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The housekeeper/custodian is responsible for the cleaning of facilities and reporting of any safety hazards to maintenance personnel. This is a full time (40+), hourly position and includes occasional weekend hours. The direct supervisor is the head of housekeeping. This is an “entry-level” position at Hidden Acres with potential for future additional responsibilities.

Daily Housekeeping/Custodian Responsibilities
Take full responsibility for the cleaning and preparing of assigned areas, including, but not limited to:
Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping floors
Cleaning toilets and showers
Making beds
Collecting and disposing of trash and cardboard, in appropriate areas
Restocking and keeping cleaning closet(s) organized
Notifying maintenance of any necessary repairs & following up to make sure they are completed
Setting up tables & chairs

Summer Camp
*Train, guide, and assist T3 counselors *Work in snack and/or gift shop

Other Responsibilities
Assist guests when necessary
Operate floor machines
Check and refill pop machines on a weekly basis
Other tasks as assigned by supervisor or other camp director/supervisor

A committed follower of Christ, in agreement with the Hidden Acres Statement of Faith
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Able to manage time effectively
Ability to lift at least 25 pounds, lay down on floor to check under beds, and move furniture (in order to clean underneath)
Ability to stand and move for long periods of time
Personable and able to communicate with guests and staff of various personalities, ages, backgrounds, etc.
Organized and capable of balancing multiple projects at once
Passionate about serving others

Hourly Wage
Paid Time Off with additional time at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter
403(b) retirement account
403(b) retirement account matching (3% after first year of employment)
Meals in the Dining Hall whenever served (daily staff lunch, most weekend meals)
Staff discount on store items
Children attend Summer Camp for free
Housing is NOT provided

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to and fill out the paper form or online application at

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Housekeeping



Updated: 6/11/2024 7:18:15 AM

Job Contact:
Judith Swanson
(515) 547-2751

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Why work at Hidden Acres Christian Center:

3837 Union Ave.
    Dayton, IA 50530-7577

(515) 547-2751

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