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Nepean Housing Corporation

Selene Commerford
Director of Administration
Nepean Housing Corporation

16 Kilbarron Road
Nepean, ON
Canada K2J 5B2

TEL: 613-823-8452


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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

Nepean Housing is a private non-profit housing provider. We build integrated, community based affordable housing for persons of diverse backgrounds. We promote strong, healthy, sustainable communities through leadership, corporate excellence and community development. We strive to ensure access to safe, secure and affordable housing, as the foundation of a healthy community.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Nepean Housing Corporation is seeking one new member to serve on our Board. The Nepean Housing Corporation is a community-based non-profit housing corporation which owns and manages both rent-geared-to-income and market rent housing for individuals, families with children and senior citizens in its 559 units located in the South Nepean/Barrhaven, Bells Corners and Centrepointe areas.

The Board of Directors provides strategic leadership to the organization by committing to excellence in governance and supporting organizational health for optimum achievement of its goals and mandate. The nine-member volunteer board is comprised of a team of leaders with combined experiences in governance, accounting, HR, legal, business management, real estate and land-use planning, building systems technology, marketing, and housing and homelessness advocacy. All members have a personal passion for volunteering and for making a difference in the lives of individuals, families with children and senior citizens that reside in our communities.

We currently have a priority for an individual with a background in accounting and finances. Preference would be given to an individual with a professional designation in Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) and/or Society of Certified Management Accountants of Canada.

Directors meet every two months for two to three hours and will have additional committee meetings as required. The meetings are conducted in-person at our main office located at 16 Kilbarron Road, Nepean. As the Secretary-Treasurer, you will participate on one or more of the following standing committees: Corporate Audit, Finance & Tender Governance and Human Resources. Board terms are a minimum of three years with an option to renew three times for a maximum of 12 years.
Location: 16 Kilbarron Road, Nepean, ON, K2J 5B2
Deadline: Jul 17, 2020