Current Opportunities

Administrative Assistant, People and Culture (HR)

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself

and be everything she wants to be. In Guiding, girls from 5-17 meet with girls their own age in a safe, 

inclusive space to explore what matters to them. GGC is where girls take the lead, put their ideas into action and jump into awesome activities – all with the support of volunteer Guiders who are committed to positively impacting their lives. We strive to ensure that girls and women from all walks of life, identities and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can fully participate.

The People and Culture portfolio plays an important role in the organization by enabling employees to achieve GGC’s mission and strategic priorities, while delivering the service commitment to Wow the girl, Make it easy and Ensure safe space.

GGC is actively searching for an outstanding Administrative Assistant, People & Culture.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the People and Culture Team in a role that will contribute to the development and implementation of a national People Strategy. If you are a forward thinking, innovative, growth driven HR professional with a commitment to supporting a dynamic group of employees and managers, are motivated by the opportunity to contribute to a growing culture of trust, belonging and respect, and thrive in a changing environment, then this position is for you!

The Administrative Assistant, People & Culture will act as the primary administrative support to the Director, P&C and support additional administrative tasks related to the portfolio of other members of the People &Culture team. This would include but is not limited to monitoring and maintaining physical and electronic personnel records, drafting correspondence and documents, scheduling meetings, maintaining records through an HRMS, assisting in responding to and resolving employee inquiries while adhering to established policies and guidelines, assisting in the full cycle recruitment, hiring and onboarding process, and participating in projects as required.  

The model candidate will have educational experience (2-3 year diploma at minimum) and proven experience providing administrative support preferably to a Human Resources department (at least 2 years) which includes respect for confidentiality and the ability to exercise sound judgement, superior communication and customer service skills, effective inter-personal relation skills and problem solving skills, full-cycle recruitment, proficiency with HRMS and MS Office (Office 365), ability to apply relevant policies, guidelines and legislation with knowledge of employment related legislation (e.g., ESA, Human Rights, AODA, OHSA), a high level of personal integrity, the commitment to continual improvement of self and processes, and the desire to contribute effectively to a growing team as well as work successfully independently. Basic knowledge of payroll practices is an asset.

A CHRP designation is not required for this role, however GGC will support a candidate who wishes to actively pursue their designation.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People & Culture
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*This position will remain open until filled.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

 We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Manager, Programming (National Office)

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself
and be everything she wants to be. In Guiding, girls from 5-17 meet with girls their own age in a safe, 
inclusive space to explore what matters to them. GGC is where girls take the lead, put their ideas into action and jump into awesome activities – all with the support of volunteer Guiders who are committed to positively impacting their lives. We strive to ensure that girls and women from all walks of life, identities and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can fully participate.

GGC is actively searching for our next Manager of Programming.

This is an exciting mid-career opportunity to join a leading girl empowerment organization in a role that impacts the experience of tens of thousands of girls across Canada!

The Manager, Programming will oversee the development of a strategy that delivers relevant and empowering program experiences to GGC’s 75,000 girl members across Canada.  Leading a team of writers, designers and editors, and overseeing the development and translation of all programmatic resources, this individual will engage with leaders in well-known partner organizations, researchers, evaluators, and GGC’s girl and volunteer base to achieve their vision.  This role will also:

  • Contribute to GGCs operational planning for country wide excellence in programming
  • Be accountable for overall program quality assurance in non-formal education for girls and young women
  • Work collaboratively with GGC’s fund development team to support the articulation of the value and impact of girl programming
  • Lead the coordination and design of special program initiatives including GGC’s national service projects and WAGGGS international programming
  • Procure, inform and analyze research to help design creative future program priorities for girls
  • Chair the national Programming Committee

If you are an innovative and agile leader who is passionate about revolutionizing girl program across Canada with the content they care most about, this role is for you!

You are the model candidate if you have a talent for leading a multitalented staff team while working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders from girls and their parents, to our Board of Directors, in order to authentically lead a national programming strategy. You are skilled in leadership, strategic thinking, communication and non-formal education design to offer experiences that attract and retain tens of thousands of girls across Canada. You are a highly skilled leader and relationship builder with demonstrated management experience and communication skills, as well as have some know-how in sponsor engagement, budgetary planning, program evaluation, communications planning, and volunteer stewardship.  You have the capacity to build and strengthen national partnerships that support the overarching program delivered by Canada’s leader in girl empowerment. 

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Does this sound like you? Then apply today!

*We will be reviewing applicants and interviewing on a rolling basis until this position is filled.
Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People & Culture
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3     
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully. 
Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

HR Business Partner

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself
and be everything she wants to be. In Guiding, girls from 5-17 meet with girls their own age in a safe, 
inclusive space to explore what matters to them. GGC is where girls take the lead, put their ideas into action and jump into awesome activities – all with the support of volunteer Guiders who are committed to positively impacting their lives. We strive to ensure that girls and women from all walks of life, identities and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can fully participate.

Do you enjoy using your subject matter expertise to support people leaders and staff in areas of talent acquisition, on-boarding and orientation, employee relations, performance & talent management, succession planning, benefits and compensation and career transition? Are you motivated by the opportunity to contribute to a growing culture of trust and respect? If the answer is yes, then we are looking for you to join our People & Culture team.

GGC is actively searching for an outstanding HR Business Partner (internally called Employee Experience Business Partner).

The HR Business Partner is an employee champion and change agent who assesses and anticipates all people-related needs for assigned client portfolios to enable employees to achieve GGC’s mission and strategic priorities, while delivering the service commitment to Wow the girl, Make it easy and Ensure safe space.

This role will include, but is not limited to strategically supporting and leading people leaders through the employee experience by providing day to day leadership, support and coaching to people leader on HR matters, creating people plans (restructures, workforce planning, talent mapping and succession planning) for respective portfolios and functional areas, providing recommendations and implementing programs which cultivate a positive and engaged workforce, building trusting and respectful relationships with stakeholders and team members, and more.

The model candidate will have educational credential (post-secondary) and 5+ years’ of successful, results oriented experience as an HR Business Partner in an environment experiencing significant change, proven ability to apply relevant policies, guidelines and legislation with knowledge of employment related legislation (e.g., ESA, Human Rights, AODA, OHSA), superior communication, customer service and problem solving skills, the ability to establish and maintain collaborative, credible and trusting relationships and partnership with individuals across the organization, a high level of personal integrity, respect for confidentiality and the ability to exercise sound judgement, the commitment to continual improvement of self and processes, and the desire to contribute effectively to a growing team as well as work successfully independently, proficiency with MS Office (Office 365), and thrives in an environment of change.

Previous working experience in a not-for-profit environment is an asset, but not required.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

*We will be reviewing applicants and interviewing on a rolling basis until this position is filled.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People & Culture
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3     
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.