Manteinance - Facilities Assistant

This position helps with maintenance and beautification inside and outside the building.

Activity Summary:

Help us create a clean, safe, and attractive environment for everyone who enters our doors! We need a dedicated and organized individual to perform the tasks that will make our facility a place that everyone can be proud of.

The Facilities Assistant will keep the inside and outside of the building clean and tidy.  Duties include, but are not limited to, sweeping, vacuuming, and cleaning inside of the building, painting, mowing the lawn, and helping in the garden. 

Job Description:

Responsibilities include floor maintenance, vacuuming, emptying trash, and possible event setup. We'll also ask your help in keeping an eye out for bigger beautification projects that might interest a large group of volunteers.

The hours for this role are flexible, but help is generally needed during normal weekday business hours, Monday-Friday between 9am - 5pm. A schedule will be created based on your availability after applying. 


  • 18 years or older
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 50lbs
  • Reliable, professional and hard working
  • Pass initial screening process
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus
  • Bring and wear personal face mask
  • Pass health screening including forehead temperature reading and brief questionnaire at start of shift.


Due to the population, Volunteers need to be willing to undergo a background check and initial screening process. 

Alcohol, drugs and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army Facilities or volunteer site.

Clothing must be respectful as you will be representing The Salvation Army. Pants and shirts must cover the waistband. Tank tops, undershirts, halter tops, crop tops, spaghetti straps and strapless tops are not permitted. Shirts with print are not to be offensive. Transparent, tight or form fitting clothes are not permitted. Please dress comfortably. 

*Off Street Parking is available.*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please complete the online application by clicking the “Sign Up” button.

For additional questions contact Dennise Hernandez at or 773-434-0488. 

Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • How much can you lift comfortably? Must be at least 30 lbs.
  • Safe From Harm Training Level Completed Must be at least Basic Mod 1-5
  • What age category do you belong? Must be at least 21 or older