Job Summary:

The Cleaning Specialist is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary environment for staff, residents, and volunteers of YWCA Emergency Shelter.

Job Duties:

  • Cleaning tasks such as dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and taking out the garbage.
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms including floors and replace supplies.
  • Perform routine cleaning tasks based on a schedule.
  • Ordering new cleaning supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • An understanding of, appreciation for, and support of the mission of the YWCA Cass Clay, which is eliminating racism and empowering women.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • One year of previous cleaning experience preferred.
  • CPR certification preferred.
  • Meets all background check requirements.


These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this position. While performing the responsibilities for this position, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, bend and carry frequently. The employee will also be required to climb stairs, climb, twist at the waist, push, squat, kneel, stoop, crouch, reach overhead and drive occasionally. Standing in place and reaching above shoulders repetitively are performed occasionally and sitting at a desk, repetitive keying, data entry, and wrist motion is performed frequently. This employee will be required to lift up to 20 lbs. from shoulder to overhead occasionally, carry up to 40 lbs. frequently, push up to 20 lbs. occasionally and pull up to 10 lbs. occasionally.

The description above provides the general nature and level of work being performed by those assigned to this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.