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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.


ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT 

Creative, dynamic fundraiser needed to plan and execute fundraising events, recruit volunteers and manage ongoing volunteer activities, expand corporate relations and funding, and assist VP of Development with other donor and community outreach. The ideal candidate will love children, have a positive, can-do attitude as well as strong writing, speaking, and administrative/database skills.

Requirements

  1. Events Fundraising – With the VP of Development, works with Gala, BFKS, Golf tournament and other event committees to maximize sponsorships and all income-generating opportunities for CYDC external events. Additionally, assists with all other CYDC fundraising activities.
  1. Corporate stewardship – Aggressively identifies tricounty companies to build targeted partnership participation. Works with the VP of Development to develop a strategic plan for target identification and solicitation. Effectively monitors plan for results of increased financial resources. Works in partnership with Development office staff to expand established companies’ involvement for increased resources and support. In addition, assists in creating and conducting campus tours and other point-of-entry events for prospective donors.
  1. Volunteer and In-Kind management – Collaborates with CYDC Residential Program and Facilities Supervisor to engage volunteers in special projects. Works with Residential Program to identify in-kind needs for program supplies and activities, and secures those needs, as requested. Effectively monitors plan for results of increased volunteer resources.

4. Teamwork, Quality Improvement and Cultural Sensitivity – Promotes the spirit of teamwork, demonstrating the ability to be a good colleague, strives to continuously improve the quality of the agency and self; accepts cultural and individual differences, upholds the vision and mission of the agency/program and actively participates in agency/program initiatives to achieve these goals.

Experience in event planning, fundraising, volunteer management, and sales preferred.

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.


GRANT WRITER 

Energetic fundraiser needed for researching new sources of grant funding, writing and packaging grant proposals to new and ongoing grant funders, producing all required reports to government and private grant donors, as well as monthly grant donation reports for the agency. This position is responsible for developing and implementing creative systems and strategies for managing and organizing the grant solicitation and record-keeping process.

Requirements

  1. Grant research, writing and reporting –Researches and identifies new funding opportunities that are appropriate for the agency. Writes specific grant applications and proposals, both ongoing and new, and other professional writing tasks as needed. Produces office calendars that include a schedule of due dates for grant applications and reports. Completes monthly and other required reports to grantors, as well as internal reports that detail billing cycles and collection progress, demonstrating the amount awarded versus amount received or reimbursed.
  1. Teamwork, Quality Improvement and Cultural Sensitivity – Promotes the spirit of teamwork, demonstrating the ability to be a good colleague. May also be assigned relevant activities during special events and other marketing and fundraising campaigns. Strives to continuously improve the quality of the agency and self. Accepts cultural and individual differences. Upholds the vision and mission of the agency/program and actively participates in agency/program initiatives to achieve these goals.

The ideal candidate will love children, have a positive, can-do attitude as well as excellent writing, organizational, and speaking skills.

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.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY BASED PREVENTION SERVICES

The primary responsibility of the Associate Director of Community Based Prevention Services is to provide direct supervision to Case Managers who provide home and community based services to families at risk of child maltreatment. The Associate Director will collect data to ensure each Case Manager remains in compliance with all contractual requirements.  The Associate Director will also be responsible for carrying a caseload of up to 10 families in which they provide services that include but are not limited to assessment, service planning, monitoring, home visitation, counseling, parent education and community referrals. Services are based on family needs.

Family Support Specialist services

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: Minimum qualification: Master’s degree in social work or a related field and two years of social work experience with the specified population

Experience:  Two years of social work experience with the specified population.

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.


ACCOUNTING ANALYST II

Local Non-Profit requires highly motivated, self-driven person with excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.  Candidate should have a working knowledge of GAAP and General Ledger Accounting.  Duties will include:  A/P; A/R: Journal Entries; Financial Reporting; General Ledger Account & Bank Reconciliation; and Billing. Degree in Accounting or related field is preferred, and 2-3 years experience is required. Knowledge of Blackbaud software a plus.  Supervisory experience a plus.

To apply: Fax (843-266-5219), email hr@cydc.org or send your resume with cover letter and salary requirement to HR, 5055 Lackawanna Blvd., North Charleston, SC  29405. EOE, M/F


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


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: June 7, 2016

EOE, M/F

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