Job Opportunities

Thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs program we are able to hire for a General store help / Cashier position for the summer this year. 

This position at the moment is limited to 8 weeks starting June 3rd for 25 hours per week. If help is still needed post the program we might have part time opportunities available. 

Please only apply if you're able to commit to the time frame mentioned above. Hours have the possibility of rotating with a minimum of 35 hours per week but we're open to strict availabilities as well. (please include your availability throughout the week with your application- our hours of operation during these months will be Mon-Sat 11-6pm and Sunday 11-5pm) 

  • In order to be eligible for this program, participants must:
    • Be between 15-30 years of age
    • Be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or someone to whom Refugee Status has been granted/conferred.
    • Have a valid SIN
    • International students, and those who are here in Canada on a work, youth, or visitor visa/permit are not eligible for the program.

Hourly Wage: $18/hr 

Location of store where the position is posted for - 991 Queen Street East. 


  • Customer service and retail experience 
  • Experience with shopify POS at other stores an asset 
  • Able to merchandise and keep store clean during shift and free time
  • Some Heavy lifting required; bending, kneeling, standing for extended periods of time; comfortable with lifting boxes up to 40lbs if needed for orders or restock.
  • Excellent decision-making ability and problem solving
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work alone and complete opening/closing activities

At the flamingo we're all about building connections, treating everyone as family and reflecting those views in our daily encounters. The community has welcomed our family business with open arms and we've built great relationships with the people in this neighbourhood and beyond. The successful candidate would be a people person with a welcoming friendly attitude who's outgoing and loves meeting new people. 

We welcome you to apply if you think this is a right fit for you. We're looking for someone who's been to our shop before and understands our vision and small business values. 

Please email your resume to with a cover letter telling us why you think you're a good fit :) 

Can't wait to hear from all of you, only selected candidates will be contacted.