Job/Volunteer Board

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

As a service to our members and other housing-related organizations, MNPHA accepts postings for employment and volunteer opportunities in the housing sector. This includes employment postings, and openings on Boards of Directors.

Please submit postings to [email protected]. MNPHA reserves the right to screen job submissions for compatibility with the values of our organization.

Current Postings

Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association: Social Housing Researcher (Term Position, Canada Summer Jobs)

The Social Housing Researcher will develop communications materials, including fact sheets and research summaries, on the social housing sector and the contemporary issues impacting social housing providers in Manitoba. Through environmental scans and literature reviews, the Researcher will assist the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association in educating Boards of Directors and the general public on the history of the sector, policies impacting it, and future trends.

HOURS and WORK CONDITIONS: Hours are flexible, and the position includes working in an office (located in Winnipeg’s Exchange District) up to 2 days per week, and independently (at home or another remote location) for the additional hours, up to 35 hours per week for 8 weeks (flexibility to spread the work over more weeks if preferred, maximum of 280 hours from July-October).

WAGE: $15/hour

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Literature search and summary: review research reports, online materials, and other documents to compile information and data
  • Communications and writing: create easy-to-read documents for a variety of audiences, including members of Boards of Directors and the general public, to understand the non-profit housing sector and to utilize in strategic planning

Expected Deliverables

  • A brief history of the non-profit housing sector in Manitoba
  • A guide to non-profit housing terminology
  • A literature review of sector trends impacting social housing in Manitoba. These include: population trends and anticipated housing need by population and community; changing relationships with governments and funders; devolution of government responsibilities for social services; increased sector collaboration and partnerships.

See the full job posting here

The position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs, therefore the applicant must be between the ages of 15-30 years old, and must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Apply by July 3, 2020 by sending resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Community Housing Transformation Centre – Program Manager (Full-time)

As part of a new, dynamic pan-Canadian organization, the Program Manager will play a key role in the operation of the Funds. The Centre works with an attentive and supportive approach in assisting groups and organizations wishing to submit a grant

Receive grant applications and analyze them applying the following:
  • all relevant procedures and policies regarding the reception, processing and analysis of submitted applications;
  • all protocols regarding communication with housing groups submitting a grant application;
  • all policies and procedures regarding the monitoring and evaluation of grant applications;
  • Conduct administrative and budgetary follow-ups with community and business partners in relation to the Funds;
  • Write reports outlining the activities, results, budget developments, strengths and challenges of the Funds and its management;
  • Contribute to the smooth running and overall mission of the Centre.
The applicant must have good knowledge of the community housing sector in Western Canada. While The Centre is located in Montreal, there are flexible hours and possibility of working from home. The position requires a minimum of intermediate French or a willingness to quickly learn.