• Initiative: Investing in Neighbourhoods 
  • Requisition ID: 799 
  • Job Location: Canada (CA) 
  • Additional Location Details: Bloor St W & Dovercourt Rd 
  • Job Stream: Cleaning/Maintenance/Housekeeping  
  • Job Type: Contract, Part-Time 
  • Temporary Duration: Up to 12 Months 
  • Wage:  $16.75 per hour  
  • Number of Positions Open:
  • Posting End Date: 09/13/2021 
  • Travel Required: Frequent 
  • Educational Requirements:Some High School 


Investing In Neighbourhoods - Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for job opportunities through the Investing in Neighbourhoods Program, interested candidates must be OW participants living in Toronto. Investing in Neighbourhoods job opportunities are in not for profit community organizations and enable OW participants to: increase their skill level, develop contacts with employers, and obtain references with the goal of securing permanent employment.


Note:  At the time of this posting, this position is on-site.  The employer may change this arrangement in order to comply with Public Health Guidelines.


Job Description

  • Executes scheduled cleaning of facilities

  • Performs regular inspection of facilities and systems to inform activities

  • Supports effective management of workplace health and safety, security systems, alarm systems, utilities, and applicable licensing requirements

  • Facilitates and/or performs cleaning, refuse removal, and room setup

  • Inventories supplies and equipment as required

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Working Conditions

  • Ability to attend regularly scheduled meetings and engage in impromptu supervisory conversations

  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods of the day.

  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs / 23 kg

  • Manual dexterity required to use a telephone

COVID-19 Requirements

  • Staff at the organization are required to practice universal masking in the workplace, due to COVID-19.

  • Staff may also be required to wear additional PPE should the situation require it (face shield, gown, gloves).

Skills Required

  • Awareness and appreciation of client needs specific to the substance use, substance dependency and mental health field

  • One (1) year of direct work experience in facilities maintenance

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) certification

  • Ability to function independently and complete work as assigned

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Strong client service orientation

  • First Aid, CPR, and/or other certificates are considered assets

  • Willing to work at multiple locations



How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in applying to this position, please click "Apply now" to upload your resume and cover letter. We thank you for your interest; however only those Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  For further assistance, please contact:  wfdteam@toronto.ca.


Notice of Collection Statement

Toronto Employment and Social Services collects personal information through the Employment Opportunities System (EOS) under the legal authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, SO 2006, Chapter 11, Schedule A, s 136(c), the Ontario Works Act, 1997, SO 1997, Chapter 25, Schedule A, ss 3, 4 and 6, the Ontario Works Act, 1997, Ontario Regulation 134/98, General, Part III and the City of Toronto By-law No 1319-2008.  The personal information is used for the purpose of determining your suitability or eligibility for employment opportunities or for placement in volunteer opportunities at the City of Toronto. The personal information may be shared as deemed necessary with a specific Employer and may be used for reporting purposes. In addition, Ontario Works recipient's (including Ontario Disability Support Program recipient) SAMS ID is collected for the purposes of determining suitability for Ontario Works specific opportunities.  Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Community Labour Market, Toronto Employment and Social Services, Metro Hall, 11th Floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6, or by telephone at 416-397-5627.