Winter 2023 Co-op – HR Co-op Student – Metro Community Housing Association – Halifax, NS

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: October 9, 2022

                          Metro Community Housing Association

Bayers Road Centre, 7071 Bayers Road, Suite 280, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3L 2C2

Tel: (902) 453-6444  ●  Fax (902) 453-5919



Co-op Placement Opportunity


Reporting to:              Director of HR (indirect to HR Team members)

Start date:                  January 9, 2023

Final date:                   April 28, 2023

Pay rate:                     $15.00 per hour, 35 hours per week


Metro Community Housing Association operates in the HRM as a non-profit agency providing a range of support services for persons who live with mental illness.  Employing approximately 200 staff in a unionized environment, we would like to partner with a student enrolled and interested in Human Resource Management, to assist our HR Department.


Position Summary:  

The student will work in the HR Department, partnering with HR Team members mainly in the areas of recruitment and staff training.


The ideal candidate will have solid Microsoft Excel skills, demonstrated professionalism, diplomacy and tact, a high regard for confidentiality, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail where organization is key; comfortability and confidence in communications with applicants, references, supervisory team members, Employees etc.



  • Support the staffing processes, including the review of applications, scheduling interviews, completing reference checks, developing offer letters, facilitating new hire orientations and the collection of new hire documents.
  • Coordinate the staff training processes including tracking, recording, and scheduling the 7 Core Competency training modules with external and internal trainers.
  • Performs other duties as the need arises to assist the HR Department.


Please submit your resume and covering letter to by 4pm October 9th , quoting ‘HR Co-op Placement’.

**This role us not suitable for a Post Bacc Internship open to Co-op students ONLY***