The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Custodian (Part Time)

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Harbor Light
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    Position Summary


    To maintain facility at highest possible level of cleanliness.  To ensure that assigned areas are cleaned and maintained on a daily basis. This is a part time position, up to 16 hours per week, with a pay of 11.72/hour.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    • Clean and maintain your assigned area’s hallways and common areas including walls and floors.
    • Clean and maintain your assigned area’s bathrooms and showers including walls and floors.
    • Clean and maintain your assigned area’s dorms including walls and floors.
    • Clean and maintain your assigned area’s offices including walls and floors.
    • Empty and change trash cans in your assigned area. Throw out all trash you find, including broken furniture, boxes, litter, etc.
    • Proactively clean all areas in the building, including desks, tables, sinks, countertops, etc.
    • Put items into their correct areas including tables, chairs, towels, laundry bins, garbage cans etc.
    • Change shower curtains as needs or when requested.
    • Complete all tasks in a safe manner, using the appropriate cleaning supplies and putting them away at the end of each of your shifts.
    • Supervise all volunteers assigned to assist you in your job duties.
    • Consult with your supervisor on the proper use of cleaning supplies, daily work assignments and Harbor Light Policies and Procedures.
    • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with volunteers, co-workers and supervisors. This would include, but not limited to such actions: conflict resolution in a professional manner; courteous treatment of volunteers, staff, visitors and clients; respect of others property and person and appropriate communication to and about co-workers and supervisors.
    • Support the mission of The Harbor Light Center by treating every client and colleague with individual respect and dignity, and without discrimination of any kind.
    • And all other duties as assigned or at management requests.


    Must personally embrace The Salvation Army Harbor Light Mission.  High School Diploma or equivalent.   Ability to take directions and adapt to fast pace environment. Ability to stand on feet all day. Ability to lift 50 pounds.  Preferred six (6) months practical work experience in the field of high volume housekeeping/janitorial experience. Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to issues of homelessness, chemical addiction, and unemployment, racial and cultural diversity. Possess an aptitude in oral communications.  Must be trustworthy, especially in confidential matters.   Must be able to pass background checks, including a MVR if driving required and pre-employment drug test.   It must be understood by the incumbent that the provisions of Safe From Harm will apply upon commencement of employment, and also understood that the required Safe From Harm training program must be satisfactorily completed within the first 30 days of employment.


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