NSKS Employment Opportunities

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, passionate and compassionate about what they do.

We’ve listed below our current opportunities. Please read through the Requirements and Responsibilities and if you’d like to pursue one of the open positions, follow the directions in the “How to Apply” section.

NSKS Employment Opportunities

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, passionate and compassionate about what they do.

We’ve listed below our current opportunities. Please read through the Requirements and Responsibilities and if you’d like to pursue one of the open positions, follow the directions in the “How to Apply” section.

Building Maintenance Technician

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter, Inc. is searching for a Building Maintenance Technician. This is a new position. A successful candidate is one who is flexible and able to grow with the position.

General Summary:

Responsible for routine maintenance of all facilities and janitorial tasks. Maintain buildings and surrounding grounds in a clean, neat, and safe condition. Work is performed in accordance with standardized procedures or prior instructions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform needed maintenance on buildings and grounds, such as replacing locks and ceiling tiles, adjusting various pieces of equipment, minor plumbing and incidental electrical repairs, light carpentry, and painting;
  • Maintain grounds by performing a variety of tasks, such as pruning shrubs and trees, removing snow and ice, watering vegetable gardens and other tasks associated with grounds maintenance;
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and buildings, per established schedules;
  • Perform daily routine custodial and janitorial tasks, such as emptying waste baskets and recycling bins, washing windows, sweeping and washing floors, vacuuming and/or steam cleaning rugs and carpets, assist in the moving and/or disposal of furniture or equipment, clean and sanitize common areas, including bathrooms, community room, kitchens, laundry rooms, showers, hallways, stairways, and similar tasks;
  • Apply appropriate solvents and solutions, such as detergents, soaps, scouring powders, waxes, polishes, etc., according to best practice procedures;
  • May be required to work extended hours as needed to meet agency requirements;
  • Maintain the confidentiality of clients, volunteers, and staff in accordance with NSKS policies and procedures;
  • Maintain paperwork to include logs of work completed at each location;
  • Abide by all NSKS safety policies and procedures.

This is a part-time position of 16-19 hours per week, flexible hours. There is the possibility that this position will grow to require more hours. NSKS offers a flexible schedule, competitive starting wage, and excellent benefits.

Due to COVID-19 and reduced staff on site, we ask that you respond to this job post via email only.

How to Apply:

Due to COVID-19 and reduced staff on site, we ask that you respond to this job post via email only.

Part-time On-Call Shelter Staff

We have openings for both evening and overnight shifts.

Requirements:

  • Require knowledge, understanding and experience in working with homeless persons
  • Ability to set limits, enforce rules, diffuse crisis situations, and use good judgment and initiative in problem solving are considered essential in performing the duties of this position
  • The ability to work with people of differing socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds is mandatory
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, to communicate, and express ideas effectively
  • Have flexibility and a sense of humor

Responsibilities:

  • Provide awake overnight OR evening coverage for an emergency homeless shelter, as called, as needed

How to Apply:

Due to COVID-19 and reduced staff on site, we ask that you respond to this job post via email only.

On-Call Kitchen Staff

Requirements:

  • The ability to work with people of differing socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
  • The ability to follow guidelines for meal prep
  • The ability to communicate effectively with volunteers
  • Oversee sorting and placement of daily deliveries
  • Coordinate meal service in a fast paced kitchen
  • Have flexibility and a sense of humor

Responsibilities:

  • Provide coverage for a Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry, as called, as needed

How to Apply:

Due to COVID-19 and reduced staff on site, we ask that you respond to this job post via email only.

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