Residential Aide

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Location: Woodbury, NJ
Job Type/Status: Part Time

Position Summary:

Center For Family Service and our Mother Child Residential Program is looking for a relief Residential Aide to work at a women's residential shelter and maternity group home. Must be able to work well with children and adults. RA's are responsible for assisting in the coordination of residential services and providing professional treatment and care to residents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer phone call, complete phone intakes, make referrals as necessary.
  • Complete intakes with incoming residents and assist with the welcoming process.
  • Engage and interact with residents providing empowering tool that assist with their self sufficiency. 
  • Assist all resident with the requirements needed to ensure their well being.
  • Provide in home support to resident modeling parenting, working with resident on conflict resolution, stress management and other educational topics. 
  • Assist resident with resources for housing, educational and career building opportunities.
  • Ensure the safety and security of the MCR facility by conducting regular checks and reporting maintenance concerns. Complete a shift checklist which includes cleaning and organizing the facility.
  • Assist with shift coverage when needed.
  • Impose consequences to resident that do not comply with the program guidelines and expectations.
  • Complete data entry, maintain files, document all interaction with residents, comply with the program documentation policy and any other duties pertain to the program. 


  • High School Diploma preferred

  • GED required

  • At least two years of experience working with program population

  • Maintains First A and CPR certifications, as required by funder and licensing agent for

  • Ability to complete documents such as attendance sheets and incident reports using accepted grammatical and spelling standards

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion.

  • Ability to read and respond to email in a professional manner

  • Current driver's license with an good driving record of at least three years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

About the Program:

Mother Child provides temporary housing in Woodbury, New Jersey for women over the age of 18 who are currently experiencing homelessness and either pregnant or parenting one to three children. Services include:

  • Emergency shelter for mothers and children
  • On-site counseling and case management
  • Educational classes focused on parenting, anger management, communication, & substance abuse
  • Assistance with creating and implementing goals for self-sufficiency with a focus on employment, education, & housing
  • Transitional housing

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

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