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HR Coordinator

by St. Joseph's Hospice of London

Position Type: Part-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Oct 07, 2022
Experience: 2 Years
Education: University Degree
St. Joseph's Hospice of London

Job Description

Human Resources Coordinator
Part-time, Permanent (22.5 hours per week)

St. Joseph’s Hospice is a charitable, faith-based organization that offers compassionate holistic care and support to people living with a palliative illness. Support is extended to their family members and caregivers and to those grieving the loss of a loved one. Hospice programs and services are offered at no cost and are available irrespective of age, gender, religion, race, ethnicity or economic status.

Whether in the community, our wellness centre or our 10-suite residence, St. Joseph’s Hospice provides specialized programs and services with a person-centred holistic approach. Individuals and families are intimately involved in creating their own plan of care which best addresses their unique needs. Our competent and committed Hospice staff and volunteers work together as a team, with other community partners and service providers, to provide full support and quality hospice palliative care.

Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the leadership team, the Human Resources Coordinator provides a leadership role in the development, implementation and delivery of three key functional areas (1) Human Resources, (2) Culture, and (3) Risk Management.  In this role, the incumbent will contribute to our mission and values and provide a leadership role in strengthening our organizational culture that motivates and inspires it greatest asset – its people.

Specifically, the HR Coordinator will provide confidential support in the identified areas:

Human Resources:
  • Leads the recruitment and selection process, in conjunction with the hiring leader, for all positions
  • Ensures an effective onboarding and orientation process is in place for all employees
  • Provides information and assistance to all staff regarding human resources programs and practices related to salary, benefits, vacation entitlements, EAP, employee leaves, modified work/return to work arrangements, and WSIB issues
  • Ensures staff are trained and provided with appropriate opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills
  • Ensures the creation, maintenance and monitoring, and accessibility of all required or appropriate human resource policies and procedures
  • Assists leaders in identifying, documenting and communicating results and deficiencies in performance.
  • Participates in the Joint Health and Safety Committee and completes monthly health & safety inspections.
  • Provides support to the Finance Coordinator as needed (e.g. complete payroll in absence).
  • Helps to cultivate a positive work environment to enable a motivated and engaged workforce and to optimize employee retention through effective, proactive human resource programs and communications
  • Helps maintain our core values and ensure that all decisions and best practices are aligned with our organizational mission and strategic direction. Recognizes, supports and celebrates the contributions of volunteers as they are the fabric of our organization.
  • Understands and promotes the culture of philanthropy at Hospice and serve as a philanthropic ambassador within the organization and in the community
Risk Management:
  • Monitors and advises on compliance related activities on behalf of the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Monitors appropriate risk management systems and processes
  • Ensures working conditions and relevant policies of St. Joseph’s Hospice comply with legislation.
  • Serves as St. Joseph’s Hospice’s Privacy Officer.


To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required.

Essential Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources, or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of HR related work experience supporting a broad range of human resources functions
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with relevant employment related legislation, including but not limited to: ESA, Human Rights code, AODA, OH&S
  • Works both independently and cooperatively in a team environment, while maintaining the flexibility to adapt to the changing circumstances and priorities of a dynamic organization
  • Proven experience supporting leaders across a variety of functional areas and have demonstrated a capability to cultivate effective relationships with all departments and levels of the organization
  • Superior interpersonal and organization skills with an ability to communicate with employees, management and external contacts
  • Strong computer skills with experience working with the full suite of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, exercise tact and diplomacy, and exhibit good judgement and critical thinking
  • A high level of attention to detail, accuracy and follow-up.
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph’s Hospice
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CHRP designation or actively working toward the designation
  • Joint Health & Safety Certification Level 1 and 2
  • Previous experience working with ADP WorkForce Now
  • Thorough understanding of the charitable sector and experience working in a healthcare environment.
What we can offer you:
  • Comprehensive benefits including vision, dental, extended health and EAP
  • A group RRSP program where we match your contributions up to an established maximum
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation (pro-rated to part-time status)
  • A supportive, positive and engaging environment with a flexible hybrid work model (2 days in office, 1 day at home)
  • We are an organization that encourages individual and team growth and support
  • Pet-friendly workplace
  • Employee engagement events organized through our Social Committee
How to Apply:

If you are interested in this critical role, and have the qualifications identified, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link provided below by Friday, October 21st, 2022:

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

St. Joseph’s Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview or selection process, please contact Human Resources at (519) 931-3476 and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your accessibility needs.