Job Posting 89475

M'akola Housing Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
817 Goldstream Ave, Victoria, BC, V9B 2X8
closes in 30 days (Fri, 30 Dec)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $21.49



Housekeeper – Casual/On-Call

M’akola Housing Society

Langford, BC – Jesken Aerie


Do you have a background in healthcare or experience working with seniors or Elders? Are you looking for an opportunity with a flexible schedule, convenient location and positive work environment? The Casual/On-call Housekeeper role might be the perfect position for you!


Who We Are


M’akola Housing Society (MHS) is an Indigenous affordable housing provider committed to supporting vibrant, diverse communities in British Columbia. Our portfolio spans the entire province and involves property management, asset management, Assisted Living and providing professional consulting services to other service providers.


At MHS, we have energetic and engaged teams. Each member brings a unique approach and skillset, and together we are committed to delivering high-quality service to our tenants and their communities. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment where all team members take personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential.


We honour our Indigenous roots as an Indigenous organization and strive to hire and train interested Indigenous people to work in all areas of our organization. We understand that there have been historical events that have affected the identity of Indigenous people.


We accept all self-identifying Indigenous employees including status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code. We honour and understand Indigenous cultures and values and do our best to support our employees.


If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out and email us at: or by phone: 778-402-9260. We want to support all applicants during this process.


Position Summary


Under the direction of the Assisted Living Manager (ALM) this position ensures residents are provided with a warm, welcoming, and friendly environment, and is responsible for a wide range of tasks including but not limited to the cleanliness of resident suites and common areas of the facility.


Shifts are 8:00am-4:00pm.




  • Light weekly cleaning of resident suites following the checklist provided
  • Complete other cleaning duties including but not limited to washing walls, windows, floors, vacuum furniture, thorough dusting, cleaning out refrigerator and throwing out expired food if any, wipe down inside and out of cupboard doors and cleaning oven/stove top
  • Comply to all Canadian WHMIS standards 2015 to present
  • Maintaining an awareness of resident’s allergies or other sensitivities in respect to cleaning products used within their suites
  • Report and document any health and safety concerns related to the resident or the resident’s suite
  • Maintain resident and staff confidentiality
  • Perform other related duties as required


Required Knowledge and Skills 


  • Strong time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to display tact, respect, and diplomacy
  • Ability to take direction and follow procedures
  • Knowledge to respond effectively and calmly in crisis situations
  • Capable of being socially sensitive to Indigenous issues and concerns
  • Good conflict resolution skills and the ability to demonstrate patience and tolerance
  • Ability to work independently, yet contribute and co-operate in a team environment




  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of experience working in housekeeping preferably in a congregate/assisted living setting
  • Experience in and with Indigenous communities would be an asset
  • Certifications in First Aid, Food Safe and WHMIS (M’akola will provide paid time off and pay for the course)
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to get vaccinated before their start date, as per M’akola Housing Society’s COVID-19 Vaccine Policy.

We hire employees of all cultures including Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Our Indigenous employees have diverse backgrounds including status, non-status, Metis and Inuit. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our diverse team.


Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.


Closing Date: Open until filled


Please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to:


Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.                                                                                                    


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