Discovery House is a trusted, dynamic Calgary organization devoted to the safety and well-being of women with children leaving domestic violence.
We offer stability, hope and opportunity through long-term residential and individualized community support which result in healthier families and stronger communities.
All employees have a responsibility to carry out the Vision, Mission and Philosophical Statements of Discovery House while adhering to all Agency Policies and Procedures.
Paramount to this responsibility is demonstrating a client-focused’ approach to all aspects of Discovery House operations.
Inherent is a willingness to cooperate with all Discovery House staff and volunteers in translating these emphases into the planning and delivery of all programs and services.
The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for providing transactional HR support to the organization. The successful candidate will assist with the development and implementation of HR policies, recruitment and hiring, orientation and training, departures, and other areas as directed.
Other duties include maintaining and developing accurate HR systems and records, overseeing the employee benefits program, and coordinating volunteers.
This position is for 24-hours per week.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilitating human resources processes
Processing and maintaining all status reports and pay changes
Maintaining employee files as to ensure accuracy and compliance
Assisting with the performance review and termination processes
Assisting with the recruitment and hiring processes, and departures
Participating in and facilitating on-boarding and orientation activities
Advising management and employees on staffing policies and procedures
Conducting audits of payroll, benefits, and other HR programs, and recommending corrective actions
Administering health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes, and terminations
Acting as a liaison between employees and insurance providers
Resolving benefits-related problems
Providing benefits orientations and enrollments
Assisting with claims processing
Working alongside the payroll professional regarding the overseeing of benefits deductions and additions to the organization’s payroll system
Coordinate and meet the organization’s volunteer needs through the recruitment, placement, training, scheduling and retention of volunteers
Generate appropriate volunteering opportunities and role description based on the organization’s needs
Expand the Discovery House volunteer base
Organize volunteer schedules and shifts
Keep up to date records on volunteers, positions, hours, police checks etc.
Prepare reports and statistics on volunteer participation, as requested
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED TO ACHIEVE THE OUTCOMES
Knowledge and Experience
Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management
3-4 years of experience as an HR Coordinator
Experience in the non-profit sector an asset
Familiarity with current volunteer coordination practices an asset
Payroll and benefits experience an asset
Demonstrated initiative, ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks
A team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Strong written and verbal communication skills
High attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Office
If you think we’ll be a great fit, please send your resume to careers discoveryhouse.ca using HR Coordinator in the subject field and we’ll be in touch.