Employment

Do you believe in a world where everyone belongs to a thriving family? Do you desire to connect your heart to your work?

Thornwell is seeking new team members to join our growing ministry!

Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@thornwell.org or fax to 864-938-2122.  No phone calls or in person applications will be accepted.  Thornwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*Please note our application and screening process for qualified candidates will involve the following as per agency policy and in order to comply with all federal, state and local laws and licensing requirements: phone and in-person interviews, academic and professional licensure verification (if applicable), drug testing, criminal background check, and reference checking.

Read Right Tutor
Clinton, SC –  Part-Time Position

We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Read Right tutor who is eager to invest their time into children. Thornwell leverages the Read Right model to empower students to read differently. Read Right is a program that compels the brain to remodel the neural network that, in poor readers, guides the reading process inappropriately. Because the program unleashes the power of the brain to do what brains do, struggling readers are quickly transformed to excellent readers.

If you want to be part of this beautiful change in the lives of children, join us. The tutor will work closely with teachers, administrators, and Read Right systems to ensure the stability and sustainability of students.

An associate degree is required.

To submit your candidacy, please send your resume along with a letter of interest describing your skills, experience, and why you desire to serve in this role, along with salary requirements to HR@thornwell.org (fax to 864-938-2122) with Read Right Tutor in subject line. Please, no phone calls or professional recruiters.

Director of Philanthropy

Did you start your fundraising career in events and learned how to create a great donor experience while staying on budget? Have you successfully developed and retained a portfolio of leadership level to major gift level donors and significantly increased giving? Are you a masterful storyteller as well as a great listener? If you’re ready to leverage your experience to manage, equip and empower a team of Advancement Officers across a three State region – you should apply for this position. The successful candidate will develop and manage a team of Advancement Officers, engage top donors, collaborate with peer Directors, and thrive in a metrics-driven environment

Bachelor’s degree required, plus 5+ years experience in nonprofit fundraising, with experience in individual donor development. Raiser’s Edge expertise highly preferred. This position reports to the Vice President of Mission Advancement. Dependent on the candidate this position may work from our Clinton, SC campus or a home-office environment. Travel required. Qualified candidates living in South Carolina who embody Thornwell’s core values are encouraged to apply.

To submit your candidacy, please send your resume along with a letter of interest describing your skills, experience, and why you desire to serve in this role, along with salary requirements to HR@thornwell.org (fax to 864-938-2122) with Director of Philanthropy in subject line. Please, no phone calls or professional recruiters.

Human Resources Director

With more than 100 full-time employees serving more than 3,000 children and family members each year through a variety of programs in South Carolina, Florida, and Georgia, Thornwell is seeking an experienced HR professional who can join us in our efforts utilizing Appreciative Inquiry to build upon our collective strengths and provide a work environment and employment experience that supports a “Thriving Thornwell.”

The successful candidate will be responsible for all HR functions including employee relations, training, onboarding, policy development and implementation, benefits administration, and employment law compliance. The Director will also serve on a multi-disciplinary work-group to make recommendations to Thornwell leadership for the automation/computerization of HR administrative duties that support as we continue to grow as an agency.

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in human resources or related field, and 3-5 years’ of progressive HR experience (SRHM-CP or PHR designation preferred) serving in a nonprofit organization (human services a plus) are encouraged to apply.

To submit your candidacy, please send your resume along with a letter of interest describing your skills, experience, and why you desire to serve in this role, along with salary requirements to HR@thornwell.org (fax to 864-938-2122) with Director Human Resources in the subject line. Please, no phone calls or professional recruiters.

Director of Annual Fundraising Operations

We are seeking a Director of Annual Fund Operations. The successful candidate will be strategic, data-driven and collaborative. Responsible for leading Advancement operations including donor data management and analysis, departmental budget accountability including budget oversight for campaigns, events and initiatives. Primary accountability for data-informed strategy and plan for monthly giving program, middle-donor acquisition, renewal, upgrade and retention as well as moves-management in collaboration with Director of Philanthropy. Oversees gift processing functions.

Bachelor’s degree required, plus 5+ years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising, with experience in data segmentation. Raiser’s Edge expertise highly preferred. This position reports to Vice President of Advancement. Qualified candidates living in or within commute distance of Clinton, SC who embody Thornwell’s core values are encouraged to apply.

To submit your candidacy, please send your resume along with a letter of interest describing your skills, experience, and why you desire to serve in this role, along with salary requirements to HR@thornwell.org (fax to 864-938-2122) with Director of Annual Fundraising Operations in subject line. Please, no phone calls or professional recruiters.

Family Teachers – Residential Program
Clinton, SC –  Full-time Position

We are seeking couples to work in professional positions to provide a nurturing, family-style setting for 8 children. We have nine cottages on our campus and staff each cottage with two couples as to allow for consistency for the children and adequate time off for staff. Thornwell uses the Teaching Family Model of childcare. Our campus includes historic buildings, cottages, farm, recreational facilities, and a Learning Center.

We desire a nurturing, professional and deeply committed ministry-minded people who are ready to accept the challenge of working with children from hard places. If you are interested in serving God and serving children and families, we invite you to apply.

To submit your candidacy, please send your resume along with a letter of interest describing your skills, experience, and why you desire to serve in this role, along with salary requirements to HR@thornwell.org (fax to 864-938-2122) with Family Teachers in subject line. Please, no phone calls or professional recruiters.

View videos about a day in the life of our Family Teachers and the complete job description

Family Specialist – Building Families Program

St. Marys, GA – Part-time Position

Quincy, FL –  Full-time Position

Lilburn, GA –  Full-time Position

Tampa, FL – Full-time Position

Is God calling you to make a difference in the lives of families in your community? You can help strengthen families and create healthy homes as a Family Specialist with Thornwell’s Building Families Program! Thornwell, which has served children across Florida, Georgia and South Carolina for over a century, is seeking staff to expand its community ministry to families across the three states.

The Family Specialist will provide voluntary, intensive home-based services and parenting education to families utilizing the Teaching-Family Model of intervention. The Family Specialist will work with 3-5 families at a time, over an 8-14 week period, providing 4-6 hours of service to each family per week. The Family Specialist will provide group parenting classes and workshops, utilizing the Building Families parenting curriculum. The Family Specialist will also be responsible for identifying community referral sources and maintaining ongoing contact and coordination with community partners.

The position of Family Specialist is a salaried, full-time, exempt position that requires home visits with supportive phone calls. Excellent salary (DOE), a comprehensive benefits package, and Phone/Mileage reimbursement provided. The Lilburn, GA – based Family Specialist will be employed by Thornwell, and maintain office space and work collaboratively with a local church partner site.

Food Service Worker – Residential Program
Clinton, SC –  Main Campus Dining Hall – Part-time Position

The Food Service Worker responsibilities include, but not limited to: food preparation and service.

Position requires a minimum of High School Diploma and 3 years in food service experience, preferably in a school setting. For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with hourly wage requirements to HR@thornwell.org or fax to 864-938-2122. No phone calls or in person applications will be accepted. Thornwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Open until filled.

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