Director of Human Resources

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The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) is seeking a Director of Human Resources. This is a leadership position that will report to the Executive Director, leading CCEDNet’s organizational policies and practices related to recruitment, staff support, team culture and well-being.  


CCEDNet is a values-based, non-profit association committed to connecting people and ideas for action that builds local economies, strengthens communities, and benefits everyone. We have members throughout Canada working at the grassroots level in rural, urban, Indigenous, and northern settings.  

CCEDNet engages a broad and inclusive range of community interests in common efforts to influence policy, create stronger and fairer local economies, tackle poverty and homelessness, and invest in sustainable communities.  

CCEDNet and our members are committed to the values of inclusion, diversity and equity, and promote approaches that are participatory, democratic, innovative and entrepreneurial.  Together, we are working towards sustainable and inclusive communities directing their own social, environmental, and economic futures through our Theory of Change

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The Director of Human Resources

  • participates in CCEDNet’s Leadership Team towards the achievement of strategic priorities;
  • supports all CCEDNet personnel who recruit and supervise other staff
  • develops and implements human resources policies and practices that create a positive and effective work environment. 


  • Develop and implement human resource policies and practices that integrate CCEDNet’s values of equity, inclusion, diversity, dignity, self-determination, solidarity, and local control while ensuring compliance with all relevant federal and provincial legislation. 
  • Convene and lead CCEDNet’s Human Resources Working Group, and provide support to the Board Personnel Committee.  
  • Working with relevant Directors, lead staff recruitment processes, including writing postings, promoting in relevant locations, shortlisting candidates, organizing interviews, checking references, and supporting onboarding. 
  • Review and revise CCEDNet’s performance management systems, including staff and team-wide organizational learning.  
  • Participate in CCEDNet’s Leadership Team, staff meetings and other staff activities.


  • Organized, efficient and eager to contribute to CCEDNet’s mission
  • At least five years experience in a HR management role
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, superior oral and written capabilities, including the ability to build professional relationships with a range of people.
  • An understanding of community economic development, social economy, social enterprise, social innovation and social finance in Canada and the policy and program areas most relevant to community-based stakeholders in the field an asset.  
  • Knowledge, experience and commitment to gender equity, poverty reduction, reconciliation, anti-racism / anti-oppression, diversity and inclusion.  
  • Bilingualism (English and French, spoken and written) an asset
  • University degree in human resources, personnel management, business administration, industrial relations, psychology, or a similar field, human resource certification or equivalent experience. 


  • Occasional evening and weekend work
  • Occasional overtime work
  • Occasional domestic travel


  • A competitive benefit package and health plan
  • Supportive work environment with flexible hours
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Time off with pay between December 25 and January 1
  • Paid time off including sick time and personal obligation leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Being part of an awesome team dedicated to community empowerment and economic justice. 

Location:  CCEDNet staff teams are located in Victoriaville (Québec), Winnipeg, Toronto and Ottawa, with staff currently working primarily remotely.  Applications from individuals anywhere in Canada who can make the case that they’ll be able to do the job effectively are welcome.  

This is a half-time position (20 hours / week) starting as soon as possible, for a 9-month contract, with possibility of extension.  Base wage is $31.91 - $39.11 per hour, adjusted for regional cost of living variances. 

Send resume and cover letter to info (at) with “Director of Human Resources” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a successful candidate is selected. 

CCEDNet is an equal opportunity employer offering a fair, co-operative, respectful, safe, and healthy work environment.  

Do not hesitate to contact us if you require alternative arrangements to submit your application. 

CCEDNet provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with stated needs. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

We appreciate all applications. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

15 Mar 2022
Canadian CED Network