The Salvation Army

  • Resident Advisor (RA)

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Service Worker
    Compensation Min
    USD $9.10/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $9.10/Hr.
    On-Call/As Needed
  • Overview

    Position:  Resident Advisor (RA)

    Work Location:  PSSM - Reed House, 1320 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia

    Availability of Position:  Immediately

    Schedule: Various shifts available, as well as on-call

    Reporting Relationship: Property Manager

    Salary Grade:  $9.10 per hours; 71 Nonexempt


    Position Overview:


    The Resident Advisor plays a critical role in:
    1. Ensuring good order of the residents and safety
    2. Maintaining a clean and sober environment
    3. Recording and reporting information to Case Managers and Property Manager
    4. Preserving at all times the confidentiality of information about the residents.


    The Resident Advisor (RA) must answer the phones and take messages for all staff and residents. The RA is to ensure that only authorized individuals are admitted into the Facility. RA’s must make regular rounds of the building to ensure an orderly and safe environment. RA’s must monitor security cameras to ensure that there are no unauthorized/illegal activities occurring inside or outside the building. Resident Advisors must respond quickly to all resident incidence/emergencies, complete incident reports, document in daily log and contact Property Manager as necessary. RA’s may be required to perform other duties as assigned by the Property Manager.


    High school diploma or GED. Prior work experience with mental health, drug/alcohol or related experience required. Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to communicate well with people. CPR and Crisis Management Training, a plus. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must have an understanding of, and appreciation for, the Mission of The Salvation Army and the Sanctuary Model.


    Contact: If you are interested in this position please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

    Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at
    Prospective employees can apply online at


    No Phone calls please.

    Released by Divisional Human Resources Department on 2/8/19
    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. 1010


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