Job Opportunities

Churches for Streets of Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NON-PROFIT COMMUNICATION INTERN

Job description

This is an amazing position that will allow the qualified candidate to expand his/her knowledge of the non-profit sector while creating and developing digital content. The intern will support the coordination of specific marketing and communication activities under the direction of the Business Liaison and Marketing Coordinator. Duties will be tailored to intern's interest/area of study, but typical duties of the marketing and communications intern include, but are not limited to:

• Managing and creating social media content for the purpose of disseminating communication, educating, and engaging the community.

• Research and develop new ideas for website and social media.

• Expand social media platforms.

• Ongoing assistance and maintenance of the organization’s website.

• Attend monthly board/subcommittee meetings.

• Update media contact lists.

• Assist with the branding and consistent messaging based on the organizations mission. • Help solicit in-kind donations.

Requirements & Experience

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Ability to work well with others or independently

• Initiative to problem solve, if necessary

• Responsible to complete projects by a pre-determined deadline

• Ability to be flexible and work on multiple projects simultaneously

• Ability to communicate effectively and accurately in oral and written language • Proficient in usage of G Suite, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software; other software (photo, video, etc.) a plus

• Accurate and detail oriented.

• Strong awareness of various social media platforms and analytics

Undergraduate student studying Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing, Graphic design or equivalent. Candidates will be enthusiastic with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. This an Equal Opportunity Position.

Time Commitment & Inquiry Contact Email

• 10-20 hours week for the Spring and Summer semester. Hours and work dates are flexible and may be set according to an intern’s class/work schedule. This position is primarily virtual, and is a stipend paid position.

• Please submit resume and inquiries to Sherry Smalls: businessliaison@churchesforsoh.org

Shelter Shift Assistant

Job description

The Shift Assistant is a part-time hourly position who reports to the Shelter Manager

(hourly pay based on experience). Shift Assistants help to monitor the 16-bed cold

weather shelter (Streets of Hope) during open hours, 6:00pm-7:00am November 1 –

April 15, and during freezing weather periods as determined by the Deputy Director of

Baltimore County Social Services. They are on the front line of shelter operations:

interacting with clients, volunteers, churches, and special visitors.

Primary Responsibilities

  • At Shelter Manager’s direction, assist in following established intake process on

each accepted applicant, including conducting the intake interview and filling out

all appropriate forms.

  • Maintain and respect all men’s privacy by keeping all records locked, and

refraining from discussion of clients where they can be overheard by other

persons.

  • Assist in maintaining a journal of the activities and events in the shelter that will

also be kept locked and available for review by the Shelter Manager, Executive

Director, and Board of Directors.

  • Assist to ensure that all chores are completed in a timely fashion.

  • Assist in preparing shelter for opening and closing before and after clients leave

the facility.

  • Report any incidents of fighting or abusive behavior to the Shelter Manager and

Shift Manager immediately.

  • Follow and enforce all rules established for the operation of the shelter.

  • Assist in documenting all entries and dismissals

Keep client records confidential, whether written or verbal.

  • Maintain good and encouraging relationships with all clients.

  • Report to the Shelter Manager and Shift Manager any verbal or written updates

on clients’ progress in finding housing, employment, or other benchmark areas.

Requirements & Experience

  • Experience working with homeless or at-risk population

  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and in an emergency, especially with clients with

physical or mental disabilities

  • Ability to work nights and on call.

Hours / Compensation

Flexible hours at $12.25/hour. Must be able to

work between the hours of 5:30pm and 7:30am. Two shifts available: Evening (5:30pm-

12:30am) and Morning (12am-7:30am).