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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Housekeeping Worker, Per Diem in Boston, Massachusetts

Who We Are:

Since 1985, BHCHP’s mission has been to ensure unconditionally equitable and dignified access to the highest quality health care for all individuals and families experiencing homelessness in greater Boston. Over 12,000 homeless individuals are cared for by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program each year. We are committed to ensuring that every one of these individuals has access to comprehensive health care, from preventative dental care to cancer treatment. Our clinicians, case managers, and behavioral health professionals work in more than 60 locations to serve some of our community’s most vulnerable—and most resilient—citizens.

From our earliest days as a program, we have always sought to do work that is transformational: recognizing our shared humanity; centering dignity, compassion, mutual respect and supporting the right of every individual to access the highest levels of health care and every staff member to reach their fullest potential. We continue to be committed to building bridges and breaking down barriers, including systemic racism which harms us all. We provide community-based health care services that are compassionate, dignified, and culturally appropriate, incorporating social determinants of health, with the goal of breaking down the physical and systemic barriers that our patients face.

Bilingual, Bicultural, LGBTQIA identifying, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are encouraged to apply . 

To learn more about working at BHCHP, watch our video Please Click Here (https://www.bhchp.org/careers) .

Job Summary:

This position requires the ability to work independently within a team environment.  The employee must be able to continuously assess the building needs regarding clean up or maintenance and report these needs to the supervisor.  Must be able to take direction well and be flexible in meeting the changing housekeeping and maintenance needs of the building.

Hours: Actual shifts and days will vary based on needs; Monday – Sunday

Responsibilities: 

  • Vacuum cleaning, mopping, stripping, waxing, and buffing floors

  • Trash removal

  • Cleaning patient rooms

  • Cleaning common areas

  • Window washing

  • Cleaning and maintaining outside areas

  • Snow removal

  • Must abide by all OSHA regulations and attend trainings on safety as required

    Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent work experience

  • Housekeeping experience preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to clearly communicate

  • Must be self motivated and able to complete tasks with little or no supervision

  • Ability to take direction well

  • Must be able to effectively work in a team

  • Ability to work overtime when necessary

  • Interest in working with an under served population

  • Demonstrated ability to lift 75 lbs.

    Compensation:

  • Compensation for this position is $22.00 per hour.

    Does this amazing opportunity interest you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, BHCHP pledges not to discriminate against and encourages those from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA identifying, first generation college students and adults without a college degree, Bilingual and Bicultural persons; and individuals from low economic backgrounds.

    Covid-19 Vaccination: Proof of Covid-19 vaccination(s) is optional for employment. Candidates who are offered employment will be given details about how to demonstrate receipt of vaccination if they choose to.

Please Note: Employment at Boston Health Care for the Homeless is at-will. Boston Health Care for the Homeless does not sponsor work authorization visas.

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