Employment Opportunities


Interested in joining our team? Check out our open positions below!

Basic Center Program Counselor

This position is a grant funded, part-time, contract position for a licensed counselor or social worker with clinical experience working with teens. See description and requirements here. To apply, email resume to jill@palmettoplaceshelter.org. 

Director of development

We are looking to add a Director of Development to our team. Download the job description and requirements here - email resume and cover letter to Jill Lawson, Executive Director, at jill@palmettoplaceshelter.org. No phone calls please. 

Communications Internship

We are looking for one communications intern for the spring and summer 2018 semesters. This unpaid internship requires a commitment of 10 hours a week for the duration of the semester. Download the application here and email it to jill@palmettoplaceshelter.org. 

Direct Care Staff

Palmetto Place’s Houseparents/Child Care Specialists are expected to work in harmony with each other and DSS to ensure that the emotional and physical needs of our children are met, to use common sense in situations for which there are few or no precedents, and keep the day-to-day operations of the shelter functioning smoothly. We are currently accepting resumes for part-time and relief houseparent positions.

Part-time positions available working with middle and high school students: 

  • 1 Houseparent position – 2 pm to 10 pm weekends
  • 1 Houseparent position – 10 pm to 10 am weekends

part-time positions available working with high school and college students:

  • 2 Houseparent positions – 11 pm to 11 am weekends
  • 2 Houseparent positions – 11 am to 11 pm weekends

Resumes may be emailed to jill@palmettoplaceshelter.org or mailed to PO Box 3395, Columbia, SC 29230. Please do not call in reference to job openings and applications.