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We’re Hiring: Co-ordinator, Co-operative Housing Development

Published August 06, 2021


The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada is recruiting to fill a full time, three-year contract position of Coordinator, Co-operative Housing Development. The position will be based in Toronto (other locations or remote work will be considered), with a target starting date of October 16 or November 1, 2021.

Reporting to the Manager, Co-operative Housing Development, the Co-ordinator will assist in the implementation of CHF Canada’s growth and development program.  They will be responsible for exploring options and identifying opportunities for the creation of new co-op housing through expansions, intensification, redevelopment and new options for the growth of co-op housing.  The Co-ordinator will evaluate and actualize opportunities for growing the stock of housing co‑operatives in specific markets — in some cases, this is a referral role, enabling co-op members to build new homes through referrals through our networks of industry professionals and governments; in other cases, this is project delivery with CHF Canada as a project partner. The Co-ordinator will engage with our members through preparation of communications to raise awareness of development and funding opportunities, and assisting education staff with resources and programming for members about member-led development projects.  They will also keep current on federal and provincial new construction funding programs/opportunities, assist CHF Canada and members to pursue funding opportunities, and cultivate and maintain relationships with various funding agencies.

Candidates must have:

  • a graduate degree or diploma, or professional experience in a related field (planning, engineering, architecture, real estate). Project Management Professional (PMP certification is an asset.
  • five years’ residential real estate development experience (demonstrated experience with full development lifecycle, including end-to-end project delivery).
  • experience working with non-profit boards of directors and familiarity with housing co-operatives and their supporting agencies is desirable.

Candidates must: be able to work with minimal supervision and have excellent analytical and financial skills; be organized and able to manage the demands of multiple long-term projects simultaneously; have knowledge of MS Office suite, Adobe suite, and Salesforce; have excellent oral and written communication skills, including delivery of complex concepts to a variety of audiences.  Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset.

The position will require occasional travel within Ontario.  Candidates must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.  The position salary range is $64,089-$78,822 (2021) and the starting salary is commensurate with experience.  CHF Canada offers an excellent benefits package.  CHF Canada is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please apply in writing by 5:00 pm EDT, August 29, 2021 to:

Christine Seguin

Director, Finance and Corporate Services

CHF Canada

E-mail:  cseguin@chfcanada.coop

No telephone inquiries, please.


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