Haldimand Norfolk Housing

Quetzal Family Homes Seeking Board Members

South & Metcalfe Non-Profit Housing Corporation (operating as Quetzal Family Homes) is seeking applications from residents in Haldimand-Norfolk who are interested in joining the Corporation’s Board of Directors.

Quetzal Family Homes is a charitable organization that offers affordable, supportive housing and related services to women survivors of domestic violence and their children.  The Board of Directors is composed of community-minded individuals with an interest and commitment to affordable housing and ending violence against women.  We are currently seeking a resident of Norfolk County or Haldimand County to serve on our board of directors for a term of two years.  Regular Board Meetings are held virtually via web conference, for approximately 1 ½ hours at 5:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every other month, including February, April, June, September, and November.

ABOUT QUETZAL FAMILY HOMES:  Quetzal Family Homes is the owner of 28 apartments in two apartment buildings in Simcoe, Ontario.  The organization was created in 1991 by local community members and has evolved into a charitable organization that provides supportive housing and other services for survivors.  In partnership with Haldimand Norfolk Women’s Services, we provide on-site counseling and related services to women and their children.

OUR MISSION – Quetzal Family Homes is a community-based organization that provides specialized housing and related services for our tenants and community to inspire hope and enhanced quality of life.  Quetzal Family Homes provide secure, transitional housing for 18 months with support services, for women and children survivors of violence at a pivotal time, to help them achieve a healthy, safe and self-dependent future.

Board members are required to have internet access, the ability to participate in Web Conference calls, and email. Interested applicants should request an application by emailing hnhc@hnhousing.ca.

The deadline for applications is April, 21, 2023.

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