Job Posting: Human Resources Manager

Choices for Youth (CFY) is a professional service, youth-focused, non-profit, charitable organization that creates spaces and conversations and operates programs and social enterprises to help vulnerable youth secure stable housing, employment, and education while improving health and family stability. With a focus on prevention, intervention, and support, we help youth and their families break cycles of poverty and homelessness and transition to healthy, stable, and independent lives. CFY is presently seeking a Human Resources Manager to join our Human Resources team. The Human Resources Manager reports directly to the Director of Education, Employment & Social Enterprise (EESE) and Human Resources, this position is both full-time and permanent.


You are an experienced HR professional who believes in the ripple effect of positive organizational culture. You cultivate strong relations and teamwork. When things get tough, you work smart and stabilize. Your colleagues describe you as level-headed, strategic, and an out-of-the-box thinker. – A real doer. You believe in actioning best practices, are outcome-driven, and see the excitement in workplace change and evolution. You have sound knowledge of employee relations, benefits & compensation management OH&S, performance management, and workforce optimization. You are an exceptional problem solver, a strong communicator -both in writing and verbally, known as a real doer. You have your CPHR designation. You believe in equality, diversity, and inclusion of all persons and demonstrate your understanding through your everyday actions.

The Human Resources Manager will provide leadership, oversight, and support the Organization in these eight key areas:

  • Human Resources and Organizational Operations

  • Human Resources Information Systems

  • Benefits and OH&S

  • Wellness, People and Culture

  • Performance Management

  • Labour Relations

  • Scheduling and Workforce Optimization

  • Human Resources Team Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in human resources or labor/industrial relations and/or equivalent experience.

  • A CPHR designation is required

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of recent related experience in Human Resources, with at least two (2) years of recent and related experience specializing in labor relations, preferably in a unionized environment.

  • Full understanding and demonstrated working knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Labour Standards Act, the Labour Relations Act, and the Human Rights Act.

  • Experience in non-for-profits would be considered an asset.

  • A Valid Drivers license and access to a vehicle

  • A satisfactory record of Conduct/Vulnerable Sector Check


The position will work 35 hours per week. Monday to Friday. Flexibility in work hours will be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements.


The salary for this position will be $ 73,455.20 - 76,949.60 annually. Choices for Youth offers a competitive compensation package, including a health and dental program, employer-matched RRSP, and four weeks’ vacation to qualifying employees.


Please submit your cover letter and resume explaining how you met the criteria by September 28, 2021, using job ID #HR092021 in the subject line to:

Chelsey MacNeil; Director of EESE & HR at

Human Resources at

Only selected interviewees will be contacted.

Equity in employment is essential to a just society. Choices for Youth enthusiastically welcomes applications from all qualified people, including racialized people, people of all sexual orientations, women and trans* people, Aboriginal and First People those with disabilities, mental illness, and from all social strata. Should you require accommodation in relation to a disability, please tell us at the beginning of the selection process. This information will be kept confidential.

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