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Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Carolina Youth Development Center.

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.



The Family Support Specialist will provide home and community-based services to families at risk of child maltreatment. This person will provide assessments, family planning, monitoring, home visitation, counseling, parent education and community referrals. Excellent documentation and communication skills are a must.  Master’s degree in social work or related field and two years’ experience.

To apply, send resume with cover letter and salary requirement to hr@cydc.org.


Candidate will be responsible for the linkage and coordination of all medical needs for youth in CYDC residential programs in Charleston and Berkeley Counties. Candidate will develop a healthcare service plan and coordinate the plan with the appropriate healthcare providers; serves as the liaison between the healthcare provider, direct care staff, and the DSS caseworker.  Responsible for the oversight of medication administration. Must have a minimum of an LPN or RN degree from an accredited school of nursing. At least two years of experience and a South Carolina license is required.

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@cydc.org.


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: September 15, 2014


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