Category: Job Openings

18 Jul 2018

CCOC Seeking Finance Director

Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation is looking for a dynamic professional to lead their Finance Department.

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. CCOC, and their sister corporation Cahdco are going through an exciting period of growth and re-imagination. If you’re the kind of leader who thrives in times of change, CCOC wants to hear from you!

The Finance Director provides strategic management of accounting and finance functions, ensures the long term prosperity of the Corporation and oversees the property management and accounting information system. They advise on matters relating to CCOC’s finances and regulatory reporting and support budgeting, financial planning and general administration. They manage the Finance Department and supervise finance and accounting staff.

Download a complete job description:

Reports to: Executive Director
$75,000 to $95,000 per year with benefits including OMERS pension (compensation currently under review).
Application deadline:
5:00 pm Thursday, August 2, 2018
Forward résumé and cover letter by email to quoting the job title in the subject line. Your cover letter should specifically address how you meet the education, experience, competencies and skills listed in the job description.
Interviews will take place on August 9th and 10th.

12 Jul 2018

Birchwood Meadow Seeking Manager


Birchwood Meadow Housing Co-Operative is seeking to fill the full-time, permanent position of manager of a 70 unit housing co-operative in Ottawa, Ontario.

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 will include:

  • 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 in the co-op by the board and membership
  • efficient administration of the co-op’s office

The successful applicant will be:

  • financially literate with strong property management skills
  • an efficient administrator
  • familiar with computer programs MS OFFICE, QUICKBOOKS, HMWORX
  • knowledgeable about the ILM Program and the laws that apply to housing co-ops
  • experienced with rent-geared-to-income program administration
  • a good communicator – both orally and in writing
  • able to work effectively within a co-operative management and governance structure and relate to a diverse co-op community
  • a self-starter with an ability to work with limited

Full description can be found here. Some evening work is required. The expected start date is September 1st. The co-op offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

If interested, please apply in writing, by 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2018, to

The Hiring Committee
Birchwood Meadow Housing Co-Operative
1380 Ogilvie Road
Gloucester, ON K1J 9L7

While we sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

14 Jun 2018

Options Bytown Seeking Housing Support and Outreach Worker

Title: Housing Support and Outreach Worker
Category: Part time, 27 hours per week, 2-year contract
Supervisor: Manager of Community Development

Job Summary:
The Housing Support and Outreach Worker reports to the Manager of Community Development. They will provide short-term support to help tenants maintain housing, prevent eviction, and help to connect with supports. This position will provide system navigation to housing providers who are looking to support their tenants to prevent eviction, and provide community resource knowledge to both clients and service providers.

More details can be found here.

Options Bytown welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Accessible formats and communication supports are available for applicants on request by contacting our Human Resource Officer and

16 Apr 2018

Homestarts seeks Member Services Coordinator

Homestarts is non-profit organization providing services to close to 100 housing co-operatives and non-profit housing organizations throughout Ontario. Our staffing team of close to 170 dedicated professionals works hard to deliver the management, maintenance, restoration and development services our clients need.

We are currently recruiting a Member Services Coordinator in Ottawa to work at one or more housing co-operatives in Ottawa . This is a full time position: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work related to board and membership meetings may be required. We are looking for an individual with:

  • A solid work ethic and a commitment to collaboration and consultation
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with groups
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize, multi-task and handle stress in a busy environment
  • The ability to work independently and to work as a team member
  • A working knowledge of standard computer software and internet use;
  • Experience working with people whose primary language is not English / French
  • An understanding of the importance of safe, secure and affordable housing
  • An understanding of democratic, community-based organizations where members are involved in the organizational decision-making process

We will view positively applicants who have experience with:

  • Co-op and or non-profit housing operations
  • Housing management/administration/marketing
  • Rent-geared-to-subsidy program administration
  • NewViews,Yardi, HMWorx and or other property management software

Homestarts provides our staff with:

  • Salary Commensurate
  • A comprehensive benefits package health, dental, life and critical illness
  • RRSP plus vacation entitlement starting at 3 weeks per year and increasing annually.
  • We also provide a strong and ongoing training, education and professional development program.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) , Homestarts is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

PLEASE NOTE : Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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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 using “17-010 Relationship Manager – East” in subject line.  We will contact only those candidates we wish to interview.