Housing Co-operative Manager – Applegrove Co-op


Applegrove Co-Operative Housing is seeking to fill the full-time, permanent position of manager of a 52-unit housing co-op in Hamilton. (The co-op also employs a part-time bookkeeper)

Reporting to the co-op’s board of directors, the manager’s job is to oversee and be accountable for the management of the co-op’s operations. Duties will include:

  • managing the co-op’s finances
  • developing and implementing an overall property maintenance and repair program
  • ensuring that the co-op meets its legal obligations.
  • Implementing current strategies maintain full occupancy of the co-op.
  • supporting good governance in the co-op by the board and membership.
  • efficient administration of the co-op’s office and management of other co-op staff.
  • Managing the Co-op’s ongoing renovations projects in anticipation of future remortgaging.

The successful applicant will be:

  • financially literate with strong property management skills
  • an efficient administrator and effective supervisor of other staff
  • familiar with computer programs in common use in an office environment
  • knowledgeable about ILM and the laws that apply to housing co-ops.
  • experienced with rent-geared-to-income program administration.
  • a good communicator – both orally and in writing
  • able to work effectively within a co-operative management and governance structure and relate to a diverse co-op community.
  • a self-starter with an ability to work with limited direct supervision.

Some evening work is required. The expected start date is ASAP but negotiable for the right candidate.

If interested, please apply by submitting your resume.

The Board of Directors
Applegrove Co-Operative Housing
1380 Upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton

While we sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will only contact those selected for an interview.