Month: July 2020

29 Jul 2020

Full-time Cleaner/Maintenance Assistant – Marketview Co-op – Deadline Aug 24th

Job Posting

Marketview Housing Co-operative Inc.

Full-time Cleaner/Maintenance Assistant

Marketview Housing Co-operative is a non-profit housing co-operative located in downtown
Toronto. The co-op consists of a total of 112 units and is well maintained with a preventative maintenance program. We are currently looking for a full-time Cleaner/Maintenance Assistant to work Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Friday 8am to 12pm and Saturday 8am to 12pm and may get overtime through on-call after hour calls. This position is supplied with a work cell phone for on-call. On- call calls is paid minimum 3 hours when called in after hours. This position involves cleaning all common areas of the buildings, and providing maintenance support as needed.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Clean all common areas of the buildings, including hallways, elevators, laundry room,
lobbies, and other locations as needed (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping)
• Remove garbage and recycling, as per the garbage pick-up schedule
• Providing maintenance assistance as required, including minor adjustments and repairs
in members units (as per work order requests) and in common areas
• Notify management of any deficiencies and repairs as needed
• Maintain supplies and equipment for cleaning and maintenance work
• Perform all assigned duties in compliance with health and safety regulations
Requirements for this position:
• Minimum two years cleaning experience with maintenance background
• Knowledge of cleaning supplies and general maintenance equipment, including training
in WHMIS, familiarity with MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) and occupational health
and safety regulations
• Must be reliable, punctual and able to follow instructions from staff for maintenance
repairs and related tasks
• Must be comfortable and be able to move and/or lift objects up to 50 lbs for the
purpose of cleaning in and around them
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Driver license required
• Be available to take on-call calls

The right candidate should be able to work independently when the Maintenance Manager is out of the office. Be able to stand in for the Maintenance Manager at board meetings when the Manager is not available.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00am-4pm
Friday 8am to noon
Saturday 8am to noon
After hours On-Call – for extra pay (paid minimum 3 hours per call)

How to Apply:
Send your cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. The deadline for applications is Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12 p.m. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience and we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Full-time Cleaner/Maintenance Assistant – Marketview Co-op

29 Jul 2020

Administrative Support – Marketview Co-op – Deadline Aug 24th

JOB POSTING July 28, 2020:
Administrative Support

Marketview Housing Co-operative Inc. is hiring for the position of Administrative Support. Resumes with cover letters are due no later than Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12 p.m. and must be submitted by email to

About Marketview Co-operative Houses:
Marketview Housing Co-operative Inc. is a vibrant 112 unit housing co-op located across from the St. Lawrence Market. Our community is multicultural and full of diversity. We are looking for an energetic, full time, experienced, Administrative Assistant to join our amazing team.

• Must have a good understanding of Housing Co-operatives and how they
• University degree or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
• 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 and NewViews
• Proficient in RGI calculations
• 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

Job Description:
Administrative Support reports to the Manager and Maintenance Manager and is responsible for the following:
Administrative and Financial Duties:
1. Perform general reception including greeting visitors, answering phones, inputting work orders, providing information, opening and distributing mail.
2. Maintain corporate records including corporate files, accounts payable and receivables records, maintenance files, member files, supplier and contractor files, other files as required.
3. Perform housing administration functions of property management including timely distribution of internal and external communication, photocopying, faxing, mailing correspondence and data entry.
4. Create and draft correspondence for Manager and research when necessary including letters, lists, charts, binders, etc.
5. Proficiency in rent-geared-to-income calculations and familiarity with the rules applicable
6. Maintain an inventory of office supplies and prepare a list of supplies for purchase, verify quantities of deliveries.
7. Co-ordinate all information related to cheque requisitions (service record, purchase order, packing slips, invoices) for approval of the Maintenance/Manager.
8. Maintain Waiting list both internal and external and have experience with central waiting list
9. Administration of parking policies and procedures monthly.
10. Assist with key control procedures for move-ins and contractors.
11. Maintain an inventory of furnishings and equipment owned by the Co-operative and update annually.
12. Maintain open office hours between hours approved by the Board of Directors.
13. Prepare and distribute reminder notices of late payments under the direction of the manager.
14. Issue receipts for payments as requested.
15. Assist in monitoring payment plans.
16. Assist in verifying income and calculating housing charges, ensuring timely distribution of income verification forms, collection of completed forms and information, follow-up on information not submitted, inputting housing charge data in software program, printing and distribution of notices of changes in housing charges.
17. Prepare notices of housing charge changes in co-ordination with NewViews HM Worx, or other software program.
18. Maintain and keep co-op systems up-to-date using HM Worx and NewViews
19. Assist in any preparations for Board meetings, Members meetings, the annual audit and budget process, such as Agenda, Bring Forward List, Member List, Board Packages, Minutes, etc.
20. Depending on the needs of the Co-operative, this role and its duties may be

1. Receive and process applications from prospective members and ensure the following steps are adhered to: income limit verification and credit/rental checks, information sent to membership committee liaison for interview set-up, submit to Board of Directors for approval via Manager.
2. Show units to prospective members when necessary.
3. Maintain a waiting list of prospective members both internally and externally and review annually by letter.
4. Issue application acceptance and rejection letters on behalf of the Manager and the Board of Directors.
5. Distribute membership information.

1. Attend General Meetings of Members.
2. Prepare notices of meetings.
3. Distribute minutes and other correspondence as required.
4. Assist the Manager in responding to requests for information by Board members.
5. Assist the Manager in enforcing the terms of any agreements between the Co-operative and the Co-op’s funding body including compliance with guidelines and directives, the Co-operative Corporations Act, the Housing Services Act and all other legal requirements of the corporation.
6. Attend both Staff and Board meetings and take minutes.
7. Other duties as assigned from time to time by the Manager.

Experience and Skills:
We’re seeking a self-motivated individual who demonstrates initiative, can work independently with minimal supervision to prioritize duties, and uses good judgement to make appropriate decisions.
The ideal candidate would have the following skills and experience:
• Two to three years of administrative experience in the co-op or not-profit housing sector.
• Able to work independently while working with a team.
• Effective at prioritizing tasks and handling stress in an extremely busy environment.
• Knowledgeable about housing policy and associated regulatory environment.
• Experience working with volunteers.
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook; familiar with NewViews, HMWorx, Central Waiting list
• Experience with rent or housing charge calculations.
• Excellent people, communication and time-management skills.
• Excellent written and spoken English.

The right candidate should be able to work independently when the Manager is out of the office. Be able to stand in for the Manager at board meetings when the Manager is not available.

Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8:00am-4pm
Thursday 11am to 7pm
Attend Board meeting to take minutes once a month – in which the shift will be 2pm to 10pm (approximately) and it is usually scheduled the third Thursday of the month.

How to Apply:
Send your cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. The deadline for applications is Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12 p.m. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience and we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Administrative Support – Marketview Co-op

27 Jul 2020

Community Worker – Houselink – Deadline Aug 5th

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:

Community Worker: Supportive Employment
One Year Contract
Internal/External Posting

General Responsibilities:
The Community Worker: Supportive Employment staff is responsible for the screening, training, and overseeing participant workers in the Supportive Employment Program. The staff is responsible for facilitating a range of opportunities for participants to develop working skills and completing all administrative tasks connected with the participant employment program. In addition, coordinating the work of participants through liaison with the maintenance coordinators and support staff. As well as, making work assessments including the provision of estimates if necessary, developing and expanding employment opportunities for participant workers. The staff will be responsible for ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies, distribution of supplies; ensuring tools and equipment are in good working order; and working within an annualized budget. Providing emotional and practical assistance to participant workers, including liaising with the program employer. Where it is applicable, will liaison with ODSP and OW on behalf of participants. As well as, incorporating health and safety practices into all work routines.

Skill Knowledge and Ability Required:
The position requires an individual who has:
• An understanding of employment issues faced by psychiatric survivors and the ability to promote positive interaction within a mental health recovery framework
• Strong organizational, administrative and computer skills
• Advanced cleaning, janitorial, general maintenance and landscaping skills.
• Experience in facilitation, skills in facilitating training and experience working with marginalized people
• Ability to set limits and provide direction to program participants and groups of participants
• Ability to deal with conflicts among tenants and groups of participant workers and respond to complaints
• Skills in budget monitoring
• Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Practices.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Experience in electronic record keeping, and file maintenance
• Driver’s license and access to an appropriately insured car or van.

Hourly rate is $25.04/hour. This is a bargaining unit position and is governed by the terms of the Collective Agreement. Please note that the regular work schedule for this position will includes some evenings.

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the requirements set out above, please send a cover letter and a current resume, Quoting File # CWSE -2020 by August 5, 2020 by 5:00 to:

Houselink Community Homes, Hiring Committee
805 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON. M6G 1L8

Or by email to:

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.

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.

Community Worker – Houselink