Resident Monitor, Academy at Sisters

Position: Resident Monitor
Department: The Academy at Sisters
Reports to: Program Manager

Position Summary

Resident monitors will provide overall supervision, (according to the program guidelines), of resident youth throughout the day and night hours. Resident Monitors will learn, understand and implement the ABCR Program model to encourage responsibility and accountability with residents. Resident monitors are responsible for ensuring the on-going safety of all residents and working together with co-workers to foster consistent implementation of program.

Full-time or part time, days, swing, weekends, variable, holiday and flex schedule.


Direct monitoring and supervision of residents according to phase or level

Monitor and provide feedback to youth regarding acceptable interactions with staff and peers

Monitor and provide feedback to youth relative to their individual treatment plan and program using point card and other behavioral feedback tools

Assist youth with risk or crisis management issues as needed

Supervise daily and deep clean chores and provide necessary feedback to youth to ensure chores are completed and facility is maintained in optimum condition at all times

Supervise and participate in individual youth activities, group activities, campus focused improvement projects and physical education curriculum as needed

Communicate and provide feedback to Treatment Coordinators, Therapist and Program Manager regarding youth behaviors and interactions relative to individual treatment plans

Refer youth to Therapist, Treatment Coordinator or Program Manager as needed for additional counseling or support

Co-facilitate psycho-educational and skill building groups as needed

Assist with transportation of youth as needed for store runs, medical appointments, etc.

Assist with cooking meals and food service for residents

Accurately dispense and record medications for youth

Distribute youth allowance

Update deep clean and daily chore lists and weekly data input

Assist with filing, making copies, cleaning staff offices and other administrative requests

Participate and effectively communicate with co-workers during pre-shift planning

Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings and other meetings as needed

Appropriately represent and promote the Academy at Sisters

Other duties as required by Program Manager


Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Ability to communicate and interact appropriately with at risk adolescents in a residential setting. Willingness to understand and establish appropriate, consistent professional boundaries with youth. Ability to manage crisis situations and utilize crisis management skills. Ability to follow protocol when addressing emergency situations. Maintain professional demeanor and represents the agency in a professional manner at all times. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Ability to interface appropriately with parents, referring professionals and others as needed.

Experience and Training: Bachelor’s degree with major study in social work, psychology, sociology or a closely allied field. To be considered as a substitute for a bachelor’s degree, the combination of formal education and experience must consist of a combination of (1) one year of work experience and (2) two years of education, training, or additional work experience, all in the care and rehabilitation of youth. Valid Oregon driver license and CPR/1st Aid certification required.