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Posted: 05/23/2021



ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Alternate Perspectives, Incorporated (API) has an immediate opening at our Contracted Job Corps Location. If you want to be a part of dynamic team that helps young people ages 16-24-years-old, this place is for you! You will be a part of the nation's most successful youth training and education program for the past 50 years.

APIs mission is to helps create a world where people respect themselves, respect others, respect their communities and strive for excellence. We provide new ways of thinking, to create new ways of doing for our employees, clients and communities and we are guided in our work by our values of Accountability, Performance, and Integrity.

CATEGORY Residential Advisor  

Position Summary:

As a Shriver Job Corps team member, you will be teaching independent living skills to our potential graduates to ensure they experience positive group living in a clean and safe homelike environment.

Come join our team to help our young people understand the benefits of diversity and inclusion while enhancing their social and emotional learning. You will have the honor to support and assist students to achieve their maximum potential.

Reporting to the Senior Residential Advisor providing proper supervision and guidance to students to ensure positive group living relations in a safe and secure homelike environment to support and assist students achieve their maximum potential in the program in compliance with Department of Labor (DOL) and management directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide guidance for students to achieve a positive attitude and proper behavior in a dormitory living situation and to accomplish their education and training goals and objectives.
  2. Supervise students and control group living conditions, evaluate situations and conditions within the dormitories and make decisions or recommendations.
  3. Monitor dormitory areas to ensure safety and proper student behavior in the dormitories; recommend facility or equipment maintenance as needed.
  4. Direct activities as designated including dorm government and peer courts.
  5. Patrol and monitor dormitories and center as required to ensure safety and proper behavior of students; and resolve potential or occurring problems/situations.
  6. Assist with on- and off-center recreational activities for students as needed.
  7. Transport students to and from recreational functions, airport or bus stations, and other locations as required.
  8. Enter required attendance information into CIS and ensure all pass information is correct.
  9. Direct students or assist in the cleanup and maintenance of the dormitory.
  10. Recommend or requisition supplies to provide needs for dorm living and safety of students.
  11. Conduct group sessions in accordance with the schedule; participate in and conduct career preparation, career development and career transition activities as assigned.
  12. Complete evaluations for all assigned students and participate in Career Management Team (CMT) panels as required.
  13. Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a living and learning environment.
  14. Provide proactive conflict resolution and refer students for counseling or other activities as necessary.
  15. Document shift activities and events in required format; document CIS case notes as required.
  16. Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, training, personal and study habits and coordinate with other staff as necessary to resolve issues.
  17. Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff, and other center customers.
  18. Participate in student employability programs and activities; develop and conduct enrichment programs as needed or assigned.
  19. Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps Zero Tolerance Policy and Center Behavior Management System.
  20. Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, consistently monitoring student behavior and conduct, and mentoring students where necessary.
  21. Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices; attend all required staff training.
  22. Coordinate with other staff and departments regarding issues related to the provision of student services and to interdepartmental and center programs, activities, and events.
  23. Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to live, learn and work.


It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.


SHIFT Various Shifts  
CITY Devens  
ZIP CODE 01434  
KEY WORDS Residential Advisor, Independent Living Advisor  
STARTING PAY $17.75 per hour  
DIVISION Shriver Job Corps Center  
HIRING MANAGER(S) Ashley Godin  
REQ NUMBER RES-21-00002  
OPEN DATE 5/26/2021  
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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