Resident Monitor, Grandma’s House


Position: Resident Monitor
Department: Grandma’s House
Reports to: Program Director

Job Summary

Responsible for the security, safety and supervision of residents through direct monitoring, active interaction, clear staff communication and security measures.    This position includes days, awake overnights, swing, weekends and holidays with a variable schedule.


  • Direct monitoring and supervision of residents  
  • Monitor and provide feedback to youth regarding acceptable interactions with staff and peers
  • Monitor and provide feedback to youth relative to their individual plan
  • Provide clear and concise documentation of interactions with residents before the end of each shift
  • Assist youth with risk or crisis management issues as needed
  • Supervise and participate in daily and deep clean chores 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
  • Active interaction with residents in recreational, discretionary and daily living activities
  • Assist with providing or arranging transportation of youth as needed for store runs, medical appointments, etc.
  • Assist with cooking meals and food service for residents
  • Accurately dispense, record, fill and pick up medications for youth.
  • Co-operation and coordination with Case Manager(s) and other staff workers to ensure an open channel of communication regarding treatment and behavioral expectations of individual residents
  • Consistent check-in with residents during your shift and hourly walk through of facility.
  • Assist to ready shelter rooms with clean bedding, towels and personal care supplies.
  • Receive, sort and put away in-kind donations as needed
  • Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as required by Program Manager


Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Effectively provide intervention services to resident population. Demonstrate strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to interface smoothly with other staff, referring agencies, parents, schools and others, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times, as well as remain calm and in control during situations. Ability to be a positive team player.  Attention to detail.

Experience and Training: A Bachelor’s degree with major study in social work, psychology, sociology or a closely allied field is preferred. 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 within first 30-days.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties for the job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee occasionally is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive, and it is subject to change.