The Salvation Army

  • Resident Advisor

    Job Locations US-PA-Wilkes-Barre
    Job ID
    Service Worker
    Compensation Min
    USD $9.10/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $9.10/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    TITLE: Resident Advisor                                          

    DEPARTMENT: Wilkes-Barre Transitional Shelter

    REPORTS TO: Director/Corps Officer

    AVAILABILITY: Immediately

    SCHEDULE:   Part-Time, under 20 hours per week

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


    Position Overview:  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.


    The Resident Advisor will follow the rules and regulations so they maintain compliance. Ensures strict adherence to all policies including those related to confidentiality, boundary issues and professionalism; and maintain high ethical standards and exemplary moral conduct at all times.  Demonstrate knowledge and professionalism while working at the front desk; answering the telephone, keeping messages, compiling daily shift reports, as well as reviewing previous shift reports.  Assisting the Program Director with various duties such as filing, copying and other miscellaneous duties.  Assist with meal preparation/service.  The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the Resident Advisor will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


    • 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.


    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 January 8, 2019


    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. 964


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