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Outreach Coordinator
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Outreach Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the Outreach Coordinator is to provide outreach services to runaway and homeless youth and to coordinate services for youth participating in CYDC’s emergency shelter programs. The Outreach Coordinator will provide services to include: street outreach, attendance at outreach events, coordination of referrals, collaboration on coordinated entry with partner staff, diversion services,…

230 Years of Capacity Building, Community Engagement, and Sustainability
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230 Years of Capacity Building, Community Engagement, and Sustainability

For 230 years, Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) has been a pioneer in the field of child welfare. Founded as the Charleston Orphan House in 1790, it was home to the state’s first kindergarten program. Through strong community engagement, creative capacity building, and innovative sustainability practices, South Carolina’s oldest continuously operating non-profit is a leader…

SC House of Representatives Recognizes CYDC 230 Year Anniversary
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SC House of Representatives Recognizes CYDC 230 Year Anniversary

The South Carolina House of Representatives recognized Carolina Youth Development Center’s (CYDC) 230 year anniversary by approving H. 5563. The resolution, introduced by Representative Marvin Pendarvis (D) and Representative Sylleste Davis (R), commemorates the organization’s anniversary which takes place on October 18, 2020.  “CYDC has been a strong presence in the Charleston community, serving our…

Freestyle Academy Provides Summer Fun Through Reading
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Freestyle Academy Provides Summer Fun Through Reading

Over the last 16 years, Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), has partnered with The Children’s Defense Fund to offer the summer Freedom Schools® program on its North Charleston campus.  The program is focused on providing enrichment for students through a model curriculum that supports children and families around five essential components:  High-quality academic enrichment;  Parent…

Director of Operations
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Director of Operations

Under consultative direction of the CEO, the Director of Operations, is responsible for the oversight and effective management of the agency’s campuses and physical property, human resources, information technology, equipment and security systems. The Director of Operations will supervise staff in the areas of Human Resources, Information Technology, Facilities, Dietary Services, and Housekeeping. The Director…

Vice President of Residential Services
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Vice President of Residential Services

The Vice President of Residential Services (VPRS) is responsible for the delivery of quality residential services and programming at Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), including, but not limited to: the design, implementation and operations of residential services and/or programming; risk management, quality assurance and outcome evaluation; management, supervision and development of residential program staff, interns…

After-School Tutor
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After-School Tutor

The After-School Tutor will help students learn by, reviewing content with students, explaining how to solve problems and checking completed work. The After-School Tutor may also help students develop study skills and organization techniques to help improve their academic performance which may be done in a one-on-one or group setting. Tutors will keep records of…

CYDC Wellness Program Launch!
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CYDC Wellness Program Launch!

This spring the Carolina Youth Development Center’s Wellness Committee, a committee made up of board members and CYDC staff, launched our first ever CYDC Wellness Program.