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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

Mount Pleasant Group
Human Resources
500-65 Overlea Boulevard
Toronto, ON M4H 1P1

Fax: 416-696-9325


The Mount Pleasant Group is committed to providing equitable opportunities to all applicants and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. We will provide accommodation in recruitment as needed. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Canadian Memorial Services is a funeral home company operating across the Greater Toronto Area, under the brand name The Simple Alternative Funeral Centres. Our success is the result of a dedicated team of professional employees who are committed to providing compassionate, caring service to each and every client, with a special focus on providing culturally sensitive service.

We are currently looking for:




Casual Funeral Director’s Assistant

Locations: Pine Hills Funeral Centre (Scarborough); York Funeral Centre (North York); Elgin Mills Funeral Centre (Richmond Hill)


The Successful Candidate Will be Required to:

  • Assist the Funeral Director in conducting funeral services in our chapels, a church, crematorium chapel, graveside or other locations if required;
  • Interact with bereaved families and individuals from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds and maintain positive relations with families, suppliers and other service providers;
  • Set up, remove of and/or transfer of floral tributes to/from various locations;
  • Set up facilities for events including arranging furniture and assisting with changeovers;
  • Clean the facilities after services and to restore the facilities to their original condition;
  • Ensure company vehicles are presentable and properly maintained including washing, interior care, polishing, and vehicle maintenance;
  • Drive company vehicles, with or without passengers, as required;
  • Transfer human remains from the place of death, which includes hospitals, nursing homes and private residences within the GTA, and between various sites within the company;
  • Confirm identification of human remains being transferred, ensuring relevant information from the Medical Certificate of Death is recorded;
  • Register deaths as required;
  • Assist the embalmer with body preparation as requested, including dressing and casketing;
  • Ensure correct disposal of waste and assist in the general maintenance of company facilities (interior and exterior);
  • Perform other sundry duties as assigned.


  • Valid Ontario “G” driver’s licence and clean driver’s abstract;
  • Professional demeanour and appearance;
  • Familiarity with funeral home environment is an asset;
  • Knowledge of hospital and nursing home locations within the GTA is an asset;
  • Knowledge of cemetery, crematorium and mausoleum locations in the GTA is an asset;
  • Knowledge of legal requirements associated with the disposition of human remains is an asset;
  • Sensitivity to persons in bereavement and understanding a variety of cultural and religious expectations.


Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325