Job Posting 70492

Human Resources Intern
Job Skills
York / Durham area, Newmarket
closed yesterday (Fri, 7 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students



Human Resources Intern

Full-Time 16-week Canada Summer Jobs Position





Who we are: Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need: The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:


  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment and,
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations


*Foreign Students are not eligible


Applicants should also have the following qualifications/skills:

  • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Have excellent customer services skills with both internal and external customers
  • Have superior organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)


Preferred candidates will be enrolled in either a college and/or university level program, majoring in one of the following disciplines:

  • Human Resources or related field


 What you will do: Support Job Skills’ Human Resources department by:


  • Assisting in pre-screening candidates by evaluating applicant information, ensuring that the applicant pool is diverse and that candidates meet the minimum qualifications, described in the position description.
  • Assisting in the interview process and collaborating with the internal interview team to co-ordinate full interview cycle, pre-screening and coordinating interviews, preparing interview packages, preparing candidate follow-up e-mails, setting up second interviews etc.
  • Learning about and assisting with the reference checking process.
  • Assisting with job offers and the orientation process.
  • Becoming familiar with and assisting with the job posting process in accordance with company standards/legislative requirements.
  • Becoming familiar with JS’ timesheet management database and assisting in the monitoring of staff timesheets and preparation of related monthly reports, collaborating with management team relating to any timekeeping issues.
  • Maintaining both paper and electronic staff files (ensure that a copy of each paper document is scanned into the electronic HRIS file and that the paper document is filed in the staff member’s personnel file.
  • Becoming familiar with and preparing monthly HR reports.
  • Revising JS job descriptions, including related competencies.
  • Updating the JS Staff Manual.
  • Becoming familiar with all HR processes and update the HR Operating Procedural Manual.
  • Should COVID-19 restrictions remain in effect, the staff member will have the opportunity to expand their skills in remote work, including the use of technology in supporting JS’ HR functions.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.




We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by 4:30 pm, May 7, 2021



JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO042300

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1






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