The Salvation Army
January 10, 2020
Hamilton, ON, Canada
Job Type
$14.00 per hour
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: Attention: Major Gayle Sears Mailing Address: The Salvation Army – Mountain Citadel Church – 835 Stone Church Rd. E. Hamilton, ON L8W 1R8 Attention: Major Gayle Sears Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
January 17, 2020


The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Watch/read inspiring stories from some of those who have been helped through The Salvation Army’s programs:

The Salvation Army Support

Fleeing from Persecution

Open House: Poverty isn't always easy to see

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

This is a casual relief position with no guaranteed hours.  Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.

Shifts: Various

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


  • Ensure the Corps building is set up and ready for all rental groups, open upon their arrival and secure upon their departure.
  • Responsible for any combination of light cleaning duties during and after the departure of a rental group.
  • Ensure kitchen cleanliness before, during and after the departure of a rental group.
  • Ensure the upkeep of the facility i.e. empty all garbage receptacles, put garbage out for designated garbage day, vacuum all carpeted areas, sweep all tiled areas, wash floors and baseboards in tiled areas, clean all glass areas; windows and ledges etc. using a ladder where/when needed, dust all offices and furnishings.
  • Clean and polish sinks, toilets and counter tops, mirrors and fixtures.
  • Clean washrooms (toilets, sinks, floors), restock washrooms supplies and distribute received material as required.
  • Wipe down all tables, chairs and door handles
  • Checks, cleans, moves, arranges and dusts furniture as required.
  • Identify/report to supervisor any repairs that may require an external service provider.
  • Check doors and windows to ensure building security.
  • Report needed cleaning items to supervisor, for order/purchase as required.
  • Perform a minor repair such as change light bulbs and report safety concerns and major repair issues to supervisor
  • Report to supervisor a need for floors to be stripped and waxed and/or carpets shampooed.
  • Maintain the security of property at all times.
  • Ensure the general upkeep of external property such as keeping sidewalks and entrances clear of snow and ice, including salting and litter pick up.
  • Other duties as requested by the supervisor.
  • Operating industrial cleaning equipment and tools, mopping/sweeping, bending/twisting/lifting, occasional ladder work and fine motor skills.
  • Lift/move up to 30 pounds.
  • Moderate to high attention when handling hazardous chemicals, and using non-motorized/general cleaning equipment.
  • May be authorized to spend, disburse, or collect small amounts of cash.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School.
  • A minimum of three (3) months prior related experience, including general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures.
  • Must have valid WHMIS.
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment
  • Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Respect and understanding of The Salvation Army - its mission, culture, and values

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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