Supportive Housing Program Resident Advisor

Austin, TX
Part Time
Supportive Housing
Student (College)

Supportive Housing Program Resident Advisor

SAFE’s Supportive Housing Program is looking for a part-time, weekend Resident Advisor. The SAFE Supportive Housing Program is a transitional housing program serving homeless survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or human trafficking. Resident Advisors for the Supportive Housing program are responsible for providing support with security, maintenance, and administrative needs.

About SAFE:

  • SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
  • The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
  • With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
  • The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English.

​​​​​​​About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of Supportive Housing Program Resident Advisor. This is a Part-Time, Non-Exempt position at our Grove Blvd. campus. We will pay you an hourly salary starting at $19.00. The shift currently available is: part-time, weekends (Saturday & Sunday).​​​​​​​

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for monitoring the overall security and condition of the property. Report & resolve problems in a timely and professional manner.
  • Provide support to residents with crisis de-escalation, safety planning, problem solving, lease-related documentation, and submission of maintenance requests.
  • Document all client interactions, crisis response, maintenance requests, incidents, & lease violations. Provide daily shift log to Resident Services Manager.
  • Issue food pantry assistance, basic needs, and household items to residents under the direction of the Resident Services Manager and Program Director. Restock and organize supplies.​​​​​​​


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 50+lbs. of force.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • The ability to problem-solve and defuse crisis under pressure.
  • Knowledge or background in the topics of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, poverty, and disability preferred.
  • Spanish speaking preferred. Applicants' bilingual in both the Spanish and English language will receive a language differential.
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
  • All employees are required to comply with policies regarding COVID-19, which may be subject to change.  COVID vaccines are still highly recommended, and we encourage employees to get vaccinated if they are able.​​​​​​​

About our benefits:

  • Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance.*
  • Optional dental, vision and pet insurance.*
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 7 Paid holidays, and more.*
  • We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.

​​​​​​​*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.

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