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The Salvation Army

Spokane corps


& campus Care Volunteer

Volunteer Position Description:

Help clean, straighten, and disinfect studio apartments in the Emergency Safe Shelter and Three Bedroom apartments in The Salvation Army Transitional Housing – Stepping Stones.  Custodial volunteers prep living spaces for turnover in order to help move families from the streets of Spokane into a stable living environment as quickly as possible.

  • Serve Food to Way-Out Shelter guests
  • Interact in a positive manor with guests, engaging them in uplifting conversation when the opportunity presents itself
  • Help encourage or teach basic life skills through positive interactions
  • Gather cleaning supplies from Family Resource Center / appropriate custodial area.
  • Remove any personal items left by guests into rubbish bins.
  • Wipe down all surfaces with disinfecting spray.
  • Sweep & Mop floors
  • Wipe down bed frames & disinfect mattresses
  • Clean bathrooms

Knowledge, Skills and Physical abilities required:

  • Pass Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and guests
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis
  • Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, carts, doors, and reach overhead
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs on a regular basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned