Human Resources Project Assistant | Canada Summer Jobs

In order to be hired at Covenant House Vancouver as an employee, practicum student, or volunteer, candidates must provide evidence of full courses of Health-Canada approved vaccinations prior to starting their first shift.

About Covenant House Vancouver

Since 1997, Covenant House Vancouver has provided relentless support for youth experiencing, or at-risk of experiencing, homelessness. We provide support to young people age 16 to 24 who have experienced a wide range of early life and ongoing, complex trauma; including physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect. Our purpose is to serve all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and provide a safe and supportive environment for all youth in need.


This is a Canada Summer Jobs position. This position will be for a period of 8 weeks, 35 hours per week. In order to be eligible for this position you must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment ; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.



The Impact the Human Resources Project Assistant can make:

The Human Resources Project Assistant will work closely with all members of our People & Culture Team on ongoing projects. You will be responsible for ensuring all ongoing projects are executed in a timely manner and completed to a high standard.

Join an innovative and dynamic team that’s been recognized as one of the best HR teams in Canada – and take the opportunity to help change the world for the young people we serve at Covenant House!


How you will contribute:

  • Improve and update Job Descriptions
  • Complete employer branding updates, such as updating internal documents
  • Clean up and improve HR processes and internal systems
  • Work Collaboratively with department members and managers to ensure maximum productivity
  • Organise and monitor your schedule to ensure deadlines are met
  • Provide updates to management
  • Complete any necessary administrative tasks
  • Other duties as required


Who we are looking for?

Education and Experience:

  • Experience in an administrative / project assistant capacity is welcomed but not required
  • Experience within a HR team is welcomed but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with intermediate to expert skills in Excel, Outlook, SharePoint

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong administrative, and organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment while maintaining professionalism and composure at all times


Why Work for us? Would you like to …

  • Be part of a team that makes a difference to the lives of young people in need
  • Access ongoing training and development to improve both professional and personal growth
  • Attend an array of exciting team bonding exercises throughout the year
  • An inclusive team that welcomes new ideas and creativity


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Covenant House Vancouver is a secular organization that welcomes and serves young people from all backgrounds. While the international federation to which we belong was founded in the 1970s by members of the Catholic Church, we are not aligned with any specific faith traditions.

CHV is committed to upholding diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • Persons from groups marginalized due to race, ancestry, colour, religion/spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • Persons with visible (physical) and/or invisible (mental) disabilities;
  • Persons who identify as women;
  • Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; and
  • Indigenous persons.

We recognize that many of these identities intersect and that therefore, diversity, equity, and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all at Covenant House Vancouver.

We love what we do and try to make a difference every day. Covenant House Vancouver offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package and excellent opportunity for training and career advancement. If you are looking to join a place where we have a purpose and aim to achieve positive outcomes, please join us by applying.


Position Start Date

As soon as possible


Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled