We are recruiting!

Are you passionate about issues related to homelessness and affordable housing? Do you have experience in community outreach, public engagement or advocacy? Are you able to contribute your time and skills in support of advancing a community wide effort to prevent and reduce homelessness and housing insecurity in Ottawa?

The Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa is recruiting for our Board of Directors. We are seeking individuals with community, cultural, peer support and/or lived experience of homelessness, housing loss or housing instability to join our dynamic Board of Directors.

Please read further for more information on the role, skills and experience being sought.

Please send your application to: Kristen Holinsky, Executive Director, Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa at: kholinsky@endhomelessnessottawa.ca.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until vacancies are filled.  Apply today!

Alliance Board of Directors 2018-2019


Deirdre Freiheit – Shepherds of Good Hope – Chair

Catharine Vandelinde – Options Bytown Non-Profit Housing Corporation - Vice-Chair

Joyce Potter – Community Member - Secretary

Doug Pawson – Causeway Work Centre – Treasurer



Melany Chrétien – Ottawa Community Housing

Sarah Davis – Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa

Tyler Fainstat – John Howard Society of Ottawa 

Emilie Hayes – Somerset West Community Health Centre

Donna Pettey– Canadian Mental Health Association of Ottawa

Marc Provost – Salvation Army

Larissa Silver – Youth Services Bureau

Peter Tilley – The Ottawa Mission

Ex-Officio Board Members 

City of Ottawa

United Way Ottawa


Executive Director

Kristen Holinsky