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Resident Advisor/Internship


Job Title

Resident Advisor/Intern

Reports To

Executive Director


Job Purpose:

The Genesis Project mission is to empower single mothers in their pursuit of a new beginning.  The Resident Advisor lives on-site and holds a significant role in setting a Christ like example of love, dignity and courage for Genesis program participants. As a primary point of contact for staff, participants and volunteers, they must enjoy working and living within a faith based, mission-driven, community of single mothers and their children.


Principal Responsibilities:


The Resident Advisor is responsible for supporting the ministry through maintaining a positive group living environment, coordinating activities and monitoring security to ensure a safe and healthy environment for Genesis participants and their families.  Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


  • The Resident Advisor is on call during the evening, at night, and on weekends, to initiate emergency procedures, assist with medical and property needs, prayer and group activities.


  • Maintain open communication with participants and staff.  Provide positive communication and constructive feedback to participants consistent with the Genesis program policies. Address any immediate safety and/or security concerns with participants and ensure prompt communication with staff both verbally and in writing.


  • Ensure all community areas are clean and provide a safe and healthy living environment at all times.  This will include monitoring assigned chores for compliance and reporting unacceptable standards to staff.


  • Actively participate in regularly scheduled Genesis dinners and meetings. Coordinate clean-up and provide feedback to staff regarding overall success or concerns.

  • Greet Genesis visitors including maintenance staff, volunteers and instructors.  Provide tours of designated areas and introductions as required.


  • Assist in other security and household tasks as needed.


  • Support the Genesis Project and participants in special projects as assigned.




  • Minimum 1 year experience or be enrolled in an educational program, preferably with a focus on:  family studies, social work, counseling, case management, human services


  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with diplomacy


  • Ability to take initiative, multi-task, be a team-player, adapt to shifting priorities and prioritize work


  • Ability to function independently and exercise good judgment in a variety of situations


  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Possess administrative, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Google Suite


  • Ability to walk up and down 3 flights of stairs multiple times daily without assistance





This internship will require 15-20 hours of time per week.  Resident Advisor will have one (1) weekend off per month. Includes a one (1) bedroom apartment onsite, all utilities paid, internet, trash, pest control and laundry facilities included (estimated value $1400).  In addition, a monthly stipend up to $500 may be provided commensurate with experience. Genesis will work with educational programs to provide required documentation to meet educational program needs.


To Apply:


Send resume to Cindi Ramos at

Please write Resident Advisor/Internship in the subject line.

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