At Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), we are dedicated to our mission to cultivate thriving youth and families. We do that by working with a purpose, producing outcomes with intention, and being committed to always doing the right thing at the time for the right reasons.
CYDC is a 501(c)(3) organization that serves families seeking support, families in crisis, and children experiencing homelessness or who are victims of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and abandonment. We strive to deliver family education, preservation, residential and reunification services that teach, heal, strengthen, and empower more than 900 children and families annually.
With national accreditations from the Council on Accreditation (COA) since 1980 and the Teaching-Family Association, CYDC is a proud member of the Child Welfare League of America, the Palmetto Association for Children and Families and is committed to this promise for the families we serve, “Prevention if we can, safety when we must, and support, always.”
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE: 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, intake documentation, resource navigation, coordination of services and program exit documentation and referrals. The position operates under the supervision of the Residential Director.
Scope: Outreach Coordinator services include but are not limited to outreach, referrals, documentation, direct service coordination and training. Services are based on youth and residential staff needs.
- Outreach Activities – 40%
- Coordination with Emergency Shelter Services – 40%
- Training & Collaboration – 10%
- Teamwork, Quality Improvement, and Cultural Sensitivity – 10%
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 work with youth who may exhibit behavioral and/or mental health issues.
Covid-19 vaccination is required; the company will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.
Education and Specific Training: Minimum qualifications include: (1) Master’s in a field related to social work and one year of experience in social work or experience working with the population being served; or (2) Bachelor’s degree in a field related to social work and two years of experience in social work or experience working with the population being served.
Experience: Two years of social work experience working with the population being served.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Adjust per CDC guidelines
Ability to commute/relocate:
- North Charleston, SC 29405: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
- Driver’s License (Preferred)
Work Location: In person
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