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Looking for a Director of Property Management

Organization: Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Mar 31, 2018


Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity? Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is currently looking for somebody to join our Board of Directors as a Director of Property Management.

We are a not-for-profit corporation that provides low cost housing for seniors with about 1100 houses around the world, 25 of them in Canada, and one here in Ottawa. Our volunteer Board of Directors is looking to fill three different, Director-level vacancies.

The work involves a few hours a month and attendance at one monthly evening Board meeting. Duties include:

Director of Property Management: Managing staff and volunteers involved in larger maintenance, repair and upgrade projects for our 100yr old heritage building;

If you or anyone in your domain of contacts (either retired or working) would be interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact us. In the interim here is some background reading on our organisation: http://www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca


Danny Starr



Volunteer Opportunity Address
425 Parkdale Ave Ottawa


Good for people interested in: Skilled Trades; Administration/Office

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
It is an interesting and enjoyable way to give back to the community and also to keep up one’s management skills.

How will the organization benefit?
We are funded mainly through grants from organisations like City of Ottawa, Habitat for Humanity, Home Depot etc. and have had an interesting variety of professional individuals on our board including an accountant, lawyer, nurse, student, communications person, managers, executives, secretaries and retirees.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Police record check required: Yes