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Shelter Housekeeper

Company: Unity Shelter
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

*Unity Shelter: Providing safe shelter through collaborative care.*


*Unity Shelter, Inc. *is a provider of basic needs support, emergency shelter and transitional housing to those experiencing homelessness in Corvallis and Benton County. Creating a safe space for people to rest, recover, and connect with supportive services is central to our mission.

*Position: *Shelter Housekeeper at congregate and non-congregate shelters

*Schedule*: Flexible schedule to be determined

*Reports to: *Shelter Manager

*Position Summary: * Maintain the cleanliness of the shelter on a daily basis, for the health and safety of all clients, volunteers and staff.

*Location: * Multiple locations throughout Corvallis, OR

*Duties: *

Daily cleaning of the shelter facility, including, but not limited to:

-Sweep and mop sleeping area floors twice weekly.

-Clean and sanitize toilets, sinks, showers, and all surfaces and bathroom floors.

-Empty garbage and re-stock garbage receptacles.

-Sweep and mop the kitchen floors at least once a week.

-Communicate with shelter manager about cleaning supply needs in a timely fashion.

-Monitor and maintain other aspects of the physical plant in cooperation with the Shelter Manager.

-Other tasks as assigned and needed.

*Qualifications: *

-Experience in facilities cleaning and upkeep.

-Experience working directly in support of clients, or experience of homelessness, mental illness, or poverty.

-Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with low-income and multicultural populations.

-Attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently as well as cooperatively with team members.

-Passion for supporting the efforts of providing housing and supported services in this community.

-Basic computer skills.

-Demonstrated strength in interpersonal communication skills

-Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

-Regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

-Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

-Able to work shifts.

-Must pass a criminal background check.

*Application packet: *Please submit application, release for background check (found here:, resume and cover letter, and contact information for three employment references to Ailiah Schafer, Operations Coordinator.

Unity Shelter is committed to creating and harboring a diverse team of staff, interns and volunteers. We pride ourselves in being an equal opportunity employer and all volunteers will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, criminal history, disability, age, or veteran status.

Unity Shelter complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for employees and volunteers with disabilities. If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the interview process and/or perform essential job functions, please contact Shawn Collins, Unity Shelter Executive Director.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $15.75 per hour

* 401(k) matching
* Paid time off
* Day shift
* Holidays
* On call
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
* Remote interview process
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Temperature screenings
* Social distancing guidelines in place
* Virtual meetings
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

* housekeeping/cleaning: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Unity Shelter, Corvallis , Shelter Housekeeper, Hospitality & Tourism , Corvallis, Oregon

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