The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is the national voice of municipal governments, representing the interests of cities and communities with the federal government.
Position: Advisor, Capacity Development, Sustainable Affordable Housing
Department: FCM Programs
Classification: Level 5
Salary Band: $75,800 - $95,650
Languages: Bilingualism (English & French) is a strong asset
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
The Green Municipal Fund’s Sustainable Affordable Housing (SAH) initiative supports municipal, non-profit and cooperative housing providers in measurably improving the energy efficiency and affordability of existing and new affordable housing units. The initiative’s mission is to achieve environmental, economic, and social benefits through the retrofitting and building of sustainable affordable housing. In addition, the initiative intends to increase the affordable housing sector’s capacity to undertake sustainable projects, supporting housing providers to better plan, build, operate and maintain energy efficiency projects that achieve these benefits.
The Advisor, Capacity Development (CD), leads in the development and delivery of capacity development programming to support FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) and its Sustainable Affordable Housing (SAH) initiative. Specific activities include: awareness raising, skill development, training, and peer-to-peer learning to support exchange of best practice in energy efficiency among social/affordable housing providers. Activities will also include documenting, packaging and disseminating information and insights from SAH funded projects; and using innovative methods to increase the readiness of social/affordable housing providers to access the SAH program and succeed in delivering measurable environmental results and social and economic benefits. The Advisor assists with the integration and coordination of knowledge management, exchange and mobilization internally across GMF units and other FCM departments.
Knowledge and Experience:
The benefits of joining the FCM team include summer hours (Fridays off between July 1st and Labour Day); office facilities located in the ByWard Market; FCM’s commitment to employee development and a competitive range of employee benefits and services. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FCM is currently under a temporary work from home protocol until further notice. The successful candidate must have the ability to work from home during this period.
For additional information on this posting, or for further information on FCM, access our website at www.fcm.ca.
Visit the careers section of our website to apply. Deadline for applications is May 19, 2021.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. All the applications will be kept on file for six months following the hiring.
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