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Ottawa Community Housing Corporation
Ottawa Community Housing staff volunteer  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Ottawa Community Housing Corporation was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2022):

  • Ottawa Community Housing's wellness committee acted as an employee resource in the development and enhancement of benefits and programs over the past year, helping to implement virtual health care and contributing to the organization's remote work program -- additionally, the committee launched a dedicated wellness page with tips and resources on physical and mental health (such as ergonomics, office stretches, free meditations, and resources)
  • Ottawa Community Housing helps foster social connection through a variety of virtual events, including informal coffee breaks, escape rooms, themed days such as silly hair-do and bring your pet to work day, and quarterly "meet and greet" socials for new hires to meet the CEO and senior executive team
  • Ottawa Community Housing offers learning opportunities for individuals at various stages of career development, from tuition subsidies for job-related courses for current employees, to paid internships and summer roles for students and recent graduates
Ottawa Community Housing employees volunteer in the local community  

Highlights

Industry Administration of housing programs
Established in Canada 2002
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 397
Part-time employees in Canada 29
Average age of employees in Canada 39.28 years
Benefits note Ottawa Community Housing Corporation has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $350 each year
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $500 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 3 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response increased employee communication and offered dedicated intranet resources (manager's corner, pandemic page, CEO videos), enhanced benefits to include access to virtual counselling and health care, provided paid time off for self-isolation, offered 2 additional paid days off in recognition of employees dedication over the course of the pandemic

The Career Directory

Ottawa Community Housing Corporation has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Ottawa Community Housing employees volunteered for garlic picking

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Administration of housing programs
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Energy and Sustainability Officer, Conservation and Sustainability Facilitator, Administrative Coordinator, Community Safety Worker, Accounting Clerk, Payroll and Benefits Clerk, Human Resources Administrator, Helpdesk/Network Administrator, Call Center Operator, Integrated Pest Management Worker, Landscape Maintenance Worker, Legal Assistant, Locksmith, Maintenance Worker
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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