Category: Co-op News

14 Sep 2018

Co-op Voisins Seeking Coordinator

Co-op Voisins Inc. is situated in the central Ottawa neighbourhood of Strathcona Heights in Sandy Hill. This housing co-operative has 76 units and is comprised of one, two, and three bedroom apartments.

Co-op Voisins is seeking a full-time Manager to oversee the management of its operations. Reporting to the co-op’s board of directors, the manager’s job is to oversee and be accountable for the management of the co-op’s operations. Duties include:

∙ bookkeeping and managing the co-op’s finances,
∙ developing and implementing an overall property maintenance and repair program,
∙ ensuring that the co-op meets its legal obligations,
∙ developing and implementing a strategy to maintain full occupancy of the co-op,
∙ supporting good governance for the board and membership, and
∙ efficient administration of the co-op’s office and management of other co-op staff.

More information can be found here.

Hours: 37.5 hours a week including some evenings and occasional weekend work.
Salary: Competitive within the co-op housing sector, commensurate with education and experience. CHF benefits package (i.e. dental, medication, extended health, life insurance). Please indicate salary expectations in your covering letter.
Deadline: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Apply to: Hiring Committee of Coop Voisins Inc.

14 Sep 2018

CCOC Seeking Director of Tenant and Community Engagement

CCOC is a community-based, tenant and member directed, non-profit housing organization whose mission is to create, maintain and promote housing for low and moderate income people.

Director, Tenant and Community Engagement

The Tenant and Community Engagement Director will be a capacity builder, motivator, and advocate for CCOC tenants and volunteers. You’ll coordinate corporate advocacy efforts in partnership with other community organizations and maintain a reputation as a “loud and proud” affordable housing provider. You will grow efforts to engage volunteers that reflect the full diversity of CCOC tenants. You understand the importance of having everyone at the table, and can bridge the gap between daily issues and governance to recruit, retain, and engage volunteers.

Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: starting at $65,496 plus benefits including OMERS pension
Application deadline: 3:00 pm Thursday, October 4, 2018

For a complete job description, visit our website:

Forward resume and cover letter by email to Your cover letter should specifically address how you meet the education, experience, competencies and skills listed in this job description.

30 Aug 2018

CCOC seeks Maintenance Manager & Officer

CCOC is a community-based, tenant- and member-directed, non-profit housing organization whose mission is to create, maintain, and promote housing for low and moderate income people. They value diversity, collaboration, inclusive and open decision-making, innovation, creativity, and sustainability.

CCOC is looking for hardworking bilingual (English-French) team players who will facilitate the daily operations of their Maintenance department. Job description for Maintenance Manager here. Job posting for Maintenance Officer here.

Application deadline is 5:00 pm Thursday, September 20, 2018. Forward resume and cover letter by email to Your cover letter should specifically address how you meet the education, experience, competencies and skills listed in the job descriptions.

28 Aug 2018

Housing Help Seeks Bilingual Caseworker

Housing Help / Aide Logement assists families and individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to access and maintain appropriate, affordable housing. The Caseworker provides intervention, information and support to stabilize tenants’ living situations.

They are seeking a hardworking, compassionate individual who has experience in social services and particular knowledge in the housing sector, to fill a one year contract. More information can be found here.

Please apply by sending your CV and resume to:

Aide au logement / Aide Logement aide les familles et les personnes sans abri ou à risque de le devenir à accéder à un logement convenable et abordable et à le maintenir. Le gestionnaire de cas fournit une intervention, des informations et un soutien pour stabiliser les conditions de vie des locataires.

Ils recherchons une personne travaillante et compatissante qui a de l’expérience avec les services sociaux et des connaissances particulières dans le secteur du logement pour remplir un contrat d’un an. Plus d’informations peuvent être trouvées ici.

S’il vous plaît envoyer votre CV et curriculum vitae à:


08 Aug 2018

Andy Andras Seeking Property Management Services

Andy Andras Housing Co-operative for Seniors Inc., located at 1435 Larose Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7X9, is tendering for bids from experienced companies to provide Co-op property management services.

Persons or firms submitting Bids must be experienced in property management services of non-profit co-operative housing. They must be familiar with government funding programs and operating agreements, as applicable. More information can be found in the Instructions to Bidder and Job Description.

The successful Bidder must be familiar with and comply with the Co-op’s Conflict of Interest By-law. The successful Bidder must provide a declaration as required under the by-law. Any conflict of interest, as defined in the by-law, must be stated at the time of submission of the Bid.

Bidders are invited to attend an information session with the Hiring Committee. This will be held in the lounge of Andy Andras on Wednesday August 15, 2018, at 1:00 PM.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope on a copy of the Bid Form, signed and delivered as “Confidential” to: Bev Hellman, President C/o Andy Andras Housing Cooperative for Seniors Inc. 115-1435 Larose Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7X9 by noon on Friday September 28, 2018.