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TRC - IRA - Laundry Aide - PT

888 County Touring Rte 32, Lakewood, NY 14750, USA Req #2590
Thursday, October 28, 2021
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

Function: To provide assistance in completing laundry and miscellaneous household tasks as specified.


Specific Duties:

1.    Wash bedding, towels, and washcloths in the washing machine. Once washed, dries loads of laundry in the dryer and folds each item when done.  Sorts and puts all laundry away in appropriate locations.  Wears gloves when doing laundry tasks.

2.     Wash/dry residents’ personal clothing.  Sorts and puts personal clothing away in individuals’ rooms.

3.     Notifies Manager if there are any concerns with the condition of the washing machine or dryer.

4.     Maintains the linen closet by placing bedding and towels in the labeled locations as well as refolding and stacking items in an organized manner.

5.     Rinses dishes after meals and puts in the dishwasher.  Once the dishwasher is loaded, runs the dishwasher.  Puts away clean dishes/utensils as needed or assigned.

6.     Wipes down kitchen counters, appliances, dining room table and chairs after dinner.

7.    Wipes down wheelchairs when not in use, as needed or assigned.


Requirements of Job:

Ability to follow multi-step instructions, communicate well with others and work independently within the home.  Have a general understanding of the needs of the persons with developmental disabilities residing in the home. Physical condition must be commensurate with the demands of the job.  Candidates must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.


Minimum Requirements:

            High School Diploma/GED preferred.  Successful criminal background check is necessary.

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

Other details

  • Job Family TRC
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 888 County Touring Rte 32, Lakewood, NY 14750, USA