SCAHS Seeking Treasurer

Volunteer Position Available

Treasurer - SCAHS Board of Directors

The SCAHS Board of Directors is calling for expressions of interest in the position of Treasurer. This volunteer position is a two-year term with the possibility of renewal for a second term. The SCAHS Board of Directors is a management board responsible for both the governance of the organization and the managerial oversight of its operations. The Board’s members meet monthly.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Providing financial leadership to the Society

- Overseeing the production of annual budgets and project specific budgets

- Acting as a liaison with the Society's accountant, auditor and other partners

- Monitoring and reporting on the financial health of the Society

- Serving as a co-signer of cheques with one other signing officer

- Acting as a voting member of the Board

For more information on the Sunshine Coast Affordable Housing Society, please visit our website at: http://www.affordablesc.org

To express interest in the role or if you require more information, please email us at: info@affordablesc.org


Town of Gibsons Allocates $80,000 from Affordable Housing Reserve for SCAHS Executive Positions

“Gibsons Council has given third reading to zoning and Official Community Plan amendments for the Sunshine Coast Affordable Housing Society’s (SCAHS) project on Shaw Road, and agreed to provide funding to help the society hire staff.” - Sean Eckford, Coast Reporter

https://www.coastreporter.net/news/local-news/gibsons-commits-to-housing-society-funding-1.23965006?fbclid=IwAR3_YZU1WJzGHUWEWMxfZDESFBF5PwXwN-ddmdxZ5JqpJ57j8n7SGh9fJT4

Coast Reporter on SCAHS Request for Funding Partnerships with Local Governments

Coast Reporter published a great synopsis of what we’ve been working on and our recent requests for funding from our local governments.

For more information on our developments, check out our Projects page - did you know we already have plans for a child day care centre?

https://www.coastreporter.net/news/local-news/affordable-housing-society-looks-for-funding-to-hire-staff-1.23955103?fbclid=IwAR1K63Jk16hPrF7pb0X0Xk38aoeWpBFGnmQmKVZC5w66_FvIB9OfVqOXxvo

All Candidates Meetings on the Sunshine Coast

We think housing is a key issue for this upcoming election, and we know housing isn’t the only thing really important in the community right now, and we encourage everyone to participate.

Please note the events are free, but may require registration, or participation by email prior to the event - please click the links for more information.

October 5: All Candidates Forum

Host: Gibsons Chamber of Commerce
Location: 686 Harmony Ln, Gibsons - Harmony Hall
Time: 2-4 PM
* Priority given to emailed questions

October 7: All Candidates Meeting

Host: Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce
Location: 5904 Cowrie St, Sechelt - Chatelech Secondary School
Time: 7-9 PM

October 8: Voice Lab All Candidates Meeting

Host: Voice on the Coast / Voice Lab
Location: Roberts Creek Community Hall
Time: 6:30-9 PM
* Priority given to emailed questions

October 10: Environment and Climate Change All Candidates Forum

Host: Sunshine Coast Alliance4Democracy and Sunshine Coast Conservation Association
Location: Roberts Creek Community Hall
Time: 7-9 PM

Public Hearing for Shaw Road Development to be held September 19th

Our collaborative Shaw Road Development with Town of Gibsons, New Commons Development, and Mobius Architecture has passed second reading before Town of Gibsons Council, and a Public Hearing is being held at High Beam Dreams in Gibsons on September 19th at 6pm. Click here for our Facebook event.

We invite everyone to join us for the Public Hearing and we invite the community to speak freely before Council - we’d love to begin construction in the new year!

For more information, Coast Reporter has more, and more information on the Shaw Road Project is also here.

SCAHS in Search of Treasurer and Volunteers

A huge thanks to everyone who sent applications for our available Board positions!

We're still looking for a Treasurer to join our ambitious projects! Have what it takes?

We're also looking specifically for volunteers to assist us with the following:
- Project Management
- Finance, business, and accounting
- Board governance and NPO experience
- Fundraising, grant writing, marketing, and PR
- Community development and planning

Email us at scaffordablehousingsociety@gmail.com or head to our contact page. Send us your resume and a small bit about how you can apply your experience, skills, and education to our projects.

Town of Gibsons to Hold Public Information Meeting July 24th for Shaw Road Housing Development

The community is welcomed to join the Town of Gibsons at their Public Information Meeting on July 24th at Christenson Village on Shaw Road to discuss a proposed housing development also on Shaw Road. Sunshine Coast Affordable Housing Society has been invited to oversee a 40 unit housing project on the site with New Commons Development and Mobius Architecture. Plans also include ideas for a Phase 2 development.

For event details, see our Facebook page, under Events.

https://www.thelocalweekly.ca/gibsons-affordable-housing-proceeds/

Sunshine Coast Affordable Housing Society Raising $50,000 for Franklin Road development

Join us in supporting affordable long term rental housing on the Sunshine Coast through our GoFundMe campaign!

You can also share through our Facebook page to spread the word! And remember, we’re not just raising dollars, we’re raising support and we need real human hands too! Contact us to get involved!

Check out our Franklin Road project here!

HUGE thank you’s to our community partners for supporting us both with donated services, materials, and real dollars!

Town of Gibsons
Sunco Civil Engineering
Dempster Grant Realty
Longman Developments
Andrena Gray Law
Sunshine Coast Credit Union
Tapworks Brewing
Howe Sound P&P
Rain Farmer