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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

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



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:


Funeral Director's Assistant - Permanent Full-time

Location: The Simple Alternative - Toronto


The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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);
  • Set up, remove of and/or transfer of floral tributes to/from various locations;
  • Ensure company vehicles are presentable and properly maintained including washing, interior care, polishing, and vehicle maintenance;
  • Assist the Funeral Director in conducting funeral services in our chapels, a church, crematorium chapel, graveside or other locations if required;
  • Set up facilities for events including arranging furniture and assisting with changeovers if required;
  • Clean the facilities after services and to restore the facilities to their original condition if required;
  • Drive company vehicles, with or without passengers, as required;
  • Performs other sundry duties as assigned.


Days and Hours of Work:

  • 37.5 hours per week;
  • Must be able to work days, evenings and weekends on a rotational basis.



  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract;
  • Sensitivity to persons in bereavement and understanding a variety of cultural and religious traditions;
  • Knowledge of hospitals, nursing homes, cemeteries, crematoria, and mausoleums within the GTA will be considered an asset;
  • Familiarity with a funeral home environment and its policies and procedures is an asset;
  • Professional demeanour and appearance.

The deadline for internal applications is Friday, October 22, 2021.

Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to:


Funeral Clerk - Permanent Full-time

Location: York Funeral Centre, North York


The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Process payments and arrangements, create documents, receipts, invoices, etc.;
  • Oversee funeral pre-need files, process applications and mail customer certificates;
  • Reconcile and prepare daily bank deposits and various reports when required;
  • Receive cremated remains, log and maintain files accordingly;
  • Maintain Accounts Receivable file;
  • Create and process Purchase Orders;
  • Monitor and update on-line memorializations;
  • Help with death notices and submissions;
  • Assist Funeral Directors as necessary;
  • Relieve Reception when required;
  • Maintain stock of collateral material, office supplies, donation cards and CPP inventory;
  • Receive clothing, jewellery, casket and urn deliveries as required;
  • Perform other sundry duties as assigned.


Days and Hours of Work:

  • Tuesday to Saturday;
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



  • Valid Ontario "G" driver's license;
  • Commitment to detail and accuracy;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy office environment;
  • Team player;
  • Experience with MS Office in Windows environment, as well as standard office equipment.


Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to:


Funeral Director - Contract Full-time (12 months)

Location: Pine Hills Funeral Centre, Scarborough


The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Arrange, co-ordinate and/or facilitate activities associated with family needs such as services, transfers, preparation of human remains and any other activities associated with their needs;
  • Present and sell products and services to at-need and pre-need families and assist them in their decisions for disposition of human remains;
  • Responded to information and service inquiries;
  • Maintain funeral home facility and vehicles as required;
  • Perform other sundry tasks as assign.


Days and Hours of Work:

  • Schedule is a combination of days, evenings and weekends.



  • Valid Funeral Director’s License;
  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;
  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Professional demeanour;
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task;
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and clean driving record;
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;
  • Aftercare and/or bereavement training would be considered an asset;
  • We offer a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive total rewards package.


Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to: