The Salvation Army

Resident Manager (part-time) - Barnabas Residential Center

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Job ID
Human Services
Regular Part-Time


The Salvation Army is Hiring!


We are currently seeking a part-time, 24 hour per week, Resident Manager for the Barnabas Center's Transitional Independent Living Program. 


This position is responsible for providing a variety of structured therapeutic and supportive activities for homeless youth and young adults (ages 16-24) who are part of the Barnabas Center's Transitional Independent Living Program.


The Barnabas Center provides advocacy, assistance and role models for high-risk youth, ages 10-21.The primary focus of is to provide a safe and supportive program site where high-risk youth are given an opportunity to learn and perfect the skills necessary to transition from childhood to young adult. 


The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation & sick time, and personal days.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with Low Cost Employee Premiums, Co-Pays, and Deductibles
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Free Parking for Employees
  • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program


  • Implement daily activity program for residents that will allow residents to contribute, share and practice problem-solving skills.
  • Participate in group events and youth development activities as requested.
  • Answer telephone, complete clerical duties, complete appropriate documentation in daily log, complete emergency intakes, and provide crisis intervention counseling and supportive counseling as needed or requested by shift supervisor.
  • Assist in meal preparation, housekeeping, supervision of residents, resident chores, readying residents for bed, and monitoring youth.
  • Attend staff meetings and complete at least 40 hours of required training.
  • Provide back-up support to other staff and youth programs as needed.
  • Check and maintain building security/bed checks by monitoring residents.
  • Provide community education and awareness.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • More than one year of experience working with adolescents or young adults.
  • Valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.
  • Access to a vehicle during working hours.
  • Ability to achieve and maintain CPR Certification
  • Ability to diffuse crisis situations both within team settings and independently.
  • Ability to document program events and carry out scheduled or spontaneous tasks
  • Capable of applying all assigned training topics

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.


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