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L'Arche Greater Vancouver is recruiting a Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources works in collaboration with the Program Team and Directors Team to ensure L’Arche’s Identity and Mission and the directions of the community mandate are integrated.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring that all human resources services and procedures are maintained and are in adherence with L’Arche Greater Vancouver policies, accreditation standards and government regulations.

Specifically this includes recruitment and selection of all personnel, and oversight of training and formation as well as ensuring regular role reviews and other processes as outlined by the L’Arche Canada Servant leadership program.

Supervises and works collaboratively with the Human Resources Assistant.


We currently have four L’Arche houses and two community inclusion programs in Burnaby BC where people with and without disabilities share life together. We are currently working on a housing project to redevelop our main location in Burnaby. During this transitioning time, we will need to work in an office environment with a number of other people, sometimes sharing equipment and space as well as working from home.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible for screening and hiring Canadian and International assistants in accordance with the policies and procedures, laws, and regulations of L’Arche Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
  • Ensures all incoming employees, assistants and volunteers are welcomed and well connected into home/program; teaches them to create warm, welcoming, and comfortable, home, program and/or office environments
  • Nurtures the gifts and growth of all assistants; ensures annual reviews and other support processes are in place and effective; works with house and program leaders to support each assistant. 

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