Youth Program Specialist


Our Mission

The Hive Community Circle is a survivor-led, survivor-driven support organization helping women and girls in South Carolina overcome the trauma of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking. We are on a mission to provide unwavering support and compassion to the most impacted, yet most underserved survivors in SC.


Position Overview

Title: Youth Program Specialist

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Open Date: 2.22.21

Position Close Date: 3.1.21

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5pm, 40 hours per week, includes occasional evenings and weekends

Salary: $35,000 annually with the potential for increased salary for individuals fluent in Spanish. Please note this is a grant-funded position. 

Paid Holidays, Annual Paid Vacation, and Sick Leave included

Required Skills: Experience providing youth services, group facilitation, outreach, project management, has experience working with Black, Indigenous, Youth of Color, and those that live in communities experiencing poverty.

Preferred Skill: Bi-lingual

Preferred Educational Background: Bachelor’s in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or Public Health

Physical Demands: Lifting of office/program supplies and materials up to 15 to 25lbs. Standing if physically able would be required during times of facilitation for the Buzz Pack and while training facilitators. 


As a culturally-specific peer advocacy organization, The Hive is seeking a qualified and passionate individual with lived experience directly related to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, or stalking (directly experienced or exposed to). We desire hiring a professional who works well with youth and is passionate about youth justice and decreasing interpersonal violence among  youth and young adults. The range of expected duties in this role include: 

  • Facilitate  peer support healing circle for teen survivors (11-17)-Bloom

  • As a certified Peer Health Advocate provide advocacy, case management, and holistic support to survivors and victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking (girls 11+ and women).

  • The employee will serve as a liaison and work closely with The Hive interns working in the respective areas. 

  • Expand partnerships with youth-serving organizations and colleges for youth/young adult programs

  • Create and manage Hive Youth Advisory Council

    •  Recruit teens to serve on the council

  • Plan community awareness events for Teen Dating Violence and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Awareness Months

  • Act as Project Coordinator for the emP.O.W.E.Ring Others grant funded by Fact Forward. This federal grant will include some of the following tasks:

    • Increase exposure of reproductive health information to youth and young adults of color via The BuzzPak

    • Facilitate and train new MSW co-facilitators for the Buzz Pak

      • Recruit participants for The Buzz Pak

    • Assist Project Lead with meeting grant benchmarks and responsibilities 

    • Attend additional trainings and meetings 

    • Carry out additional tasks as assigned and identified in the emP.O.W.E.Ring Others Project Benchmarks which will be discussed further during interview



How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your experience as it relates directly to the job description and your interest in working with our organization.  Documents should be sent to Ashley Thomas, Executive Director,


Further inquiries should be directed to or by calling our office at (803) 888-7725.


(803) 888-7725


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