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Organization: Nepean Housing Corporation

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Jul 17, 2020


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.


Kirsten Martin


Volunteer Opportunity Address
16 Kilbarron Road, Nepean, ON, K2J 5B2


Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)

You will be working with: 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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Working with a seasoned and dedicated Board of Directors and staff striving to provide safe and affordable accommodations to singles, seniors and families. Please visit our website to learn more about Nepean Housing Corporation, the important work that we do and how you can make a difference!

How will the organization benefit?
Professional and experienced financial oversight and guidance

Organization category: Development and housing

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes