Position Title:             Maintenance Support Worker

Immediate Supervisor:         Director of Property Management

FLSA Classification:             Part-time/Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

House of Ruth, a nonprofit HIV/AIDS services organization, seeks a Maintenance Support Worker to perform maintenance and repair duties at its physical properties that include administrative offices, a homeless shelter with Single Room Occupancy rooms and multiple single family homes. This position is part-time, three days per week (24 hours), with paid lunch.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum two years of professional experience in residential maintenance and/or remodeling
  • Working knowledge  and basic skills in carpentry, electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC, painting and General Remodeling.
  • Experience in use of power tools, saws/drills/air tools 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse populations
  • Proven time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Reasonable computer skills and the ability to work with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of any information received
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and appropriate auto insurance


  • General maintenance and repairs of House of Ruth physical properties
  • Help in supervision of temporary skilled and unskilled labor help
  • Be available for any afterhours/week-end HOR property emergencies
  • Serve as liaison between House of Ruth and contract service providers
  • House of Ruth vendor contact information must be kept in cell phone
  • Use agency-owned motor vehicle to pick up supplies, donations and materials
  • Conduct regular inventory of custodial supplies
  • Custodial duties: Taking garbage cans out and some cleaning/mopping as needed
  • Maintain supply and equipment storage areas in an organized manner
  • Help maintain materials, tools and supplies in  the garage, gym and van in an organized manner once per week
  • Assist with Food Pantry when needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to multi-task in a sometimes stressful and fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work under conditions which require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, and stooping, both in office and community environments
  • Considerable driving required in local area
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds
  • Some maintenance tasks may require the use of ladders

To apply e-mail Roger Jones at rjones@houseofruth.net