See what employment and internship opportunities Pendleton Place currently has to offer.

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a position at Pendleton Place! We have a wide range of opportunities and encourage you to check this page throughout the year as employment and internship openings are made available. To apply, qualified candidates should email a current resume and a completed Pendleton Place job application form to the Jobs email address listed in the table below. A cover letter is only required for management-level positions (include salary requirement).


NOTE: Pendleton Place does not accept unsolicited resumes, cover letters, or applications.

TitleTypeDescription and RequirementsSubject LineSubmit Resume and Completed Application to
Youth Care Specialist (Emergency Youth Shelter)Full-Time
(3rd Shift, 10p-6a)
PDFEYS Youth Care Specialist
ATTN: Halla Banafa, Director of Residential Services Services
Program Specialist, Community Youth ServicesFull-TimePDFYRC Program Specialist, Community Youth Services (FT)Jobs
ATTN: Josh Crocker, Youth Resource Center Director
Youth Case Coordinator (Youth Resource Center)Full-TimePDF
YRC Youth Case Coordinator (FT)Jobs
ATTN: Josh Crocker, Youth Resource Center Director
Youth Mentor (Smith House)Full-Time
(2nd Shift, 2pm-10pm)
PDFSH Youth Mentor (FT)Jobs
Attn: Halla Banafa, Director of Residential Services
Program Specialist (Smith House)Full-Time
(typically 10am-6pm, with flexibility to include occasional other hours)
PDFSH Program Specialist (FT)Jobs
Attn: Halla Banafa, Director of Residential Services
Youth Mentor
(Smith House)
(All Shifts)
PDFSH Youth Mentor (PT)Jobs
ATTN: Halla Banafa, Director of Residential Services
Youth Care Specialist
(Emergency Youth Shelter)
(All Shifts)
PDFEYS Youth Care Specialist (PT)Jobs
ATTN: Halla Banafa, Director of Residential Services

All new employees must meet the following minimum qualifications required by the state of South Carolina:

  • Must never have been shown by credible evidence (such as a decision by a court, jury, a state department investigation, or other reliable evidence) to have abused, neglected, sexually exploited or deprived a child or adult or to have subjected any person to serious injury as a result of intentional or grossly negligent misconduct as evidenced by an oral or written statement to this effect obtained at the time of employment application
  • Must participate in the orientation and training prescribed in the Personnel Handbook
  • Must not have made any material false statements concerning qualification requirements either to the State Department of Social Services or to Pendleton Place
  • All staff members must be at least 21 years old. 
  • Must not have been in more than two automobile accidents in the past year or have more than seven points on their motor vehicle driving record to be eligible to drive a Pendleton Place vehicle or transport a Pendleton Place client.
  • Health Report.  A health report, certified by a medical doctor, is required after an offer of employment is made and prior to beginning employment.  For all new employees, the report must include results of a test for tuberculosis (PPD Test). For new residential employees, the report must also include a statement regarding physical fitness to perform the employee’s particular job.

Internship Opportunities

Pendleton Place offers a variety of (unpaid) internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.  Areas of interest include social work, psychology, sociology, business, nonprofit leadership, public relations, fundraising/development, IT/technical, etc. We do not offer clinical internship placements at this time.

All interested applicants must send a resume and completed Internship Application. Please note that we do not accept general internship applications; all applications must correspond to a listed opening.

TitleStarting SeasonAboutDescription and RequirementsSubmit Resume and Completed Application to

USC Upstate CAST Students and USC CoSW Foundation Interns – These opportunities will be coordinated through your institution’s placement coordinator.