Job Posting 70123

House Manager
South Shore Transition House Association
Western area, Bridgewater
closed yesterday (Fri, 7 May)
full time - term / contract  •  $19 - $23 per hour

South Shore Transition House Association (operating as Harbour House) is a fifteen bed emergency shelter home, providing a safe haven for women and their dependent children who have left situations of intimate partner violence. We are a charitable not-for-profit located in Bridgewater, we have been serving Lunenburg and Queens Counties since 1987.


We are currently seeking a House Manager. This position reports to the Executive Director and will be responsible for a range of tasks. This individual will be highly motivated and play an integral part in strengthening our operational processes. This may be the role for you if you are well organized with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. You are trustworthy and have discretion and good judgment when it comes to sensitive or confidential matters. You’re calm and responsive, take pride in your ability to consistently meet timelines. You have a knack for cultivating relationships and are approachable.



  • Support the development and implementation of the annual Operating plan
  • Review, evaluate and implement new administrative procedures to ensure efficiency and accurate reporting
  • Responsible for ensuring well maintained and organized filing system for all financial and administrative records
  • Review the inventory management system, including Capital Assets, with a goal of increased efficiency
  • Oversee the setting up of the Free Store for our residents; coordinate a donation drive for items
  • Work with Executive Director to ensure expenses are aligned with the Operating budget
  • Support the Bookkeeper with accounts payable and receivable, ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner and remittances for rebates are submitted
  • Maintain the Donations database, coordinating with the Executive Director to ensure monthly reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Actively participate in committees such as Finance and Health & Safety
  • Maintain the Association’s Facebook page and provide recommendations for an increased social presence
  • Ensure that any building concerns (e.g. exterior property maintenance, equipment problems, etc.) are managed and brought to the attention of the Executive Director; arrange for service calls as needed


  • Diploma in Business Administration, with minimum 2 years of experience. An Accounting or Finance focus is an asset
  • Experience with MS Office and SAGE; well adept with various social media platforms
  • Superb attention to detail and professional demeanour
  • Strong ability to effectively prioritize issues and task management
  • Takes initiative, problem solves and is solution-oriented
  • Exceptional interpersonal, listening, and communication skills

This position is a temporary position, funded until September 2021. There is a possibility the position will be ongoing. The position is on site, at 35 hours/week, with some flexibility in the schedule.


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Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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