RESIDENT ADVISOR– Part-time/Full-time $12.02  – $12.26/Hour

The primary responsibilities of the Resident Advisor (RA) are to provide crisis intervention and referrals on the hotline and resident assistance to those in the Family Shelter. Approves admission to both shelters in accordance with SafePlace policies and procedures.  Provides front desk coverage (answering incoming calls, responding to intercoms, assisting residents at front desk, etc.) in between hotline calls as needed.  Provides shelter intake to incoming shelter clients and helps client move and settle into shelter.  Participates in volunteer training when needed.   Requirements:  B.A in Social Work or related field or relevant life experience, work, volunteer experience.  1-2 years crisis counseling experience preferred.  Ability to respond to clients, on the telephone and in person, in a constructive and supportive manner.  Ability to problem-solve and diffuse crises under pressure.  Knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault issues. Light clerical skills.  Positions open:

Part-time  Weekend Evening Resident Advisor

Sat/Sun 12PM—10PM

English/Spanish Bilingual Required

$12.26 hourly


Please mail cover letters and resumes to:

HR Director, PO Box 19454, Austin TX, 78760 or

Fax to 512-356-1673 or visit for more information on how to apply

Persons with disabilities, people of color, and bilingual English/Spanish speakers

encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer