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Compensation

$13 Hourly

Benefits Offered

Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Part-Time

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks a Part-Time Housekeeper for the general upkeep of the Beacon Place Transitional Housing Facility, including its hallways, restroom, offices, other common areas, and resident rooms. This position is located at 3636 West Colfax Avenue, Denver 80204 and reports to the Beacon Place Assistant Manager.

Beacon Place provides transitional housing for homeless residents, primarily single adults living with mental illness. The property includes a computer room, television area, and a communal kitchen. Meals, housekeeping, and laundry services are provided. Some space is reserved for disabled veterans and for those individuals in need of respite care after a hospital stay. Twenty-four-hour on-site case management and support services are provided to all residents.

Coalition Benefits

In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:

  • Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own health coverage, and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. We’re proud to offer same- and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage;
  • Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;
  • Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;
  • Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;
  • Extensive paid time-off, including 8 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Providing excellent internal and external Customer Service.
  2. Cleaning of resident rooms including windows, walls, floors, ceilings, window treatments, pipes or ductwork on a regular basis.
  3. Deep cleaning of resident rooms upon move outs and upon management's request.
  4. Cleaning of all bathrooms including windows, walls, floors, ceilings, window treatments, pipes or ductwork; sinks, toilets, showers, shower curtains, etc.
  5. Cleaning of all hallways, offices and common areas including windows, walls, floors, ceilings, window treatments, pipes or ductwork, pictures, bulletin boards, doors, ramps, vending machines, public phones, rugs, electronic equipment, furniture, etc.
  6. Cleaning of dining room: windows, walls, floors, ceilings, window treatments, pipes or ductwork, pictures, bulletin boards, doors, vending machines, public phones, rugs, electronic equipment, furniture, etc.
  7. Regularly emptying trash as necessary.
  8. Performing laundry duties for residents and laundry as part of turning rooms upon move outs.
  9. Attending all required staff meetings.
  10. Assisting in special projects as assigned by the Program Manager or Assistant Manager.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications Summary

  1. High school diploma or GED preferred.
  2. Cleaning experience strongly preferred.
  3. Knowledge of homeless issues and demonstrated sensitivity to and a desire to work with underserved populations.

Résumés without a cover letter may not be considered. Please attach Cover Letter to Resume and send as one document. In addition to information about qualifications, applicants must describe their interest in helping homeless people and should include language describing their understanding of the causes of homelessness. Please indicate where you first saw this job posting in your cover letter.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

About Colorado Coalition for the Homeless:

Our Mission
The mission of The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

Our History
CCH was established in 1984 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. It was founded by a group of individuals with a will to take action on behalf of Colorado's homeless. They recognized the struggles of working people living in poverty. And they refused to tolerate the dangers faced by those people sleeping in their cars, in tents, or on the streets.

More than 30 years later, many of the underlying social causes of homelessness persist, like poverty, shortages of affordable housing, and unattainable healthcare. The Coalition's integrated housing, healthcare, and supportive service programs have been highly effective at responding to these conditions over time.

Our Philosophy of Service
We believe all people have the right to adequate housing and healthcare. We work to remove the barriers that restrict access to these rights. Society benefits when adequate housing and healthcare are available to everyone.

We create lasting solutions to homelessness by:

1. Honoring the inherent dignity of those we serve, affirming their capabilities, and fostering their hope that a better life is possible;
2. Building strong, caring communities through the integration of housing, healthcare, and supportive services;
3. Advocating for social equity and challenging the status quo on behalf of the individuals and families we serve;
4. Achieving excellence through continuous quality assurance, innovation, and professional development; and
5. Using resources judiciously and effectively.