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CHF Canada is hiring a Co-ordinator, Government Relations (Ontario Region)

NOTICE OF CONTRACT POSITION

CO-ORDINATOR, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, ONTARIO REGION

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 900 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. Together, housing co-ops are home to over a quarter of a million Canadians, representing a $6 billion real estate portfolio.

We invite you to bring your government relations experience to the full-time, one-year contract position of Co-ordinator, Government Relations in CHF Canada’s Ontario Region.

Reporting to the Manager, Government Relations, Ontario Region, you will be responsible for assisting in the execution of the government relations program of the Ontario Region. You’ll play an important role in organizing and attending meetings and events with federal, provincial and municipal elected representatives.

We’re looking for someone

  • with a proven and extensive track record in government relations and experience at the municipal, provincial and/or federal political levels
  • with excellent oral and written communication skills as well as superior organizational skills are required
  • who will exercise sound political judgement and has experience working for community-based organizations
  • with a university degree in a related field or equivalent experience. A good understanding of affordable housing policy would be an asset.

The start date for the position is early to mid-September. The position is located in Toronto, with some travel in southern Ontario expected. The ability to work frequent evenings/weekends and a valid driver’s license is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. CHF Canada offers an excellent benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please apply in writing by 4:00 pm EDT, Tuesday, July 31, 2018:

Simone Swail

Manager, Government Relations

CHF Canada, Ontario Region

313-720 Spadina Ave

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2T9

Email: sswail@chfcanada.coop

 

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