Employment

Thank you for your interest in East Cooper Community Outreach. As we grow, we are in search of diverse, dedicated, energetic, and motivated individuals to join our team.

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Volunteer Manager

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) is currently hiring for a Volunteer Manager.

About East Cooper Community Outreach

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation of Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with a mission to provide assistance, guidance, and resources to help our neighbors navigate through life’s challenges. Annually, over 2,000 families receive help through ECCO’s Wellness Pantry, Financial Assistance, Dental & Medical Clinics, Prescription Assistance, Clothing Closet, Asset Development Program, and other services. Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure. Each month, more than 200 local neighbors give their time, volunteering at ECCO’s main campus and Clothing Closet. For more information, please visit www.ECCOcharleston.org.

Position Summary

The Volunteer Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of ECCO’s volunteer program including the recruitment, training, and placement of individual and group volunteers while helping with marketing efforts to promote ECCO’s mission. This position ensures volunteer support to assist in the delivery of the organization’s programs and services. Providing guidance, training, resources, and tools for ECCO staff and volunteers, this position plays an integral role in helping the organization strengthen both its internal operations and outreach efforts by building relationships with current volunteers as well as new businesses, agencies, and groups in the community. This position is instrumental to ECCO’s DEIB efforts by helping recruit diverse volunteers, assisting in the implementation of programs and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion, as well as providing volunteer training on topics such as cultural competence annually.

Team ECCO

All members of Team ECCO must maintain the utmost professionalism to uphold organizational standards of excellence, protect client/patient confidentiality, and positively and professionally represent the organization in the community. All positions require an appreciation for service to the community, empathy for our clients, a passion for ECCO’s mission, and a commitment to our core values of compassion, collaboration, respect, and integrity. Because all team members may interact with clients, volunteers, staff, community partners, donors, and ECCO board members, they must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Reports to: Director of Development & Marketing
FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $40,912 – $48,732

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree + 3 years of experience OR
  • Associate’s degree + 5 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications: Additional skills, knowledge, and attributes that will support the successful completion of position responsibilities.

  • Strong sense of volunteer stewardship, building relationships with volunteers of all backgrounds
  • Effective work habits including time management, teamwork, and a proactive mindset
  • Previous use of a volunteer management platform or similar database
  • Comfortable representing the organization at community events, speaking engagements, and networking events.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative team environment
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software and Google’s workspace

Work Environment and Physical Demands

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. No adverse environmental conditions are expected. This is largely a sedentary role; however, standing and walking may be occasionally required for client interaction and/or special event participation. The position frequently communicates with employees, volunteers, donors, and clients; the ability to exchange accurate information in these situations is required.

Supervisory Requirements: None

Typical work hours are between 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 AM – 4 PM on Fridays.  Additionally, all staff are required to attend occasional special events in the evenings or on weekends.  

ECCO offers a caring and supportive work environment, opportunities for advancement, and a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous paid time off, and a retirement plan. 

Application Process:

Applications will be accepted beginning February 3, 2024, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume, via email to jobs@ECCOcharleston.org or submit by mail to:

ECCO
Attn: Volunteer Manager Search
1145 Six Mile Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Review of applicants will begin on 2/8/2024 with a desired hire date between March 16, 2024, and April 30, 2024.

Clinic Dentist

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) is currently seeking an independent contractor for the position of Clinic Dentist.

About East Cooper Community Outreach

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with a mission to provide assistance, guidance, and resources to help our neighbors navigate through life’s challenges. Annually, over 2,000 families receive help through ECCO’s Wellness Pantry, Financial Assistance, Dental & Medical Clinics, Prescription Assistance, Clothing Closet, Asset Development Program, and other services. Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure. Each month, more than 200 local neighbors give their time, volunteering at ECCO’s main campus and Clothing Closet. For more information, please visit www.ECCOcharleston.org.

About the Position

The Clinic Dentist of ECCO’s dental clinic is an Independent 1099 Contractor position which extends the individual’s South Carolina Dental License to ECCO for the clinic’s continued operations. The primary responsibility of the position is to provide clinical care to the clients of ECCO’s Dental Clinic. Secondarily, the clinic dentist provides clinical oversight of all dental clinic providers including staff, volunteer dentists, and dental students. This oversight ensures continuity and quality of care, as well as serving as the lead instructor of dental and dental hygiene students during their rotations in our clinic.

Because of contractual agreements with local education providers Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Trident Technical College (TTC), clinic dentists must provide direct supervision to MUSC Dental students, maintain MUSC adjunct status with the university, and be responsible for TTC student field work or clinical experience.

Team ECCO

All members of Team ECCO must maintain the utmost professionalism to uphold organizational standards of excellence, protect client/patient confidentiality, and positively and professionally represent the organization in the community. All positions require an appreciation for service to the community, empathy for our clients, a passion for ECCO’s mission, and a commitment to our core values of compassion, collaboration, respect, and integrity. Because all team members may interact with clients, volunteers, staff, community partners, donors, and ECCO board members, they must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Schedule

The Clinic Dentist generally works between 12-20 hours a week including some requested evenings. The work schedule will be mutually agreed upon based on provider availability and client needs. The current clinic hours are Monday and Tuesday, 8 am – 4 pm, Wednesday 9 am – 2 pm and Extraction Clinic, on Thursdays from 4 – 7 pm. It is expected that the Clinic Dentist be on-call for clinical consultation (via phone) from fellow dentists volunteering in the no-cost clinic or to fill-in for volunteer dentists as needed. Time off requests are mutually agreed upon and must be submitted with a minimum 30 days of date of request accompanied by confirmation that the requested time-off can be covered by one of our volunteer dentists.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Dentistry preferably with a degree in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.)
  • Valid SC Dental License
  • Has or is willing to meet the Adjunct Professor credentialing standards of the MUSC College of Dental Medicine
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate of training

Pay Range
$70.00 per hour

Application Process:

Applications will be accepted beginning December 14, 2023 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume, via email to jobs@ECCOcharleston.org or submit by mail to:
      ECCO
      Attn: Clinic Dentist Search
     1145 Six Mile Road
     Mount Pleasant, SC 29466