Are you interested in helping aging adults to remain safely in their homes?  Lorain County Office on Aging is seeking dedicated and reliable people to provide part-time CHORE WORKERS to provide services to adults, 60+ years, living throughout Lorain County. 

This is a part-time (up to 15 hours per week).


Duties May Include:

Wash walls and ceilings

Wash windows (outside – 1st floor only, weather permitting)

Take down curtains and drapes for cleaning and/or put them up

Clean refrigerators

Clean stoves & ovens

Move furniture and clean spaces underneath/behind

Sweep garages and basements

Clean bathtubs and showers

Minor drain clogs

Clean ceiling fans

Change light bulbs, smoke detector batteries and furnace filters

Clean and install storm windows

Clean and install screens

Clean gutters and downspouts (1st floor only)

Shampoo carpets

Trim shrubs

Cut grass

Snow/ice removal from older adults’ walkways (not driveways or sidewalks)

Rake leaves

Minor pest control



Must be able to pass criminal background checks

Must be reliable, trustworthy and able to use good judgment to work independently in community settings

Reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance

Able to travel and provide Chore Services throughout Lorain County

Good customer service skills and able to work effectively with diverse populations

Able to lift and carry 40lbs

Able to bend and stand for extended periods

Able to work in a wide variety of working conditions

Able to climb a ladder, use a shovel, rake, lawn mower and other equipment needed to perform Chore Services

Demonstrated custodial, janitorial and/or basic knowledge of how to complete Chore Services

Previous experience providing chore, janitorial, handyman or other related services preferred

Previous experience serving older adults, preferred


If interested in learning more about the CHORE WORKER POSITION, please complete an online application or apply, in person, at the Lorain County Office on Aging – 320 N. Gateway Blvd, 2nd Floor, Elyria, OH 44035.  Phone number – 440.326.4800.