Building Services Worker | Casual

In order to be hired at Covenant House Vancouver as an employee, practicum student, or volunteer, candidates must provide evidence of full courses of Health-Canada approved vaccinations prior to starting their first shift.

About Covenant House Vancouver

Since 1997, Covenant House Vancouver has provided relentless support for youth experiencing, or at-risk of experiencing, homelessness. We provide support to young people age 16 to 24 who have experienced a wide range of early life and ongoing, complex trauma; including physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect. Our purpose is to serve all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and provide a safe and supportive environment for all youth in need.

The Impact a Building Services Worker can make:

The Building Service Worker ensures that buildings are cleaned on a daily basis, utilizing daily cleaning lists. The building Service Worker responds to emergency clean-ups as necessary, and maintains the janitorial log at the end of each shift.

How you will contribute:

  • Complete Daily Scheduled Cleaning List (includes weekly tasks)
  • Maintain Janitorial Log at end of every shift
  • Prepare weekly order form for new cleaning supplies.
  • Advise Building Services Manager of any building maintenance required
  • Set up for special events (e.g. All Team Meetings)
  • Work with vendors as directed
  • Move/assemble furniture as required
  • Repair/ paint vacated rooms as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Who we are looking for?

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • A Provincial or other vocational or professional certificate/degree is preferred
  • WHMIS Certificate
  • A minimum of two – year related experience
  • Beneficial to have electrical or plumbing apprenticeship experience

Skills & Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal Skills
  • Team Player
  • Organized

Why Work for us? Would you like to …

  •  Be part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of youth in need·
  • Attend an array of exciting team bonding exercises throughout the year
  • ·Access ongoing training and development to improve both professional and personal growth
  • An inclusive team that welcomes innovative  ideas and creativity


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Covenant House Vancouver is a secular organization that welcomes and serves young people from all backgrounds. While the international federation to which we belong was founded in the 1970s by members of the Catholic Church, we are not aligned with any specific faith traditions.

CHV is committed to upholding diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • Persons from groups marginalized due to race, ancestry, colour, religion/spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • Persons with visible (physical) and/or invisible (mental) disabilities;
  • Persons who identify as women;
  • Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; and
  • Indigenous persons.

We recognize that many of these identities intersect and that therefore, diversity, equity, and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all at Covenant House Vancouver.

We love what we do and try to make a difference every day. Covenant House Vancouver offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package and excellent opportunity for training and career advancement. If you are looking to join a place where we have a purpose and aim to achieve positive outcomes, please join us by applying.

If our recruitment process does not work for you, let us know. Let's see how we can work together to get to know you and see what might be a great fit!


Position Start Date

As soon as possible


Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled