Part-Time Custodian

Written on 05/27/2024
PORTICO Community Church



One Church, One Message, Many Expressions 

Part-Time Custodian (Saturday & Sunday shifts)


PORTICO Community Church, is a Christian church, incorporated as a registered Canadian not-for-profit charity, affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC), serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with campuses located in Mississauga and Milton. 

PORTICO’s senior pastor, elected by the official members, reports to the board of elders on vision, direction, ministry and church operations. The senior pastor is empowered and monitored through policy governance for the hiring, management and care of all ministry staff and for the oversight of ministries, facilities and operational matters. 


PORTICO Community Church is passionately committed to its mission, vision and core values as defined below: 


“Helping people find their way back to God.” 


“One Church, One Message, Many Expressions.” 


“CONNECT with Christ and His family” 

“GROW together in Christ likeness” 

“SERVE Christ’s mission in the world.” 


PORTICO strives to fulfill God’s purpose and design for His church as expressed through PORTICO’s stated ENDS. 

We believe that because of PORTICO, people will Be Disciples who:  

CONNECT with Christ and His Family

Mathew 4:19 “Come…” 

Mathew 11:28-30 “Come to me…” 

GROW together in Christlikeness. 

Mathew 4:19-20 “…follow me…” 

Mathew 11:28-30 “…learn from me…” 

SERVE Christ’s mission in the world. 

Mathew 4:19-20 “…I will send you out…” 

Mathew 28:19-20 “Go, and make disciples of all nations…” 

And, there will be healthy, self-sustaining expressions of disciple-making communities that have capacity to reproduce themselves and are fully aligned with PORTICO’s Mission. 


The custodian reports to the Facilities Director and is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the building, setting up for events, and performing various other facility-related tasks. 


1. Building Operations: 

- Open and close the building on time. 

- Set up and tear down for events, ensuring that chairs and tables are arranged according to the diagrams provided. 

- Ensure rooms are ready before scheduled events, including proper room temperature settings. 

2. Cleaning Duties: 

- Perform routine cleaning tasks such as vacuuming, dusting, and mopping. 

- Remove garbage and recycling from all areas of the building. 

- Clean and sanitize washrooms, ensuring paper products are replenished. 

- Shovel snow and apply salt to sidewalks during winter months to ensure safety. 

3. Communication: 

- Answer the custodian phone during duty hours and address any inquiries or issues that arise. 

4. Safety and Security: 

- Ensure all doors are locked after events and at the end of the day. 

- Arm and disarm the building's security system as required. 

- Identify and address any safety hazards promptly. 

5. Assisting Staff and Volunteers: 

- Assist staff members with various tasks as needed

- Coordinate with volunteers for cleaning. 


As a member of PORTICO’s facilities staff, this role requires that you personally embrace, actively promote and support PORTICO’s mission, vision, core values and Ends within all expressions of the church community. 

This position is often involved in sensitive situations and the individual may become aware of privileged information requiring sound judgment and discretion. Strict confidentiality must be maintained when dealing with the elder board, pastoral or congregational related issues. A violation of confidentially is grounds for immediate dismissal. 


  • Previous experience in custodial work is preferred. 
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting, bending, and shoveling. 
  • Lift weights up to 50 pounds. 
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with staff, volunteers, and visitors. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Reliability and punctuality are essential. 

The above-mentioned responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by person employed in this role. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all assigned responsibilities, skills, efforts or working condition. PORTICO Community Church reserves the right to change, amend, delete or otherwise assign any and all duties, responsibilities and position titles as is deemed necessary to meet the vision, mission and purposes of PORTICO Community Church. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources at of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any material or processes used to ensure your equal participation. 

To apply for this job, please submit your resume and cover letter to: