St. Paul's Community Development Corporation
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Paterson, NJ 07501
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There are many ways you can get involved at St. Paul's. Volunteers help out at the Emergency Men's Shelter almost every night by preparing and serving dinner, they stock food boxes at the Food Pantry, and make sandwiches for the PHL outreach program. If you're interested in helping with a particular program, contact the program with questions.

Every year St. Paul's CDC sponsors numerous community events and we encourage you to join us! You can help us out, or you can encourage your friends and neighbors to come! These are often weekend events--neighborhood cleanups, food drives--and other service projects. Watch our events page for upcoming opportunities.

If you're interested in making a bigger commitment to helping St. Paul's, you should consider applying for an AmeriCorps position. AmeriCorps Members serve one-year terms and are essential to operating many of St. Paul's programs. For more information, visit our AmeriCorps page.

Please contact us with questions or submit your resume using our web-form.

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Job Opportunities

Position: Finance Director Added
Summary: The Finance Director is responsible for the maintenance and ongoing development of St. Paul's Community Development Corporation's financial accounting system, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. This includes the maintenance of all subsidiary accounting records, ledgers and filing of all relevant source document. In addition, the Finance Director is responsible for maintaining an adequate system of internal control, preparation of internal and external financial reports and statements, as well as working with external auditors. The Finance Director reports directly to the Executive Director of St. Paul's Community Development Corporation.

Position: Special Education Instructor (SOAR-ABE) Added
Summary: This position provides basic skills instruction to adult students with low literacy and math scores (below 5th grade level) who may or many not have an Individual Education Plan (IEP). The goal is to increase the literacy and math scores of said students to facilitate transition to additionally available training opportunities (e.g., Basic Skills Instruction - Level II, Pre-GED & GED).

Position: Shelter Aide Added
Summary: Shelter-Aides (FT/PT) support the operation of the 40-bed SPCDC Emergency Men's Shelter. The SPCDC Emergency Men's Shelter is in operation 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The core responsibility of a Shelter-Aide includes the continued assurance of the safety and security of the residents within the facility.

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