Custodian - St Martin de Porres (part-time, shifts may vary)

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 days ago(9/17/2021 12:13 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
USD $18.00/Hr.


$18.00 - 19.06/hr DOE 


This is a temporary part-time position (approximately two months).


Program Description

St. Martin de Porres Shelter provides safe and dignified night shelter for homeless men age 50 and older. The shelter opened in response to the growing need for an emergency shelter for this special population of elderly men who are vulnerable to the weather, street predators, and illness.  St. Martin de Porres Shelter provides night shelter, hot meals, clothing, hot showers, laundry facilities, housing assistance, drug and alcohol counseling and memorial services.


Position Description

Responsible for cleaning building common areas and units during turnover. Seek to provide tenants with a safe, positive and sanitary living environment.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine scheduled cleaning duties: sweep, mop, and wash walls. Clean bathrooms, food serving area and other common areas to building standards.
  • Stock supplies.
  • Prepare vacant units for occupancy.
  • Maintain clean exterior of building.
  • Assist building maintenance staff and maintenance vendors as needed.
  • Remove garbage and recycling from floors and secure in dumpsters. Wash trash cans.
  • Regularly lift and carry supplies, donations, furnishing, etc.
  • Perform other janitorial duties as assigned.
  • Provide crisis intervention, and refer participants in crisis to appropriate staff on site.
  • Assist Advocacy staff members in floor checks as needed.
  • Model interpersonal and living skills for clients.
  • Enforce building and program rules including bar policy.

General Responsibilities

  • Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of residents and respect their privacy.
  • Alert management staff to issues/concerns regarding building or residents that are observed in the course of performing duties.
  • Maintain cooperative relationship with businesses in the surrounding neighborhood.
  • Contribute to the mission of Catholic Community Services
  • Contribute to and support a positive, team-oriented work environment.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Commitment to developing and safekeeping a workplace that values and supports a culturally diverse work environment.
  • Ability to regular lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work within the mission, goals and objectives of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Commitment to harm reduction program model.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment.


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