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.
Summary: This position provides basic skills instruction to adult students with low literacy and math scores (below 5th grade level) who may or may 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: Adult Basic Education Instructor (ABE)
Summary: This position provides basic skills instruction to adult students with low literacy and math scores (below 5th grade level). The goal is to increase the literacy and math scores of said students to facilitate transition to additionally available training opportunities (e.g., Pre-GED & GED).
Position: Case Manager
Summary: The purpose of this position is to provide support services to participants of St. Paul's Community Development Corporation's Next Step Workforce Development Program. Next Step Workforce Development is a comprehensive educational program that encompasses career counseling, job development, job training, Employer Customized Workplace Litercy, adult basic education, and case management services. The program's goal is to enhance the academic skills of participants so that they can become self-sufficient through gainful employment.
Position: SPCDC AmeriCorps Member
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.
St. Paul's Community Development Corporation
456 Van Houten Street
Paterson, NJ 07501