Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Generalist, Human Resources (0.6 FTE)

Generalist, Human Resources(0.6 FTE) 

The Organization 

Ever wanted to change the world for the better? We do too! Every day, our staff works towards SCIO’s vision of making Ontario a more accessible and inclusive community. We believe in the power of choice, for all, and we want to change the way the world sees people with disabilities. Our founders envisioned a better, healthier, more inclusive life for people with spinal cord injury and set out to make it so. We are honoured to carry forth that tradition every day in Ontario, as we work for and with people with SCI to live the life they choose.

Job Summary 

As part of a dynamic team, the Human Resources Generalist supports the organization in delivering Human Resources services. This position works directly with a variety of stakeholders to enable the delivery of HR programs and services that support managers and employees and contributes to the overall organizational effectiveness and strategic goals. This position is based out of our provincial office located at the Lyndhurst Centre in Toronto.

Reporting to the Senior Human Resources Business Partner you will: 

  • Participate in the recruitment cycle supporting the Senior, HRBP and hiring manager to meet the organization’s staffing requirements.
  • Oversee new hire orientation and onboarding efforts. 
  • Support in areas including performance management, employee relations, learning & development, compensation and benefits administration. 
  • Stay up to date of regulatory changes and requirements to ensure compliance with HR practices, Health & Safety mandates, AODA requirements, Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code and other HR-related legislation. 
  • Participate in quality initiatives through task groups and committees (JHSC, EDI, Accessibility etc.). 
  • Research and co-ordinates internal and external training, as required. 
  • Composes confidential correspondence and reports for statistical data analysis and maintains appropriate records and file management.
  • Works in collaboration with Senior, HRBP to maintain/develop company policies that meet legislative requirements.  
  • Supports special projects in the roll-out and delivery, monitor results and reporting.  


  • Post Secondary degree/certificate in Human Resources.
  • Minimum 5 years in an HR administrative capacity with at least 3 years HR Generalist experience.
  • Previous experience in a not for profit/disability related sector, an asset.
  • Member of HRPA, an asset.
  • Knowledge of ADP WFN, an asset. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario ESA, OHSA, OHRC, AODA, Privacy legislation and best practices. 
  • Advanced computer skills in MS office environment and use of virtual meeting platforms (MS teams, zoom).
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion, initiative, tact and a high degree of confidentiality. 
  • Excellent planning/organization and time management skills. 
  • Ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels individually and in a group setting. 
  • Critical analysis, problem solving and assessment skills. 
  • Bilingual, – English & French, an asset. 
  • Your positive relationship-building skills, coupled with a solid record of responsiveness to meet the demands of a result-oriented environment, commitment and dependability, make you the ideal candidate for this position.

Given the essence of Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, lived spinal cord injury experience will always be considered an important criterion among the criteria that are part of any given search. Spinal Cord Injury Ontario is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to achieving  accessibility in employment for persons with disabilities while ensuring inclusive, barrier free selection processes and work environments.  
SCIO is committed to equity diversity, and inclusion in our recruitment processes. We strive to create a workplace that reflect the communities we serve, and everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work with a sense of belonging. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: Indigenous peoples, members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin; persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities; persons who identify as women; and persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

Reasonable and appropriate accommodation will be provided during the recruitment process upon request and addressed confidentially. We thank all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.  

Upon request, this position may require a Police Record Check and credentials verification. Please forward your resume and corresponding cover letter with salary expectations in confidence by November 1, 2021, to: Human Resources , SCI Ontario, 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto, ON M4G 3V9, Fax: 416-645-3265, Email: [email protected]

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