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Custodian - (The Billets Safe Haven)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide 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


The Custodian:

  • Maintains cleanliness of cottages and public spaces and/or as assigned for the purpose of providing an effective working/learning environment that adheres to CCL requirements, prevents potential damage and reduces liability exposure.
  • Conducts regular inspections of the facilities and grounds to identify repair and construction needs; reports recommendations to Program Manager for review by VOALA maintenance management
  • May assist monitor staff in responding to emergencies by contacting police, hospital, and program manager
  • May perform  minor repairs to facility as supervised by VOALA maintenance management
  • Schedules and performs regular deep cleaning projects


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 – 2 years of work responsibilities that include routine custodial and minor repair responsibilities; formal apprenticeship or training in semi-skilled building maintenance preferred
  • 1 year experience in mental health, substance abuse treatment and/or homelessness
  • 1 year of experience in residential treatment setting preferred
  • Experience with Veterans preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • If a recovering alcohol and/or drug user, must have at least 1 year of continuous sobriety
  • Experience with administering prescription medications and drug/alcohol usage testing desirable
  • Respectful methods for reminding veterans about expectations and rules without engaging in argumentative behavior.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring efficiency and effective functioning of cottage units.
  • Must have valid California driver's license and have clean driving record to be insured by VOALA insurance

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer