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CRIB Evening/Weekend Job Description

Hopeworks ‘N Camden is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization founded in 2000 in Camden, NJ.

Our Vision is to heal communities by creating safe pathways through which we own our histories and discover new choices. We do this by using education, technology and entrepreneurship to partner  with young men and women of Camden, NJ, as they identify and earn a sustainable future. Together we seize the opportunity to heal and thrive in the midst of violence and poverty. Our trainees have gone on to get jobs, attend colleges, and earn GEDs. They have developed Websites for more than 400 paying clients, served over 60 clients via our GIS business, and developed lasting partnerships with six different organizations.

The Community Responding in Belief (C.R.I.B) is a residential community for college students who have earned a job at Hopeworks, or college students who demonstrate responsibility in the workforce, and are also a student pursuing a degree at an accredited college or University.  The C.R.I.B. is a community of success where college students live together, share meals, and all believe in furthering their higher education goals.

Position & Responsibilities

Weekend & Evening Staff at the C.R.I.B. are responsible to maintain a presence in the C.R.I.B. youth residence during the shifts they are assigned on weekends and evenings, and holidays.  They are responsible for completing administrative and maintenance related tasks for the program, as well as supporting residents in their academics. Hours will be approximately 8 to 16 hours per week, with additional hours when needed. 


Overview of Position

    • The C.R.I.B. Weekend and Evening Staff  person is responsible for the peace and security of the C.R.I.B. during their shift.  He or she ensures that all youth are in house and accounted for at curfew and that security is set. 
    • In the case of an emergency the staff member will notify the CRIB Program Manager and other Hopeworks staff as necessary and will make sure that all necessary emergency responders have been notified.
    • Must understand all employee policies and procedures as set forth in the Hopeworks Personnel Handbook.
    • Must complete an orientation and training, and learn how to use Salesforce, Google Calendar, and other forms of technology used in communication with other staff at Hopeworks.
    • Will be assigned tasks to complete, including, but not limited to: planning and assisting with special events, house maintenance, participating in community life, and other administrative duties.



  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree or Junior Level in Bachelor’s Program, College Graduate, or Graduate Student
  • Passion for and understanding of youth development, community living, and urban environments
  • Experience with and desire to mentor residents and serve as a role model
  • Ability to provide college youth support with coursework


To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and work samples to Please do not call.