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CURRENT JOB POSTINGS

Housing Partnerships Coordinator  

Terms of Employment: 

Application Deadline: July 4, 2024 

Work Week: Monday-Friday  

Location:  764 Division St., Cobourg ON K9A 5V2 

 

Reports To: 

Manager of Housing Partnerships 

 

Position Type: 

Full-Time 

 

Job Summary 

The position is responsible for supporting the Manager of Housing Partnerships for Habitat for Humanity Northumberland to implement program administration. Specifically, the position will be responsible for interfacing with applicants, and delivering specific social service programs in the community. The position will also be responsible for implementing systems for tracking and reporting on the success of Habitat’s programs.  

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the initiation and project completion of a variety of home repair programs that include renovations and home maintenance through to reporting on progress as required.  

  • Provide assistance to people in completing applications to whichever program offered is best suited to their needs.  

  • Implement the ongoing maintenance of the Northumberland County Homeownership Down Payment Assistance program including managing the reporting and supporting the distribution of the revolving fund; 

  • Implement a communication strategy for delivery of the Home Repairs Suite, including fostering relationships with other social service agencies, local health care professionals and other relevant professionals; 

  • Provide administrative support to the Manager of Housing Partnerships for other Habitat programs; 

  • Participate in the local advocacy efforts related to affordable housing;  

  • Oversee the homeownership application process; 

  • Other assignments, as required; and 

  • Work week will require flexibility of schedule as some activities occur in the evening or on weekends. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Project or case management experience 

  • Background in social services, preferably with a not-for-profit organization; 

  • Strong people skills; interpersonal skills, active listening 

  • Administrative experience and skills; experience with database management, (Salesforce) 

  • Computer Skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 

  • Strong communication and networking skills 

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; 

  • Access to a vehicle with a licence; 

  • Ability to work flexible hours – some nights and weekends; 

  • Commitment to the mission of Habitat for Humanity Northumberland and representing that mission within the community. 

 

To Apply: The window for applications is only open for a short time. All applications must include both a cover letter and a resume. Please send your application to Dawn Campbell, Manager of Housing Partnerships, at applications@habitatnorthumberland.ca. No telephone inquiries, please.  

Important Details: 

  • Application Deadline: July 4, 2024 (However, a qualified applicant may be chosen before this date, so do not wait to apply!) 

  • Confirmation: Applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt of their application. 

  • Contact: Only those being considered for the position will be contacted for further steps. 

Don't miss this opportunity – apply now! 

 

About Habitat for Humanity Northumberland: 

Founded in 1998, Habitat for Humanity Northumberland is a non-profit organization working towards a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity Northumberland and its volunteers have assisted 65 family partners in obtaining affordable housing and 181 families maintain affordable housing.   

 

Habitat for Humanity Northumberland is one of 45 local Habitats working in Canada. Habitat for Humanity Canada is a member of Habitat for Humanity International, which was established in 1976 and has grown to become a leading global non-profit working in more than 70 countries. For more information on Habitat for Humanity Northumberland, please visit www.habitatnorthumberland.ca

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