Resident Assistant – Transitional Living

Job Type: Ministerial

Reports to: Manager of Transitional Living

Position Description

This position assists with the overall operations of Madonna House and St. Elizabeth Lodge and helps support the needs of residents and their families. Requires weekends and some day and evening hours.

The purpose of Catholic Charities’ Transitional Living program is to restore stability, purpose and hope in the lives of single mothers and their children.



  • As a ministerial representative of CCEOK, it is expected that both professional and social behavior be aligned with the ethical and moral standards of the Catholic Church
  • Pray daily for the needs of the poor; opportunities include personal prayer, daily Mass, and/or adoration
  • Willingness to learn how to articulate Catholic teaching with a commitment to its application in the job function
  • Execute duties in a Christ-like manner with love and compassion following the values and principles of the program, Catholic Charities and Catholic Social Teaching



  • Assist with the supportive implementation of individual treatment plans for clients
  • Encourage positive relationship building in a safe environment
  • Support and assist team members, and residents in crises
  • Implement evening and weekend recreational and social activities
  • Effectively and professionally manage relationships with residents, staff, and volunteers
  • Maintain an emotionally and physically safe and trauma-informed working environment
  • Maintain confidentiality of all aspects and operations of Madonna House and St. Elizabeth Lodge
  • Supports the development of effective communication, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills
  • Answer incoming calls and provide referrals as needed
  • Maintain, collect, and record client interactions, activity, and training
  • Clean general living areas and prepare rooms/apartments for new residents
  • Attend required/recommended training and professional development
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Experience in residential, housing, or transitional living program preferred
  • Relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Calm and objective in crises
  • Sensitive to the issues and needs of women from diverse backgrounds
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • PC literate, Word, Excel, Outlook and internet usage
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to maintain confidential information and records
  • Professional and positive approac
To apply for a position, please send resume and cover letter to:

Mail: Catholic Charities Attn: Human Resources P.O. Box 580460 Tulsa, OK 74158-0460


For more information: call (918) 508-7121