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Resident Advisor (RA) – Female

Staten Island, NY

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Good Counsel is more than a home, it’s a new beginning. Through our programs, every woman receives the life skills training she needs to never be homeless again.

We provide a home for pregnant moms and their children, then give them the tools and support they need to be successful single parents. If you love babies and everything that comes along with them, this is the job for you!

This job is perfect for an empty nester who enjoys creating a warm home and mentoring women to become great mothers.

We value the dignity of human life, integrity, excellence, respect, inclusivity and collaboration.

You can be a part of transforming a woman’s life.

Seeking a compassionate, highly efficient team player to assist in maintaining a positive social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual living environment for pregnant mothers and their children.

You become the resident’s resource, helping them resolve issues and preparing them for a vibrant, independent life by teaching life skill courses and demonstrating good decision making. Other responsibilities include cleaning a room to prepare it for a new mom, helping the moms cook, assisting with organizing donations and making welcome baskets, and helping the residents with childcare and parenting skills.

You’re overseeing the operations of the home, from ensuring safety and cleanliness, as well as teaching and mentoring the residents about the “why’s” behind the house rules and policies (instead of only being an enforcer), to tracking residents, visitors and volunteers in the home.

Naturally, there is some basic paperwork, specifically preparing reports and maintaining documentation, to keep the home running smoothly and professionally. Your Supervisor is available to handle crisis situations or complex issues.

The ideal candidate:

  • Committed to the organization’s mission.
  • Experience with and a love of babies and children.
  • Confident, patient, dependable and capable of handling difficult situations with compassion and professionalism. Is seen by others as the “go-to” person.
  • Suggests better approaches and thrives on change.
  • Admits mistakes freely and openly and is looking to build a drama-free community.
  • Respects their co-workers and the families we serve as valuable individuals.
  • A driver’s license, vehicle insurance and a clean driving record.
  • The ability to pass a criminal/child protection background check.


  • High school diploma or GED, Associates degree preferred.
  • Drivers License
  • IDEAL job for someone looking for a career change from office-life for more of a hands-on experience.


  • Health Insurance: Employer-paid Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 20 days off and 8 sick days.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Driver's (Required)

Application Question:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule that may include overtime?

Work Location:

  • Staten Island


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable – more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented – enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Autonomous/Independent – enjoys working with little direction

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • Weekends required
  • 8 hour shift

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No