Join Our Team

Who we are:

Jewish Family Services, Edmonton recruits unique and talented individuals who share our organizational values of:  Healing the world –TIKKUN OLAM, Fairness- TZEDEK, Caring- CHESED. We focus our work in three core areas: Counselling and the Edmonton Healing Centre for bereavement and loss, seniors’ homecare including Holocaust survivor supports, and Community support for newcomers and those in need.

 Jewish Family Services, Edmonton is a learning organization that listens to and supports all employees in order to identify their needs, ambitions, and capabilities. It is important that employees have a strong desire to learn.

 Job Overview:

Reporting to the Home Support Coordinator, the Home Support Contractor provides in-home supports based on what the clients’ needs are. Services are provided in their home, seniors’ or retirement residence. Shifts may be scheduled between the hours of 8 AM and 7 PM and home support is offered every day of the week. Shifts are a minimum of 2 hours in length. Contractors may be scheduled for more than one shift/day and more than one shift/week.

Job Locations:

Home Support Contractors work in clients’ homes located throughout Edmonton and surrounding areas.  Home Support Contractors are responsible for their own transportation. Having a safe and reliable vehicle is an asset.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Support:

  • Support clients that may have limited mobility or medical needs which may include meal preparation observing dietary needs, house cleaning and organizing
  • Accompany clients outside their homes which could include going for walks, to a mall, and appointments
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients
  • Transport clients as needed and if approved by Home Services Coordinator

Home Tasks include:

  • Dust, vacuum, wash windows and mirrors, mop floors, clean within the home, and wash dishes.
  • Wash and dry clothes and household linens, hang up or fold and put away if required
  • Conduct food and household shopping for clients if needed
  • Prepare meals and snacks.
  • Tidy and organize closets and cupboards
  • Care for clients’ pets if required


  • Minimum completed High School Diploma
  • Experience and training in housekeeping and client care
  • Current certification in: Safe Food Handling, First Aid & CPR, WHMIS
  • Have, or ability to obtain, a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Lifting of objects up to 25 pounds may be required
  • Compassion and patience when working with clients
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow instructions and attention to details
  • Reliable and excellent time management
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle is an asset. $2M PLPD
  • Fluency in English is preferred and ability to speak another language is an asset
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with JFSE’s Vaccine Policy, as a condition of employment

Rate of Pay:

$20/hour.  Mileage will be paid if transportation of client is required.  As a Contractor, you are responsible for paying your own government deductions including income tax.

 To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to .  In the Subject Line of the email, please include Home Support Housekeeping Contractor.  In your cover letter, please include what days and times you can work and how many hours per week you are looking to work.  Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.