Job Posting: Development Assistant 2022

Written by Graeme Hussey

July 12, 2022

Cahdco and Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) are looking for a Development Assistant to assist in creating new affordable housing for both CCOC and Cahdco.

CCOC is hiring a Development Assistant to support the CCOC development department and Cahdco, CCOC’s related non-profit housing development corporation. The Development Assistant role will administer the Cahdco website, blog and social media, along with organizing events and meetings.

About us: Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation is a community-based, tenant and member directed, non-profit housing organization whose mission is to create, maintain and promote housing for low and moderate-income people. We are a progressive employer of choice that values diversity, collaboration, inclusive and open decision-making, innovation, creativity, and sustainability in all that we do.

Are you the right fit for our team? Our ideal candidate is someone who is dedicated to social justice and a non-profit spirit, is interested in affordable housing development and likes working in a collaborative open office environment. The ideal person is a strong communicator who gets a thrill from creating and implementing ordered procedures, isn’t afraid to pitch in and contribute to solutions and enjoys working with an interdisciplinary team. This position requires some work from CCOC’s office at 415 Gilmour Street.

The full job description is available here.

Position type: Regular full-time.

Compensation: Starting wage between $36,575 and $40,639, based on experience and qualifications. Compensation is based on a 35-hour work week. Maximum compensation for this classification is $44,703. 

Benefits: OMERS defined benefits pension plan; Employee and Family Assistance Plan (EFAP); and generous time-off from day one. Group Insurance and Supplementary Medical Plan (dental/eyewear) after six (6) months of employment.

Application deadline: July 29th, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

How to apply: Forward resume and cover letter by email to
Your cover letter should specifically address how you meet the education, experience, competencies and skills listed in this job description.

It is CCOC’s goal to be an inclusive organization and we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve. We, therefore, actively seek to recruit candidates who are Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQIA2+ community, persons with disabilities and women. Preference will be given to candidates with skills in additional languages, and candidates with personal or professional experience with marginalized communities.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please advise us when initially contacted.

Graeme Hussey

Cahdco President & CCOC Development Manager

July 12, 2022