Human Resources Generalist

Who We Are: Aunt Leah’s Place helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers-in-need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills. We are seeking an exceptional HR Generalist to join our dynamic team at Aunt Leah’s. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person to grow with the organization. The position is part time regular to start (7.5 hours a day; 3 days a week) with the possibility of additional hours based on operational needs and resources.

Job Summary: Implement and oversee the smooth operation of HR programs, systems, policies and procedures, with a focus on full cycle recruitment, that will benefit and expand the potential of all employees, practicum students, contractors and volunteers within Aunt Leah’s Place. In this key role, you will collaborate with managers to oversee full-cycle recruitment for a wide variety of positions in the non-profit organization. There is no typical day at Aunt Leah’s Place; however, your main responsibilities will include developing job postings, selection criteria, conducting and coordinating interviews, ensuring all pre-employment checks are completed, and preparing employment letters. You will provide support to Aunt Leah’s compensation framework and update job descriptions. Your service orientation and proven communication skills will assist with ensuring staffing needs are addressed in a timely manner. This role requires a highly efficient self starter, with great attention to detail, who respects cultural diversity, a team environment, and can manage a busy and interesting workload while providing excellent service delivery.

Seasonal Christmas Tree Lot Job Postings:

Managers and Assistant Managers, Tree Lot Sales Assistants (Floaters) (PT), Christmas Tree Lot Delivery Driver (Seasonal)

Who We Are: As a social enterprise Aunt Leah’s Tree Lots have been raising money to fund programs that helps prevent youth in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children for over 25 years .

Job Summaries: 

  • 7 Full Time Seasonal positions (Page 1 in document)
    • The positions full time positions are expected to commence with training on November 16 through to Lot Closing on December 23, 2020. These are Seasonal positions at established Christmas Tree Lots in, Vancouver, Burnaby and Coquitlam. All lots are easily accessible by transit. These are Seasonal positions at established Christmas Tree Lots in, Vancouver, Burnaby and Coquitlam. All lots are easily accessible by transit. Applications will be accepted until November 13, 2020 or until filled.
    • The Tree Lot Managers \Assistant Managers are responsible for the overall operations of the designated tree lot:
      • Participate in Tree Lot set up and take down
      • Adherence to Covid -19 Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
      • Daily opening and closing of the tree lot
      • Tree Lots Inventory Management
      • Tree Sales and up-selling, and wrapping
      • Supervise and orientate the tree lot volunteers
      • Daily reconciliation and reporting
      • Cash Handling
      • Management of Delivery schedules

 

  • 3 Part Time Seasonal Sales Assistants (Page 2 in document)
    • We are currently recruiting to fill up to 3, Part Time Seasonal Sales Assistants for our Christmas Tree Lots. The positions are expected to commence with training in early November and run through to lot closing on December 23, 2020. Applications will be accepted until November 13, 2020 or until filled.
    • These are Seasonal positions at established Christmas Tree Lots in Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam. All lots are easily accessible by transit.
    • Duties include;
      • Tree Lot set up and take down
      • Adherence to Covid -19 Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
      • Unloading tree deliveries
      • Tree Sales and up-selling, and wrapping
      • Cash Handling
      • Tree Lot clean up
      • May include opening and closing of tree lots

 

  • 3 Full time and/or Part time Seasonal Delivery Drivers for our Christmas Tree Lots (Page 3 in document)
    • The position of Delivery Driver provides Christmas Tree delivery services for customers of our 3 Seasonal Christmas Tree Lots in the Greater Vancouver area. In addition the position of Delivery Driver provides support to the tree lots with supply deliveries and garbage removal\ disposal. Most adheres to Covid -19 Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. Application accepted until November 13, 2020.
    • The position of Delivery Driver is a Seasonal position working up to 4 -8hour shifts per week from our Vancouver Tree lot location.
      Ideal Candidate will possess;
      • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with clean driver abstract
      • Relevant combination of experience with general suitability
      • 1-2 years’ experience working with the public
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
      • Criminal Record Check Clearance is required prior to commencing the position
      • Adheres to the Aunt Leah’s Code of Ethics
      • Ability to work a variety of shifts including week-ends
      • Physical ability to lift up to 25-50 lbs.
      • Operate hand tools – saw, loppers
      • Outstanding Customer Service skills

 

Friendly Landlord Network Coordinator

For over 30 years, Aunt Leah’s Place has helped prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children throughout Metro Vancouver. To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training and coaching on essential life skills.

We work proactively at the ‘entry’ and ‘exit’ points of the foster care system, helping low-income families maintain custody of their children and for foster youth readying to ‘age out’ with supports similar to what modern parents do for their own adult children in transition. Join our dynamic team, our great culture, and our amazing cause in this full time regular position!

Job Summary: Housing engagement will take place to expand and maintain a Metro Vancouver-wide network of ‘friendly landlords’ who are interested in renting an apartment, suite or part of their home to youth aging out of foster care. This Friendly Landlord Network (FLN) also represents a network of 19 local youth-serving agencies who collectively support young people through their tenancy. Functionally, the Friendly Landlord Network operates as an on-line database resource for Metro Vancouver foster youth and caregivers; working to offer safe, affordable market housing in a variety of Metro Vancouver communities.

Link Housing First Outreach Worker

The Link program offers youth who have aged out of government care the community, resources and opportunities to help them achieve their goals and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Youths receive access to a transition worker who provides one-on-one support and helps them apply for jobs, learn new practical skills, and develop a plan for their future.

Aunt Leah’s is growing and expanding its work that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

This growth means we are hiring! If you are passionate about ensuring youth in and from foster care have similar supports akin to their parented peers, and are interested in working at a Top 10 charity in Canada as ranked by Charity Intelligence you might be interested in working at Aunt Leah’s Place in this full time regular position.

Job Summary: Works to provide post majority services for Youth and families from becoming homeless by acting as a Housing First Outreach Worker for participants of the Link Program. Outreach may include participants of the Supporting Education for Foster Youth (SEFFY) Program as well.

To Apply

Please email an updated copy of your resume and cover letter quoting the position you are applying for in the subject line to:

HR@auntleahs.org