Project Home Indy

strong mothers, strong children – for generations

Project Home Indy

strong mothers, strong children – for generations


Work at PHI

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 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.


  • 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.