Human Resources Assistant

6 month contract

$40,000 – $50,000 based on experience and credentials

Jewish Family and Child Service is a multi-service, client-centered agency, and a Children’s Aid Society supporting the healthy development of individuals, children, and families. JF&CS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including dental, vision, and health coverage, a Healthcare Spending Account, and a defined benefit pension plan. We offer ample vacation and sick days and are closed on most Jewish and all Statutory holidays. We are conveniently located at 4600 Bathurst Street. On the premises, you will find free parking, a daycare centre and a gym (with subsidized membership). 

We are seeking a Human Resources (HR) Assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative support to the HR Team in the areas of human resources information systems (HRIS), recruitment and selection, health and safety, and other human resources functional areas. This is a non-union position, due to the current pandemic environment this position is currently working remotely and is occasionally required to work from our offices. 



  • Provide administrative support to the HR Team.

  • Maintain HR files and employee files in accordance with legal and administrative requirements and policies.

  • Assist in the recruitment of Agency positions: prescreening, setting up interviews, reference and criminal checks, creating posting (internal and external) and announcements

  • Maintain the HR Team email account and distribute employee inquiries to the appropriate HR team member in a timely manner

  • Assist in compiling, inputting and preparing HR related statistical data and reports

  • Maintain HRIS (Workforce Now) Document Cloud on an ongoing basis

  • Provide technical support to Workforce Now users

  • Assist with converting paper employee files to electronic files

  • Support the HR Team in health and safety initiatives such as pandemic related activities, PPE tracking, etc.

  • Provide support in the interpretation of the collective agreement, HR policies and procedures while ensure consistent application across the Agency.

  • Provide HRIS data entry and maintenance in preparation for semi-monthly payroll

  • Represent the Agency’s mission, vision, and values in the community

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Undergraduate degree or post-secondary diploma in human resources or related field.

  • 1 years of relevant experience in a Human Resources field.

  • Working towards CHRP designation.

  • Strong skills using Microsoft Office and other HRIS (ADP Workforce Now experience will be considered an asset).

  • In-depth understanding of recruitment tools such as resume databases and online communities.

  • Willing to take initiative and work independently when needed.

  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Comprehension of French or another language will be considered an asset





Jewish Family and Child Service is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. Accommodations during all phases of the hire process will be made wherever possible. Please advise us if any accommodations are required.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.