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Employment Opportunities


Peel Senior Link, a non-profit charitable organization established in 1991, provides personal care & home-making services. Peel Senior Link maximizes independent living--helping seniors live with dignity, stability and safety.  Peel Senior Link is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care through the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integrated Network and the Central West Local Health Integrated Network, grants and personal and corporate donations.

 Peel Senior Link is currently looking to hire a Director, Human Resources on full time basis.

Start Date:     ASAP

Reports to:    COO

Category:       Full Time

Location:        Mississauga


The Director, Human Resources position is a member of the Senior Leadership Team providing leadership and innovation in all areas of human resources to drive the overall culture and capabilities of the agency and employee performance, wellness, and engagement within the strategic directions and the mission, vision and values. A flexible professional who enjoys being strategic, tactical and hands-on.

Key Accountabilities of this position include:

·         Oversees the Agency’s Human Resources function ensuring that all people related processes and policies meet legislative requirements and are in alignment with the strategic direction of the Agency.
·         Counsels and advises supervisors and managers in all areas of people management including: staff engagement, labour relations; discipline and termination of staff; performance management; conflict resolution; harassment investigation; and enhancing employee relations.
·         Mentors, coaches and advises staff, promoting a collaborative approach to problem solving along with recommending salary changes and promotions.
·         Develops, implements, and monitors all Performance Management processes including: Progressive Discipline; Performance Improvement Plan; Performance Reviews; and Job Evaluation process; etc.
·         Oversees and facilitates the Health and Safety function and co-chairs the JHSC ensuring training and all health and safety requirements are met.

·         Oversees the development of the Human Resources, Health and Safety policies and procedures.

·         Agency’s lead on labour relations activities, including: contract bargaining team, Management/Labour Committee; grievances and arbitrations.
·         Oversees the recruitment, selection and on-boarding processes to ensure adequate staffing and the capable candidates are hired. Recommends processes which encourage staff retention.
·         Effectively communicates through multiple channels with employees including all employment matters, wellness, and recognition.
·         Oversees all employee benefits including the Employee Assistance Program, Health, Dental and Insurances. Maintains PSL compensation program ensuring internal equity. Conducts periodic salary surveys within the industry to ensure external equity.
·         Oversees the Recognition Programs which includes; Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things, Model of Excellence award, Service Awards, Bright Ideas Award, Perkopolis. Investigates and recommends new recognition best practices.
·         Recommends, implements and maintains Wellness program. Writes and issues monthly Wellness Newsletter and organizes wellness activities.
·         Oversees employee engagement through internal surveys, exit interviews, new hire evaluations and tracking turnover rates.

·         Provides quarterly statistical information for the Board Scorecard on absenteeism, WSIB and turnover rates and attends board meetings as required.

·“Performs the duties of the Privacy Officer for agency staff, clients and caregivers ensuring compliance with privacy legislation and provides annually updates on compliance.”



Required Qualifications:

Experience and Skills:

  1. Total HR experience of 8-12 years, preferably in non-profit agency
    1. 3-5 years of experience as HR Manager, and
    2. 5-7 years as a HR Generalist/Partner with experience in each of the following: recruitment, benefits, employee relations & recognition, performance management, labour relations, and wellness
  2. University degree (preferred) or college diploma. HR designation is preferred.
  3. Experience managing HR staff, advising operational staff and Agency leaders in unionized, multi-site environments.
  4. Strong background on developing, implementing and maintaining effective wellness and recognition programs.


To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with a cover letter via email to: or by fax to: 905-712-3373