Status: Paid - Full Time
Expect Hope, a Christ-centered residential program for unsupported, expectant women, provides a safe residence for mothers who desire to prepare a life for their new families. It is a privately funded, nonprofit organization serving women in the Bronx, New York. The House Staff is a living testament of the mission and vision of Expect Hope. They are key in developing resident character, entailing constant mentoring, role-modeling, and advising. House staff daily serves, supports, loves and supervises young women, modeling a healthy, whole, Christ-centered home. Resident Assistants set and maintain healthy boundaries and loving relationships for residents within a warm, home environment.
The Resident Assistant position is both challenging and rewarding. Resident Assistant must handle stress well and exercise self-control. They must have the ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and to organize their work to meet deadlines. Successful Resident Assistants must be able to effectively interact with sensitivity and responsiveness to diversity including cultural differences. Understanding mothers and their behaviors is crucial, and being able to encourage, challenge, and motivate them in a positive and effective way is core to this position.
The Resident Assistant responsibilities include supervising daily house management, creating a nurturing and warm environment for the mothers and babies, ensuring that residents complete household responsibilities, and enforcing house policies by correcting and teaching residents and giving consequences when necessary. The Resident Assistant will mentor and disciple residents as well as educate them in the area of life skills and parenting skills. The Resident Assistant must be able to work and thrive in a highly collaborative environment. Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Experience Needed: A) Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ. B) Be a member of church that aligns with the statement of faith of Expect Hope. C) Be capable of providing leadership and spiritual guidance to residents by word and deed. D) Demonstrate a strong commitment to the sanctity of life. E) Be a person of demonstrated integrity, maturity, and sound judgment. F) Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. G) Must have an Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s preferred) or commensurate experience.
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