The Salvation Army

Resident Manager

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


The Salvation Army is Hiring! 

Resident Manager

Part-Time/29 Hours per week, $17.50/hour to start!

Booth House

The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services


Our shelter, Booth House, a shelter for runaway and homeless youth between 12-17 years of age, has an immediate opening for a part time Resident Manager to work 29 hours/week.  This position is responsible for providing a variety of structured therapeutic and supportive activities for the youth who reside at the shelter.


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

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation time, and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment).
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life.


  • 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.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and experience with adolescents or young adults in a work or internship setting.
  • Valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.
  • 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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