Summary of Position: Responsible for cleaning and routine maintenance at Connections’ facilities as assigned.
• All cleaning duties in all common areas, including hallways, stairs and entrances. Cleaning includes vacuuming, mopping, dusting, emptying all trash containers and properly disposing of garbage. • Occasional maintenance duties, such as checking sinks and toilets for clogs and clearing them and checking circuit breakers. • Lawn maintenance duties, including mowing the lawn, raking as needed, trimming hedges, picking up trash, snow removal and salting as required. • Responsible for adhering to all workplace safety responsibilities as trained. • Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Connections for the Homeless. • Perform other duties as assigned that assist with the functioning of Connections for the Homeless.
The following qualifications are requirements for the position:
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds easily. • Valid Illinois Driver’s License, personal vehicle, auto liability insurance and a good driving record for the past 3 years • Availability to work on call as needed
The following qualifications are highly desirable:
• Previous maintenance/janitorial experience.
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check and submit to or provide evidence of a recent test for tuberculosis
Additional Salary Information: Position pays $14/hr, scheduled 14 hours/week, additional hours on occasion. Paid Time Off earned per hour worked.
Connections provides housing, employment, and supportive services to move individuals and families out of the shadow of homelessness. It works to end homelessness by preventing people from losing their homes, housing those who are homeless, and helping each client to reach the greatest possible level of self-sufficiency. Programs include re-housing, permanent supportive housing, education and emp...loyment, homelessness prevention, and health services for the homeless. Hilda’s Place is Connections’ transitional shelter. Our House is Connections’ residential program for young adults. Based in Evanston, Connections serves 31 communities in north suburban Cook County.