Housekeeper – Cedar Place

The Salvation Army
mars 25, 2020
Sudbury, ON, Canada
$15.00 per hour
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: Attention: Cindy Bertolo, Executive Director Fax: 705-586-3294 Mailing Address: The Salvation Army Cedar Place, 261 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON P3B1m8 Attention: Cindy Bertolo Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
April 3, 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.

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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 temporary, full time position for twenty five (25) hours per week. The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility. The operational hours of this facility 24/7 days per week.

Shifts: Monday to Friday, 08:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Start Date: April 6, 2020

End Date: Undetermined

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.


  • Ensures the general upkeep of facility such as, cleaning floors, washrooms, windows, dusting, collects and disposes of garbage, occasional vacuum
  • Checks, cleans, moves, arranges and dusts furniture as required
  • Ensures the general upkeep of external property such as, cleaning the main floor outside windows, picking up litter, sweeping sidewalks
  • Checks doors and windows to ensure building and resident security; provides access to the facility and secures the facility as needed, Check for health and safety issues and reports and issues
  • Restocks washroom supplies and distributes received material as required
  • Spot Washes walls and doors and spot shampoo carpet as required
  • Changes linens (i.e. bedding) follow hazardous materials procedures
  • Sanitization of bed, and all furniture contained therein upon guest departure
  • Does laundry for facility (linens, towels, kitchen laundry, etc.)
  • Ensures supplies are ordered, received, stored, and redistributed to the appropriate departments and storage areas.
  • As required and applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures, to management.
  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army and The Sudbury Centre.
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in formal evaluation sessions and supervision at 3 and 6 months during the first year of employment and annually thereafter.
  • Read and follow the Policy & Procedures Manual and the Employee Handbook. Every employee must read and sign that they have read, a copy of the Policies and procedures and understand that they will be required to adhere to all guidelines in their dealings with Residents and Clients, as well as with Staff and Administration.
  • Redirect clients to appropriate Residential, Support and/or overnight Workers.
  • Become familiar with the provisions of the Position Description and Operational Manual which will be provided for the position.
  • Knowledge and use of best practice and know how to use Universal Precautions
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Bilingualism an asset.


  • The successful applicant will hold a grade 12 OSSD
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Criminal Police Investigation Check (CPIC) which includes Vulnerable population check
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training and WHMIS
  • eTraining and Working with Children training onsite
  • Must be able to manage flights of stairs
  • Experience working with a vulnerable population.
  • More than three months but less than one year of prior related experience, and general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures.
  • The performance of the job requires operating industrial cleaning equipment and tools, mopping and sweeping, bending/twisting/lifting, occasional ladder work and fine motor skills.
  • Suitable written and oral skills
  • The incumbent is required to lift up to 30 pounds on occasion
  • Be familiar with the Ontario health and safety codes and standards

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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