Requirements

Family Engagement Facilitator must be able to:

  • Meet with families and the SCDSS caseworkers weekends or evenings, meeting time based on  family availability
  • Evaluate physical, intellectual, social and psychological functioning needs, and the potential of the social and physical environment to meet a family’s needs
  • Conduct Genograms, child Connectedness Charts and Ecomaps
  • Coordinate resources for abused/neglected children and their families
  • Engage involuntary or resistant parents and/or family members
  • Conduct family group gathering and provide conflict resolution
  • Facilitate separation, attachment, and permanency issues as they arise among children and families
  • Document all required tasks involved in case planning and development to include FF, FTMs, FGC and re-conferences
  • Document individualized Family and Safety Plans, and positive permanency planning in preparation for Family Court
  • Document referral/resource activities and coordination efforts with the SCDSS
  • Meet all timelines
  • Provide excellent customer service

Technical Skill:

Microsoft Office Suite

 


FAMILY ENGAGEMENT RECORDER

Job Description

Join Carolina Youth Development Center in providing Family Engagement Services to the Low Country’s most vulnerable children and youth living in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.  Family Engagement Services are provided to children who have been removed from their homes via Emergency Protective Custody (EPC) or Ex Parte Court Order.

The Family Engagement Recorder will accompany the Family Engagement Facilitator to Family Team Meetings and Family Group Conferences. She/he will also receive cross training for Family Group Facilitation and Unlicensed Relative Placement Assessor for which they will possess the proper qualifications and certifications.

 The Family Engagement Recorder will record during the Family Team Meeting the family’s initial plan that addresses immediate safety and family visitation for a child who has been removed from their home through EPC or Ex Parte Court Order.  The Recorder will also take notes of the strengths and resources, concerns and issues, desires and possibilities, and the Family’s Plan to address all concerns for the family and the SCDSS in order for a child to be reunified with family members.

  • Candidates will need to attend a free, week-long training, pass all background checks, and possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or related human services field.  Candidates must be able to perform work assignments during non-traditional work hours.

This is a contract position.

 To Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources, 5055 Lackawanna Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29405; Fax (843) 266-5201, or via email to HR@cydc.org.

 Job Requirements

Family Engagement Recorder must be able to:

  • Write copious notes to reflect family and service provider discussions during Family Team Meetings and Family Group Conferences
  • Engage families and manage conflict
  • Work with involuntary or resistant families
  • Communicate and relate to cultural and diverse family groups
  • Write professional assessment reports for home study purposes
  • Work with groups of service providers, participating in briefings and brainstorming sessions and state and regional provider meetings
  • Have  reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Embrace diversity and work as a team, effectively and respectfully with persons of any background race, color, and religion, sexual orientation, ability or culture
  • Meet all timelines
  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service

Technical Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite

 


COMMUNITY-BASED PREVENTION SERVICES CASE MANAGER

The primary responsibility of a community-based prevention services case manager is to provide home and community-based services to families at risk of child maltreatment. The case manager will provide services for 6 months to include assessment, service planning, short-term counseling and intervention and development of a family’s resources.  The position operates under the supervision of the community-based prevention services supervisor.

Scope: Case manager services include but are not limited to assessment, service planning, monitoring, home visitation, counseling, parent education and community referrals. Services are based on family needs.

Type of Knowledge required and or Skills Required: Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to work with a diverse population. Must have the skills to actively engage other professionals as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to develop well-rounded, behavioral interventions.

Education and Specific Training: Master’s degree in a field related to social work.

Experience:  Two years of social work experience working with the population being served.

To apply, send resume with cover letter to: Human Resources, 5055 Lackawanna Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29405, Fax (843) 266-5219, or via email to HR[at]cydc.org.


RELIEF COUNSELOR

Evenings, Overnights or Weekends

Dynamic candidate will facilitate treatment goals and counsel youth in residential programs located in Charleston County. Candidate will possess skills in motivation and contribute to the success of the program’s counseling team. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in the human services field and at least six (6) months experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must also have a valid SC driver’s license with a good driving record, and ability to work flexible hours. This is an entry-level position with great opportunity for upward mobility.

To apply, send resume with cover letter to: Human Resources, 5055 Lackawanna Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29405, Fax (843) 266-5219, or via email to HR[at]cydc.org.

 

UPDATED: May 20, 2015

EOE, M/F

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