Do you have 1+ year of experience working with homeless populations?

Are you a compassionate care-giver?


We are currently in search of a Residential Assistant for a Human Services Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a full time, temporary assignment.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Human Services Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Residential Assistant

DURATION: Temporary

SCHEDULE: 16 hours/week (Sunday-Monday 3pm-11pm)

HOURLY PAY: $14.00 – $15.00/hour


Is This Your Dream Job? Working directly with population co-currently experiencing mental illness and homelessness and providing care and support as needed.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 1 years of experience working in a residential setting
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations strongly preferred
  • Has a warm, compassionate demeanor and serves with care
  • Crisis management skills required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite required


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Develop rapport with each resident through routine contact and communication
  • Provide assistance for client administrative needs
  • Assist in the development and implementation of case plans
  • Immediately report serious incidents and respond appropriately to other resident needs
  • Conduct regular room inspections and enforce cleanliness rule compliance
  • Sign off on clients who take medication with staff supervision
  • 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 “Residential Assistant” in the subject line.


Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!


Is this position not a great fit?


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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base.  Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.

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