The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth are currently seeking a Housekeeper for the Mother House and Ross Hall. The housekeeper will be responsible for cleaning in a working convent, nursing home and attached buildings.

Job Duties:

  • Keep cleaning carts, uniforms and equipment clean, stocked and in safe repair.
  • Clean bathrooms, bedrooms, offices, lounges, kitchens, hallways, etc. as on schedule.
  • Empty wastebaskets, dust and polish furniture/marble, clean woodwork, dust window
    blinds and take care of antiques in common areas.
  • Will clean retreat centers, chapels, dining rooms and parlors weekly.
  • Yearly heavy cleaning will also include windows, registers, beds and woodwork.
  • Will help set up areas for special events in the Motherhouse as needed.
  • Cleans machinery used daily and puts away in orderly fashion. Mandatory attendance for in-services provided by department or Mother House.
  • Be able to use and care for personal cart, supplies, mop and bucket. Know how to use
    various machines for carpet cleaning, floor care and tile and grout cleaning.
  • Understand the SCL philosophy and remain considerate of them and their home.
  • Keep medical/physical matters regarding the Sisters confidential.



  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Able to work independently, but with a team as jobs require.
  • Ability to respond quickly to change.
  • Be able to read, think, discuss and learn all aspects of position.
  • Willingness to work in a nursing home environment.


Physical Requirements:

  • Job requires standing, climbing, reaching, bending, twisting, using hands to handle, control or feel objects, kneeling, crouching, stooping or repetitive movements of hands and feet.
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Requires contact with others (face to face, by telephone, or otherwise) and working
    with individuals or as a team.
  • Job will include exposure to diseases or infectious agents at times.
  • Requires the wearing of common protective/safety gear.


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