Reports to: Executive Leadership Team
Location: Hamilton, ON
Term: FULL – TIME, Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours per week, some flexibility
Deadline: May 30, 2024 – 12:00pm

Pursuant to Section 24 of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code), this position will give preference to applicants who identify as a member of an Indigenous community (First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples). Candidates from this group are invited to self-identify in their cover letter, transparently, as part of the application process. 

Niwasa Kendaaswin Teg provides wholistic programs and service for Indigenous children, youth, families, and community that are rooted in culture and language. Our vision is to provide high quality programming that fosters identity formation and creates a sense of belonging.  

Job Summary:

The Human Resources Coordinator for our not-for-profit organization will play a vital role in supporting the overall mission by effectively managing human resources functions. This role involves implementing HR policies, recruiting, and retaining diverse talent, fostering a positive work culture, and ensuring compliance with employment laws. The Human Resources Coordinator will contribute to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment aligned with the organization’s values and goals.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Coordinate the recruitment process, including drafting job descriptions, posting vacancies, and conducting initial screenings.
  • Facilitate the onboarding process for new employees, ensuring a smooth transition into the organization.

HR Policies and Compliance:

   – Assist in the development, communication, and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
   – Ensure compliance with local labor laws and regulations, staying informed of any changes that may impact HR practices.

Employee Relations:

  • Act as a point of contact for employee inquiries and concerns, providing guidance and support.
  • Assist in resolving workplace conflicts and promoting a positive work environment.

Performance Management:

  • Support the performance management process, including goal setting, performance reviews, and development planning.
  • Work with managers to address performance issues and implement improvement plans.

Benefits Administration:

  • Manage employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other perks.
  • Communicate benefit information to employees and assist with enrollment and claims resolution.

Training and Development:

  • Coordinate training initiatives to enhance employee skills and competencies.
  • Identify opportunities for professional development and career growth within the organization

Employee Engagement:

  • Plan and execute employee engagement initiatives, fostering a positive organizational culture.
  • Conduct surveys and gather feedback to assess and improve employee satisfaction.

HR Records and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date HR records, ensuring confidentiality and compliance.
  • Prepare regular reports on HR metrics and trends for management.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in human resources roles, preferably in a not-for-profit setting.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations, asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365.