Category: Job Opportunities

22 Sep 2020

Administrative Support – Marketview Co-op – Deadline Oct 5th

JOB POSTING September 22, 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, October 5, 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
• 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
• Proficient in Centralized Waiting List
• 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

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, October 5, 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

21 Sep 2020

Director, Member Services – GHCHF – Deadline Sep 30th

Job opportunity
Director, Member Services

The Golden Horseshoe Co-operative Housing Federation (GHCHF) is seeking an experienced Director of Member Services to fill a vacant position within the Federation.

Qualities we are seeking for this salaried position:

• experienced in the Co-operative Housing sector.
• knowledgeable in all government programs, the Co-operative Corporations Act and housing co-op by-laws.
• an efficient multi-tasking administrator with appropriate people skills.
• competent with computer programs, payables and budget preparation.
• excellent written and oral communication skills.
• experience in event planning and volunteer co-ordination.
• self motivated, able to plan and work independently while reporting to a volunteer Board of Directors.
• able to work with a diverse client/member base.
• able to interact with all levels of government and co-op sector partners.
• skilled at maintaining social media
• our office is located in Hamilton, we service the area between Dundas through to Fort Erie. A vehicle will be required.
• only those with the above qualifications will be contacted.
• previous applicants need not re-apply.

Email resumes to by September 30th 2020

Director, Member Services – GHCHF

09 Sep 2020

Affordable Housing Development Consultant – TWC – Deadline Sep 25th

Affordable Housing Development Consultant

Posted September 9, 2020

Interested in using your experience, initiative and knowledge to develop new affordable housing and/or undertake housing policy research?

TWC, with offices in Cambridge and Toronto, is looking for a skilled person/persons to join our team as Housing Consultants.

TWC provides non-profit, government and private sector clients with:

• Affordable Housing Development Services
• Housing Policy and Research Services
• Community Outreach Services

More information about TWC can be found at 

The housing consultant will deliver this work by:

• Working on a variety on new affordable housing developments as a project manager;
• Supporting new affordable housing proponents through planning approvals and construction;
• Helping housing proponents access mortgage financing;
• Participating in community meetings and consultations to build support for housing proposals including liaising with municipal planning staff, neighborhood organizations and local elected officials;
• Writing funding proposals;
• Creating and updating capital and operating budgets for new affordable housing;
• Creating and monitoring cash flow during the development phase;
• Co-coordinating the activities of architects, construction firms, housing proponents, financial institutions (for mortgage financing purposes), engineers and various levels of governments involved in supporting new affordable housing;
• Developing work plans with task and timelines to keep projects on track;
• Meeting deadlines;
• Undertaking research on initiatives in affordable housing in Ontario/Canada; and
• Other duties as needed in a small office.

Candidates for this consulting position should ideally have skills in a number of the following areas:

• An understanding of current affordable housing policies at the federal, provincial and municipal levels of government;
• Experience in, or a solid understanding of, the municipal planning and development approvals process,
• Proven project management and organizational skills;
• Experience in community consultation and working with non-profit and co-op organizations;
• Strong research skills related to the affordable housing environment;
• At least two years’ experience in housing development/housing policy environment;
• A post-secondary degree in planning, public policy, real estate or a related field;
• Previous experience with Microsoft Office 365 including Word and Excel in an office environment

An ability to work independently and collaboratively with project teams in a fast-paced office environment. Occasional evening and week-end work is required. A good sense of humour is also an important asset. And a tolerance for bureaucratic processes is helpful in this position.

A drivers’ license or access to a vehicle would also be helpful for occasional travel in southern Ontario, but it is not essential. Working from a home office is very much an option.

Compensation will depend upon experience.

If interested, please apply by e-mail to:, as soon as you can, but no later than Friday, September 25th, 2020. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Tim Welch by e-mail or by phone at (519) 729-8924.

Affordable Housing Development Consultant – TWC