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Cornerstone - Manager of Human Resources

Manager of Human Resources

Full Time Permanent

Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre (Cornerstone) has an exciting opportunity in which you get to work within the management team to ensure a strong, innovative support system is in place for women and children impacted by gender-based violence in Northumberland County.

We are looking to work with energetic and empathetic individuals who share our steadfast commitment to ending gender-based violence.  We are driven by our internal agency values of leadership, integrity, inclusion, collaboration, and innovation.

The successful candidate will join a compassionate, caring and forward-thinking team of professionals.  We provide an attractive benefits package that includes vacation, sick, wellness, and personal time, employer paid health and dental coverage, and RRSP contributions.

We are committed to maintaining a positive and healthy workplace culture through consistent collaboration, open communication, and ongoing training and development opportunities throughout our organization.  We are deeply proud of the culture we have developed, and the staff who continue to help us shape it.

We’d love to have you join us!

As an ever evolving organization Cornerstone hires on a regular basis.  Some recent hires had the following to say about Cornerstone and the work that we do:


“Within the first few weeks of being a part of Cornerstone, I knew I was in the right place, doing the right work.  My ideas, experience and questions were welcomed, and I have been given the freedom to deliver program in a manner that is authentic to me.  The team at Cornerstone is caring, passionate, empathetic and supportive.  What we do for women and children in Northumberland goes beyond valuable.  It is necessary.”

                                                                                       – Jennifer

"Working at Cornerstone has been an incredibly rewarding experience for me.  My time here has aided both my personal and professional development, and I know that I will take the skills that I have learned through Cornerstone with me for the rest of my life.  It is a privilege to be doing such meaningful work alongside the ever-supportive and knowledgeable staff at Cornerstone.  I am so grateful to be doing what I love within such a wonderful organization."
                                                                                       – Victoria


What can I expect to do in this role?

    • Responsible for administering/leading the full-cycle recruitment process in collaboration with relevant manager including sourcing, screening, interviewing, preparing offer letters, and overseeing onboarding
    • Stay current on relevant legislation changes, and make updates to processes and policies when necessary to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation
    • Responsible for reviewing, designing, and implementing a wide range of organizational training, development and learning initiatives in order to enhance individual, team and organizational performance, and build organizational capability and capacity in collaboration with relevant managers. This includes both initial onboarding practices as well as ongoing training plans
    • Provides inspired leadership for the organization and exemplifies and motivates behaviours, actions and attitudes that are consistent with Cornerstone’s vision, mission, values, and code of ethics

What do I need for this role?

    • Post-secondary education in Human Resources
    • CHRP designation, completion of or working towards CHRL designation an asset
    • Ability to identify areas in a system or process that can be improved
    • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to effectively engage, collaborate and build strong relationships
    • Aware of and sensitivity to issues of equity, diversity and inclusion
    • Excellent verbal and written communications
    • Strong facilitation
    • Ability to analyze data and prepare reports with analytical and research skills
    • Superior organizational and time management skills

What can I expect from Cornerstone?

    • Salary ranging from $64,621.00 - $81,577.00
    • A competitive benefits package and enrollment in our Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
    • The opportunity to engage in ongoing training and professional development
    • Participate in a culture that is committed to staff wellness and engagement

If you are interested in the above position, please forward your cover letter and resume via email to

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodations are available, upon request, to support applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  For more information, or other opportunities, please visit our website at:

This is a continuous posting.  The screening and selection processes are ongoing. This posting will be made available until the position has been filled.