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Updated Job Posting: HR & Policy Manager

Find the full posting on Charity Village. 35 hours/week at $35/hour. 1 year contract with possibility of renewal.

Maggie's Toronto Sex Workers Action Project is one of Canada's oldest by and for sex worker justice collectives advocating for our right to live and work with safety and dignity. We've served Toronto's downtown east since 1986 and provide a full suite of supports for sex workers including drop in programming and harm reduction supplies, outreach and education, social and political advocacy, counselling and legal supports. In the last year we've seen rapid growth in our organization due to the increased demand for sex worker supports through the pandemic. We have met the moment by expanding our resources to include free legal and therapy, food security efforts and community advocacy efforts. We are looking for an exerpienced HR & Policy Manager to join our team (35 hours/week at $35/hour - 1 year contract with possibility of renewal in 2022) to help us in the midst of this continued expansion.

The HR Policy Manager supports Maggie’s mission through the development and updating of our human resources policies and guidelines and HR staff support. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate about human resources policy development in the context of grassroots organizing.


  • Analyze Maggie’s HR policies and advise the Acting Operations Director and Policy Committee during regular meetings to review and discuss updates and solutions.

  • Update and develop new HR policies for Maggie’s that are in accordance with Maggie’s principles and feedback from the organization, and in compliance with the Ontario Non-Profit Act, the Ontario Health and Safety Act and other relevant areas of labour law to consolidate into an updated operational policy manual.

  • Support staff in the development of guidelines and policies that govern their specific programming (For example, drop-in norms and guidelines) where required.

  • Advise Acting Operations Director where needed on emerging issues related to human resources strategies, plans and processes.

  • Host organization-wide policy consultation meetings with the Policy Committee and Acting Operations Director to get feedback on the direction of policy development.

  • Offer regular trainings to staff on organizational policy and HR processes

  • Consult and upgrade organizatonal HR programs and software

  • Develop resources and protocols for onboarding and offboarding staff.

  • Complete all documentation related to critical HR issues accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Communicate regularly with the Acting Operations Director regarding the execution of your work.

  • Other duties as required.


  • Post-secondary educational credentials in business administration, human resources or a relevant field.

  • Proven experience in Human Resources Management.

  • Working knowledge and experience with grassroots organizations (sex working experience, and experience with sex worker rights’ organizations and/or community-led organizations’ policies is a strong asset).

  • Demonstrated experience working from anti-oppressive frameworks.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • Ability to work flexible hours as required.

We encourage all qualified people to apply. We value human rights, employment equity, diversity and inclusion and urge individuals from Indigenous, racialized, disabled, LGBTQ, and sex working communities to apply.

Please inform us whether you wish to be accommodated.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply please submit single PDF document which includes a one page cover letter and your resume by July 26th to

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