Cleaner (Better at Home)

Cleaner (Better at Home)
Job Number # 
Pacific Rim Hospice Society
Job Location(s) 
Number of Positions 
Date Posted 
Oct 04, 2022
Apply By 
Oct 18, 2022
Part Time
5 -10 hours per week, flexible schedule with future increase hours expected
$21 per hour starting wage
NOC Code 

Job Summary

The Pacific Rim Better at Home (PRBH) is a United Way BC program designed to help elders/older adults remain independent at home by assisting with services that are challenging to do on their own. The home cleaning services are one of the services we provide to clients, age 55 years and older. Clients apply for the program and are able to receive a subsidy, based on their annual income- some clients will pay in full and others will be subsidized by the program funding.

The Pacific Rim Better at Home Cleaner, plays a critical role in trust building, supporting and socializing with the elders/older adults while cleaning their home. The Home Cleaner is an interdisciplinary team member of the Pacific Rim Better at Home Program and ensures that care, support and home cleaning are delivered in an effective and efficient manner, while maintaining the spirit, dignity and individual needs of the clients, their families, and loved ones.

Light house cleaning duties include the following (cleaning supplies provided):

  • Mopping and vacuuming floors
  • Dusting
  • Wiping cupboards, countertops and appliances
  • Cleaning toilets, sinks, showers and tubs
  • Removing garbage
  • Laundry
  • Spot washing of walls
  • Washing inside of windows

Working Conditions

  • Requires flexible availability to accommodate a work schedule that may include on-call services with reasonable notice.  Travel inter-community is required.
  • Job is part time with varying hours.  Approx. 5-10 hours per week, flexible schedule with future increased hours expected.

Starting wage is $21/hour.

This position reports directly to the Pacific Rim Better at Home Program Coordinator.

**All applicants must have secured, guaranteed local accommodation prior to applying for this job**



  • Experience in home cleaning and / or strong desire to clean homes and socialize with elders
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality and use discretion
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity
  • RCMP Criminal Record Check – working with vulnerable populations 
  • Covid-19 vaccination (two-three doses)
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and access to use of a reliable vehicle
  • Two employment related references
How to Apply 

Please send your resume and cover letter Attn: Tarni Jacobsen, Executive Director, to