HR Coordinator Job in Richmond for Rick Hansen Foundation |

HR Coordinator

April 28 2020
Industries Non-profit organisation - NPO
Categories Health, Medical, HR, Training, HR, Training
Richmond, BC

Business Unit: HR

Reports to: Director, HR

Status: Full-time, Term

Term: February, 2022 – March, 2023 with the possibility of extension

Location: RHF Office in Richmond, BC (temporarily remote) hybrid

Founded on the legacy of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is a Canadian registered charity with the vision of creating a fully inclusive and accessible world where people with disabilities are living to their full potential. Through our programs and partnerships, we break down barriers for people with disabilities by changing attitudes, creating accessible spaces and inspiring an inclusive society.

RHF is a dynamic and rewarding place to work. Our success begins with our people. RHF values diversity in the community and the workplace. We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, and religion and anyone living at the intersection of these identities.

If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.


The HR Coordinator is responsible for providing key support in the day-to-day administration of HR programs and projects at the Foundation. This position also assists with operations support as needed.


Reporting to the HR Director, the HR Coordinator also works closely with the Manager, Operations, HR & Contracts, the CFO & VP, Operations and the Operations teams. This position also works closely with staff and managers across the Foundation.


As an integral member of the RHF team and as expected of all staff, this position actively participates with:

  • Strategy
  • Organizational Culture
    • Contributes in regular sessions, develops goals, supports and implements action plans.


  • Works in collaboration with HR Director on HR programs and systems and execution of People and Culture Strategies;
  • Assists with various projects including organizational values implementation, hybrid work model, employee experience and total compensation, and electronic filing system;
  • Promote Foundation culture and values;
  • Provides support to the Manager, Operations, HR & Contracts, the CFO & VP, Operations and Operations teams as needed;
  • Serves as first point of contact for HR inquiries for staff, management, and external parties;
  • Provide guidance and support to staff and managers on HR policies and procedures;
  • Provides support for the full cycle of recruiting such as writing and classifying job descriptions, recruitment and selection strategies, posting ads, reviewing resumes, interviewing and reference checking;
  • Drafts employment agreements, contracts, paperwork and forms;
  • Drafts, monitors, and updates policies and procedures and the employee handbook in line with current legislation and best practices
  • Works closely with Finance to ensure payroll is executed in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date confidential HRIS, and employee records;
  • Prepares reports, metrics and other documents;
  • Participate on various committees i.e. Culture Committee, Health and Safety; and
  • Performs other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the job.


Education: University degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certification/Designation: CPHR designation an asset


  • Demonstrated experience in HR. Office administration experience is an asset;
  • Experience working for a non-profit an asset;
  • Computer experience working with MS Office including an intermediate level with PowerPoint, Word and Excel;
  • Experience with HRIS;
  • Knowledge of employment-related laws, standards and regulations (BC and ON); and
  • Knowledge of issues related to people with disabilities an asset.


  • Strong oral and written communication, administrative, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate a strict adherence to maintaining confidentiality and privacy;
  • Proven collaborator and ability to develop effective working relationships with staff and external parties;
  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver on high priority and time sensitive deadlines;
  • High degree of tact and professionalism; and
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment

An equivalent combination of education, experience and skills/behaviours will be considered.


If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply quoting competition #2021-19 by October 29, 2021. While we thank all applications for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

*Please note: The Rick Hansen Foundation is committed to providing accommodations to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please let us know if you require a specific accommodation (i.e. virtual/web-based interview, flexible scheduling, accessibility needs), so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place.

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