HR Manager

Date Posted: Jul 04, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Additional Salary Information: To Be Discussed.
Province: Ontario
Region: Central Ontario
City: Lindsay
Employee Benefits: Health
Organization's Field/Discipline: Doesn't apply
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

Pinnguaq Association
Pinnguaq Association, a not-for-profit organization, incorporates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) into unique learning applications that promote storytelling, health, wellness and growth with rural and remote communities. At its core, Pinnguaq embraces diversity and creates opportunities in order to empower all people.

Job Description

Our amazing team is at the heart of our programming. We are hiring an HR Manager/Wrap Around Support Services who can manage the diverse HR needs of our diverse staff. This position will be responsible for support staff in Ontario, BC and Nunavut.


  • Remote Support: Regular communication and support via email, phone, and videoconferencing.
  • Direct Support: Travel to remote communities as needed to establish support, work plans, and trust with employees.
  • Policy Support: Establish policy that will combine Western and Indigenous work practises to create a holistic plan to maximize wellness and productivity within the Pinnguaq Association.
  • Wrap-Around Support: In collaboration with Pinnguaq partners, develop health and wellness resources for Pinnguaq Association staff to use as needed.
  • Counsels management and staff regarding human resources issues.
  • Supports managers in addressing employee relations and performance issues, using each issue as an opportunity to understand the true root cause and develop a plan to resolve the issue.
  • Ensures performance appraisal reviews are conducted and assists managers as needed.
  • Leads, coordinates and participates in the full cycle of recruitment within Pinnguaq Association



  • Certification in HR (Minimum of a Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Human Resources, Business)
  • CHRP/CHR designation (Certified Human Resources Professional/Leader) an asset but not necessary.
  • Knowledge and appreciation for both Westernized and Indigenous HR practices is essential to this position (or willing to learn).
  • Thorough knowledge of provincial labour and employment related legislation.
Note: Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.​


Working Knowledge Of:

  • Best practices for Human Resource
  • Bambook HR software (or willing to learn)
  • Positive presence and positive outlook with a non-judgemental problem solving approach to issues, incorporating IQ or Grandfather Teachings where possible considered an asset.
  • Experienced and able with modern forms of communication including Gmail, Google Docs, Google drive, etc.
  • Ability to identify and understand cultural barriers and help identify and present practical solutions

Additional Info:

The Pinnguaq Association aims to develop a workforce that reflects the communities it serves and members of the communities and nations we are serving are encouraged to self identify in the application process.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can contact

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