Job Posting 82850

People & Culture Manager
Children Believe
York / Durham area
closed 9 days ago (Thu, 19 May)
full time

Careers that empower young dreamers

When you make a decision to work with Children Believe you’re not just doing something great for your career, you’re helping empower children around the world to access education, pursue their dreams and be a voice for change. We know there are lots of career options for talented, top performers like you, but not many offer the opportunity to help children live and dream fearlessly. Children Believe is currently recruiting for the following position: 

People & Culture Manager

Reporting to the Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO), the People & Culture Manager will be responsible for providing a full range of value-added people and culture initiatives and services to the organization. Key areas of responsibility highlighted cover all aspects of a “true” HR business partner. This role requires an individual who is a strong team player with a creative and client-focused approach who can enable a diverse and inclusive environment to meet organizational goals.


This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Managing all aspects of the recruitment process for the Canadian operation.
  • Managing/Coordinating the orientation/onboarding process to ensure an engaging experience for all new employees joining Children Believe.
  • Advising/Coaching/Assisting departmental managers and directors understand and interpret human resource policies, programs, and best practices to ensure processes continue to create a fair and equitable work environment.
  • Managing Job Descriptions and Job Evaluation process to assess the relative internal value of positions while ensuring they meet requirements under Pay Equity legislation.
  • Participating in Compensation and Benefits programs to create transparent and clear programs that will motivate and reward your employees.
  • Managing the Employee Relations and investigation processes to maintain a positive and respectful work environment to ensure consistency and fairness, as well as corrective actions when necessary.
  • Modelling Children Believe values and related behaviours through positive and constructive communications practices.
  • Conducting training needs analysis and evaluation of all relevant training and development programs.
  • Compiling statistical reports and metrics towards better understanding organizational behaviours and making positive changes in the organization.
  • Facilitating Performance Management and Evaluation annually, including training and coaching managers to apply fair and efficient processes, ensuring corrective actions are taken and ensuring a successful evaluation process where employees participate in the process.
  • Accountable for end-to-end HRIS system management maintaining data integrity whilst protecting privacy of your employees.
  • Remaining current with best practices, legislative changes, and industry standards, including research and review of policies and procedures, employment legislation topics, compensation, and benefits surveys to present findings and making recommendations towards positive changes in the organization.
  • Maintaining superior communications to manage and deal with complex and sensitive issues where independent decision making may occur.


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • University degree or college diploma in a related field, Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation is preferred;
  • Six (6+) years of HR generalist/business partner experience related to the entire HR employee life cycle;
  • Experience working with ADP Workforce Now;
  • Knowledge of applicable employment legislation;
  • Proven skills in project coordination and implementation with a collaborative approach;
  • Superior interpersonal skills/communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Quality-oriented; high attention to detail;
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and demands of the job;
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • A demonstrated commitment to Children Believe’s Vision, Mission and Values;
  • Cross cultural sensitivity and ability to work in a multi-faith, diverse environment;
  • Satisfactory current Canadian criminal record check required for successful candidates.
  • Experience in non-profit sector and the international development sector and ability to speak and/or write in either French or Spanish will be considered an asset.

Attributes, Traits, and Behaviours:

  • Accountability for results
  • Team player – business partner
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Confidentiality, sensitivity, diplomacy, and tact
  • Ability to build positive working relationships; ability to collaborate, influence and persuade
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Children Believe offers competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EAP and company-match RRSP.


Location: The office is located at 1200 Denison Street, Markham, ON. Staff are currently working from home with some flexibility on in-office activity until further notice (due to Covid-19 related health precautions).


Application Process:

If you believe you have that unique combination of a not-for-profit heart combined with the skills and interest for the “People & Culture Manager” position, then you will want to apply for this opportunity. If you are already on Children Believe’s job posting site, click on the “Apply” button found at the bottom (or at the top right corner) of this screen.

Follow the application process stated on the specific job posting, you will be required to complete a very brief questionnaire and submit your résumé and covering letter

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Children Believe is not accepting recruitment agency/firm referrals.

Applicants must be legally eligible (at this time) to work in Canada.

Consistent with our Child Safeguarding Policy, the successful candidate must receive clearance by a Canadian criminal record check.

Children Believe is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. 

Children Believe is committed to providing workplace accommodations. If you require an accommodation, inform us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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