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Program Coordinator

Job Description Summary:

The Program Coordinator, a valued member of the administrative team, serves as a link between the Emergency Shelter and the Transitional Housing Program. The focus of this position is to provide holistic care for the homeless families who live at St. Mary’s.

The main purpose of this job is threefold:

  • Transitional Housing- Monitoring and overseeing the Transitional Housing Program:
  • Volunteer Coordinator- Recruit, schedule, and organize volunteers:
  • Public Relations- Maintaining St. Mary’s presence in the community in creative ways:


  • Bachelor’s or advanced Degree
  • 3+ years of experience working with vulnerable families
  • Skilled in organization, verbal and written communication, and attention to detail
  • Computer and social media skills a plus
  • This position requires evening hours at least once a week- twice a week is preferred
  • Willing to work in accord with the mission of Saint Mary’s

Job type: Full-time     

Benefits:  Health Care, Enrollment in IRA (beginning in February 2022), paid vacation and flexible schedule.   

Please contact Sister Bernadette Dougherty (Bernadette@stmarysfs.org) full job description or further information.


House Manager / Overnight Supervisor –  (Thursday – Friday)

Are you looking for a part-time job that you can complete in one overnight? St Mary’s Franciscan Shelter for Homeless Families is seeking a part-time house manager to oversee the operation of the shelter from 4:00 PM Thursday till 9:00 AM Friday (slight flexibility if needed).

Person on duty has a private room and is permitted to sleep after closing the shelter (11:00 PM). They are expected to be available by 6:00 AM to set up breakfast and oversee residents’ needs. Staff person is on-call should an emergency occur during the night. Daytime hours include supervision, light housekeeping, and receptionist duties.

If you have a desire to serve in this ministry and a willingness to engage in the life of the shelter, please contact Sister Bernadette Dougherty, SSJ, by phone at 610-933-3097 or through our Facebook page. Complete job description is available upon request.

Shifts available: Thursday  4:00PM till Friday at 9:00 AM (some flexibility possible).

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