Requisition Number: MAINS-RESSS-H-06-2021-02
Job Title: Residential Support Staff - Referral Bonus
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $12.21-$12.72/hour

Residential Support Staff - Referral Bonus

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Description/Job Summary

RHD is open and hiring during the COVID 19 Pandemic.  Please feel free to apply for this position.

Have you heard? Resources for Human Development (RHD) is hiring!

Our ideal candidate is values oriented, service driven, and not just looking for their next job, but a career... 

Is that you?

Who We Are

We are a DIFFERENT kind of company!

As employee of RHD, your ideas, thoughts, and experience will be valued. RHD emphasizes group decision-making and multi-level thinking, so that staff has maximum authority, creativity, freedom, and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve, without the cumbersome centralized bureaucracy.

How Will You Make An Impact

RHD's Mainstay Philadelphia is seeking full-time, part-time, and on-call Residential Support Staff (RSS) to ensure the safety and supervision of the program's clients to facilitate sexually healthy and socially acceptable behaviors. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed. Compensation may vary due to the needs of the individuals in the home.

What We Offer 

  • Full Benefits Package (for full-time employees)
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs
  • Values-Based and Trauma-Informed Environment

Come GROW with us! Learn more about RHD at!


This position will coordinate with clinical staff, implement residentially based interventions and assist the clients in achieving their clinical assignments. The RSS is responsible for fulfilling the obligations as outlined in the client’s program plan. The RSS will prompt or assist, as necessary, to ensure the clients participate in the activities of daily living, in both the home and the community. This includes healthcare coordination and transportation.

In addition the RSS is responsible for the operations of the home, including but not limited to maintenance of the interior of the home. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed. Compensation may vary due to the needs of the individuals in the home.

Required Experience

  • Prior experience is a plus, but not required.

Required Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • State police clearance and FBI clearance

Program Summary

RHD's Mainstay Philadelphia is a supervised community-based residential program designed to provide a range of established and innovative rehabilitation strategies for adults with developmental disabilities. The program focuses on community and personal safety, accountability, competence, least restrictive alternative, normalization, due process and control.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.