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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
June 7, 2023

Job Location
St. John's

Expected Start Date
July 4, 2023

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

  • Working with a Canada Games Host Society will be one of the most exciting, rewarding and exhilarating times of your career. A role with the 2025 Canada Summer Games in St. John’s will provide all that in a collaborative team environment. In a place like no other, St. John’s will host a Canada Games like no other. Join us.

Overview of the Position

The Coordinator, People & Culture, supports all Human Resources (HR) functions of the 2025 Canada Summer Games, helping develop and implement initiatives that bolster a safe, healthy, inclusive, sustainable, and collaborative work environment.

Key Responsibilities

This role will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Implementing various elements of the HR life cycle, including supporting the recruitment, onboarding, talent management, retention, and outplacement of staff;
  • Contributing to the ongoing review and maintenance of HR and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) policies and procedures, ensuring they adhere to legislative requirements;
  • Organizing workplace wellness and OH&S initiatives;
  • Coordinating internal training, development, and engagement opportunities;
  • Leveraging partnerships with post-secondary institutions to coordinate student internships, cooperative placements, and experiential learning opportunities;
  • Maintaining HR and employee documentation and files;
  • Providing support to organizational change initiatives and communications;
  • Providing administrative support, as needed, to members of the Finance, People, and Administration Team;
  • Supporting the Volunteer Services Team as required with the screening and scheduling of volunteers and other related tasks;
  • Being a fully engaged team member with a goal of positive and healthy relationships in the workplace;
  • Executing all responsibilities in a manner which is consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of the 2025 Canada Summer Games;
  • Fulfilling all other duties as reasonably required.


  • Diploma or Degree in Business Administration or other related field;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience or a combined equivalent of education and work experience.


  • Demonstrated understanding of human rights, employment, and health and safety legislation;
  • Creative, results-oriented, and able to deliver on deadlines;
  • Experience with Google’s G Suite programs (e.g. Gmail, Docs, Slides, Calendar, etc.);
  • Knowledge and experience working in a not-for-profit, events, or multi-sport Games environment;
  • Experience with managing/supervising employees/teams;
  • Flexible and strong team orientation and management style;
  • Ability to liaise and interact with multiple partners both locally and nationally.


  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset;
  • Based on position requirements, flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Conditions of Employment

  • Hours of work are 35 to 40 hours per week;
  • All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time of application;
  • RNC Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check will be required;
  • Background and credential checks may be required for specified positions.

Applying for this Position

Apply online by 5:00 pm NST, Wednesday, June 07, 2023. Please note only applications submitted through our careers page will be considered.

The 2025 Canada Summer Games Host Society is committed to the employment of a qualified workplace, reflecting the belief that diversity and inclusion contribute to a better workplace and skilled team.

Applicants have the right to request an accommodation during the recruitment phase and if invited to progress to an assessment or interview.

We thank all who apply. However, only those selected to proceed in the recruitment process will be contacted. No phone calls or emails, please. For more information about the Canada Games, please refer to:

Important Note:

The Host Society reserves the right to change, amend or disuse this job description at any time. This document is intended to provide an overview of the required responsibilities and qualifications.

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