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Driver Custodian - Yonkers, NY

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:                                           DRIVER/SUPERINTENDENT

DEPARTMENT:                                   COMMUNITY SERVICES

LOCATION:                                         YONKERS-DAYSPRING COMMUNITY CENTER

SUMMARY:

The driver/superintendent worker will work under the supervision of the Community Services Coordinator to assist with the food pantry, pick up donations for the center. This position will also perform janitorial and light maintenance jobs needed in the center and on the grounds.  Periodically there will be a need to transport children in our youth services program. THIS POSITION REQUIRES A CLEAN NY DRIVERS LICENSE. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pick up and transport donations; loads and stocks donated items.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety of the site, performs standard janitorial tasks such as sweeping, mopping, garbage removal and maintenance of the grounds. 
  • Performs minor maintenance jobs such as changing light bulbs and checking carbon monoxide detectors and other light repairs as needed.
  • Creates a group environment that promotes and expects positive behavioral norms. Helps create a safe-haven for the neighborhood.
  • Maintains proper safety standards in regards to the health of participants in all programs taking place at the center
  • Occasionally transports participants of the Dayspring Community Center on field-trips and events and assists youth counselors with supervision of these outings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED.  Clean NYS Driver’s license required. Some maintenance and janitorial experience is needed.  Must enjoy the challenges involved with working in the community and with clients.  Upbeat, engaging personality desirable.  Program hours include afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays.

AGENCY PROFILE AND EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS:

Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

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