Part-Time Resident Assistant

Denver, CO, USA Req #1447
Thursday, September 28, 2023
The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks a Part-Time Resident Assistant to foster a culture of excellent customer service and assisting in the safety and security of the residents, staff, and property of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless transitional housing locations. This position is also responsible for the facility-oriented duties such as including but not limited: laundry, laying out breakfast for residents, auditing files, washing dishes, data entry. These roles are located at various Transitional Housing Department sites across the Denver Metro area. This position is located at 2100 Broadway., Denver, Colorado 80205 and reports to the Program Manager.

Coalition Benefits

In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:

·         Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own health coverage and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. We’re proud to offer same- and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage;

·         Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;

·         Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;

·         Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;

·         Extensive paid time-off, including 8 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Provides excellent, trauma-informed customer service to residents, colleagues, and external partners.
  2. Remains onsite, awake, and available throughout all shifts.
  3. Supports facility cleanliness, safety, and operations, as directed by shift checklists, case managers, and management team (i.e., sorting mail, laundry, preparing breakfast, crisis intervention, etc.).
  4. Reviews and monitors resident files to ensure all documentation is present, alerts Program Manager of any deficiencies, and maintains the organization of the closed files.
  5. Communicates effectively with other staff through multiple means, including email, data entry, incident reporting, etc.
  6. Attends all required staff meetings.
  7. Understands and uses best practices regarding standard/universal precautions and BBP response, including proper methods for the cleanup of biological waste. 
  8. Assists residents with care/resource navigation (i.e. finding phone numbers, scanning/faxing documents, transit planning, etc)
  9. Makes hourly building perimeter inspections of site to ensure a secure and safe environment.
  10. When applicable, maintains accurate and timely records of all client encounters, consistent with CCH documentation standards.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

​​Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications Summary

  1. Experience working with marginalized populations.
  2. Experience in homeless services and/or behavioral health services preferred.
  1. CPR, First-aid, and safety training preferred.
  2. High School Diploma/GED.


The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family Social Services
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $23.20
Location on Google Maps
  • Denver, CO, USA