Year: 2019

18 Jun 2019

Co-op Co-ordinator – Primrose Co-op – Deadline July 2nd

Primrose Housing Co-operative
Full Time Co-ordinator
Deadline: July 2nd, 2019

Primrose Housing Co-operative is seeking a full-time Co-ordinator for a 58 Unit Housing Co-operative in Toronto.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Coordinator will be responsible for the management of the Co-operative’s operations.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and responsibilities:
• Minimum of 3- 5- years Property Management experience.
• In-depth knowledge of co-op housing governance, maintenance and financials.
• In depth knowledge of the Cooperative Corporation Act, Cooperative Bylaws and RTA.
• Familiar with various Acts & Codes, including Fire Code, Building Code, and LTB proceedings.
• Experience in working with members including the follow up and successful collection of arrears.
• Experience managing staff.
• Excellent people and communication skills.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Able to maintain confidentiality with a professional business manner.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evening work.
• Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel, NewViews2, Maintenance Care
• Experience with Rent Supplement Program Administration (Section 61)
• Research, write, and obtain funding for a variety of cooperative programs
• Diplomacy, patience and flexibility in dealing with members’ problems and situations

Co-op offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Please email your resume to no later than Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019.

We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants. However, we will only contact those who are selected for an interview.

Co-ordinator – Primrose Co-op

11 Jun 2019

Support Manager – Houselink – Deadline Jun 24th

Houselink Community Homes is a leader in the field of supportive housing and recovery for people living with Mental Illness. We have the following opening for individuals interested in joining our progressive workplace:

Support Manager
Full time permanent
External Posting
Non-Union Position

The Support Manager is part of the Support Services leadership team and has the overall responsibility, at specified housing locations, for ensuring conditions that enhance the quality of life of the tenants that Houselink supports. The Support Manager oversees and supervises teams to ensure adequate coverage in the housing portfolio that supports healthy, safe environments and interventions in accordance with Mental Health Recovery and Harm Reduction principles. The Support Manager prepares in consultation with Director of Support Services an annualized budget, operates within budget and approves expenditures. In addition, the Manager, along with other Support Services Managers, is required to regularly monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s services to tenants and make changes when necessary in accordance with funding guidelines and relevant legislation.

As part of the senior management team, this position:
• Provides leadership with the organization
• Ensures optimum use of resources
• Recommends and implements strategic planning for the organization and department strategies that support the plan – including the identification and creation of policies and procedures necessary to ensure quality services
• Is accountable for the promotion and consistent application of Houselink’s policies and practices to ensure the areas of responsibility adhere to and promote the mission and principles of the organization
• Promotes organization at external venues
• Identifies and participates in the growth and expansion of the agency including identifying human resource needs, program and partnership opportunities
• Leads and manages projects
• Establishes and maintains partnership
• Prepares and submits reports to funders
• Works collaboratively and cooperate with other members of the management team to ensure the organization operates efficiently and effectively
• Responsible for continuous quality improvement

The Support Manager will work to ensure that the appropriate quality and quantity of services is being provided to the residents; identify available resources and utilize them effectively, including staff, finances, the services of the maintenance department and outside services; and provide leadership to the staff team. Please note that this position involves some on-call, evening and weekend duties.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required
• Experience in management of complex direct service programs serving marginalized people
• Degree or Diploma in related field
• Preparing and managing non-profit budgets
• Hiring and supervising staff in a unionized environment
• Problem solving, trouble shooting and analytical skills
• Assessing program needs and developing effective responses
• Knowledge of current, relevant legislation
• Team work, team building and leadership skills including mentoring and coaching
• Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
• Able to relate to a broad range of stakeholders with tact and diplomacy
• Awareness of building maintenance and life safety systems
• Demonstrated knowledge and ability around program evaluation, documentation and accurate maintenance of program related records
• Demonstrated ability to work with Microsoft office

This is a permanent, full time, senior management position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Criminal Records Check. Houselink is committed to the hiring of staff with lived experience with mental health challenges. Therefore, the information obtained from the criminal records check will be used only for determining whether the applicant represents any potential harm to our service participants.

Please send cover letter and resume, Quoting File # SM-2019 Deadline to apply:
June 24, 2019 by 5 pm to:

Houselink Community Homes, Hiring Committee
805 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6G 1L8
Or email to

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Houselink has an equity hiring policy and is committed providing an inclusive selection process. Applications are encouraged from people with lived experience of mental health challenges and other equity seeking groups. Houselink will provide accommodation, upon request, to ensure a fair and equitable process.

Support Manager (Full-time) – Houselink

10 Jun 2019

Maintenance Worker – Marine Heights Co-op – Deadline July 8th

Job Posting

Part-time Maintenance Worker

Marine Heights Co-op is made up of 16 low rise buildings with a total of 144 apartments. The Co-op is looking for a part-time Maintenance Worker.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Part-time Maintenance Worker performs maintenance and repairs related to member units, common areas, grounds and equipment, in one or more areas such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry in a timely and efficient manner.

• Knowledge of manual and electrical hand tools
• Must be punctual and reliable
• Must have good manners and patience in dealing with people
• Must be bondable
• Able to complete assigned duties with minimum supervision in a timely, efficient and detailed manner.
• Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

• Must be able to lift and stack objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and frequently exert 10 to 20 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects
• Work involves frequent period of standing and walking, which may include climbing ladders and staircases
• Work involves stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting/turning and reaching; bending at the waist. Indoor/outdoor work environment with exposure to weather extremes.

Submit your resume and covering letter to –
Deadline: Monday, July 8, 2019
Start Date: To be negotiated with successful applicant
We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Maintenance Worker (Part-time) – Marine Heights Co-op

06 Jun 2019

Maintenance Assistant – Ernescliffe Co-op – Deadline Jun 25th

Non-Profit Housing Co-operative, Inc.
Co-op Office, 477 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, ON M4X 1K5
Tel (416) 925-8543; Fax. (416) 925-9268

Canada Summer Jobs 2019
Student Job Posting – Maintenance Assistant

Contract Period: June – August (9 weeks)
Hours: 30 hours a week / Monday-Friday
Salary: $14.00 per hour

Ernescliffe Housing Co-op is a diverse downtown community of 98 households. We have received funding to train and deliver maintenance services to our membership.

The student will learn:
• painting of units and any common areas
• minor repairs and installation work, residential plumbing, and general carpentry skills
• emergency procedural planning and safety awareness

We are looking for a student who:
• is able to work independently as well as ability to take direction.
• has experience with basic maintenance tasks, such as plastering, painting, plumbing, cleaning or a willingness to learn.
• is flexible and have computer and word processing skills
• has an ability to work in a diverse community of members and staff.

Qualifications: Students must:
• be full time students between 18 and 30 years of age.
• have been registered as full time student in the previous academic year, and intend to return to school.
• be students in College/University, vocational or technical program.
• not hold another full time summer job.

Ernescliffe is committed to being/ a fair and equitable employer.
Please submit by mail, fax, or e-mail applications listing previous work and two telephone references to: Ernescliffe Co-op: 477 Sherbourne Street Toronto ON M4X 1K5, FAX: 416-925-9268

Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Maintenance Assistant – Ernescliffe Co-op

04 Jun 2019

Co-op Manager – Own Co-op – Deadline July 15th

Own Housing Co-operative Manager

OWN Housing Co-operative is seeking a Full-Time Housing Manger for a 142 Unit Housing Co-operative in downtown Toronto.

Reporting to the Co-operative Board of Directors, the Manager will be accountable for the Management of the Co-operative’s Operations and Supervision of Office Staff

The Successful Candidate will have the following Skills and Responsibilities

• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work with a diverse population, mainly Seniors
• Five (5) or more years in a Residential Cooperative Setting
• Excellent Organizational Skills , Time Management and Problem Solving Skills
• Able to work effectively as a Team Leader using a Cooperative Style of Management with Staff and the Board
• Ability to create a harmonious work environment and build Community Relations with members
• Manage the Co-operatives Finances
• Knowledge of Basic Accounting Principles. Ability to read and prepare financial statements
• Ensure the Co-operative meets its legal obligation in a timely manner
• Support the Board and Membership to deliver Effective Governance
• Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel, NewViews2, HM Worx
• Experience with Rent-Geared-to-Income Program Administration
• Research, write, and obtain funding for a variety of Cooperative Programs
• Diplomacy, Patience and Flexibility in dealing with Members’ problems and situations
• Knowledge of The Residential Tenancies Act, Housing Services Act, Co-operative Corporations Act

The Candidate should enjoy taking a methodical approach to their work, co-ordinating and supervising the work of committed Staff and a Volunteer Board of Directors.

Security clearance will be required.

Some evening and weekend work is required. The co-op offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

If interested, please apply by email no later than Monday July 15th 2019, 4:00 p.m.

We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants. However, we will only contact those who are selected for an interview.

Co-op Manager – Own Co-op