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Queens, NY, USA Req #686
Monday, June 24, 2024

Program: Hillside | 163-03 89th Avenue, Queens, NY 11432 

What You’ll Do

As a Porter in one of HELP USA’s shelters for people experiencing homelessness, you’ll help provide our residents a clean and well-maintained living space that feels as much like home as possible during their stay with us. Your daily responsibilities will include cleaning (sleeping areas, bathrooms, offices, windows, floors, grounds, etc.), garbage and trash removal, painting, landscaping, snow removal, minor repairs, and other maintenance-related assignments.

You’re a great fit for this role if you:

  • Can lift 75 pounds.

  • Can operate small machinery, power tools, and hand tools. 

  • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent OR equivalent experience and skills.

It would be helpful (but not required) if you have:

  • Experience in maintenance.

  • Some basic knowledge of wiring, boilers, and plumbing.

  • Health insurance (including Medical, Dental, and Vision) and Life Insurance provided by Union
  • Generous Paid Time Off! 
    • 2 weeks annual vacation accrues from Day 1 
    • 3 weeks annual vacation starting at beginning of 2nd full year 
    • 12 paid holidays, 3 paid personal days, 7 paid sick days (unused sick days carry forward) 401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn't contribute.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Educational Achievement Award for employees completing educational & certification milestones.
  • Flexible Spending Account for health care and dependent care expenses 
  • Short-term and long-term disability 
  • Employee Referral Bonus
Who We Are 
At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We’re one of the nation’s largest nonprofit homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness. 
EOE. A Drug-Free Workplace.

Other details

  • Job Family Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $16.70
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
Location on Google Maps
  • Queens, NY, USA