Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502


Residential Aide

Our Client, The Rescue Mission of Utica, is seeking a Residential Aide to support their expanding and dynamic organization.

Mission Statement:  The Rescue Mission of Utica, Inc. is a Christian Ministry, established to proclaim, in word and deed, the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, by unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those individuals seeking assistance.

Job Title:  Residential Aide                        

Job Summary:  The primary responsibility of the Residential Aide is to serve as a role model and be a spiritual mentor to men who are homeless or in recovery from an alcohol or drug addiction.  Will provide direct support with building educational, life and computer skills while maintaining a safe and recovery focused program. 

The Parker House Residential Aftercare Program is a six to nine month Christian discipleship program offering men a safe environment in which to grow spiritually while healing from addiction and other destructive behaviors.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain the safety and security of the facility.
  • Develop appropriate relationships with men to serve as a source of Godly counsel.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with the men by upholding the regulations of the program and acting as a trusted source of support.
  • Implement all practices and procedures of the programs.
  • Maintain effective communication with staff members.
  • Communicate crisis incidents, potential threats and other unusual incidents to supervisor.
  • Maintain documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Abide by all Mission and program and safety policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings and trainings as requested by your supervisor.
  • Maintain a professional and approachable attitude on the Mission campus.
  • All other duties as requested by your supervisor.


Minimum Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • AAS Degree in Human Services or related field preferred.
  • Genuine desire to pursue a career in human services.
  • Experience working with men in the area of recovery, homelessness and mental illness preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Clean/valid NYS Driver’s License preferred.
  • Enthusiastic support of our Mission Statement.


Job Status

Part Time



Varied Shifts: 8 am – 4 pm, 4 pm – 12 am, 12 am – 8 am


Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour


Benefits:  We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees to include medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holidays and paid training.


Express Employment Professionals and The Rescue Mission are Equal Opportunity Employers