Employment Opportunities


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

Development & Marketing Internship

We are looking for one communications intern for the Summer 2018 and Fall 2019/Spring 2020. This unpaid internship requires a commitment of 10 hours a week for the duration of the semester. See description here. Email resume to Kendra@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.