Relief Housekeeper (78-21)

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 8:45am
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at

This is a non-Union “on-call” contract position scheduled to work variable hours on an as needed basis.

Monday to Friday can be 7:00am to 3:00pm or 1:00pm to 9:00pm (hours can be variable) Weekend Evenings from 4:00pm to 9:00pm (hours can be variable).


  • 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, cleaning products, washrooms and bathing facilities
  • Cleans and disinfects all rooms, offices, childcare 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 is an asset
  • Sensitivity and awareness of working with refugee population
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in English is a must. Ability to speak one of the following languages is an asset: Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish, Amharic, French, Russian, Somali, Tagalog and Tigrinya
  • Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the last 6 months

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file.

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