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1600 SW 16th StreetGainesville, FL 32608


Title: House Helper

Purpose: To maintain a clean, safe and pleasant environment for our families.

Status: Volunteer: 2 ? 3 hours per week, minimum

Report To: Executive or Part-time Housekeeper

Function: Assists staff with light housekeeping duties and other important projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:
? Attend volunteer orientation, trainings and periodic refresher sessions.
? Become familiar with chore cards1 and work independently to complete housekeeping tasks in order
of priority, or as requested by staff.
? Become familiar with the layout of the House and the locations of cleaning products and tools.
? Restock House Helper cleaning kits, as necessary.
? Use the correct cleaning products on furniture, countertops, floors, appliances, etc.
? Process Chipotle, Starbucks, Uppercrust and other regular donations, as needed.
? Process in-kind donations, as needed.
? Process pop tab donations, except receipt issuance, as needed.
? Report any suspected violations of House guidelines to the House Operations Director in a timely
? Report any needed repairs or other household matters to the Executive or Part-time Housekeeper.
? Share your ideas with appropriate staff for improvements to House operations or your volunteer
? Allow families to engage in conversation and stop work when that happens.
? Work safely and efficiently.

? Ability to commit to a regular, weekly 2 ? 3 hour shift per week, with scheduled time off.
? Ability to collaborate with program staff.
? Aptitude to operate cleaning equipment, such as steam cleaners, floor cleaners, etc.
? Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and be free of physical health limitations that might result in injury.
? Conscientious and helpful attitude.
? Must work well independently and with minimal supervision.
? Knowledge of active listening skills
? Mindfulness of our families’ difficult and stressful circumstances.
1 There are two sets of House Helper chore cards: Daytime & Night Owl


Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 ? 3 hours per week, minimum

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