Resident Assistant - Jamaica, Queens

HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS - Jamaica, NY (30+ days ago)2.8

Full-time$14 - $16 an hour

Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is expanding rapidly to continue its mission of providing homeless families with opportunities and support to transition into permanent housing. HFH helps create lasting solutions for families experiencing homelessness through self-sufficiency planning, goal setting, and achievement. We invite you to visit our website,, to learn more about our facilities and programs.

We are hiring Resident Assistants to join our team to help create a safe and welcoming space for our families. This role will be within the Security Department at our Jamaica, Queens location, but work with other units to ensure the safety and comfort of our families. Resident Assistants will be required to obtain a security license within the first four months of hire.

Responsibilities include:
Patrol interior and exterior areas of building and report any safety hazards or unusual conditions to Safety Aides, Safety Supervisors and Security Operations Managers.

Monitor the entry and exit of residents by maintaining a sign-in log and requiring identification.

Maintain daily log of all visitors and vendors as directed by a Safety Supervisor.

Prepare incident reports or maintenance tickets on hazardous or dangerous conditions including, but not limited to child safety issues and fire hazards.

Complete rounds of the building to ensure families are safe.

Accompany the family services department on their room inspections and unit wellness checks.

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Must earn New York State Security License within 4-month probationary period after hire.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

HFH has a strong EEO commitment and encourages applicants that will increase the diversity of our organization. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.