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We're Growing at Maggie's! Now Hiring HR & Policy Specialist!

Learn more about the HR & Policy Position or other career opportunities at Maggie's!

HR & Policy Specialist Hours:35 hours/week Rate of pay: Salary commensurate with experience $32,000 – $45,000

Contract Length: July 1st – January 1st 2022 (possibility of renewal) Application Deadline: June 17th

Maggie’s Toronto Sex Workers Action Project is hiring an Human Resource (HR) Policy Specialist to join our growing team! We are an organization run primarily by and for local sex workers. Our mission is to provide educational initiatives, further advocacy for sex workers rights, and support sex workers to live and work with safety and dignity. Our organization works with sex workers of all genders from all areas of the sex industry. We are founded on the belief that in order to improve our circumstances, sex workers must control our own lives and destinies.

Our organization provides a wide range of resources and supports for sex workers in Toronto’s downtown east end including drop-in space and harm reduction supplies, emergency food boxes and relief funds, political and legal advocacy, peer support, educational materials and more.

The HR Policy Specialist supports Maggie’s mission through the development and updating of our human resources policies and guidelines. 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 two organization-wide policy consultation meetings with the Policy Committee and Acting Operations Director to get feedback on the direction of policy development.

  • 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 to by June 17th!

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