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Human Resources Coordinator — 1 year contract

Want to change the world? At Scouts Canada our Vision is “Canadian youth making a meaningful contribution to creating a better world.” We need passionate people who share our Mission to develop well rounded youth better prepared for success in the world. Scouts Canada promises youth, parents and the community at large that “It Starts with Scouts”. Scouts aims to provide youth with opportunities to experience new things and develop into capable and well-rounded individuals.

Do you have experience across several HR disciplines, specifically talent management and human resources administration? Do you pride yourself on your superior client service and interpersonal skills? Do you have a drive to source and hire the best talent? If you answered yes we want to hear from you! Scouts Canada has an opportunity for a Human Resources Coordinator to join our team. This is a one-year term with the possibility of an extension.

Reporting directly to the Director, Human Resources the Human Resources Coordinator supports managers and employees with day-to-day operations of the HR office acting as a trusted advisor while delivering on the HR strategy. The Human Resources Coordinator assists in providing a wide range of HR advice and guidance to their client group through the execution of initiatives such as ad-hoc reports, maintaining employee files, on-boarding and talent management. The Human Resources Coordinator will facilitate an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes the values of Scouts Canada and facilitates the achievement of the business plan and high levels of employee engagement.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing close working relationships with client groups by demonstrating a solid understanding of the drivers of the departments.
  • Working in partnership with hiring managers, facilitates and supports the end-to-end recruitment activities with a strong focus on people, processes and continuous improvement.
  • Conducting regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  • Developing a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.
  • Building networks to find qualified passive candidates.
  • Assist in the creation and updating of employee files (hard and soft copies)
  • Will compile and analyze HR metrics and report and identify trends and provide recommendations. Develops reporting on training for career pathing, succession planning and subsequent training programs
  • Researches, develops plan and implements policies, programs or training in order to meet legislative requirements or emerging business needs.

Education, Experience & Skills

  • 2-4 years of Human Resources experience including 2 years of full-cycle recruitment experience.
  • Post-Secondary Education in Human Resources or other appropriate field
  • Innovative thinker, able to use and develop new sources for recruitment.
  • Able to work in a result focused environment.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with departments, key business partners, and employees.
  • Excellent in all MS Office (focus on Excel)
  • Outstanding interviewing skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet departmental targets.
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment
  • Some work is extremely deadline driven
  • Regular office hours, some evening and weekend work may be required
  • Some travel may be required to attend and conduct job fairs
  • Long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain
  • Must remain discrete and maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Must role model values of Scouts Canada including the Child and Youth Safety program.
  • Successful PRC (Police Record Check) and VSS (Vulnerable Sector Check) required
  • Mandatory training requirement

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If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you!

Please submit your application (Cover Letter and Resume) to

Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position.  Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources at 613-224-5134 ex 252 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

Ready to apply? Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations.