Human Resources Summer Student – Job Posting 1268

YouthLink believes in the potential of every youth. We are dedicated to providing them with the support, guidance and opportunities they need to make positive life choices. We provide youth with brief and ongoing counselling, in-home wraparound support, shelter, housing, educational support, and safe drop-in spaces.  YouthLink works towards equitable outcomes for youth in our community and, as such, is committed to equity-based hiring practices. 

Human Resources Summer Student

(FEE FOR SERVICE Contract: As soon as available – September 2nd, 2022)

(Up to 35 hours per week)

As the Human Resources Summer Student, you will be responsible for range of administrative duties supporting the Human Resources department at YouthLink.  Reporting to the Manager, People and Culture, duties consist of maintaining accurate, up-to-date, and complete employee records, reports, supporting with health and safety training, recruiting, and other HR programs

Highlights of Your Role

  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date, and complete employee records and recruitment files and ensure confidentiality with  files
  • Monitor human resources related documentation to ensure accuracy, consistency, and relevance to business processes
  • Eliminate unnecessary or outdated materials, destroying them or transferring them to inactive storage according to file maintenance and legislative requirements
  • Transition employee data to electronic format and organize
  • Organize physical and online HR records in shared folders
  • Prepare, review, and/or edit various forms of correspondence such as letters, invoices, presentations, publications, and reports
  • Support with creation of job postings, resume screening, and interviewing
  • Other duties and special projects as may be assigned

Supports Organization’s Strategy:

Actively contributes to the organization’s Strategic Plan by participating in initiatives and committees to support the overall plan.

Highlights of What You Bring


  • Completion of High School
  • Current enrolment in a post-secondary program with a specialization in Human Resources Management would be a strong asset.


  • Previous administrative experience would be a strong asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of privacy standards and the ability to manage confidential information.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a wide range of stakeholders including staff of all levels, partners and government program representatives.
  • Demonstrated desire for continual learning in Equity, Diversity and Belonging practices.


  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to organize and mobilize large amounts of data and information.
  • Excellent leadership, administrative and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Demonstrated skill in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion practices, and specifically using an Anti-Black Racism lens.
  • Exceptional judgement; ability to analyze information quickly in order to prioritize and communicate emerging issues.

Other Requirements:

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination and Vulnerable Sector Check required.

Hourly rate of pay: 

  • $17.00

Full job description available here:

How to Apply

  • Submit application to hrpostings@youthlink.caPlease quote posting #1268 in the subject line.
  • As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our communities. If you have a disability and require accessibility accommodations with the application process, please contact
  • Position posted until filled.