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.
Resident Advisors (RA) are responsible for direct care of residents and their children to help our young families achieve self-sufficiency. RAs provide mentoring, support, guidance, and encouragement to our clients. RAs assist PHI residents with daily activities. RAs assist the Case Manager and Program Administrator in assuring that residents are following house guidelines, attending programming, and meeting their individualized goals.
- Must have passion and enthusiasm for working with teenagers. 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, 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.
- 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 Program Administrator, Independent Living Skills Coordinator, 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.
Please email your resume, cover letter, and three references to INFO@projecthomeindy.org. Your cover letter should explain why you are interested in working at Project Home Indy and why you would excel in this position.
Applicants who do not submit the required materials will not be considered.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews will be conducted prior to the listed closing date (October 15, 2017). Thus, it is beneficial to apply early. Job will be posted until filled, which may be prior to the listed closing date.