West Bridge House Residential Assistant

Student Placement Position


Under the supervision of the Residential Manger, the Residential Assistant will provide supplementary supervision to the residents and physical facility; engage in duties that ensure the smooth daily functioning of the program; and observe/participate in those aspects of programming deemed appropriate by his/her level of training and experience.


1. Supervises resident attendance and behaviour:

  • by verifying compliance with curfews or noting violations to the attention of the House Director;
  • by performing regular House checks and noting them in the duty log;
  • by reporting House rule violations to the House Director and recording them in the duty log;
  • by observing and noting resident movement, behaviour and all relevant shift occurrences in the duty log;
  • by providing informal, supportive counselling to the residents and by referring them to their counsellor when formal counselling is required;
  • by monitoring and verifying residents’ use of the sign in/out sheets and by confirming destinations;
  • by becoming familiar with all policies and procedures related to supervision.

2. Assist with Residential Programs Daily Operations and Functioning

  • by supervising and verifying the completion of residents’ assigned chores;
  • by checking fire safety equipment, ensuring exits are clear and that alarms are engaged, etc.;
  • by securing facility at all times, ensuring that all doors are locked;
  • by reporting outstanding repairs to the Director via the duty log;
  • by assisting in development, implementation and participation of recreation program;
  • by assisting Administrative Assistant with office tasks i.e. photocopying, forms development, receive phone calls etc;
  • by assisting in menu development and meal preparation.

The candidates selected must be available to work days, evenings and/or weekends.

“This position is open to male and female applicants”

CLOSING DATE: May 21st, 2018

Salary: $11.15/hr. 35 hours per week for 7 weeks.

Please submit resumes to:

Ross Ryan, Residential Manager

92 West St.

 Stephenville,  NL  A2N 1E4

Fax (709)643-3084

Email   rryan@nulljhsnl.ca


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