We are hiring! Program Development Coordinator

Nov 16, 2022 | Careers, Communiqué

The Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre) is looking for a highly motivated individual to work on the development of programs, projects and activities focusing on facilitating the growth and resilience of Black led community housing organizations across Canada. The individual we are looking for enjoys collaborative work, is creative and curious, and sees a challenge as an opportunity.

Working with us

We are a team of highly dedicated professionals committed to development and capacity building in the community housing sector.

We are looking for

A team player who is interested in learning, contributing, and growing with us and the community around us.

Our commitment

We offer a unique opportunity to work on a unique project, in an inclusive and supportive work environment.

The task

Using a community-driven approach, increase the organizational capacity of existing and emerging housing providers and supports primarily governed, staffed, and managed by members of Black communities.

The goal

Significantly contribute to creating a sizable and diverse range of quality and affordable housing stock in Black communities where the demand exists.

What is the Centre?

We support the sustainability, development, and accessibility of quality community housing across Canada. We provide financial assistance to community housing stakeholders and promote resource and knowledge sharing through partnerships.


Program Development and Project management

  • Define, lead, and implement programmatic activities dedicated to increase the Centre’s impact in supporting the growth and resilience of Black-led housing providers

Outreach and Communication

  • Establish a registry of Black-led, Black-governed, and Black- serving housing providers, support organizations and other services.
  • Contact and inform these groups and organizations, as well as community and institutional allies, of the Centre’s services, projects, and activities to increase uptake among those communities.
  • Establish regular communication between the Centre and Black-led or Black serving organizations that would benefit from the Centre’s services, working with existing Black community networks.
  • Create and maintain content for dedicated pages of the Centre’s website that will:
    • Provide background and updates on the Centre’s activities related to Black community housing.
    • Offer interactive tools inviting interested parties to register and engage with the Centre’s activities, projects, and funding programs.
    • Provide a system mapping exercise that includes the different key stakeholders and available resources relating to the advancement of affordable housing outcomes for Black communities across Canada.
    • Promote the Centre’s activities in the community housing sector’s key forums to sensitize the sector and identify allies to the needs and potential partnerships with Black led organizations.
    • Planning and reporting

Report to the Executive Director

  • Draft planning and implementations road maps to achieve deliverables
  • Draft reports for the board and funders

Knowledge and experience

  • Education in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Law, Political Science or similar relevant experience through work and/or volunteering.
  • Experience in community organizing and community development.
  • Knowledge of Black community organizations, community housing sector and/or associations or support agencies/ services working with community housing sector.


  • Competitive Salary: to be discussed according to expertise and experience
  • Benefits package, vacation, retirement plan
  • 35 hours per week
  • Telework with frequent travel

Apply now!

Please send us your resume and cover letter in PDF format to info@centre.support, indicating that you are applying for Program Development Coordinator position. Please note that we will carefully study all the files submitted to us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Centre is committed to diversity and inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who are Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour, persons from the LGBTQIA2S+ community and individuals living with disabilities. 

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