Job Posting 94307

Human Resources Advisor
Terra Centre
Edmonton area
closes in 16 days (Fri, 16 Jun)
part time

Mission:          Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed

Vision:             Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community

Job ID:             23-(006)TERRA

Human Resources Advisor

As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for 50 years Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration.  Annually more than 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff (  If you share our values and support our mission and vision, please consider joining our team. 

Job Overview:

The Human Resources Advisor is a .6 FTE (21 hrs a week) position playing an important role in managing overall staffing in the agency and providing pertinent HR information to the agency leadership. While reporting to Director, Finance, this role oversees the entire human resources-related tasks, which could range from onboarding to offboarding, maintaining employee personnel file and being a key person for agency accreditation.

Job Conditions:

The position will be working out of the Terra Main Office located at 10320 – 146 Street between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 3 days a week. Working hours and location could be flexible.

Key responsibilities:

  • Executing full cycle recruitment and onboarding process
  • Keeping current with existing and proposed laws and regulations affecting HR practices including Employment Standards, WCB, AB Human Rights, Occupational Health and Safety, etc.
  • Updating policies by working closely with the Leadership.
  • Advising employees and Leadership on the interpretation of existing labour, WCB, Human Rights laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinating the process when employees go on leave or exit the agency.
  • Ensuring performance management system has been followed across the agency by reminding annual reviews.
  • Managing employee personnel files.
  • Managing procedures regarding workplace investigations, progressive discipline, and termination.
  • Benefits Administration: enrollment in benefits to termination from benefits.
  • Tracking employee training and certificates, making sure the mandatory training has been taken on time by reminding employees.
  • Director, Manager, and Supervisor coaching in managing Human resource issues.
  • Managing Employee relations
  • Assist in the identification of employee development/training needs and related resources.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the Human Resources field preferably in the charity/non-profit sector.
  • College or University diploma/degree. Preference will be given to candidates with CPHR designation.
  • Demonstrated excellence in building authentic supportive relationships.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office and expertise with advanced functions in Word and Excel.
  • COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory for all Terra staff volunteers and contractors. Successful candidates will be required to agree to comply with Terra’s mandatory vaccine policy and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of their employment before commencement.

Knowledge and Abilities: 

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism, tact, and interpersonal skills to work with staff at all levels.
  • Must be always committed to quality work and have a self-directed work ethic and demonstrate initiative when given additional assignments.

Other requirements: 

  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check that are dated within 90 Days of the start date.

Core Behavioral Competencies

Terra values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioural competencies at all levels of the organization.

  • Personal Leadership:Practices inclusion, communicates openly and effectively, demonstrates self-awareness. 
  • Productive Relationships: Develops networks, collaborates, develops self and others.
  • Results Focus: Applies outcomes-based problem-solving and systems thinking, demonstrates evidence-informed decision-making.
  • Service Excellence: Practices innovation, facilitates a culture of learning, demonstrates continuous improvement.
  • Program Planning; design, plan, coordinate, facilitation of groups.
  • Finance; manage allocated financial resources for program delivery.
  • Communication skills; excellent both written and oral; evidenced in grant writing and reporting to funders.
  • Community Relations; well-developed engagement skills, strong networking.

Intention Statement

Terra recognizes that it operates within a society and systems shaped by white supremacy and colonization and institutionalized discrimination and the exclusion, exploitation, and marginalization of Indigenous, Black, and people of color.

Terra strives to understand and be accountable for how white supremacy continues to impact its work at an organizational and systemic level and to address harm; implicit and explicit biases

Our intention is:

To build a foundation of awareness, knowledge, and skills to be an anti-racist organization. To respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequality in the workplace and in society. To be an organization that embeds the principles of equity and anti-oppression to everything it undertakes. 

Our goal is to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion through an antiracism lens through policies processes and practices.

Vaccine Policy

As a condition of employment, all Terra employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly undergo COVID-19 testing before entering the workplace. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement.  If you are the successful applicant and cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected ground under human rights legislation you may request an accommodation that will be reviewed by Terra

Salary: The annual salary range of this position is $36,000 – $48,000 based on a 3-day work week. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

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