Development Support (Term – Full Time): Job Posting

Written by Graeme Hussey

October 13, 2017

CCOC is looking for a Development Support to assist in creating new affordable housing for both CCOC and its development corporation, Cahdco. This is a two-year term position with possibility of renewal.

About us:

CCOC is an innovative and award-winning non-profit landlord and a recognized affordable housing leader with over 50 properties located in downtown Ottawa providing nearly 1,600 affordable homes. For over 40 years, CCOC has created, maintain and promoted housing for low and moderate income people.

Cahdco is CCOC’s non-profit real estate development corporation. Cahdco combines the affordable housing experience and resources of CCOC with a team of development, construction, and project management experts. Current Cahdco clients include the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, Carefor Community and Health Services, Convivium, King’s Daughters and Sons, Multifaith Housing Initiative, Ottawa Salus, Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, Sandy Hill Housing Co-Operative, and the Youth Services Bureau.

Development Support staff act as project coordinators assisting in the planning and implementation of affordable housing and mixed use social-purpose real estate projects. Development Support staff are self-starters with strong organizational skills and project management experience who are comfortable with complex projects, big numbers and tight deadlines.

Development Support staff are employees of CCOC, but work as part of the Cahdco team to support the CCOC development committee and board of directors & the Cahdco board of directors in planning for new affordable housing.

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Application deadline: 5:00 pm Thursday, November 2, 2017
Reports to: Project Manager
Salary: $39,981 per year


The Development Support is responsible to the Project Manager and provides clerical and administrative assistance to the Development department, including Cahdco and CCOC. The Development Support works as part of a team, providing assistance with various aspects of project management administration.


(This is not an exhaustive list)

1. Assists with Project Management Administration by:

2. Provides Clerical and Administrative Assistance to the Development Department and Cahdco by:

3. In coordination with staff at the head office of CCOC, manages the office supplies and equipment by:

4. Performs other duties as may be required by the Project Manager, Director of Housing Development or Executive Director.

This position supports the work of Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation, Centretown Citizens Housing Co-operative and Cahdco (Centretown Affordable Housing Development Corporation).


Preference Given to Candidates With:

Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Summary of Benefits and Eligibility

Vacation Allowance earned at 1.25 to 2.667 days/month
Sick Leave earned at 1.25 days/month (15 days/year)
Discretionary Leave earned at 0.1667 days/month (2 days/year)
Other leave with pay (birthday, jury, etc.) eligible
EI Sub-Plan – compassionate leave top up after one year of employment as a regular employee (up to 8 wks)
EI Sub-Plan – medical/parental leave top up after one year of employment as a regular employee
Group Insurance (Long term disability/drug plan ) after 6 months
Supplementary Medical Plan (dental /eyewear) after initial probation or 6 months
EAP – Employee Assistance Plan after initial probation or 6 months
OMERS Pension mandatory for all regular employees
Graeme Hussey

Graeme Hussey

Cahdco President & CCOC Development Manager

October 13, 2017