CHC accepting applications to Board of Directors
Calgary Housing Company (CHC) provides safe and affordable housing to meet the needs of low and moderate income Calgarians in need of non-market rental housing thereby creating communities where people can realize their full potential.
The CHC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The City of Calgary and is governed by a Board of Directors. CHC works in cooperation with the Government of Alberta and The City of Calgary.
With a budget of approximately $100M, CHC operates and manages nearly 10,000 housing units and impacts 25,000 citizens. CHC meets tenant needs through varied programs, which include:
- Rent subsidies
- Near-market housing
- Affordable housing
- Deep subsidy housing
As a volunteer Board Member, you will be responsible for actively participating in effective governance of the CHC Board, working as a team member to establish the policies and the strategic direction of CHC, and working with administration to develop long-term strategic plans and provide governance oversight of the management of the business and affairs of the CHC.
As the successful candidate, you have a passion for CHC’s mandate, serving the community and bringing experience in one or more of the following areas; property development/management, accounting, risk management, human services, working with vulnerable populations, governance, and/or the not-for-profit sector. Your experience includes serving on a community, public sector or corporate board. Direct experience of living or having lived in affordable housing would be an asset.
Now fulfill your passion for Calgary and your desire to make a difference in the lives of those needing affordable housing by serving the CHC as a Board Member. Please forward your resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 6, 2018. For further information, please contact Shauna Louie or Emily Henders at 587-353-9800.