Residential Support Specialist (SOAR) – Birmingham, AL (RSS-0241)

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Aletheia House has an opening in our SOAR residential facility. We are looking for individuals that want to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse. All available positions are part-time positions.  Area/County Served:  Jefferson County.

Position Summary:
The Residential Support Specialist oversees the SOAR residents and provides residential support and supervision to residents in the SOAR supportive housing program. The Residential Support Specialist is responsible for appropriate supervision and day to day functions of our residential supportive services. The Residential Support Specialist works closely with the SOAR Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Office Location of Positions: Birmingham, AL

Primary Responsibilities:

-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients, including supervision of work assignments and recreational activities.
-Responsible for conducting room inspections for compliance checks.
-Enforce program rules in a fair and constant manner;
-Properly document activities on clients and maintain other records as directed;
-Monitoring Visitor Hours and Visitor Log
-Monitoring Building
• Outside Safety – Ensure no one is smoking in the front.
• Client Safety – Ensure hallways are clear and classroom is tidy
• Quiet Hours – Ensure people are not roaming the building or being too loud.
-Resolve any client conflicts.
-Complete log books – every hour.
-Use General Report Binder for any issues.
-Complete Fire Drills with residents.
-Answer client questions or concerns while at building.
-Work his/her assigned shift as established at beginning of time with SOAR.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the SOAR Program Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.


  • High School Diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred or individuals seeking to pursue a degree in any behavioral health field. Experience and any human services certification may substitute for degree.
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.

Job Salary:
Salary $12.00 – $14.00 – will commensurate with education, experience, and certification


  • Part-time, Non-Exempt   – 25 Hours weekly
  • Monday – Friday, 4:00pm – 9:00pm



To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to Please insert in the subject line (RSS-0241).
To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• 3 Questions – Three questions are as follows:

1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?
* Please include all three documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date/Time:

Wed, 10/31/2018 – 5:00pm

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.



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