At Chicago Youth Centers (CYC), we educate and support children and families so they can succeed in the 21st century. We provide the tools, experiences, and resources needed for youth ages 3-18 to persist academically and develop socially and emotionally.
We engage children early and provide services when they are most vulnerable: after school and during the summer.
We offer family engagement programs to help families guide their children during critical transitions: entering kindergarten, starting high school, and preparing for college or a career.
We build strong partnerships within communities to create a village of committed community leaders, schools, volunteers, and peer organizations dedicated to our children's success.
We are currently seeking a part-time custodian for our Centro Nuestro 3222 W Division Street, Chicago, IL, and work schedule is 2-7:00 pm and flexibility to change schedule.
Responsibilities for the part-time custodian include: Responsible for the daily cleaning and maintenance of assigned site/sites and grounds, and to perform task as directed by the Center Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Daily
Clean, dust, and wipe furniture,
Empty all waste baskets
Sweep, mop and disinfect floors
Clean and disinfect toilets, urinals, sinks and mirrors using established practices and procedure
Empty sanitary napkins receptacles
Check hand soap, paper towels and tissue dispensers
Ability to adjust work week to allow for Saturday tasks when needed
Replace light bulbs
Clean air vents
Clean light fixtures
Clean exterior of all dispensers
Follow steps above for all locker rooms and gyms
Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets
Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high-pressure washers, high-speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
Spot wash walls
May shovel and remove snow and ice from designated areas such as sidewalks, entryways, and grounds work (ie: Grass)
Monitor and report safety hazards to supervisor
Monitor and report needs for building or equipment repairs
High school diploma
At least 1-2 year related experience in cleaning and maintenance
Valid drivers license in Illinois or state of residency; acceptable motor
Must pass DMV and criminal background check
Ability to communicate in English, both in writing and verbally, with staff and members of the public.
Ability to climb ladders.
Ability to travel between various CYC sites.
Skill in using cleaning products and equipment.
Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, follow directions, comprehension, calculating, reading, writing, speaking, evaluating, mathematics, organizing and innovation.
Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, First Aid, CPR, and working relationships.
Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) invests in youth in undeserved communities in Chicago to help them discover and realize their full potential. Caring for Our Communities for 60 years, CYC has steadfastly served communities on the south and west sides of Chicago. Today CYC centers are in seven communities across metro Chicago. We consistently deliver programming to serve the needs of kids, parents and c...ommunities—focusing on academic achievement, social and emotional skill development and parent/family engagement. Our centers are characterized by passionate and committed staff and serve as learning centers for our kids, community resources, and safe spaces.