Volunteers of America Los Angeles

Maintenance Assistant II - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service th

Job Description

Maintenance Assistant II

Posted: Wednesday, 1/10/2024

About Us:

VOALA Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories

Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

PAY RATE: $21.49-$22.62 PER HOUR

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Reporting to a Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Assistant II has responsibility for minor repairs and regular building and grounds maintenance for the assigned complex. This position requires the ability to work flexible hours, to work independently, and to lead teams on maintenance and repair tasks requiring multiple staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains the interior and exterior of assigned buildings, parking lots and grounds in good condition
  • Performs minor building repairs: carpentry, plumbing, painting, refurbishing and cleaning
  • Assists in major repairs as directed by Maintenance Supervisor or Lead Maintenance Tech
  • Proactively inspects building to prevent maintenance issues, address small problems before they grow
  • Follows daily maintenance checklist provided by supervisor; Assures tools and supplies are stocked and appropriately secured in maintenance store rooms; maintains cleanliness and order of store rooms
  • Checks buildings for any safety concerns; understands and carries out VOALA, federal and other governmental regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Requirements
  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications

Volunteers of America Los Angeles At A Glance

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through our thousands of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 2 million people in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Since 1896, we have supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services. Approximately 64,000 volunteers throughout the country help our employees deliver these life-changing services.
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