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Float Team Maintenance Assistant - Minnesota at Volunteers of America

Float Team Maintenance Assistant - Minnesota

Volunteers of America Anoka, MN Full-Time
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Maybe it's time to explore a position with the Minnesota Float Team!

We are offering NEW WAGES, a great work environment and flexible schedules.

Come join our awesome Minnesota Float Team as a Maintenance Assistant traveling to our senior care centers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Sleepy Eye and Rochester areas in Minnesota.  You can work a minimum of 4 shifts per month or full-time hours.  It's up to you!

The Minnesota Float Team is part of Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS) which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

PRN Maintenance Assistant Job Highlights:

  • $19.57/hour
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Schedule, you set your hours
  • PRN/On-Call/Casual position
  • Love to travel?  You have the opportunity to serve all our Minnesota senior care centers
  • Consistent policies and procedures with each healthcare site
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Employee Discount Programs

About the job:
Responsible for preventative maintenance, painting and repairs inside and outside the facility to provide a safe, attractive and orderly environment for the benefit, use, enjoyment protection of residents, staff and visitors.  Conducts routine tests and inspections on various facility systems and implements programs in a manner that meet the goals and objectives of the facility.

Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and at least 18 years of age. 
  • If operating company vehicle you must be 21 years of age and meet the MVR organization standards.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions in order to identify various chemicals and cleaning agents from their labels and understand directions for use.  
  • Willingness and ability to perform routine, repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions.
  • Some knowledge of state building, plumbing and electrical codes and local ordinances.
  • Ability to understand technical manuals used to install and repair machinery and equipment.
  • Coordination and dexterity needed to handle tools and equipment parts.
  • Must be capable of making decisions in an emergency.
  • Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
  • Undergo background screenings for employment purposes. This includes a criminal and drug screening.
  • Must be willing to work in facilities following precautions and testing requirements for COVID-19.

Preferred Skills:

  • Graduate of trade or vocational school, with courses in blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC equipment, refrigeration and electricity.
  • Minimum of one (1) year previous building maintenance experience desired in an assisted living or long-term care environment.


  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  • Assists in the maintenance, cleaning, and upkeep of the facility as needed.
  • Reports supply need and major equipment malfunctions or emergencies to the Director of Environmental Services or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Assists with department inventory control program.
  • Is knowledgeable of federal, state and facility’s rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

About the Minnesota Float Team:

The Volunteers of America National Services Minnesota Float Team is a team of experienced professionals that assist in the facilities that we serve, such as the Maplewood Care Center, The Homestead at Maplewood, Elder Care Center (Minnetonka), The Homestead at Anoka, The Homestead at Coon Rapids, Sleepy Eye Area Home Health, The Homestead at Rochester and other senior care centers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Area.

Love to travel?  Interim assignments to facilities in other states may be available!  

Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not “just a job”.

Take pride in helping others, and join us today!

At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations’ shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.

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