Human Resources Co-ordinator

Role Summary

As the Human Resources Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for building, maintaining and improving Human Resources processes for Navigator supervisors and employees to follow. We are looking for someone who is enthused by the prospect of applying their existing skills and experience to help The Navigators of Canada pursue its calling to guide people into a deep, ongoing connection with Jesus and equip them to become guides to others.

You will do this through:
  • Ensuring compliance with policies & procedures
  • Implementing and maintaining a Human Resources database
  • Providing Human Resources coaching and guidance to field directors, supervisors and employees
  • Assisting with the on-boarding and transitioning of staff and volunteers
As an ideal candidate, you will:
  • Be comfortable working within a Christian charity
  • Have an affinity for maintaining and developing effective administrative routines
  • Be a strong systems thinker with a bias towards action
  • Be able to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Have knowledge in tracking mission critical HR information and data
  • Have a well-organized, methodical and proactive approach to work
  • Enjoy working within a small team
  • Have a flexible approach to prioritizing and executing your duties
  • Have experience in Human Resources
  • Have or be actively pursuing a diploma, degree or designation in a related field of study
  • Have some experience working within the not-for-profit/charitable sector in Canada
  • Develop/update policies, procedures and role description templates to ensure all activities are in compliance with Employment Standards legislation, organizational policy and legal requirements
  • Develop and maintain a simple Human Resources information system
  • Provide support in matters pertaining to Human Resources
  • Support the growth of the organization through effective onboarding and transition procedures
  • Provide oversight of and audit the organization’s Child Protection Policy
  • Provide support in matters of immigration related to staff relocating internationally

Selection Criteria

Essential Knowledge / Skills / Attributes
  • Knowledge of Human Resources best practices and principles
  • Ability to build good relationships with program staff, many of whom work remotely across Canada and international locations
  • Experience and/or educational background in Human Resources
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite including OneNote, Excel and Word
  • Good administrative and organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, asking for clarification where needed
  • Comfortable in a working environment where job responsibilities evolve as team needs change
Other Relevant Information

Term: This is intended as a long-term position with an initial contract of one year

Compensation: Negotiable, based on qualifications

Working Hours: 16-20 hours per week

Status: Candidates should be eligible to work in Canada

Location: This position will be based in The Navigators’ Arva office

Vacation: 2 weeks paid vacation

Ideal Start Date: ASAP

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a current resumé, including references, and a statement explaining how they meet the selection criteria for the position to [email protected], quoting the job title “Human Resources Co-ordinator”. Specific inquiries about this role and the application process can be sent to the same email address.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until September 30, 2019. Interviews with a shortlist of candidates will be carried out at our Arva office. We regret we will only be able to contact short-listed candidates.

About the organization

For over 50 years, The Navigators of Canada have come alongside people who desire a deeper connection with God by offering a transformative and holistic mentoring relationship. Navigator staff and volunteers across Canada engage people with the life-giving Word, equipping Christ followers to confidently pass along their faith. They choose to be faithfully present, intentionally and actively engaging in relational ministry with students on campus, with people in their neighbourhoods, partnering with the local church, working alongside business leaders and in global contexts beyond Canada.

The Navigators is a Canadian registered charity with staff and volunteers located across Canada and several countries overseas. The Navigators is a key player in an international partnership of Navigator ministries spanning more than 100 countries globally.

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