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130 Osborne AvenueRiverhead, NY 11901


Position: Maintenance Assistant (MA)

Schedule: Tuesday- Friday. Flexible and scheduled hours to meet program needs.

Reporting Relationship: Directly: Maintenance Supervisor and Commanding Officers.

Position Overview: The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for assisting with the daily functioning of the Maintenance department of the Riverhead Corps Community Center. Maintain building, grounds, and parking area in a clean and safe manner. Aid with minor repairs, building organization, emptying the trash, recycling cardboard and vacuuming. Remove ice and snow from walkways during inclement weather.


  • Must understand and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to take direction and work under minimal supervision.
  • Should be self-motivated and exhibit strong initiative and positive communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport quickly with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Must be able to stand/walk for 100% of position.
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving objects up to 30lbs as necessary
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Must be able to adapt and change to meet the needs of The Salvation Army and the community.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Emptying trash bins
  • Breaking down and recycling cardboard
  • Sanitizing kitchen and feeding room surfaces
  • Sweeping and mopping downstairs after lunch program

Weekly Responsibilities:

  • Assist with unloading food deliveries
  • Assist clients with bringing groceries to their cars
  • Vacuuming all carpeted areas
  • Sweeping and mopping the lobby
  • Cleaning up debris in parking lot
  • Shovel and de-ice parking lot, entrance stairways, and sidewalks

Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Sanitizing and cleaning all refrigerators and freezers in the Pantry and Soup Kitchen


  • Logging building repair visits
  • Recording maintenance supplies in need of re-purchase


  • Housekeeping
  • Facilities Management
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hrs

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