Are you passionate about serving the homeless population of DC?

Do you have the flexibility to begin a new role immediately?


We are currently in search of a Resident Assistant for a Human Services Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a temporary assignment with full time or part time schedules available.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Human Services Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Resident Assistant

DURATION: Temporary

SCHEDULE: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am shifts (Sun-Thurs or Tues-Sat)

HOURLY PAY: $16.00


Is This Your Dream Job? The Resident Assistant works directly with a population of women experiencing chronic homelessness. This position provides coverage while staff members quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure. Shifts vary from week to week, requiring anywhere from 24-40 hours/week. This is a preliminary posting to gather interested individuals as openings need to be filled rapidly.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 1+ year of experience directly serving vulnerable populations required
  • Familiarity with populations experiencing homelessness and/or mental illness required
  • Experience in residential facility preferred
  • Has a warm, compassionate demeanor and serves with care
  • Crisis management skills required

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Develop rapport with each resident through routine contact and communication
  • Ensuring residents complete their daily tasks and follow program rules
  • Provide administrative assistance to residents
  • Conduct regular room checks for cleanliness and rule compliance
  • Respond to residents’ immediate needs and help resolve conflicts
  • Communicate with staff for general office needs
  • Immediately report serious incidents and respond appropriately to other resident needs
  • Participate in all-staff meetings and trainings as required


We’d love to hear from you.


If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to jjensen@cnpstaffing.com with “Resident Assistant” in the subject line.


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