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Position Title: Casual Housekeeper
Department: Operations
Posting Start Date: 8/2/2017
Posting Cut-Off Date: 8/16/2017
Starting ASAP

Working hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m/12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
including weekends/holidays

The successful candidate will be responsible for direct implementation of the Covenant House philosophy, mission statement, principles and policies.

You will also be responsible for general cleaning:

• Washrooms – replenish supplies, scrub showers, sinks, toilets and floors.
• Bedrooms – remove garbage, clean windows and sills, mirrors, counter tops, blinds, walls, floors, baseboards, emptying garbage cans.
• Offices – empty garbage cans, clean desks, shelves, computers, phones, tables.
• Common areas – empty garbage cans & recycling, dust & clean tables, shelves, windowsills, phones, ledges, elevator and floors.
• Intake kitchen, lunch room, laundry rooms, storage areas, cleaning coffee machines and pots, sinks, counter tops, tables, microwaves, window sills, baseboards, empty garbage cans, load & unload dishwashers, refill paper towel and soap dispensers .
• Water plants in all common areas, polish woodwork, sweep and mop stairs, report any repairs to be done, complete daily routine and attend team meetings.

Applicants should have working knowledge of Microsoft operating system, a minimum Grade 10 education and/or ability to read, write and communicate clearly with others, along with a general knowledge of housekeeping techniques, chemicals and cleaning equipment. You must also be able to maintain and follow routines, work in a team environment, lift 25 lbs, climb flights of 10-20 stairs, and push a cart on wheels. You should have a working knowledge of WHMIS.

Interested candidates should submit their resume along with a cover letter to by August 16, 2017

We thank all applicants however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an employer, Covenant House is committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from qualified individuals who represent diverse communities. Covenant House is committed to providing accommodations for individuals with disabilities, upon request.