Crossnore School & Children's Home

Crossnore School & Children's Home is looking for individuals with huge hearts to join us as Residential Advisors in our Winston-Salem location. We are looking for dedicated, well-organized people who enjoy caring for teenage youth. 

Residential Advisors will support residents in developing and practicing transitional independent living skills. Using a professional, team-oriented, trauma-informed approach, Residential Advisors will provide a safe and supportive environment conducive to growth in physical, social, educational, vocational, emotional, cultural, recreational, and spiritual development. 

Each residence is home to up to 6 teens, with teams of Residential Advisors onsite, serving alternate shifts of 4 days on/3 days off, the 3 days on/4 days off.


Requirements & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required 
  • Bachelor's degree in human services or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 2 years of experience working with teenage youth or adults, preferred
  • Prior experience working with at-risk populations and trauma training preferred
  • Knowledge of age appropriate independent living skills strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and antiracism in working with clients from many different backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound discretion and independent judgment developing and implementing decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to maneuver well in crisis situations, work well with others, and flexibility (including work days and schedule)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid Driver's License
  • At Least 21 Years of Age
  • Physically Active and Able to Perform Normal Physical Functions (Lifting, Bending, Stretching)
  • Must successfully complete extensive background checks, interviews, and pre-hire drug screen


  • Defined Contribution Benefits Plan including options for:
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability plans
    • Critical Illness and Accident coverage options
    • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • Ongoing Training


About Us

For more than 100 years, Crossnore School & Children's Home has provided a Christian sanctuary of hope and healing for children in need from North Carolina. Our holistic model of care allows us to nurture each child's mind, body, and spirit. Crossnore School & Children's Home is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization providing residential foster care for children in crisis from North Carolina. With three locations one nestled on 86 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain town of Crossnore, NC, the second located on 212 acres on the edge of downtown Winston-Salem, NC, and the third in the historic district of downtown Hendersonville, NC we are committed to providing a sanctuary for children.

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