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Human Resources Partner (Contract) London

London, ON

Goodwill Platform: Shared Services 

Job Location: London, ON

Position Type: Full time/ Contract/ Maternity Leave (16 months April 2024-August 2025) 

Application Deadline: April 3rd, 2024


Human Resources Partner

Goodwill is hiring, join our growing organization today! We are looking for people just like YOU!

The Human Resources Partner will help manage and direct the Human Resources function for the organization in support of the Director, Corporate Human Resources.

If you have a passion for helping people, making a difference in your community, and the environment, come join Goodwill! We are a diverse and inclusive team dedicated to improving the lives of others through our mission of WORK.

We welcome all backgrounds, knowledge, abilities, and perspectives.  We welcome newcomers to the region to apply.  Grow your career, skills and reach your full potential.

This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver’s licence and a reliable insured vehicle. The successful candidate would have to provide proof that they have a valid driver’s licence and proof of car insurance upon being hired.

About Us

Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes is a leading non-profit organization committed to changing lives and communities through the power of WORK. Ready to work or not, a job at Goodwill is a path to work readiness. Our organization strives to create a workplace which is welcoming and respectful to all where every employee and member feels valued and supported.


Changing Lives and communities through the power of WORK.  


Everyone is working and thriving in sustainable communities.  


Inclusion: Embracing all people equally

Compassion: Serving with heart

Aspiring Workforce: Together changing lives through the power of WORK

Respect: Embracing diversity, upholding all people with dignity and trust

Empathy: Ability to walk in each other’s shoes 


Why You Will Love Goodwill:

Competitive Compensation Package includes:  

  • Benefits (dental/health) available for full-time and some part-time positions (based on hours worked).
  • Registered Pension Plan opportunity for various roles.
  • Special employee sale days and discounts.

Exciting career training and coaching: 

  • Equitable access to skills training & coaching, scholarships, and educational credentials. 

Supportive Life and Work Opportunities: 

  • Personal and professional development support with Life Coach & Employee Assistance Program.
  •  Work-life balance (we provide flexibility in scheduling your shifts)
  • Building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live.

We have an amazing team and workplace: 

  • Employer of choice across Southwestern Ontario who meets the Federal Government’s 50/30 challenge for diversity in leadership.
  • Commitment to accessibility and mobility (various walking devices and wheelchair accessible work locations).
  • Mission-driven organization committed to the Power of Work. 
  • Environmentally committed to meeting our goal of zero waste on planet earth.
  • Respectful, fun, and supportive team and leadership.
  • Accredited through CARF International.

 What You Will Do:

  • Assist with the Occupational Health and Safety program and ensure applicable OH&S legislative regulations and company standards are maintained.
  • Reviews and maintains workplace health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Advise managers and employees on the interpretation of employee policies and procedures as it relates to performance, employee development and people management.
  • Assist all staff and Managers with HR concerns, encompassing our mission while ensuring compliance to legislation is met.
  • Recruitment activities; assist in screening, interviewing and rating of job applicants and conducting reference checks as necessary.
  • Act as a resource for Management on recruitment activities.
  • Mentor, coach and assist managers with HR documentation such as employee letters, employment contracts, progressive discipline documentation and terminations.
  • Conduct compensation reviews and evaluations where required.
  • Participate in departmental meeting to continuously build relationships and knowledge within the portfolio of responsibility.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation and conditions are met regarding WSIB requirements.
  • Following up on open claims, return to work and modified work requirements.
  • Coach, mentor and support all Managers and employees in the Growth and Development plan process.

 What We Are Looking For:

  • Effective leadership characteristics – humility, empathy, courage – to inspire and enact change.
  • Exceptional listening skills and high emotional intelligence, respecting differences between various ethnic groups and gender in the workplace.
  • Human Resources Management Diploma or Certificate.
  • Human Resources Experience in a Generalist-related role.
  • Familiarity of current employment legislation and employment standards act.
  • Regular travel will be required on company business in support of business partners/portfolios.
  • Continued driving credentials with insurance an expectation of the role.
  • Continued Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check.
  • Enthusiasm: excited to work with other people and teams.
  • Flexibility: able to work at various times, including days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Communication: effectively speaking with and listening to team members and customers to create a positive workplace.
  • Problem-solving: finding solutions to problems, being accurate.

Goodwill Industries OGL thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.


Interested? We'd love to hear from you.

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