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: Shelter Manager (Temporary) Added
Summary: The Shelter Manager is responsible for the overall operations and daily management of the shelter-based programs and support services of St. Paul's Community Development Corporation (SPCDC). S/he ensures that the shelter operates efficiently and effectively and completes all required reports, certifications, repairs, and administrative responsibilities in a timely manner.

The Shelter Manager must analyze the daily and overall performance of the shelter and related support programs, implements corrective action as necessary, prepares internal and external reports, provides overall management and proper scheduling of shelter staff and support programs; serves as liaison between governmental agencies, service collaborative organizations and external agencies regarding program(s) under his/her authority.

The Shelter Manager must also provide ongoing, proactive management of programs and staff under supervision.

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.

Interested candidates can submit their resume to careers@stpaulscdcnj.org. Include JOB TITLE in the subject line of your submission.

AmeriCorps*Recovery Positions


AmeriCorps*State Positions

Position: SPCDC AmeriCorps Member Added
Summary: The St. Paul's Community Development Corporation (SPCDC) AmeriCorps Program is seeking passionate and social justice oriented candidates to apply for its 2019-2020 AmeriCorps Program Year. AmeriCorps Members dedicate approximately one year of their life to serve communities throughout the United States that are in need of support. For this year of dedication, members earn a living stipend and education award.

SPCDC AmeriCorps Members serve in all aspects of the agency's work. Duties range from working as aides in the SPCDC Food Pantry, as Case Management support in SPCDC's Emergency Men's Shelter, and as classroom support in after school and summer programs throughout Paterson, NJ.