Resident Advisor Job Description

The Resident Advisor upholds the structure of the handbook in the evening/nighttime/weekend activities of the home. This position will ensure that the home remains stable in order to provide a safe environment for all the moms and babies in this home. The Resident Advisor works together with other staff to develop a community conducive to resident success by encouraging positive attitudes and behaviors. This position rotates nightly from 6:00 pm to 8:00 am and weekends from 8:00am Saturday morning to 8:00am Sunday; 8:00am Sunday to 8:00am Monday. This is a stipend paying position. Resident Advisors will receive a flat pay for each shift.

Reports to: House Manager
Supervises: None


  • Valid driver’s license; be willing to drive
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Associate’s Degree preferred
  • Evidence of a personal relationship with Christ
  • Knowledge of one’s boundaries and abilities to set limits with others
  • Dependable, consistent, living a life of integrity
  • Willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
  • Displays maturity in the areas of: interpersonal skills, communication skills, assertiveness, decision making, and problem solving skills
  • CPR/First Aid certification


  • Embrace and uphold the mission and values of Hannah’s Home
  • Respond to emergencies in the home
  • Drive vehicles transporting residents to and from evening/weekend appointments, interviews, work, school, etc. Provide evening/overnight/weekend house coverage responding to the duty of the moment
  • Coordinate social activities
  • Be an active listener and offer support and encouragement
  • Provide a model for healthy, trusting relationships through clear communication, conflict resolution skills, and coping strategies
  • Collect the laptops/cell phones at 9:30pm and lock them in the mentor office
  • Facilitate med time at 9:30pm in the mentor office
  • Attend quarterly staff/volunteer trainings Set the alarm nightly
  • Maintain the structure of the handbook
  • Notify staff of any defiance, non-compliance, or incidents via the observation report form or accident/incident report form and morning debriefing with daytime staff
  • Remain in communication with a staff member in case of an emergency

For inquiries and/or application, please contact Vicki Krnac, Executive Director at 440-209-9615 or