Casual Receptionist

Casual Contract; up to 35 hours per week

Salary: $15 per hour

Jewish Family and Child Service is a multi-service, client-centered agency, and a Children’s Aid Society supporting the healthy development of individuals, children, and families. JF&CS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including dental, vision, and health coverage, a Healthcare Spending Account, and a defined benefit pension plan. We offer ample vacation and sick days and are closed on most Jewish and all Statutory holidays. We are conveniently located at 4600 Bathurst Street. On the premises, you will find free parking, a daycare centre and a gym (with subsidized membership). We are conveniently located at 4600 Bathurst St in Toronto. 


We are seeking a Casual Receptionist to provide reception coverage at our Central Branch located at 4600 Bathurst Street. We are looking for a reliable candidate who can provide daytime and/or evening coverage. 


The successful candidate will:​​

  • Greet clients, and provide a welcoming atmosphere for all Agency visitors.

  • Respond to telephone, e-mail, and in-person inquiries from clients, business partners, and other parties.

  • Maintain the reception, waiting area and meeting rooms in a tidy and presentable manner.

  • Perform a variety of general administrative in support of the Central Branch’s programs and teams. 

  • Ensure accurate tracking and distribution of various client related vouchers, such as cheques, food vouchers, TTC tokens, etc.

  • Administer and manage inbound/outbound mail, including priority post, packages, courier services and other correspondence.

  • Answering and handling multi-line switchboards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in an Office Administration, Social Work, and/or Social Science related program

  • 2 years of related experience in social services or working with a community agency

  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and its executive team

  • Superior telephone etiquette

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and requests

  • Adaptable, flexible, and responsive to ever-changing deadlines and circumstances.

  • Fluency in French/Russian/Hebrew will be considered an asset

Jewish Family and Child Service is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Accommodations during all phases of the hire process will be made wherever possible. Please advise us if any accommodations are required. 

We thank all applicants for their application and interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.