Human Resources Advisor

Website Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children & Family Services Society


“What we do together…our H.E.A.R.T is our difference.”

Do you have a genuine passion in promoting the values of Indigenous culture working with and for Indigenous children, youth, and families (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) while respecting their cultural diversity?

If so, consider joining our Xyólheméylh work family.  We are a fully delegated Aboriginal Agency providing programs and services to Indigenous children, youth, and families on and off reserve within Stó:lō Territory in the Fraser Valley between Yale First Nation and Surrey BC.

Our programs and services are created and delivered with the support of our Elders Advisory Council with special attention on strengthening culture and identity, while honoring the strength of families.

We strive to work in a holistic way to keep families together and reintegrate children back with their families and extended families.
Our service delivery is done with an open heart and an open mind focusing on the best interest of the family while keeping children at the center.
We work to ensure children are connected to their family, and community while striving to ensure their inherent rights to heritage and identity are upheld in all we do.

Human Resources Advisor

Regular Full Time Position– Fraser Valley

Salary- $60,980.16 to $69,417.66 per annum (35 hrs per week)



The HR Advisor will be accountable for providing a full range of human resources advice and solutions. In this role, you will be the primary point of contact with Directors and Team Leaders to provide HR support and ensure a smooth implementation of new HR policies and practices that will be introduced to the Agency.

Xyólheméylh is proud to have an Elders Advisory Council to ensure that culture is embedded throughout the agency ensuring the goals, missions and values are upheld in a good way. This position is expected to work in Létsé mót té sqwálewel – “With a good mind, a good heart, and good feelings.”



Employee/Labour Relations
Disability Management/WorkSafe BC
HR Metric Reporting/Projects – ADP & Synerion
Recruitment, Staffing and New hire enrolments
Talent Management
Developing, writing, and implementing HR policies and procedures
Benefit/Pension Administration
Supporting office locations in the Fraser Valley, ability to travel and support in-person is required
Projects and other work that fall within their scope of education and experience



A diploma in human resources
Achievement of a CPHR designation will be considered an asset
3-5 years of related HR experience
Previous experience working in a unionized environment will be considered an asset
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to build client relationships and provide strategic advice and coaching to executives, managers, and staff on a wide range of HR topics and issues; and to participate on projects, initiatives, committees, and work groups
Solid problem-solving skills to provide advice, coaching and interpretations to the executive, managers, and staff; and to build consensus and establish buy-in while aligning HR practice with business requirements
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple competing priorities
A valid BC Driver’s License with no restrictions, and access to a safe, reliable vehicle
Criminal Record Check for Working with Vulnerable Children or Adults



Relational Engagement
Collaborative Planning and Decision Making
Emotional Competency
Effective communication
Preference may be given to Indigenous candidates as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies.



FVACFSS employees are expected to be familiar with and must comply with the expectations of confidentiality as outlined in the Agency’s Human Resources Policy Manual and other policies and operational manuals, AOPSI and the

B.C. Child, Family and Community Services Act.



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This is a non-union position.


We are pleased to offer employer paid Extended Health benefits and enjoy participating in our attractive pension program with the Public Service Pension Plan.


This position is open to external candidates only at this time.


Applications will be accepted ongoing until this position is filled.


COVID-19 Precautions

The health and safety or our employees, their families, and the communities that we serve is of utmost importance to us. In keeping with BC Ministry of Health Guidelines and Orders we are practicing physical and social distancing, regularly sanitizing high touch areas, masking as mandated, and working remotely where possible.

Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. All new hires will be trained in our COVID-19 Safety Plans, will have virtual orientations, and will work remotely where possible.


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