Custodian (Janitor)


Instituto Familiar de la Raza, (IFR) Inc. is a multi-service community health and social service agency with an emphasis on serving the Chicano/Latino/Indígena community in San Francisco with a special focus on the diverse needs of the Mission District. Services include a wide range of mental health, HIV-related services, and social services, including health promotion, education, prevention, early intervention, case management, and psychological and psychiatric interventions as well as cultural/social and spiritual re-enforcement. The agency serves children, youth, adults and families. It has a rich history of working collaboratively with other agencies to meet the needs of the Chicano/Latino/Indígena community and other cultural/racial communities in San Francisco.


Instituto Familiar de La Raza is looking for an energetic individual to join our team and provide custodial and janitorial service for our main headquarters facility and any of our off-site properties. This person will be responsible for performing general and detailed cleaning of the main headquarters and off-site facilities of IFR. This position will require working approximately 35 hours a week, nights and weekends, under the general supervision of our Facilities Manager. This position provides medical, dental and holiday/vacation pay.

Essential and General Job Duties: are, but are not limited to the following:

  • General Cleaning skills
  • General knowledge of janitorial equipment, supplies and chemicals
  • Empty/Take out trash and properly dispose of
  • Collect recycle material
  • Collect compostable material
  • Dust clean and wet mop all wooden, vinyl and hard surface floors accordingly
  • Dust, Clean, wipe and sanitize/disinfect multiple surfaces, including desks, furniture and walls, among others
  • Maintain kitchen/lounge area clean of dust and debris
  • Ensure all restrooms are clean and restocked with supplies on a regular basis
  • Empty all wastebaskets and replace plastic liners as required
  • Ensure all common areas, including the front and perimeter of the building(s), are clean
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas as needed
  • Spot clean carpets, and remove stains/smudges on doors, walls and multiple surfaces
  • Clean and remove fingerprints and smudges on glass surfaces like doors and sidelights of offices
  • Shampoo carpets and chairs on scheduled days
  • Mop all floors
  • Clean all sinks and counters in the kitchen and break areas
  • Restock all dispensers in the kitchen and break areas
  • Clean and disinfect refrigerators
  • Assist and help the facilities manager on special projects
  • Be able to work on different work shifts and weekends
  • Perform other related duties as required

Required experience and skills

  • 1 year of janitorial experience
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Capacity to understand hazard labels and be able to use cleaning chemicals as needed
  • Self-motivated to get the job properly done
  • Basic knowledge of email, internet and computer applications


High school Diploma or GED equivalent
Must pass and maintain annual Tuberculosis Test
Must pass Department of Justice Fingerprint screening


The hourly rate for this position is $17.77 – $18.77 per hour; this is a Part-Time – non-exempt position with benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, holiday pay, sick pay and vacation time.

All positions that require at least 17.5 hours of work per week are eligible to participate in IFR's benefit plan, medical health plans including dental, vision, 403(b) plan, earn vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and on-going opportunities for learning.


The physical demands described here are representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Good general health, physical stamina and emotional stability are essential
  • Ability to hear with normal range and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner that can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
  • Physical ability to stand, walk, climb or balance and reach with hands and arms up
  • Capacity to understand hazard labels and be able to use cleaning chemicals as needed
  • Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations
  • Ability to move about the building and the organization as needed
  • On occasion, must lift up to 40 LBS

To Apply:

Please email your resume in a Word format to Human Resources at [email protected].


IFR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

² Please note that IFR reserves the right to change its benefits and contributions at any time at its sole discretion.

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