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We’re looking for a Local Planning Co-ordinator for our 2021 Annual Meeting in Ottawa!

Published February 24, 2020

CHF Canada 2021 Annual Meeting – Local Planning Co-ordinator

(Term Position)

  • Do you have ideas about how we can bring a local Ottawa flavour to our 2021 Annual Meeting?
  • Are you a people person?
  • Do you enjoy sticking to schedules and timelines?

If you answered yes to the above, consider applying to be our Local Planning Co-ordinator.

CHF Canada’s 2021 Annual Meeting will be taking place June 10-12, 2021 in Ottawa, ON. The Local Planning Co‑ordinator works closely with CHF Canada’s Program Manager, Membership & Events to help plan and deliver a memorable conference for over 700 housing co-op members, directors and staff.

The 10-month contract position begins in September 2020 and continues until July 2021. You will be paid $15,000 for the contract, in 10 monthly installments.

I’m interested! Tell me more.

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren’t limited to:

  • recruiting and organizing a local volunteer committee to carry out various tasks leading up to, and at, the annual meeting
  • working with your local volunteer committee to organize a local social event for 350 meeting attendees, design and source centerpieces for the closing dinner and dance, make arrangements for a local co-op and sightseeing bus tour, design a local activity guide for attendees, and recommend local talent for portions of the annual meeting
  • connecting with Ottawa Tourism to secure free items and information for conference tote bags
  • researching information for the conference website as needed (eg. less expensive accommodations, transportation options, accessibility etc.)

If you are interested, please send a one-page write up that includes information about:

  • your connection to housing co-ops in Ottawa and why you’re interested in the position
  • your experience planning events and working with groups
  • your ideas for making the 2021 CHF Canada Annual Meeting the best one yet!

by March 9, 2020 to:

Cynthia Mitchell, Program Manager, Membership & Events


(613) 230-2201 ext. 226

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