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

Shift Leader & Shelter Assistant

Job description

(2 positions available)

The Shift Leader and Shelter Assistant is part-time hourly positions who report to the Shelter Manager (hourly pay based on experience). Shift Leader/ Shift Assistant helps to monitor the 16-bed cold weather shelter during open hours, 6:00pm-8:00am November 1 – April 15, and during inclement weather periods as determined by the Director of Operation. They are on the front line of shelter operations: interacting with clients, volunteers, churches, and special visitors.

Primary Responsibilities

  • At the Shelter Manager’s direction, follow 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, Director of Operations, and the Board of Directors.

  • Ensure that all chores are completed in a timely fashion.

  • Prepare shelter for opening and closing before and after clients leave

the facility.

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

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

  • Document 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 any verbal or written updates on clients’ progress in finding housing, employment, or other benchmark areas.


About our Cold Weather Shelter

Streets of Hope operates the only cold weather shelter for men in Southeast Baltimore County (Essex, Dundalk, Middle River, etc.) as a part of the Baltimore County Continuum of Care. We operate every November through April with the help of paid staff and more than 200 volunteers. Our shelter is open nightly from 6:00pm to 8am. Partner churches provide a hot meal each night and fellowship with the men.


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, intellectual, and/or mental disabilities.

  • Ability to work nights.

Hours / Compensation

Flexible hours at $12.75 /hour (Shift Leader), and $12.50 (Shift Assistant). Must be able to work between the hours evening hours of 6:00pm-10:00pm and mornings 5:00am-8:00am.


To apply, download our application for employment, apply at simplyhire.com and indeed.com. Return completed applications along with a current resume by Friday, October 20 to DirofOperations@churchesforsoh.org.