Residential Aide, Marsha's House

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description:

Marsha’s House, is a shelter operated by Project Renewal, and serves 80 homeless men and women who identify as part of the LGBTQ community.


Depending upon the shift, the essential duties of the Residential Aide include, but are not limited to the following activities:

·           Responsible for the safety and well being of shelter residents.

·           Works cooperatively with program staff at all levels to ensure quality of service.

·           Performs hourly inspections of the facility and immediate neighborhood, and documents/reports any incidents.  

·           Assists in the planning and organization of recreational activities, events and outings.   

·           Escorts clients to hospital, housing appointment or other appointments, when necessary.

·           Provides crisis intervention and shares accurate pertinent information with appropriate Case Manager and Senior staff.

·           Performs other duties as assigned, by the shift supervisor.


Education and Skills Requirements:

·         HS Diploma or GED

·         Minimum of 6 months of paid or volunteer experience with homeless population. Experience working with LGBTQ community preferred.


To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to:  


Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws.