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The Catalyst team has a wealth of experience in real estate development, community based projects, social enterprises and socially progressive businesses. If you are interested in working with a dynamic team of professionals who are helping to build affordable rental housing in communities throughout BC, we want to hear from you. Unfortunately, we have no opportunities at this time.

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Reporting to the Board, our ideal candidate will be a kind, strategic, and thoughtful leader of people. Your work will be informed by your real estate development experience but not governed by it. You will be driven to seek out strategic, pragmatic, and innovative approaches to managing the organization and its teams so that they can thrive. You are someone who prefers to refine rather than reinvent and who appreciates the value of a well-run and stable organization.

The candidate will demonstrate experience and understanding of the full real estate development process with a focus on equity and financing. Construction experience/knowledge is desirable. A minimum of ten years direct experience leading, managing, and developing strong and effective teams with multiple and varying deliverables is essential. A Bachelor’s degree and/or a professional designation (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) is required.


This role focuses on the overall health and goals of Catalyst with a particular focus on developing and managing not-for-profit real estate projects; on building strategic partnerships, influencing and developing relevant public policy and regulations, capacity-building within the non-profit development sector and strengthening and sharing the Catalyst model. The President has the full set of responsibilities and accountabilities normally given to such a position.

To apply, and for more detailed information on this position, please include “President Catalyst” in the subject line and forward your resume (word format) to Joanna O’Callaghan, Principal at

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