Temporary Human Resources Advisor (15 month contract)

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
The Children's Aid Society of Ottawa
  • Human Resources
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area - Ottawa
Experienced (Non-manager)$55,000 - 7,5002019-11-292019-12-20


TEMPORARY (15 Months), Full Time Opportunity - 35 hours/ week

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of Ottawa is committed to protecting the children and youth of our community from abuse and neglect. We work in collaboration with community partners to ensure their well-being and to strengthen the capacity of families and the communities in which they live

We are currently searching for a dynamic and committed individual to join our Human Resources Team, to fulfill the role of Human Resources Advisor.


The Human Resources Advisor is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining efficient and effective programs related to various human resources services. The Human Resource Advisor provides primary consultation services to all levels of management and staff on the full spectrum of HR functions with a primary focus on staffing, training and development and project support.

In this capacity, the Human Resources Advisor, responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating the student placement program at the Society which includes recruiting students and mentors for the program, liaising with universities and colleges, and facilitating recruitment sessions at various schools and community partner locations.
  • Coordinating internal and external training at the Society which includes registering employees for internal and external training, liaising with external training vendors to negotiate contracts, developing and delivering training at the Society, recruiting internal and external trainers, and maintaining the Society’s training records;
  • Implementing and maintaining new and existing HR programs/initiatives and best practices that ensure effective service to various client groups.
  • Providing project management coordination and change management expertise;
  • Providing advice and effective recommendations to departmental Managers and Supervisors on the application and administration of various human resource programs;
  • Providing guidance and support to management and employees to ensure compliance with the Society’s policies and all applicable legislation;
  • Assisting in the interpretation and application of Collective Agreement administration and non-union Terms of Reference;
  • Promoting a positive workplace by advising managers and supervisors on effective employee relation’s strategies.


  • B.A. in Business Administration or in a Human Resources related field;
  • Certified Human Resources Professional (C.H.R.P.) designation preferred;
  • Five years’ experience in various functional areas of Human Resources within a unionized environment;
  • Advanced Knowledge and experience working with a variety of computer applications including MS Office Suite, and HRMS.
  • Demonstrated abilities and knowledge to work within the parameters of employment legislation and Collective Agreements;
  • Superior oral, written and communication skills;
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Exceptional team player with the ability to develop and foster strong relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Experience in a training environment will be considered an asset.

Salary:  $59,774 to $76,510, commensurate with skills and/or experience 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and generous leave provisions such as 4 weeks of vacation after 6 months. Our modern workplace has excellent physical amenities including a fully equipped gym, free parking and a cafeteria. All successful candidates will benefit from a comprehensive orientation, innovative training programs, quality supervision and recognition of contributions.

If you are interested in this job opportunity please visit our career page at https://www.casott.on.ca/en/careers/ or CLICK HERE to apply on-line before 11:59 p.m., on Friday December 20, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa however we will only contact those selected for an interview.

CASO is committed to a candidate selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. In order to ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.