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Human Resources Advisor

Boyle Street Community Services

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We have a new, exciting, and challenging opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our team as a Human Resources Advisor. Reporting to the Director of Operations –the incumbent’s primary role is to provide HR support and counsel for managers and employees. This position is geared towards a client focused individual with demonstrated consulting capabilities and a proactive approach to HR.


While working in close collaboration with the management team, primary responsibilities will include:

  • Work collaboratively with the organizational leadership team to develop the HR strategy and policy for BSCS.
  • Ensure all HR initiatives are aligned with the values and strategic plan of BSCS, and deliver the desired organizational outcomes.
  • Support and lead BSCS as a trusted advisor and partner through negotiation and resolution on a variety of managerial, employee and organizational issues.
  • Ensure the successful realization of talent planning, organizational effectiveness, employee relations, and performance management for the overall HR environment of BSCS
  • Maintain a positive employee relations environment and build strong relationships and rapport with the administration and operations team, front-line employees and leaders to provide sound advice and counsel.
  • Oversee and direct the preparation of employment agreements for hires, transfers and staff changes and ensure accuracy and consistency are maintained.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable labor and employment laws and all internal process and procedures are adhered to and recommend process improvements.
  • Conduct site visits as required to understand departmental needs and foster relationship building.
  • Facilitate performance, teambuilding and planning sessions with managers and employees.
  • Support HR initiatives designed to attract, retain, develop and engage a diverse employee group.
  • Work with the Edmonton HR Cluster Group recruitment specialist, development and the operations team to define workforce planning needs for BSCS and develop creative developmental and talent management strategies.
  • Network across the HR and broader community to build a partnership relationship sharing consistency in approach, best practice, re-use of initiatives, performance measures and opportunities.
  • Assist with other HR and administrative related projects and tasks as assigned.
  • Manage and support potential HR administrative team members


As the ideal candidate, you will possess the following:

  • A post-secondary degree in HR Management or a related discipline. CHRP designation is an asset.
  • A strong commitment to upholding the values of Boyle Street Community Services. (see a list of the values at: http://boylestreet.org/who-we-are/mission-and-history/)
  • A minimum of 5 years’ of related experience.
  • Prior work in the not for profit, social/human services or related industry is an asset
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
  • Superior communication and organization skills
  • Proven facilitation, influencing skills and exceptional relationship management skills.
  • Experienced coach and mentor to leaders within an organization
  • A thorough understanding of employment legislation and best practices.
  • Results focused with a passion for providing exceptional client service.
  • Must pass criminal record check /child welfare check

Boyle Street Community Services values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Metis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTQ communities.

Salary: $27.16- $31.95 per Hour ($52,962.00 – $62,302.50 per Annum)

Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include HR Advisor in the Subject Line of the email.