Job Opportunity at FCJ Refugee Centre

Maintenance and Supplies Coordinator
Application deadline: October 7th, 2016
Salary and Hours: $15:50 per hour, 25 hours per week for one year (52 weeks)
Organizational Information:
FCJ Refugee Centre strives to meet the diverse needs of uprooted people in communities across Ontario. FCJ Refugee Centre attempts to address the problems of poverty and lack of resources, isolation, and discrimination through community-based programs which promote self-help, personal growth, community economic development and social justice.
The FCJ Refugee Centre has a mandate to:
 Provide shelter and basic life necessities such as food for newcomer women and children.
 Provide to refugees and other uprooted people support services, including counselling, legal information, access to education, translation, referrals to legal assistance, employment trainings and other services.
 Assist refugees and other uprooted people to adjust to Canadian society.
Key Responsibilities:
 Responsible for the operation of the 4 transitional houses
 Maintenance and repairs of the houses
 Maintenance of the common parts of the properties, including snow removal and grass cutting
 Co-ordination of clothing and other donations
 Assistance to the Transitional Housing Program Coordinator
 Co-ordination and distribution of food donations
 Oversight of the cleaning and waste management of the properties
 Attendance of resident meetings
 Maintain positive relationships with residents
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 Handy work experience
 Result oriented, highly motivated, and able to work effectively, independently or within a team setting
 Strong organizational, time management, and planning skills and the ability to multi-task.
 Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
 Effective cross-cultural communication skills
 Cultural sensitivity and experience with working with new immigrants from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
 Fluent in English, ability to speak a second language is an asset.
 Driver License is an asset
As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minority, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé by email only (in word format) by October 7th, 2016 by 5:00 pm to:
Loly Rico
FCJ Refugee Centre
208 Oakwood Avenue
Toronto, ON M6E 2V4
We thank all applicants; however, due to the volume of applicants, only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about FCJ Refugee Centre please visit our website at:

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