Employment Opportunities

To find out more about career opportunities at Safe Alliance email your resume, questions or other inquiries to careers@childrenfamily.org.

Shelter Relief Staff

  • Safe Alliance is seeking Shelter Relief Staff. This part-time, on-call position reports to the Shelter Relief Staff Supervisor at Safe Alliance. He/she promotes the well-being and development of women and their children who are in danger of violence by the woman’s intimate partner by managing the operation of The Shelter during evenings or weekends. Qualified candidates will have a BS or BA degree from an accreditted college or university or two years of college AND at least one year residential facility experience. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume with job title noted in the subject line to careers@childrenfamily.org.


Sexual Trauma Resource Center Counselors

Safe Alliance has an opening for Sexual Trauma Resource Center (STRC) counselors in both the Charlotte and Lake Norman offices. The STRC Counselor supports the agency by providing hope and healing to victims of sexual assault and child abuse by providing direct client services.  These part-time positions become available September 1, 2015.

Essential Duties

  • Provide intake, assessment, crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • Use appropriate, agency approved treatment interventions and modalities which may include individual, group, play therapy, and expressive arts therapy.
  • Deliver client services to children, teens and adults by interviewing, diagnosing, developing and implementing service plans.
  • Working with STRC Advocates, ensure coordinated client care with key community partners.
  • Provide telephone crisis intervention as needed.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date client, program and agency records, including case tracking.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master’s in Counseling, Social Work or Marriage & Family Therapy or similar field
  • 2+ years’ experience working with victims
  • Licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) or working toward licensure (LCSW only)
  • Experience with evidenced based practices (TFCBT, CPT, etc) preferred
  • Spanish speaking preferred

No calls or drop-ins please.  

To apply send cover letter and resume with the job title listed in the subject line to careers@childrenfamily.org.


Peer Support Specialist- (Shelter)

 This second shift, full-time position, supports the agency mission of providing hope and healing to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse by providing direct client services.

Reports to the Clinical Manager.


  •  Support effective delivery of services through crisis intervention, safety planning, assessing client needs, and support groups.
  • Work closely with residential staff to identify, assess and support residents with substance abuse and behavioral health issues.
  • Consistently role-model appropriate behaviors, emotions, and communication skills by demonstrating effective approaches to anger management, conflict, resolution, and problem-solving, and work with residents to teach skills necessary to function in a community living environment.
  • Provide crisis intervention services by telephone or in person as necessary including responding to hotline calls.
  • Promote a safe community living environment within shelter by helping residents understand and adhere to shelter policies.
  • Assist in relapse prevention by providing transportation to local AA/NA meetings in agency van when appropriate.
  • Provide skills training through psycho- educational and education strategies.


  • Bachelor’s degree with strong preference for Master’s Degree
  • 2 years related experience
  • Experience working in a residential setting and working with people who are experiencing substance abuse and behavioral health issues.
  • Experience working with victims
  • Spanish speaking preferred

To apply send cover letter and resume with job title listed in the subject line to careers@childrenfamily.org.



 This full-time position is based in the main Safe Alliance office in Charlotte, NC, and oversees activities including strategy and implementation of all agency event fundraising and brand awareness events as well as management of corporate relationships.


  •  Oversee all event functions including logistics, fiscal management, volunteer management, in-kind donations, sponsorship and execution.
  • Provide leadership on and management of corporate relationships for the purpose of long-term event sponsorship and agency support.
  • Influence, direct and manage multiple committees’ ensuring that an event meets/exceeds agency budget requirements. Integrate best practices into all event operations.
  • Develop strong marketing plans and promotional materials which support agency events and corporate relations.
  • Cultivate community members for potential committees/donations/volunteer work through networking activities.
  • Write grant applications as assigned through the grants management process and assist with related relationship-building activities.
  • Develop and implement creative and sustainable event/corporate relations strategies.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in a related field, such as Marketing, Communications or Business
  • Proven track record implementing successful events. Strongest applicants will have experience managing events netting $25,000-$100,000.
  • Prior non-profit experience preferred
  • At least two years applicable experience with some supervisory experience preferred
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and oral expression


  • Able to work frequent night/weekend shifts (typically 2-3 nights per week and 1 to 2 weekend events per month)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance required
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Pre-employment background check required

 No calls or drop-ins please. 

To apply send cover letter and resume with job title listed in the subject line to careers@childrenfamily.org.