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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Relief Housekeeper


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


  • 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, 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.
  • Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Ability to speak one of the following languages is an asset: Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish, Amharic, French, Russian, Somali and Tigrinya.
  • Location:

    100 Lippincott Street, Toronto.

    Duration of Position:

    June 15, 2020 to March 31, 2021

    Starting Salary Range:

    $14 per hour

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    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)

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #28-20
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Fax: 416.658.6590

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.