Year: 2020

08 Jul 2020

Maintenance Supervisor – OWN Co-op – Deadline July 31st


We will be accepting applications until Friday July 31st, 2020

Job Posting:
Maintenance Supervisor
Permanent, Full time, 37.5 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work required.

OWN Housing Co-operative Inc. (OWN Co-op Housing) is a 142-unit housing co-op in downtown Toronto. It is a non-profit housing co-operative, whose mandate is to provide safe affordable, well maintained housing for the members of this community.

We are a non-profit work place with a small staffing component, provide a competitive salary, benefit package and support for professional development.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Housing Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor provides support to the Housing Manager and works as a member of a two person maintenance team to perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance.

The Maintenance Supervisor provides support to the Housing Manager by maintaining service records, tracking costs and allocating expenses, working with contractors, including obtaining estimates and supervising them on-site. You will work with the maintenance worker/live in caretaker to ensure proactive care to all exterior and interior areas, while maintaining high standards of security and safety.

You must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds and climb heights using an extension ladder with a spotter present. The work includes repairs to the building, units and two offices as well as minor plumbing and electrical repairs, carpentry, painting, drywall repairs, conducting inspections and other related ad hoc maintenance projects.

Skill Set
We’re seeking a self – motivated individual who demonstrates initiative, can work independently with minimal supervision to prioritize repair requirements, and uses good judgement to make appropriate decisions. You are organized, able to receive, understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

You have the ability to inspect, assess and determine repair requirements; perform minor repairs with skills in plumbing and electrical systems. You have a good knowledge of painting, dry -wall repair and the basics of carpentry. You have knowledge of relevant WCB regulations and are familiar with building fire and safety regulations and procedures. You have some familiarity of building code requirements for repairs.

Knowledge of key access systems and security is an asset. Some administrative knowledge is required. You must have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office environment and other software. Training will be provided on specialized software for daily data entry of work orders.

You will be required to prepare a written monthly maintenance report. Presentation capabilities, with strong oral and written skills are necessary as you will attend one maintenance meeting per month. You will work with the manager when preparing both annual operating and capital budgets.

You must speak, read and write English and be able to communicate in a professional personable manner with fellow employees, members of diverse backgrounds and abilities, outside contractors and government agencies as required.

Our ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and have a minimum of at least 5 years of related experience. Experience with electrical, mechanical and/or plumbing trade is an asset.

Please send your resume and cover letter in MS Word or PDF to

The deadline for applicants is Friday, July 31st 5:00 p.m.

OWN Housing Co-operative is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all the applicants, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Maintenance Supervisor – OWN Co-op

30 Jun 2020

Operations Co-ordinator – Bain Co-op

Bain Apartments Co-operative Incorporated

Operations Co-ordinator
Job Description

The Bain Apartments Co-operative Incorporated is a vibrant 260 unit housing co-op located in the heart of Toronto’s Riverdale neighbourhood. Our community is multicultural and full of diversity.  We are looking for an energetic, full time, experienced, Operations Co-ordinator to join our amazing Management team. To learn more about Bain Apartments Co-op, please see our website:


  • Must have a good understanding of Housing Co-operatives and how they function
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Organized and energetic with demonstrated experience in performing administrative duties
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, great problem solving skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Proficient in MS Office, HM Worx, Quickbooks and NewViews
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interface with a very diverse community and the staff team while maintaining a high level of confidentiality in all interactions
  • Must have experience working with volunteers (committees and board members)
  • Experience with non-profit housing sector preferable

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive and respond to inquiries from members of the Co-op as well as members of the community at large.
  • Administrative support to the General Manager and staff team: preparing and producing correspondence, minutes, and memos
  • Liaison between staff and/or members and the maintenance department
  • Preparing and printing documents as required for several regularly scheduled meetings
  • General administrative duties including photocopying, mail distribution, file and list maintenance,
  • Coordinate unit rentals, maintain waitlists with high level of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Responsible for Community Center bookings
  • Maintaining Co-op website
  • Depending on the needs of the Co-operative, this role and its duties may be modified.


Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm (approximate)

Target start date:  As soon as possible

Salary:  Competitive

Benefits:  After successful completion of probation (3 months)

Please email your resume to
We thank everyone for their interest but only successful candidates will be contacted.

Operations Co-ordinator – Bain Co-op

29 Jun 2020

Co-op Housing Member Services Coordinator – Homestarts – July 31st

Part-time / Full-time Co-op Housing Member Services Coordinator – Toronto

Homestarts Incorporated is looking for Co-ordinator(s) to manage the day-to-day tasks at Non-Profit / Co-operative Housing properties in Toronto. The position could be full-time (5 days/37.5 hours per week) or part-time (3 days/22.5 hours per week) and could be at one or at multiple co-operative housing properties. Occasional evening or weekend work will be required in either position to attend Board, Committee and Members meetings.

Education required
• University degree or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.

Experience required
• Minimum three years’ experience in non-profit or co-op housing, social services or related field
• Extensive customer service
• Previous experience working with a volunteer board of directors
• Proven ability to handle challenging situations and multiple priorities

The successful applicant will be
• able to work independently, while working within a team
• effective at prioritizing tasks and handling stress in an extremely busy environment
• proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; familiar with NewViews / NVNPH, HMWorx
• knowledgeable about housing policy and the associated regulatory environment

Someone with no experience in co-op or non-profit housing may be considered provided they have the relevant, transferable skills and a compatible work/educational background, including working with a volunteer board of directors, ability to manage multiple priorities, etc.

Homestarts provides a comprehensive compensation package, tiered to reflect length of employment, including group benefits after 6 months, 3 weeks’ vacation to start and RRSP contribution after 1 year.

Homestarts is a non-profit company with a volunteer board of directors which strongly believes in promoting from within.

Homestarts is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.


Please submit your resume and cover letter by email only to:

Please note Job #495 and specify full-time or part-time, in your subject line

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Co-op Housing Member Services Coordinator – Homestarts

04 May 2020

Parkview House Co-op

Parkview Co-op

6101 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M2R 3V5

Contact information

416 223-4237

 416 223-4237


Unit information

One bedroom – $890.00 – $960.00 / mth

Two bedroom – $1,000.00 – $1,100.00 / mth

Other Information

The co-op has above and underground parking, garage, community centre, laundry facilities and a playground. The parking fee is $35.00 – $45.00/mth. Utilities are included. This is a senior’s co-op. The waiting list is closed.

Administration: Federal

No subsidy is available.

24 Mar 2020

Duffin’s Creek Co-op

Duffin's Creek

1555 Finch Avenue, Pickering, ON L1V 1K9

Contact information




Unit information

Two Bedroom Townhouse – $1,121.00 / mth

Three Bedroom Townhouse – $1,247.00 / mth

Four Bedroom Townhouse – $1,398.00 /mth

Other Information

Administration: Municipal

No subsidy is available.