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Human Resources Advisor

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre

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Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre provides programs that strengthen and enrich the lives of children and families. Norwood programs are targeted for families with children birth – 5 years old. Early childhood experiences are aimed at fostering optimal child development and healthy parent-child attachment.  Parent education opportunities are created to support building the capacity of families.  Family support services are provided to support families as the child’s first and most important teacher.  Information and referral is a key practice in supporting families to grown and learn within their own communities.  Programs are delivered using a holistic approach to support the social, emotional, intellectual, language, physical and creative needs of children and families in the community.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Human Resources Advisor will be responsible for overseeing policy development, recruitment and orientation, staff professional development, benefits, HR trend analysis, and other HR related duties.

Norwood staff are guided by the Team Charter:

  • Support- We utilize one another’s strengths to take on challenges and opportunities using positive communication, collaboration, and compassion.
  • Passion- We have the energy, attitude, and enthusiasm to be fully committed and engaged in our work with each other.
  • Integrity- We are honest, trustworthy, transparent, and accountable with each other.
  • Respect- We accept others without judgment and recognize that every individual is a person of value
  • Inclusivity- We celebrate diversity and welcome people of all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.
  • Team – We are all one group working towards improved outcomes for children and families.

If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Human Resources Advisor will:

  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, laws, and accreditation standards.
  • Ensure fair and consistent application and agency wide adherence to polices.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and consistent job descriptions.
  • Review, modify, and support the employee onboarding process.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive personnel records.
  • Build strong relationships with educational institutions for the purpose of attracting practicum students.
  • Coordinate training programs and professional development opportunities for all staff.
  • Track employee training and certification renewal dates, and ensure mandatory training requirements are met.
  • Advise managers and employee on the interpretation of personnel policies, and on compensation and benefit programs.
  • Research and analyze employee benefits programs, and conduct an annual compensation review
  • Prepare, administer, and analyze employee surveys and other organizational data regarding turnover, leaves, etc in order to provide advice and guidance to management.
  • Provide management with recommendations on current HR issues and trends (working with different age groups and backgrounds, marijuana in the workplace, etc).

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post Secondary Education in Human Resources or Business Administration. CPHR designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an HR Generalist role in a non-profit environment.
  • Experience with interpreting and implementing personnel related legislation and organizational policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage core HR processes such as organizational development, performance management, employee relations, and compensation.
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated competency with working in personnel databases (Payworks, HR Downloads, etc)
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including conflict resolution and people management skills.
  • Demonstrated high level critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Experience with attention to details and delivering a high quality of work.
  • Well-developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills.
  • Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Intervention Record Check

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre offers a compassionate team environment with a competitive compensation plan, full benefits, paid time off at Christmas and Spring Break (in addition to regular vacation), a commitment to staff celebration and recognition, a strong focus on employee wellness, team building activities, and ongoing professional development. The starting hourly range for this role is $27.06 to $30.45 per hour ($49,249 to $55,419 per year) based on a 35-hour week.

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre, values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTQ2S communities.

Closing Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca.  Please state in the cover letter how you align with the Norwood Team Charter. Please include Human Resources Advisor in the Subject Line of the email.