When you meet Caroline Robertson, you can tell she operates with confidence that her work as Executive Director at Greer Relief is a divine calling. At a young age she watched her parents serve as house parents, that experience helped Caroline find her calling for service leading her to join a service sorority in college, upon graduation from Clemson she was led to Safe Harbor. When Caroline took the helm at Greer Relief in 2007 it felt like home – warm, welcoming, and full of opportunities. She continues to strengthen Greer Relief’s position in the community both with the people who are served and with the people who are serving.
Caroline is a graduate of Francis Marion University Non-Profit Leadership Institute and Leadership Greer Class XXIX — the “Best Class Ever.” She is the recipient of the 2012 Greer Police Department, Citizen’s Award, and both the 2012 & 2019 Sertoma Club of Greer “Service to Mankind Award.” Caroline founded and coordinates the Greater Greer Non-Profit Roundtable, served as 2019-20 President of the Greer Centennial Lions Club, and has just finished a four year term as Marketing Chair of the Blue Ridge Institute. Check out this Who’s on the Move, Non Profit Minute for an interview with Caroline.
Caroline has been married to Charles since 1998 and has two teenage boys, Liam & James.
Sara started with Greer Relief in the Summer of 2022. Raised in Michigan, she moved to Massachusetts in 1996, where she attended college at Simmons University in Boston. She met her husband in the summer of 2001 and shortly moved back to Michigan and started a family. She ran a homeschool group, which all 3 of her children attended, and was in charge of planning events. They later moved to Nashville, spending two years there before moving to South Carolina. They have been here for 4 years and have loved making the upstate their home. Her two daughters have since graduated and her son is currently a Junior in high school. Sara says she loves the area because it reminds her of Northern Michigan (but warmer!).
Sara enjoys family-time, being with friends, loving her dog, reading, and cleaning.
The Development Manager will support the Executive Director to help manage the daily operations of fundraising. The Development Manager creates public awareness for the organization through events and activities, facilitates donor fundraising, and raises revenue to pursue the strategic goals and mission of Greer Relief. The Development Manager must be able to exercise independent judgment in the resolution of administrative problems and perform under pressure with a high degree of accuracy, diplomacy, and confidentiality. The position also will require the Development Manager to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and maintain excellent computer skills.
Volunteer & Donation Coordinator (PT)
Jenn has been volunteering for Greer Relief over a year and a half. When the opportunity to come on staff was available, she didn’t hesitate. Jenn has been at Greer Relief since September 2022.
Spencer started as a college intern from North Greenville University. She stayed to help part-time and has since graduated. Spencer has been working at Greer Relief since December 2021.
Yvonne joined our team after serving as an AmeriCorps Member. She earned a degree in Human Services from Greenville Technical College before completing her Bachelors in Sociology at the City University of New York. As a Veteran of the US Navy, Yvonne learned from a young age the value and importance of service.
In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with friends and family. “Let what you do today be enough.”
The Neighbor Advocate will provide effective, efficient, and equitable case management to our neighbors seeking resources or financial assistance. The Neighbor Advocate will use critical thinking skills and empathy to make neighbors feel empowered and at ease. The person who is successful in this position is highly ethical, personally, and professionally, particularly in working with confidential or sensitive information.
Erica had been volunteering for Greer Relief helping with FoodShare over the summer and started working for Greer Relief in September 2022.
Nita started working as a Triple P provider in the Fall of 2020 after serving as an AmeriCorps Member for Greer Relief. This was an especially challenging time to start the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 35 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children’s behavior and prevent problems developing. Triple P is used in more 30 countries and has been shown to work across cultures, socio-economic groups and in many different kinds of family structures.
The Facility & IT Support Manager manages the J. Verne Smith Center. The Facility & IT Support Manager will provide maintenance and IT support for the Center to include the building, grounds, and equipment.
What is AmeriCorps? AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects over 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet community needs in education, the environment, public safety, health, and homeland security. AmeriCorps’ members serve with more than 2,000 non-profits, public agencies, and community organizations. click for more information.
Coming soon, a new AmeriCorps VISTA will be joining Team Greer Relief.
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Greer SC 29652-1303
PO Box 1303
Greer SC 29652
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