Job Opportunities

To apply for available position(s), complete the Employee Application and submit by email, fax (803-939-2646), or standard mail to MIRCI, 1408 Gregg Street Columbia, SC 29201.


Housing Support Staff – 2nd Shift (NOW HIRING)

Function: The Housing Support Staff – 2nd Shift will assist youth housed in MIRCI’s transitional and permanent supportive housing programs in developing and/or refining skills to help make a successful transition to self-sufficient living. 

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Knowledge of providing supportive services and assistance to youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Knowledge of crisis interventions.
  • Knowledge and ability to communicate effectively with clients and other staff members.
  • Knowledge of basic health and welfare services provided by other public and private agencies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective contact with individuals, families and representative of other professional disciplines.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to persons served.

Examples of work:

  • Provides rehabilitative services to clients served, and respond to client needs effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Assists youth clients with developing housing plans.
  • Facilitates community meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship with all youth residents.
  • Assists and supervises the daily maintenance of the youth residents, as well as the preparation of meals and self-administration of medications and activities to improve social skills/interaction.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in guidance, counseling or the social sciences and 2 years’ experience in a human service field. Must have a valid SC driver’s license and a good driving record.


Licensed Social Worker/Licensed Professional Counselor- Youth Program: (NOW HIRING)

Function: Under limited supervision provides specialized clinical services, including the provision of individual and group counseling of an advanced nature for youth/young adults who have experienced severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, and/or emotional problems participating in a Behavioral Health setting. The licensed Professional Counselor will report directly to the Clinical Director.

Employee Classification:  Considered professional, exempt position that is regular full-time.

Examples of Work:

  • Participates in treatment team meetings on a daily basis.
  • Provides case management to youth accessing drop-in center to help meet basic needs.
  • Provides emergency services including, but not limited to, crisis intervention and assessments, and during after-hours rotation.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Provides group, individual and psychosocial rehabilitative services.
  • Provides documentation of services provided within 24 hours of service.
  • Coordinates, plans, and implements regularly scheduled groups and activities for clients.
  • Performs array of clinical functions to assist clients in recovery.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of methods, principles and practices of clinical counseling.
  • Extensive knowledge of psychopathology and patient management within a psychiatric setting.
  • Extensive knowledge of group dynamics and human development.
  • Ability to evaluate counselor skills and program needs and to apply counseling theory in a clinical setting.
  • Some knowledge of basic health and welfare services provided by other public and private agencies.

Housing Support Specialist (NOW HIRING)

Function: Under general supervision, organize and maintain the Supportive Living program. Assist participants in complying with tenant responsibilities outlined by the agency and/or properties leased by MIRCI.

Employee Classification:

Considered professional, exempt position that is regular full-time.

Guidelines of Distinguishing Characteristics:

Performs duties including but not limited to the area of housing for MIRCI.

Examples of Work:

  • Conduct move-ins/move-outs (paperwork), interims (due to income changes) and annual re-certifications (in conjunction with lease renewals).
  • Complete move-in inspection of unit.
  • Purchase items for new move-ins (Walmart, Dollar General, etc.).
  • Coordinate resident moves (supervise movers).
  • Maintain housing records (paper files, HMIS, electronic tracking schedule).
  • Assist with the processing of rental/utilities payments from HomeBase clients throughout the month.
  • Track maintenance requests sent to properties; and Inspect maintenance issues for resolution.
  • Conduct inspections of all units, at least quarterly.
  • Maintain spare apartment and storage unit keys.
  • Maintain furniture inventory listing.
  • Coordinate maintenance service as needed during afterhours (weekends and evenings) rotation.
  • Communicate and report in a timely manner all issues, concerns or incidents to supervisory personnel. Complete the required written documentation related to critical incidents within a timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of agency programs.
  • Working knowledge of HUD occupancy standards.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to perform duties in a timely manner and adherence to requested deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients

Minimum Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, management or related area with a minimum of 5 years related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for degree. Must have a valid SC driver’s license and a good driving record (position requires reimbursable driving of own vehicle). Must be certifiable in defensive driving and Standard CPR/1st-Aid.


Direct Support Staff – Group Home: (NOW HIRING)

The Direct Support Professional for the residential program for individuals with psychiatric and intellectual/developmental disabilities is responsible for assisting individuals to live a self-directed life, assisting with activities of daily living, implementing individual programming, and being responsible for the routine operation of the home while on duty. 

  • Provide supportive and emergency response to residents, as needed, and perform other related duties as required and needed for the welfare of the residents.
  • Assist residents with ADL’s and help residents understand the importance of personal hygiene and keeping all living areas in the group home clean and safe through demonstration and evaluation.  Provide quality supervision/training for residents on all activities of daily living.  Provide quality leisure groups/activities.   Provide quality redirection and intervention(s) as necessary.
  • Identify any physical and/or behavioral changes with appropriate documentation, report observations in staff meetings and provide input regarding resident issues.
  • Document according to Policy and Procedures and Quality Assurance in a timely manner, as well as in the Group Home Daily Logbook.
  • Develop and maintain a therapeutic relationship with all residents.
  • Assist and supervise the daily maintenance of the residence, as well as the preparation of meals and self-administration of medications and activities to improve social skills/interaction.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to persons served.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to maintain information in a confidential manner

Qualifications: Must have a valid SC driver’s license and a good driving record. Must be certifiable in defensive driving. Must be certifiable in 15 passenger van driving. Must be certifiable in CPI, Standard CPR/1st-Aid and medication administration. A High School diploma or equivalent. A minimum of 2 years experience in a mental health or related field