Housekeeper – Hamilton Booth

The Salvation Army
March 25, 2020
Hamilton, ON, Canada
Job Type
$15.00 per hour as per Collective Agreement
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: Attention: Carol Montgomery, Executive Assistant Fax: 905-525-3555 Mailing Address: The Salvation Army Hamilton Booth Centre, 94 York Blvd., Hamilton ON L8R 1R6 Attention: Michael Gleadall, Shelter Manager 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 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. Hamilton Booth Centre is a 24 hour facility. Normal location of work is at Hamilton Booth Centre, 94 York Blvd., Hamilton ON L8R 1R6.

Shifts: Various

This is a unionized position.

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.


  • The successful candidate will work within the mandate and mission of The Salvation Army.
  • This person will maintain confidentiality with regard to the work place and be respectful to all personnel associated with Booth Centre
  • Some of the duties and responsibilities are: changing/making dormitory beds; cleaning/disinfecting dormitories and washrooms; general cleaning; mopping hallways daily; laundry as needed
  • Perform other position-related duties as assigned.


  • It is preferred that the successful candidate have formal training and life-related experience in the field of janitorial service.
  • Possess knowledge of cleaning techniques, equipment and cleaning materials;
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to use sound judgment
  • Possess a current First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates or ability to obtain same
  • Ability to lift/carry loads up to 40 lbs.
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with judicial 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.
  • May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

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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