Job title: Maintenance Workers
Status: Pilot Project; April 4, 2018 – October 3, 2018
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Hours: 10hrs/week
Pay Scale: $14.00/hour

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Youth Department Manager, the custodian is responsible for providing cleaning and organizational services in four neighborhoods in Ottawa-South as part of the SCFS social enterprise pilot. The delivery of notices/flyers to 32 neighbourhoods in the Ottawa South area is also another task that is part of this pilot project. The successful candidate will partake in a comprehensive training program, while receiving valuable work experience.

Job Specific Responsibilities

Litter Pick-up

  • Perform general cleaning of garbage bins
  • Loose garbage pick-up
  • Must be able to lift 20lbs
  • Ensure all garbage around bins are cleared and properly disposed of

Flyer Delivery

  • Knowledge of Ottawa-South
  • Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations


  • Resident of the Ottawa South
  • Participate in all training, information sessions, and staff meetings
  • Always be prepared and on time
  • At least 18 years old
  • Available from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm from early April-early October
  • Must be able to submit a criminal record check
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Work as part of a team
  • Preference will be given to recent newcomers and OCH residents
  • Personify the SCFS social enterprise pilot project goals

For anyone interested in the position, please drop off or email your resume to the address or email below or speak with Bille Abdalla directly.

Bille Abdalla, Youth Department Manager
Somali Centre for Family Services
1719 Bank Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, ON K1V 7Z4
Telephone: 613-526-2075 | Fax: 613-526-2803 | E-mail: