Summer Student - Human Resources
Mississauga, ON, CAN
1d ago


Achev is a not-for-profit organization and is a leading provider of educational training and career resource services. With over 300 employees, the Achev provides a wide range of services to individuals, businesses, communities, and government agencies.

This summer position is responsible for the effective daily operation of the organization’s Human Resources programs and initiatives.

The main focus of this role is to support in guiding and managing the overall provision of Human Resources policies, services and programs for the entire organization.

The role offers the unique opportunity to be an integral part of developing our existing HR activities.


  • Research and recommend a database for us to house all existing documents
  • Review and revise orientation packages and processes for new employees
  • Review the employee agreement and identify any opportunities for change / improvement
  • Ensure that HR department initiatives align with business objectives by identifying solutions and developing strategies;
  • advise managers on how Human Resources can help them achieve business goals

  • HR services : research and stay up to date with current trends in HR services; ensure that HR programs (such as recruitment, talent and performance management) are meeting the needs of the employees and the organization
  • Full cycle recruitment : work with hiring managers to fill all recruitment needs, including such activities as screening candidates, drafting / reviewing interview questions, participating in or conducting interviews
  • Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel trends and develop recommendations for improvement of human resources policies and practices
  • Manage salary administration program and conduct wage surveys within labor market to ensure compliance and equity within organization
  • Develop and maintain job descriptions and job evaluation process; ensure maintenance of pay equity
  • Participate in the development and implementation of effective employment-related programs such as recruitment and resource planning, retention, performance management, employee engagement;
  • Participate in different special HR projects (programs implementation, HRIS implementation, pay equity, salary studies, leadership competency outcomes, etc.).

  • Be between ages 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.
  • Preference will be given to those students studying in the HR field is preferred
  • Be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations
  • Competent with Google applications, MS Office applications and can easily pick up new software programs and applications
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
  • Attention to detail, energetic and can work under minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage situations where conflict may arise
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple demands, competing priorities and projects, multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, facilitation, conflict management and research skills in order to work with all levels within the organization
  • Currently enrolled in college / university; specialization in Human Resources is preferred
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills, with experience in reconciling accounts and reports
  • Able to deal with confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy
  • Enjoy a wide variety of tasks in a face paced environment
  • Knowledge of the local community would be considered an asset
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