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Strides Toronto is a multi-service agency providing a wide range of exceptional programs and services that improve the mental, social and physical health of infants, children and youth from the pre-natal stage to age 29, and their families.  With a range of community, residential and treatment services, we build strength and resilience through equitable, accessible, client-driven services, system leadership and advocacy. We provide individual, group and family interventions that include mental health counselling, autism services, education, outreach and referral, early intervention, day treatment and community support. In its Lead Agency role, Strides Toronto collaborates with 24 publicly funded infant, child and youth mental health (ICYMH) core service providers to design and implement system-level improvements that promote access, responsive service delivery and experience, and positive mental health outcomes for young people and families across Toronto’s diverse communities. To learn more about who we are and what we do, we invite you to visit our website at



The Human Resources Associate is a full-time permanent role that is responsible for providing support to managers and employees in the provision of human resource services including attracting the best quality candidates, coaching Supervisors and coordinating effective recruitment process, onboarding new employees and students, and HRIS administration.

Salary range: $58,001.00 to $67,543.00 per annum. 

Benefits:            Competitive Group Health Benefits, Defined Contribution Pension plan.

                               Recruiting for one (01) full-time permanent position.



  • We provide a hybrid work model and competitive Group Health Benefits and Pension Plan.
  • We provide opportunities for growth and professional development.
  • We are committed to providing an equitable and inclusive environment where our diverse team members and clients can thrive.
  • We have a collaborative and supportive Senior Management Team.
  • We set high standards for performance, client outcomes, and implement best practices, which are demonstrated through our accreditation with the Canadian Centre for Accreditation.


  • Organize and oversee efficient recruitment process to ensure staffing needs are met and the best possible candidates are presented for open vacancies.
  • Conducting phone screens with applicants, checking if the qualifications meet the requirements of the role.
  • Ensuring the interview questionnaires and written assignments are up to date and consistent with job requirements.
  • Delivering a smooth onboarding process for new employees.
  • Ensuring the new hire document package is sent out to the candidate, all forms are correctly filled out/ signed, and all the required documents (degree, memberships, VSS, etc.) are presented.
  • Keeping Human Resources Records and Managing Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
  • Initiating termination in ADP and completing all the necessary documentation.


The following education, professional memberships and knowledge are a requirement for this role:

  • Degree or Diploma in HR or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related HR experience.
  • CHRL Designation.
  • Knowledge of HRIS and related systems.
  • Good understanding of Employment Legislation.
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills.
  • Knowledge of collective agreement and relevant policies.
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards Act.


While not required, preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Awareness and understanding of the necessity of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and within the community being served by the position.
  • An understanding of Anti-Black Racism, anti-oppressive/anti-racism perspective in the context of the social determinants of health when working with clients and their families.
  • Ability to recognize and identify situations where incidents of and imbalance of power and privilege may occur and can result in possible negative impacts.
  • Fluency in another language/ both official languages.


As our work puts us in direct contact with youth and vulnerable persons in our community, with health and safety as a priority, the successful candidate must complete or obtain the following before commencement of their employment:

  • A Vulnerable Sector police check.
  • A positive police check does not automatically disqualify an applicant for a position with Strides Toronto.  The Police Check will be reviewed and evaluated for the purpose of making a decision on suitability for employment in relation to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.


Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your demonstrated education, certification (if applicable), working and related volunteer experience and how you meet specific requirements for this position, and any additional considerations you deem appropriate. The application deadline is April 3, 2024.

Strides Toronto is an equal opportunity employer. We benefit from diversity of lived experiences in the workplace and encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  Strides Toronto is a participant in the Government of Canada’s 50-30 Challenge, a program which challenges organizations to improve access for women and/or non-binary people and other equity-deserving groups, including those identifying as: racialized, Black, and/or people of colour, people with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities), 2SLGBTQ+ and/or gender and sexually diverse individuals, and Aboriginal and/or Indigenous Peoples to  increase the representation and inclusion of diverse groups within their workplace.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Strides Toronto’s own policies, requests for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

We thank all applicants however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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