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Residential Assistant ( Multiple Positions)

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Calvary Women's Services
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Washington, DC
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Published 14 days ago

Looking for a way to make a difference in women's lives and earn extra income at the same time?

The Residential Assistant is a member of the operations team that ensures a safe, respectful environment for women living in Calvary’s housing programs. The Residential Assistant is responsible for ensuring the security and safety of the residence, offering support and assistance to residents, maintaining a respectful atmosphere in the housing programs and enforcing program rules and procedures.

Calvary is hiring multiple Temporary Part-time Residential Assistants for the following shifts:

  • Weekend Resident Assistant. Scheduled from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.; every other weekend.
  • Weekend Resident Assistant. Scheduled from 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm; every other weekend.
  • Overnight Residential Assistant. Scheduled from 11:00 pm - 7:00 am; two (2) to three (3) nights between Sunday and Thursday.

There is the potential to pick up additional shifts to cover for other regularly scheduled Residential Assistants who request time off.

Why join our team?

- Free, safe and secure on-site parking

- We provide on the job training

- Culture of respect, diversity and collaboration

Specific Responsibilities:

Program Supervision

- Assist in the management of the facility operations and housing program during scheduled shifts

- Follow security measures to ensure accurate resident check in/check out, so staff is aware of who is in the building

- Document all residential activities in a timely and thorough manner and ensure that client confidentiality is protected

- Make daily updates to logbooks and program documents, including attendance sheets, sign out sheets and staff logbook

- Provide support during emergencies including contacting appropriate staff, law enforcement or fire and medical personnel, as necessary and in a timely manner

- Enforce house rules and procedures including reporting violations and writing disciplinary notices and incident reports as needed

- Offer assistance and support to residents

- Conduct walkthroughs of program space throughout shift

- Serve pre-made meals

- In the absence of a full-time staff member, follow medications protocol to ensure residents can access their medication in a timely manner

Other Responsibilities

- Participate in staff meetings other activities contributing to the effective, efficient operation of Calvary

- Attend required trainings

- Assist with administrative and housekeeping tasks as needed

- Assist with receiving and putting away supplies and other deliverables

- Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability and attitude needed to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in cross-cultural situations

- Ability to assess emergency situations and react accordingly

- Strong administrative skills and the ability to prioritize tasks

- Ability to read and write English

- Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office

- Proficient written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to work in a team oriented environment

- Reliable transportation to and from work

- Prior experience in transitional housing or other residential program preferred

Looking for a way to make a difference in women's lives and earn extra income at the same time?

The Residential Assistant is a member of the operations team that ensures a safe, respectful environment for women living in Calvary’s housing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Location

On-site
1217 Good Hope Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20020

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