Resident Assistant - Madonna House & St. Elizabeth Lodge


Job Type: Ministerial

Reports to: Transitional Living Coordinator

Position Description

This Resident Assistant position assists with the overall operations of Madonna House, a program for pregnant women, and St. Elizabeth Lodge, a program for single, working moms. 

Key Tasks

  • Pray daily for the needs of the poor, if possible through the Sacrifice of the Mass, morning prayer, and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  • Handle incoming calls
  • Referrals
  • Monitor resident checkouts and behavior
  • Life skills, support and coaching to the residents
  • Coordination of milieu
  • Record keeping of all client records and training
  • Assisting with donations and goods
  • Coordinating shift changes and transitions
  • General cleaning of living area
  • Cleaning and preparing rooms and apartments for new residents
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Duties as assigned

Key Skills

  • Able to articulate Catholic teaching with a commitment to its application in the job function
  • At least three years experience in residential, housing, or transitional living program or agency
  • Relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Problem solving and decision making abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • PC literate with PowerPoint, Word, Outlook

Key Attributes

  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Catholic Charities
  • Detailed and organized
  • Self-motivated and self-starter
  • Team player, and able to work on own initiative
  • Professional and positive approach