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Full-Time Employment

Full-Time Employment

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the SCYAP team. The following full-time job opportunities are currently available. Please contact Angel Roddy at aroddy@scyap.com for more information on full-time positions at SCYAP:



Two full-time positions available – one will serve clients and families in the Midlands area, and will report to the Columbia, SC office; one will serve clients and families in the Greenville/Upstate area, and will report to the Greenville, SC office location.  South Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking energetic, self-motivated, caring, and organized professionals to work with children with special needs and their families. This position represents a key element in a child’s life in coordinating needed mental health, vocational,physical therapy, and other community-based services to help children in foster care reach their maximum potential.  Interested individuals should have experience working with the vulnerable/special needs client populations(children in particular), and strengths in providing and documenting clinical services, working with other child welfare professionals, accessing community resources, advocating for children, and providing oral and written reports.  The position will require travel.

SCYAP offers competitive pay and an excellent benefit package. Inquiries and resumes can be sent to Angel Roddy (aroddy@scyap.com). Please put position title in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Position Requirements

•Professional licensure as an LPC, LMSW, LISW, or LMFT preferred; at the minimum, bachelor’s degree in a social services or related  field from an accredited university with at least 2 years direct experience working in the area of child welfare, juvenile justice, and/or  trauma treatment 

•Experience/proficiency in assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating clinical interactions with clients and  families, and providing appropriate documentation

•Desire to work in fast-paced office and community environment with a team of professionals, as well as with children and families

•Positive attitude and dedic