Toronto Community HousingToronto Community Housing (“TCH”) is the largest social housing provider in Canada and the second largest in North America. It is home to approximately 164,000 persons with low and moderate-incomes in its 58,500 residential units. Our tenant population includes seniors, families, singles, refugees, recent immigrants to Canada, and people with special needs. Our tenants come from diverse backgrounds. This diversity includes age, education, language, sexual orientation, mental and physical disability, religion, ethnicity and race as well as increasing diversity in lifestyles and values. Our portfolio includes more than 360 high-rise and low-rise apartment buildings throughout the city.
|Location:||931 Yonge Street, 6th Floor|
The Development Division is currently looking for a Masters in Planning, Architecture, or Urban Studies student, for a three (3) month internship position. The ideal candidate will be a creative team player, with a strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Conducts preliminary research on housing policies that impact mixed tenure within condominiums
• Interviews and/or surveys local housing staff and tenants regarding social mix and the impact of tenure mix within buildings
• Presents all findings within a presentation and a written report
• Coordinates with development staff to set research objectives, to be completed before the end of the work term
• Supports community engagement functions
• Hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required
• Currently enrolled in a Graduate level Planning, Architecture, Urban Studies or housing/development related program
• Strong writing skills
• Independent research skills
• Developed understanding of local and provincial housing policies
• Strong organizational and strategic thinking skills
• Capable of taking responsibility and showing initiative in a fast-paced environment
• Strong presentation skills (familiar with Microsoft Office Suite)
Toronto Community Housing is committed to equity in employment. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from women and men, people from racialized communities, sexual minorities, persons with disabilities and aboriginal persons.
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We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications must be received by June 6, 2012 at:
Human Resources Division
Toronto Community Housing Corporation
931 Yonge Street 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H2
Fax: (416) 981-4260
Posting Date: May 24, 2012