Category: Job Opportunities

17 Oct 2019

Program Manager, Education Services – CHF Canada – Deadline Nov 5th


The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) – where you belong!

CHF Canada exists to inspire, represent, and serve our members in a united Canadian co-operative housing movement. With over 950 members in every province and territory, CHF Canada is a leading-edge membership association committed to the sustainable development of co-operative housing in Canada. Our staff are passionate about co-op housing as a means of making affordable housing available to all Canadians.

Reporting to the Director, Member Services, your planning, design, delivery and evaluation of CHF Canada’s education program and services for members is integral to meeting a key result area in our strategic plan: co-op housing sustainability.

You may be the right person for the job if you have:

• academic qualifications and minimum five years’ experience in adult education, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• working knowledge of the co-op housing movement in Canada
• demonstrated experience in the development of educational materials and workshops, including planning and administering a budget for workshops/events
• excellent organizational and planning experience
• strong track record of leading and coordinating organization-wide initiatives
• excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French
• knowledge and experience with technology systems (eg WordPress, Salesforce or other CSM) to further or support educational programs.

Key among the attributes others would use to describe you is your initiative, creativity, strong rapport with colleagues and stakeholders, your teamwork, and your ability to thrive under pressure.

You will be working in a values-driven and collegial workplace, offering a competitive salary and benefits package, and flexible work arrangements to help balance your life at, and away from, work. CHF Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Some travel and weekend work may be required.

If this sounds like it might be the job for you, and you might be the right person for us, let us know! Get in touch by email if you’d like the full position description for this position. Please apply in writing, providing a cover letter and resumé telling us more about what you could bring to this position by way of your experiences and skills, by 5:00 pm EDT, November 5, 2019:

Christine Seguin
Director, Finance and Corporate Services
CHF Canada



La Fédération de l’habitation coopérative du Canada (FHCC) – votre chez-soi!

La FHCC a pour mission d’inspirer, de représenter et de servir ses membres au sein d’un mouvement de l’habitation coopérative uni au Canada. Avec plus de 950 membres dans chaque province et territoire, la FHCC est une association avant-gardiste vouée au développement durable de l’habitation coopérative au Canada. Notre personnel est passionné par les coopératives d’habitation en tant que solution qui permettrait à tous les Canadiens d’avoir accès à un logement abordable.

Relevant du directeur, Services aux membres, votre planification, conception, exécution et évaluation du programme de formation et des services aux membres de la FHCC sont essentielles pour atteindre un secteur de résultats clés de notre plan stratégique : la viabilité de l’habitation coopérative.

Vous pourriez être la bonne personne pour ce poste, si vous possédez :

• les diplômes nécessaires et au moins cinq ans d’expérience en éducation des adultes, ou une combinaison équivalente d’études et d’expérience
• une connaissance pratique du mouvement de l’habitation coopérative au Canada
• une expérience démontrée dans l’élaboration de documents éducatifs et d’ateliers, y compris la planification et l’administration d’un budget pour les ateliers/événements
• une excellente expérience dans l’organisation et la planification
• un solide bilan pour la direction et la coordination d’initiatives à l’échelle de l’organisme
• d’excellentes compétences pour les communications orales et écrites en anglais et en français
• une connaissance et une expérience des systèmes technologiques (par exemple, WordPress, Salesforce ou autre CSM) pour faire avancer ou appuyer les programmes éducatifs.

Parmi les attributs que les autres utiliseraient pour vous décrire se trouvent votre esprit d’initiative, votre créativité, vos excellentes relations avec nos collègues et les intervenants, ainsi que votre capacité à travailler en équipe et à bien travailler sous pression.

Vous travaillerez dans un lieu de travail collégial axé sur les valeurs, offrant un salaire et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels, ainsi que des conditions de travail souples pour vous aider à concilier votre vie professionnelle et personnelle. La FHCC est un employeur qui offre l’égalité des chances. Des déplacements et du travail la fin de semaine peuvent être requis.

Si vous pensez que cet emploi est pour vous et que vous pourriez être la bonne personne pour nous, dites-le-nous! Communiquez avec nous par courriel si vous souhaitez avoir une description complète de ce poste. Veuillez proposer votre candidature par écrit, en fournissant une lettre de présentation et un curriculum vitae, et indiquez-nous ce que vous pourriez apporter à ce poste grâce à vos expériences et compétences, avant 17 h HAE, le 5 novembre 2019 :

Christine Seguin
Directrice, Finances et services généraux
Courriel :

Program Manager, Education Services – CHF Canada

15 Oct 2019

Maintenance Co-ordinator – OWN Co-op – Deadline Oct 31st


We will be accepting applications until Thursday, October 31, 2019

Job Posting:
Maintenance Co-Ordinator
Permanent Full time: 37.5 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work required. On call coverage is 2 hours every week plus one extra hour on alternating Fridays

OWN Housing Co-operative 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 the co-op.

Job Summary
The Maintenance Co-ordinator reports to the Manager, provides support to the Housing Manager and works as a member of a two-person maintenance team to perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance.

This position 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. They 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.

Candidates 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 are 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. Must be organized, able to receive, understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

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

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

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

The Maintenance Co-ordinator 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.

OWN Co-op is a non-profit work environment with a small staffing component, providing a competitive salary, benefit package and support for professional development.

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

The deadline for applicants is Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:00 p.m.

OWN Housing Co-operative is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all the applicants. However, candidates will only be contacted for the purpose of an interview.

Maintenance Co-ordinator – OWN Co-op

15 Oct 2019

Co-op Property Manager – Homestarts – Deadline Oct 31st

Co-op Property Manager – Toronto

Homestarts Incorporated is looking for property manager to lead a team of 3, handling the responsibilities of a large co-operative housing property in Toronto. The position is full-time (5 days/37.5 hours per week). Occasional evening or weekend work will be required 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
  • Property management
  • 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 limited 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 property management, 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 3 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 note: a clear police check is a requirement for this position.


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

Please note Toronto Co-op Property Manager in your subject line

Application Deadline: October 31, 2019

Co-op Property Manager (Toronto) – Homestarts