YMCA of Greater Des Moines

  • Custodial

    Job ID
    Building & Grounds
    Part-Time, Variable Hour
    Branch Name
    YMCA Supportive Housing Campus
    US-IA-Des Moines (YMCA Supportive Housing Campus)
    Starting Wage/Salary
    USD $7.28/Yr.
    Maximum Wage/Salary
    USD $8.10/Yr.
    Work Hours
  • Overview

    At the Y, strengthening community is our cause.  Our staff members are people who drive this cause – it is because of our drive, our passion, our belief in others, and our belief in the strength of our mission that we are able to make a difference – every day. 


    EVERY position positively impacts others at the Y - JOIN US, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


    To positively impact others, Y Staff Team Members exemplify CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADERSHIP competencies.



    Demonstrates in word and action the Y's CORE VALUES of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and a commitment to the Y's mission, in all matters at all times



    Delivers the benefits of good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence, and a sense of security to all who seek it



    Tells the Y story to help others understand the impact of the Y; develops relationships with members to support fundraising; supports fundraising efforts



    Values all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion and cultural competence



    Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y's work



    Listens for understanding and meaning, seeks to understand the other person's point of view and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience       


    GENERAL FUNCTION: Operating within the policies, procedures, and practices of the YMCA of Greater Des Moines, this position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and overall appearance of assigned

    facility areas.




    1. Perform general cleaning duties as assigned.
    2. Clean floors in assigned areas (vacuum, dust, dry mop/wet mop, carpet cleaning, carpet stain removal).
    3. Remove trash and clean trash receptacles.
    4. Clean and sanitize restroom facilities.
    5. Communicate with supervisor to identify facility issues, concerns, and plans of action.
    6. Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor or designated staff person.
    7. Demonstrate and support the objectives of the Association as embodied in the mission statement and values.



    1. Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical functions
    2. American Red Cross CPR-PR/AED/First Aid Certifications or equivalent certifications approved by the YMCA
    3. American Red Cross Blood Borne Pathogens Training or equivalent training approved by the YMCA
    4. Y Leaders Orientation Session
    5. Y Emergency Procedures Training
    6. Online New Employee Safety Orientation (available in the YMCA Training Program)



    1. Visual, auditory, and verbal ability to communicate effectively with people and monitor property and activity
    2. Ability to adapt to changing working conditions
    3. Ability to perform moderate to strenuous physical activity
    4. Ability to work with a variety of cleaning equipment, tools and supplies.



    1. Ability to work with diverse group of people
    2. Good communication skills
    3. Good organizational skills
    4. Ability to manage variety of tasks simultaneously
    5. Ability to work with minimal supervision
    6. Attend trainings and/or courses as required by the YMCA


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