The Salvation Army

Resident Advisor

Job Locations US-PA-East Stroudsburg
Job ID
Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $13.50/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $13.50/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position: Resident Advisor

Department: East Stroudsburg Shelter

Availability of Position: Immediate

Schedule: P/T – scheduled with other RA’s

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Director of Housing Programs / CO’s

Salary and Grade: $13.50 per hour; 70 Non Exempt


 Position Overview:

  • Oversee all shelter operations, and assist shelter guests with supplies and information, as available.


Description of Position:  

  • Control access to front door of singles shelter, permitting only approved persons.
  • Oversee official communications via phone and in-person.
  • Keep a written record of all persons in/out, and all communications.
  • Oversee intakes, as necessary, during your scheduled hours, including initial interview, alcohol/drug screen, completing paperwork, reviewing rules and policies, and assigning sleeping areas.
  • Assist guests with bedding, personal care items, meals, and any specific requests or needs.
  • Refer guests to Social Ministries office and/or other community resources as necessary to effectively meet guest needs, eg: transportation, recovery meetings, shopping, Bible studies, etc.
  • Monitor entire shelter property to ensure guests are safe and adhering to policies. This may include basic cleaning inside/outside the buildings, and may include snow removal.
  • Maintain all required records and logs, eg: incident reports, fire drill logs, medication, etc.
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information related to shelter concerns, employees, and guests.
  • Communicate pertinent information to incoming RA, and elevate concerns to Director.

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent.
  • Valid PA Driver's License with good driving record.
  • At least 21 years of age with at least 2 years of driving experience, including vans
  • As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter.
  • Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at              


No Phone Calls Please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department 5/19/23. 


 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 1796


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