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ABOUT VE’AHAVTA

Ve’ahavta is a registered non-profit social service organization based on the Jewish ethics of justice, kindness, and responsibility. At Ve’ahavta, we deliver programs that break down barriers, restore human dignity, foster capacity-building, and empower marginalized individuals to break the cycle of poverty and create real change in their lives. Further information can be found at www.veahavta.org 

At Ve’ahavta, we value hard work and a standard of excellence, but we also value recognition, wellness, and growth. Above all, we provide a warm, inclusive, fun, and progressive place of work. Come join us!

“I loved being part of the Ve’ahavta team, a group of thoughtful, committed, and dedicated employees who work tirelessly to change the world. I am grateful for all the opportunities that were given to me and helped me grow and transform professionally.” -M.J., Former Ve’ahavta Employee

JOB PURPOSE

This role is central to the smooth operations of our human resources department, and includes a significant focus on recruitment and onboarding of new employees. In this role you will also ensure effective systems are in place in order to keep our recruitment cycle efficient, while actively searching for the next superstar to join our team. You will also play a key role in the creation and implementation of several policies and procedures, and a leadership role in our Social and Culture Club, as well as our Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee, bringing our organizational values to life.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Reporting to the Director of People and Culture, you will be part of a progressive team leading the way in non-profit employment.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to support new and current employees on their employee journey. Firstly, by supporting recruitment efforts aimed to attract new talent to compliment our team. More specifically, you would do this by drafting job ads, and actively recruiting candidates through job sites and various social media platforms. You will select top candidates to move through the interview process and be their key contact along the way.

The administrative aspects of this role include the coordination of employee-related activities using our project management software (Monday.com). This includes- recruitment, onboarding, training, and committee work.

By overseeing the onboarding process for new employees, you will ensure a warm welcome and an effective orientation period by scheduling training meetings, assisting with basic tech set up, and essentially being the “support hub” for our new team members.

As one of our culture champions, you will play a key role on the Social and Culture Club committee by attending meetings and contributing to new initiatives implemented in order to maintain our positive and engaging work environment. You will also help reinforce our winning culture by overseeing our Employee Recognition Program and incentive programs.

*a full job description is available upon request
*this is a hybrid position (2 days in office, 3 days remote)

We are seeking a highly motivated and system-oriented people-person who meets the following eligibility criteria:

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Post-secondary education in human resources administration or equivalent
  • 2 years minimum of experience working in business and/or human resource administration and recruitment
  • Demontrates superb interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with diverse groups
  • Tech savvy and quickly learns new software programs and applications
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Self-starter with a proactive and ‘hands on’ approach to problem-solving and time management
  • Highly developed organzational skills and experience in document and file management
  • Ability to manage sensitive issues with patience, tact and diplomacy and uphold confidentiality
  • Demonstrates good judgement, trust, and accountability
  • Exhibits organizational values of: respect, inclusivity, responsibility, and empathy
  • Mission – driven, flexible, and passionate

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to: jobs@veahavta.org with the title “HR Generalist” in the subject line.

We thank all interested applicants but can only respond to those selected for an interview.

Ve’ahavta is an equal opportunity employer that values equity, diversity, and inclusion. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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