Catholic Community Services On-Call Janitor - St. Martin De Porres Shelter in Seattle, Washington


St. Martin de Porres Shelter provides safe and dignified night shelter for homeless men age 50 and older. The shelter opened in October of 1984 in respond 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.

This position is on-call, performing routine janitorial duties for a program that serves homeless and low-income men who are age 50 and older.


  • Sweep and mop floors of all assigned areas.

  • Move and replace all furniture during cleaning.

  • Empty and recline all trashcans and clean as needed.Wipe down tables, counter tops, and all furniture.

  • Clean all sinks, toilets, and urinals.

  • Take proper care of equipment.

  • Report any supply needs to supervisor.

  • Sweep and hose down area in front and back of center.

  • Check and clean all filters once a week.

  • Clean area in clothing and back supply room daily.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages respect, teamwork and a commitment to diversity.


  • Janitorial experience.

  • Comfortable working for and with a large population of men.

  • Ability to regularly lift, move and/or carry up to 40 pounds.

  • Knowledge of the use of janitorial supplies and chemicals, safety protocols for use of chemicals, and infection control principles.

  • Work history which demonstrates reliability and dependability.

  • Work or volunteer history which demonstrates ability to interact and communicate with a diverse population and maintain a positive customer service style

  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to calculate mix ratios for cleaning chemicals.

  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

  • 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.

Job ID 2017-2513

of Openings 1

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 7/14/2017

Category Facilities-Maintenance/Custodial

Min USD $15.00/Hr.