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Dismas Inc

Resident Support Specialist

Dismas Inc


Job Summary

Dismas House is looking for an individual(s) who can provide residential support. This person would become a member of the supportive Dismas community by building rapport with program participants in order to promote positive re-entry, as well as assist in the coordination and facilitation of programming, transportation, community dinners, etc..  

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide a supportive presence during evening hours. Treat program participants with dignity and respect while also holding them accountable to the ideals and mission of the Dismas program.
  • Assist in maintaining a sober living environment. 
  • Ensure resident attendance for evening programming and community dinners.
  • Maintain program calendar and assist in schedule and facilitation of evening program providers.
  • Attend volunteer community dinners and support volunteer hosts M-Th as needed.
  • Assist in the procurement of groceries.
  • Transport residents as scheduled.
  • Main point of contact evenings and alternating weekends.
  • Assist in facilities maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and needed.


  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and must own a car, safe driving record and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Enormous passion for and commitment to the mission of Dismas House; understanding of prison culture desired.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Familiarity with recovery, addiction and mental health.

Additional Information


  • Support Staff members receive compensation of $15.00 per hour without benefits.
  • Support Staff receive alternating holidays periods off.

How to Apply

Send resume, letter of interest, and three references to careers@dismas.org.


  • Date Posted: April 9, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 04/30/2021
  • Salary Range: 15.00 hr
  • Working Hours: 15-21 hours per week