Employment Type:  Full-Time, Permanent
Work Hours: 35 hours per week (Per Management Hours of Work Policy)
Salary:  $86,365 – $101,194 annually (M11) plus comprehensive benefits package
Location:  Head Office – 87 Elm Street, Toronto (Hybrid work option possible)
Application Deadline:   Friday, July 19, 2024



Are you passionate about increasing safe affordable housing options for women, gender diverse people and families?  Are you looking to work for an organization that aligns with your values where you can make a difference?

If so, consider joining our organization as a member of the senior management team carrying responsibility for the property services management of all YWCA Toronto owned, leased and operated sites and real estate development.

YWCA Toronto strives to uphold anti-discrimination practices and anti- oppression principles to ensure that the rights of all individuals are respected and protected. We work to promote a climate that is welcoming of all women and individuals who identify as trans, intersex, non-binary, agender, and/or Two-Spirit.

We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people from all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations.


YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women, girls and gender diverse people. Our programs promote equality, economic security and lives free from violence. We help women, youth and gender diverse people flee violence, secure housing, find jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. We offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs. We also engage in systemic advocacy.


  • As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Property Services and Asset Management assists in setting the operational vision and planning of YWCA Toronto in the context of the Association’s Mission Statement;
  • Ensures the property management, development and evaluation of all YWCA sites including: security, safety, mechanical and electrical systems, cleaning, maintenance, landscaping and fire safety procedures;
  • Ensures that all required permits and licenses are obtained and up to date; and that an accurate and up to date database/system of records and inventory is maintained for property management systems related to maintenance including the development of a preventative maintenance plan;
  • Develops a five-year capital plan for all Association owned or leased property;
  • Actively seeks and submits grants to governmental and non-governmental funding for the improvement of current facilities;
  • Collaborates with consultants and contractors associated with property development activities;
  • Ensures the preparation, administration, and monitoring of all relevant budgets, statistics, and records and approves budgets for submission to the Director of Finance and the Chief Executive Officer;
  • Acts as the Director “on call” for the Property Services on a rotating basis;
  • Ensures that fiscal goals are met and prepares contingency plans, as required.


  • Advanced knowledge of the concepts and theories of property development normally acquired through the completion of a Masters’ Degree in Business, Building Sciences, Urban Planning or combination of education, training and experience;
  • A minimum of 10 years related facilities management and/or operations experience in the not-for- profit sector at a senior management level;
  • Technical knowledge in mechanical, electrical systems, controls and equipment;
  • RPA and/or FMA Designation is an asset;
  • Alignment with YWCA Toronto’s mission, vision and values including an understanding of and commitment to intersectional feminism;
  • Knowledge and competency in working with diverse groups from an anti-oppressive and trauma-informed framework;
  • Knowledge of building management systems, and life-safety systems, procedures and practices is essential;  Demonstrated experience developing and implementing preventative maintenance and capital reserve plans required;
  • Supervisory experience in a diverse, unionized environment. Knowledge of another culture/ or a second language would be an asset;
  • Advanced ability to research and analyze complex concepts; ability to think strategically, to plan, organize and execute effectively.
    Please note: A vulnerable sector police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring. YWCA Toronto is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. This position is not within the Bargaining Unit. For internal applicants, this position is not secondable.

Vaccination Policy: In accordance with YWCA Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all YWCA Toronto employees, students and volunteers are strongly encouraged to obtain all COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses as recommended by Toronto Public Health



YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

YWCA Toronto is a Scent-Sensitive Workplace.

Posting Date: July 2, 2024




Tagged as: , ,


$86,365 - $101,194 annually (M11) plus comprehensive benefits package

How to Apply


About YWCA Toronto

YWCA Toronto is an association by, for and about women, girls and gender diverse people. Our programs promote equality, economic security and lives free from violence. We offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs. We also engage in systemic advocacy.