Relief Housekeeper

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 


  • Cleans and maintains the centre and grounds as per safety and health regulations
  • Assists in teaching clients how to use the equipment and cleaning products such as washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner, cleaning products, washrooms and bathing facilities
  • Cleans and disinfects all rooms, offices, child care and their fixtures
  • Cleans and disinfects kitchen, countertops, serving areas, dining room after every meal and snacks
  • Assists the weekend counseling staff with preparing beverages, serving meals and snacks, preparing the dining area and cleaning after each meal
  • Empties and dispenses garbage in offices, rooms, kitchen/dining rooms, washrooms in appropriate disposal units
  • Replaces and replenishes soap containers, light bulbs, mattress covers and notifies the Operations Manager and management of any needed repairs
  • Performs other duties as required: answers telephones, sets up rooms; rearranges furniture; distribute donations, etc.


  • A minimum of 6 months experience in housekeeping in large residential institutions
  • Must have a WHMIS certificate
  • Food handling experience an asset
  • Sensitivity and awareness of working with refugee population
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to speak one of the following languages is an asset: Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish, Amharic, French. Russian, Somali and Tigrinya

This is an “on call” Non-Union position, scheduled to work variable hours
Salary: $11.75 per hour
Location: 100 Lippincott Street. Toronto

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please quote Reference #122-17 and send your resume with a covering letter to:

Mr. Michael Politi
Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2 


Fax: 416-658-8537

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.