Work at PHI
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.
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.
- 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.