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Rooftops Canada seeks Senior Social Housing Advisor

Published March 19, 2018


Equal Spaces: Social Housing to End Spatial Apartheid in South Africa Project

One Year Placement Starting August 2018 – Please Respond by 11 May 2018

Rooftops Canada, the international development program of social and cooperative housing groups in Canada, requires a Senior Advisor with extensive experience in social housing to help implement a national capacity building program for the growing social housing sector in South Africa. This will cover all aspects of social housing development, management, finance and institutional arrangements. It includes developing “back office” services to support newer social housing providers while they scale up, and helping implement a gender equality strategy for the sector.

The Advisor will be based in Johannesburg with the National Association of Social Housing Organizations. This is a one year salaried/contract position starting in August 2018, but timing is negotiable with the right candidate. Remuneration will generously cover accommodation, car rental, and all local expenses. Rooftops Canada will also cover international and local airfares and travel expenses, visas and contributions to health insurance for the Advisor and a spouse/partner as necessary. If you are interested or to apply, please click here for more information or contact Barry Pinsky, Executive Director, barry@rooftops.ca before 11 May 2018.

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