Seeking an experienced part-time Housekeeper for a family of four (plus 1 puppy) in  Toronto (Forest Hill). This is a part-time position and the family is flexible on the days to be worked. They will consist of two seven-hour days. There is a full-time nanny who looks after the children. There is a longterm housekeeper who is retiring. The new hire would replace this person.The family is pleasant and grounded. There is also a home office located along Yonge Street.


The person does not need to drive, however, it would be an asset. They must be child-friendly and comfortable with dogs (it’s a no shedding dog). This position has the potential to become full-time if the candidate can perform nanny duties as well.


Applicants MUST hold current status to legally work in Canada.


While the position pays hourly, source deductions will be done and a T4 produced for taxes.


This is a good job with a good family. The housekeeper who is retiring has been with the family for a long period of time.



  • General housekeeping to include dusting, vacuuming, thorough detailing of the home

  • Making up bedrooms and cleaning bathrooms and replacing towels and toiletries

  • Laundry — bed linen, towels and ironing. Most other laundry is sent out.

  • Walking the dog if the person wishes to

  • If the applicant wishes, they have the option of accumulating extra hours by cleaning a home office on Yonge Street. It would require dusting, vacuuming, organizing and cleaning of bathrooms.

  • Advising on what cleaning products, toiletries require purchasing

  • If interested, cleaning of a home office in a condo along Yonge Street


Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • A friendly and happy disposition, however, one that is respectful of professional boundaries

  • Child friendly

  • Dog friendly

  • Experience in maintaining a luxury residence

  • Good attention to detail

  • Good laundry and ironing abilities

  • Ability to maintain a meticulously clean, organized and functional kitchen

  • Good communication skills

  • An ability to anticipate and think ahead

  • Ability to work with or without supervision

  • Must always exercise complete discretion and maintain confidentiality

  • Must hold current status to legally work in Canada

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