The Salvation Army

  • Resident Advisor On-Call

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Job ID
    Service Worker
    Compensation Min
    USD $9.25/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $9.25/Hr.
    On-Call/As Needed
  • Overview

    Position:On-Call Resident Advisor (three openings available)

    Department: Emergency Housing Residence, Wilmington, DE

    Reports to:  E.H.R. Director

    Availability:  Immediately

    Schedule:  General shift hours are Monday through Sunday:  2nd shift – 8:00am – 4:00pm; 3rd shift – 4:00pm – 12:00am (Midnight).  As needed

    Salary and Grade:    $9.25 per hour; 71 Non-Exempt


    Job Summary: The function of the resident advisor is to ensure the security and well being of the residents, assist residents with their immediate needs, and to help ensure the smooth operation of the shelter.


    • Answer the office phone in a professional, business-like manner.
    • Write down messages for residents and place them in their mailboxes.
    • Walk through each floor of the building for a visual inspection every 45 minutes.
    • Attend to and report emergency needs as they occur.
    • Report any suspected or observed child abuse to Program Director.
    • Ensure that residents sign in and out as they enter/leave the building.
    • Check resident keys in and out of the intake office.
    • Maintain a shift log recording all pertinent activities that occur on the shift.
    • Read the shift log from the previous shift at the beginning of your shift.
    • Keep a record of all resident mail received at the shelter and place mail in the mail slots.
    • Serve breakfast, dinner, and the evening snack at the posted time.
    • Complete the Meal Count form for all children who participate in breakfast, dinner, and evening snack.


    • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.
    • A High School Diploma or GED.
    • Must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be able to work independently, work well with groups and be able to demonstrate good judgment and interpersonal skills.
    • Meets the Child Protection Clearance required by Delaware’s Beau Biden Law based on information found on the SBI and FBI Criminal Records Checks.


    Contact: If interested in this position please send, email or fax your resume and a cover letter to:

    The Salvation Army, Human Resources

    P.O. Box 308, Wilmington, DE  19899


    Fax: 302-225-8350

    Or go to:       


    No Phone Calls Please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on September 10, 2018


    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. 865


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