Category: Job Openings

16 Jan 2018

The Agency for Co-operative Housing seeks Relationship Manager

Relationship Manager
Ontario/PEI Team (position located in Ottawa)
37.5 hours per week (contract)

About the Agency:
With our head office in Ottawa, the Agency for Co-operative Housing administers the operating agreements between Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and more than 500 housing co-operatives. We have regional Operations teams in Calgary/Vancouver (West) and Toronto/Ottawa (East).

About the Relationship Manager role:
Reporting to the Manager, Operations for Ontario and PEI, the Relationship Manager monitors the compliance of co-op housing clients with their operating agreements, while developing a productive working relationship with each client co-operative. They review the risk rating assigned to co-ops in order to help them improve their results. They monitor compliance with workout conditions and implement approved intervention protocols. The relationship manager is a self-starter who likes deadlines and works well both individually and with a team of high functioning professionals.

To be considered, candidates must have

  • excellent analytical and financial skills; CPA designation an asset
  • sound knowledge of accounting principles relating to property management and experience in applying regulations, policies and/or legislation
  • significant experience in property management for housing co-ops or non-profit housing organizations
  • excellent oral and written communication skills, including plain-language writing
  • bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset
  • university degree or equivalent experience.
  • They have demonstrated high-quality client-service skills, as well as interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills. Their excellent time management enables them to juggle many priorities in an efficient manner. They communicate effectively in English and French (bilingualism preferable). They have a thorough working knowledge of federal programs and legislation affecting housing co‑operatives, which is considered an asset.

The Agency for Co-operative Housing is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Recruitment-related accommodations will be provided upon request.

If interested, please send your resumé to smoreau@agency.coop using “17-010 Relationship Manager – East” in subject line.  We will contact only those candidates we wish to interview.

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16 Nov 2017

Homestarts seeks Part-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Part-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Homestarts Incorporated is a non-profit, community based organization. Founded in 1975, we offer management, maintenance, consulting and development services to housing co-operatives and non-profit housing groups. Currently, we provide services to over 90 Co-op and non-profit clients located in cities throughout Ontario.

We are currently looking for a Part-time Housing Coordinator to work at one or more housing Co-operatives in the Ottawa Region. The position will be for 3 days per week, totaling 22.5 hours per week. Some evening and occasional weekend work will also be required in this position for board and member meetings.  Experience in Co-operative / Non-profit Housing is desirable, including:

  • administration
  • property management
  • contractor supervision
  • marketing of vacant units
  • diffusing volatile situations
  • financial management
  • rent-geared-to-income subsidy administration
  • community development, governance and organization
  • working with a volunteer board of directors
  • celebrating diversity

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Experience working with people to whom English/French is a second language
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Mandatory skills and experience in asset, property and project management
  • Prior experience with Board and committee support, including meeting facilitation
  • Must be able to work independently within a team environment – the ability to consult is well received
  • Ability to prioritize and handle stress in an extremely busy environment
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet (Min. keyboarding of 50 wpm)
  • Experience in the NewViews, Yardi, HMWorx software programs an asset

Homestarts offers a competitive salary plus a modified benefits plan, including health, dental, critical illness and life insurance (premiums paid by employer) as well as long term disability coverage (premiums paid by employee); three weeks’ vacation per year to start, as well as RRSP contribution after 12 months’ consecutive employment.

Someone with no experience in the Co-operative Housing Sector will be considered provided there are transferable skills with all the above criteria along with a compatible work and educational background, including property management, working with Boards of Directors, etc.

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.

 WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE CHOSEN FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

PLEASE NOTE JOB #320 IN YOUR SUBJECT LINE

EMAIL resume: hr@homestarts.org

16 Nov 2017

Homestarts seeks Bilingual Part-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Bilingual Part-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Homestarts Incorporated is a non-profit, community based organization. Founded in 1975, we offer management, maintenance, consulting and development services to housing co-operatives and non-profit housing groups. Currently, we provide services to over 90 Co-op and non-profit clients located in cities throughout Ontario.

We are currently looking for a Bilingual Part-time Housing Coordinator to work at one or more housing Co-operatives in the Ottawa Region. The position will be for 3 days per week, totaling 22.5 hours per week. Some evening and occasional weekend work will also be required in this position for board and member meetings.  Experience in Co-operative / Non-profit Housing is desirable, including:

  • administration
  • property management
  • contractor supervision
  • marketing of vacant units
  • diffusing volatile situations
  • financial management
  • rent-geared-to-income subsidy administration
  • community development, governance and organization
  • working with a volunteer board of directors
  • celebrating diversity

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English/French verbal & written communication skills
  • Experience working with people to whom English/French is a second language
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Mandatory skills and experience in asset, property and project management
  • Prior experience with Board and committee support, including meeting facilitation
  • Must be able to work independently within a team environment – the ability to consult is well received
  • Ability to prioritize and handle stress in an extremely busy environment
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet (Min. keyboarding of 50 wpm)
  • Experience in the NewViews, Yardi, HMWorx software programs an asset

Homestarts offers a competitive salary plus a modified benefits plan, including health, dental, critical illness and life insurance (premiums paid by employer) as well as long term disability coverage (premiums paid by employee); three weeks’ vacation per year to start, as well as RRSP contribution after 12 months’ consecutive employment.

Someone with no experience in the Co-operative Housing Sector will be considered provided there are transferable skills with all the above criteria along with a compatible work and educational background, including property management, working with Boards of Directors, etc.

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.

 WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE CHOSEN FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

PLEASE NOTE JOB #317 IN YOUR SUBJECT LINE

EMAIL resume: hr@homestarts.org

16 Nov 2017

Homestarts seeks Full-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Full-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Homestarts Incorporated is a non-profit, community based organization. Founded in 1975, we offer management, maintenance, consulting and development services to housing co-operatives and non-profit housing groups. Currently, we provide services to over 90 Co-op and non-profit clients located in cities throughout Ontario.

We are currently looking for a Full-time Housing Coordinator with access to a vehicle to work at one or more housing co-operatives in the Ottawa Region. The position will be for 5 days per week, totaling 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and occasional weekend work will also be required in this position for board and member meetings. Experience in Co-operative / Non-profit Housing is desirable, including:

  • administration
  • property management
  • contractor supervision
  • marketing of vacant units
  • diffusing volatile situations
  • financial management
  • rent-geared-to-income subsidy administration
  • community development, governance and organization
  • working with a volunteer board of directors
  • celebrating diversity

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Experience working with people to whom English/French is a second language
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Mandatory skills and experience in asset, property and project management
  • Prior experience with Board and committee support, including meeting facilitation
  • Must be able to work independently within a team environment – the ability to consult is well received
  • Ability to prioritize and handle stress in an extremely busy environment
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet (Min. keyboarding of 50 wpm)
  • Experience in the NewViews, Yardi, HMWorx software programs an asset

Homestarts provides a comprehensive benefits package for all employees working over 22.5 hours per week, including health, dental, life, critical illness, RRSP and vacation starting at 3 weeks per year.

Someone with no experience in the Co-operative Housing Sector will be considered provided there are transferable skills with all the above criteria along with a compatible work and educational background, including property management, working with Boards of Directors, etc.

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.

WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE CHOSEN FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

PLEASE NOTE JOB #319 IN YOUR SUBJECT LINE

EMAIL resume: hr@homestarts.org

16 Nov 2017

Homestarts seeks Full-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Full-Time Co-op Housing Coordinator

Homestarts Incorporated is a non-profit, community based organization. Founded in 1975, we offer management, maintenance, consulting and development services to housing co-operatives and non-profit housing groups. Currently, we provide services to over 90 Co-op and non-profit clients located in cities throughout Ontario.

We are currently looking for a Bilingual Housing Coordinator with access to a vehicle to work at one or more housing co-operatives in the Ottawa Region. The position will be for 5 days per week, totaling 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and occasional weekend work will also be required in this position for board and member meetings. Experience in Co-operative / Non-profit Housing is desirable, including:

  • administration
  • property management
  • contractor supervision
  • marketing of vacant units
  • diffusing volatile situations
  • financial management
  • rent-geared-to-income subsidy administration
  • community development, governance and organization
  • working with a volunteer board of directors
  • celebrating diversity

 Qualifications:

  • Bilingual
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English/French verbal & written communication skills
  • Experience working with people to whom English/French is a second language
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Mandatory skills and experience in asset, property and project management
  • Prior experience with Board and committee support, including meeting facilitation
  • Must be able to work independently within a team environment – the ability to consult is well received
  • Ability to prioritize and handle stress in an extremely busy environment
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet (Min. keyboarding of 50 wpm)
  • Experience in the NewViews, Yardi, HMWorx software programs an asset

Homestarts provides a comprehensive benefits package for all employees working over 22.5 hours per week, including health, dental, life, critical illness, RRSP and vacation starting at 3 weeks per year.

Someone with no experience in the Co-operative Housing Sector will be considered provided there are transferable skills with all the above criteria along with a compatible work and educational background, including property management, working with Boards of Directors, etc.

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.

WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE CHOSEN FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

PLEASE NOTE JOB #314 IN YOUR SUBJECT LINE

EMAIL resume: hr@homestarts.org

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