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Resident Advisor

Resident Advisor

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Community and Social Services
Compensation Min 
USD $9.10/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $9.10/Hr.
Regular Part-Time

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TITLE:  Resident Advisor                   

DEPARTMENT:  Wilkes-Barre Transitional Shelter

REPORTS TO: Director/Corps Officer

SALARY and GRADE: $9.10 p/hour; 71 Non-Exempt                       

SCHEDULE: Part-Time under 20 hours per week as needed


DPW / CPSL JOB PARAMETERS: Mandated Reporter: YES   (If yes, minimum requirement is required.)   Duties include direct care for minor(s): YES (If yes, all PA Act 153 Clearances must be completed before work can begin.


The Resident Advisor will assist the residents in fulfilling their day-to-day activities and responsibilities of the program. Responsible for the condition of the house, safety, enforcing rules, cleaning, general office, clerical and phone work, meal preparation and service as well as reporting on residents’ progress, incidents and successes and communicating these to Case Management staff and Corp Officers.


  •  A high school diploma or GED.
  • 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 three 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 send or e-mail your resume and a cover letter to:
                   Lisa Caruthers
                   Director of Family Services
                   17 South Pennsylvania Avenue
                   Wilkes Barre, PA 18702  
                   Or go to

                  No phone calls please

Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on October 12, 2017.
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. 619