Project Home Indy

strong mothers, strong children – for generations

Project Home Indy

strong mothers, strong children – for generations

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Resident Advisor

Join our team as a Resident Advisor. We have full-time and part-time hourly positions available. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in social work, early childhood development, education, or related field. Evening, overnight, and weekend hours are available. To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and three references to INFO@projecthomeindy.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Position Description:

A Resident Advisor (RA) is responsible for direct care of residents and their children to help our young families achieve self-sufficiency.  RAs assist PHI residents with daily activities.  RAs assist the Case Manager, Program Administrator, and Executive Director in helping residents work toward the goals of their individualized treatment plans.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to articulate the mission, goals, and activities of PHI with passion and enthusiasm.  Must have understanding and belief in the ability of teen mothers to achieve self-sufficiency and care for their children.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in social work, early childhood development, education, or related field. Previous residential or direct care experience a plus.
  • Experience working with at-risk teens or infants/toddlers is a plus.
  • Experience working in a trauma-informed care environment or a willingness to learn about trauma-informed care.
  • Must be well organized, self-motivated, reliable, and able to work independently.
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be professional and able to maintain professional boundaries, while exhibiting empathy and care to the residents.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and insurance and be willing and able to transport residents and children.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively promote the mission, goals and image of PHI
  • Assist the Executive Director, Program Administrator, and Case Manager in implementing PHI activities and program areas.
  • Provide support, encouragement, and guidance for residents in all areas, including education, independent living skills, and parenting.
  • Assist residents in participation in all PHI activities and program areas.
  • Assist Program Administrator in enforcing policies and procedures for daily care of residents.
  • Provide childcare.
  • Clean and maintain common areas of home.
  • Transport residents to and from required activities or medical appointments.
  • Actively participate in facility upkeep, cleaning, and maintenance.
  • Prepare meals as written, and actively participate in nutrition and cooking education for residents.
  • Assist residents with daily routines and chores.
  • Participate in required trainings and meetings.
  • Exhibit role model behavior.
  • Complete all required documentation, including but not limited to: incident reports, accident/illness reports, daily logs, case notes, calendars, and shift notes.
  • Sort and organize donations.
  • Intervene in crisis situations to de-escalate and process incidents.
  • Other duties as assigned.