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Helping Hands Job Call:

Visiting Homemaker


We’re excited to be expanding into Barrie and Muskoka! As a result of continued growth, we are currently hiring for the following:

1 Full-time position – Orillia

4 Full-time positions – Barrie

2 Part-time positions (increasing to Full-time) – Muskoka


If you are looking for the opportunity to support older adults and adults with physical disabilities in our community and enable them to live independently in their own homes, then join our Helping Hands team!  Helping Hands provides its staff a dynamic, rapidly evolving and respected career in our community. Choose from a variety of flexible work assignments and shifts in a rewarding work environment, with opportunity to learn and grow; to challenge yourself and others. Helping Hands is leading the way in community support services; creating a culture of change through innovative collaborations and initiatives to improve client care and develop fresh ideas, in our sector. We provide a supportive work atmosphere, focused on continuing education, teamwork and personal growth. You’ll be driven to Helping Hands for the opportunity to serve seniors and those in need of support but it will be the sense of pride in the difference you make that will keep you here!

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted


  • Protect and promote the welfare, dignity, and individual rights of our clients at all times
  • Adhere to the goals, policies and aims of Helping Hands in all activities
  • Drive to various client and operational locations to perform duties
  • Provide homemaking, as assigned; ensure the client’s surroundings and personal effects are clean, tidy and serviceable
  • Conduct errands for/with clients including, but not limited to grocery shopping, banking, paying bills, etc.
  • Prepare nutritional meals
  • Ensure safety protocols and procedures are adhered to at all times; promote safe work activities by participating in safety initiatives, training and attending safety meetings, as needed. This may also include acting as the Employee Safety Representative for the organization
  • Participate in regular training modules
  • Adhere to Scope of Practice
  • Any other duties, as assigned


  • A High School Diploma, or greater, with at least 2 year relevant experience
  • Maintain a current First Aid/CPR, class C or HCP level Certification, or greater
  • A Driver’s Abstract clear of uninsurable convictions
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Current, clean criminal record check including vulnerable sector check
  • Awareness and respect of cultural diversity of clients
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to individuals with disabilities and disorders
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in French language


  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive Wages
  • Paid Orientation
  • Benefits Package
  • Paid Mileage at $0.40/km, in addition to paid travel time
  • Shift Premium for Afternoon and Evening Shift
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offered through LifeWorks

To Apply

Please apply by sending your email to or visit our website at
Helping Hands
575 West Street S., Unit 13A
Orillia, ON. L3V 7N6
Fax: 705 325 8212
Date Posted: August 14, 2017
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Employment Position, External, Internal