Career Services Internship Opportunities

Facilities Intern

Description: The volunteer will assist maintenance workers by conducting routine building maintenance work. Intern will perform semiskilled and unskilled manual tasks related to the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds, equipment, and appliances. Work assignments may be in any of the building trades. Principle duties and responsibilities • Performs preventive building maintenance duties, caulks windows and doors, repairs and replaces broken windows. • Performs routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sinks or urinals, fixing water leaks, leaking faucets, and water fountains. • Performs routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and assists in repairing ballast and light fixtures. • Assembles and moves furniture, hangs pictures and bulletin boards, makes name plates, moves and sets up tables and chairs.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any, Liberal Arts and Sciences
Special Skills & Requirements Qualifications • Must be familiar with using basic hand tools. • Willing and able to take direction from the supervisor and other maintenance personnel. • Prior experience in a general maintenance environment, required. • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds. Details of the opportunity: The volunteer will receive training. There will be an orientation to basic building operations and fire safety protocol. The intern must be available a minimum of 4 hours per day; three days a week for at least three months.
Company Name Lighthouse Guild
Contact: Volunteer Resources
Address: The Sol and Lillian Goldman Building - 111 East 59th Street- N.Y., N.Y. 10022-1202
Email: volunteer@lighthouseguild.org
Phone: (212) 821-9688
Website: lighthouseguild.org
About the Company: Lighthouse Guild is the leading not-for-profit vision + healthcare organization with a longstanding heritage of serving the needs of people who are blind or visually impaired, as well as those with multiple disabilities or chronic mental conditions. We have a new internship opportunity in our Facilities department.
How To Apply: Submit a resume to volunteer@lighthouseguild.org . Include the hours you are available to work in your cover letter.

 

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