River View Christian Academy (RVCA) is looking for a Resident Advisor (RA) to provide teens from all different life experiences with supervision and support in the areas of education, interpersonal communication, daily chores, spiritual growth, life-skills development and family relationships based on Biblical principles. Prior experience is not a requirement, but is considered. On the job training is provided.
RA’s use Biblical principles to guide students through typical teenage struggles. Similar to a public school setting, RAs need to be prepared to work with students in issues related to drugs, alcohol, sexual abuse, eating disorders, adoption and dysfunctional family dynamics. RA’s also provide one-on-one support in the classroom. This includes tutoring, grading student homework assignments and assisting the School Administrator as needed.
RA’s are responsible for building positive relationships with students and giving them an understanding of God’s loving character and providing them with the hope, direction and skills needed to become healthy adults.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
- Supervision of students
- Maintain students’ schedule
- Supervise student chores
- Take students to appointments off campus
- Lead morning Bible devotions
- Facilitate and/or lead Sunday worship
- Individual prayer with students
- Discipleship – assisting students with Christian curriculum and issue talks
- Tutor students in institutionally-recognized academic and Christian courses
- Facilitate physical education sessions
- Take students to church
- Coordinate extra-curricular activities and off-campus field trips
RA’s must be spiritually mature with great communication skills and have a willingness to learn. A heart for working with teens is vital, as staff are responsible for providing the love and support students need, while maintaining the discipline and accountability required. This is an entry level position. Prior experience is not a requirement, but is considered. On the job training is provided.
Please note: Our corporate office is in Southern California, however, this listing is for a position at our campus in Northern California, approximately 45 minutes from Redding, CA. Optional, low cost Room & Board is available for employees who would like to live on campus and is deducted in accordance with California laws.