Are you interested in a career where you can have a meaningful contribution to the community and be a part of a team? Allendale Association is looking for people like you. For over 120 years, our mission has been dedicated to helping children and families overcome the overwhelming impact of severe emotional and behavior issues and trauma through services and programs that create opportunities for children to learn, grow and heal. Allendale Association a Child Welfare, Mental Health and Special Education facility is currently seeking a full time Maintenance Worker. This candidate assists with the routine maintenance of the physical plant and equipment at our locations.
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an education assistance program within an environment that promotes professional growth. . Please visit www.allendale4kids.org to download our application and email or send with a copy of your resume to:
Attn: HR Dept.
P.O. Box 1088
Lake Villa, IL 60046
FAX: (847) 356-0290
Why work for Allendale?
Our staff get the chance to:
Receive outstanding trauma-informed training
Be a part of a strong and clinically-minded team
Challenge themselves daily
Enjoy great benefits
Working at Allendale can lead to:
Growing within the agency – the majority of our supervisors, directors and VP’s grew from within Allendale!
Gaining in-depth experience in the field and learn skills that will contribute to any
Assists in the maintenance of a clean, safe and assists in the maintenance of a clean, safe and healthy environment throughout the Agency’s facilities.
Picks up and delivers laundry to the cottages as required.
Assists with construction projects as assigned.
Shovels and removes snow and ice from walkways as needed; and provides general assistance with roads and grounds maintenance as requested.
Picks up and delivers donations and supplies and materials for jobs, both on and off-campus.
Assists with special projects and Agency events such as graduations, annual meetings, and other large events.
Performs other duties as assigned
Prepares appropriate records and paperwork related to the completion of work assignments.
Assists with providing routine maintenance of Agency vehicles including taking vehicles in for safety inspections, emission testing, and gassing up the agency vehicles.
Performs routine repairs and maintenance of the Agency facilities and equipment as assigned.
Maintains a neat, efficient and safe work area at all times.
Delivers water softener salt and fills the brine tanks for the water softeners.
Removes garbage from various Agency buildings as required.
High School graduate or equivalent
One year general maintenance experience required. Areas of applicable experience include assembling furniture, routine vehicle maintenance, minor plumbing repairs, grounds work and minor building maintenance.
Valid driver’s license with a valid driving record.
Per DCFS regulations, candidate must be 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Related experience in the field of social services and/or mental health desired.
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Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit social service agency serving children and adolescents with moderate to profound emotional and behavioral disabilities. These youth and their families receive care and treatment through Allendale's residential treatment programs, day treatment special education schools or from our community based clinical programs and services. Allendale's communi...ty based programs include an outpatient counseling center, foster care licensing, training and support, independent living/transition support and mentoring services. The institution has proudly served troubled adolescents since its founding in 1897 by Edward "Cap" Bradley, a young Princeton graduate interested in the plight of urban youth and the poor conditions under which they lived.View a video about Allendale here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-sh1_k0VjQ