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Are you our next Consultant, People Practices Specialist? Read the posting below, and apply by May 20.

About the Consultant, People Practices Specialist role 

Evenings & Weekends Consulting is looking for a Consultant, People Practices Specialist to join our team. They will play a critical role in managing a range of Clients’ projects focusing on centering and advancing equity within organizational practices. This work is traditionally referred to as “human resources,” but we also seek to de-centre historical notions of people as resources to be capitalized on or extracted from.

Projects may include policy and practices reviews/audits, policy development, executive/board recruitment, organizational review, employee values, people practices action plans, other people practice-adjacent projects, and additional project management/support as needed. This position will report to a Lead Consultant. 

Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of a range of projects for assigned clients including but not limited to policy and practice reviews/audit, organizational reviews, compensation & benefit review, job evaluation, performance and development plan, equity audits, etc.

  • Act as the primary contact with assigned clients and attend on-going check-in meetings with clients

  • Attend interviews with prospective clients as needed

  • Collaborate with team members to develop people practices related resources and templates

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of anti-racist and anti-oppressive frameworks

  • HRPA certification or equivalent designation is preferred 

  • Extensive experience in overseeing and managing a range of people practices focused projects simultaneously

  • Extensive knowledge of HR legislations in Canada and/or an ability to interpret provincial HR legislations 

  • Extensive experience applying an equity lens to people and culture related policies and procedures

  • Prior experience acting as the main point of contact with Clients and building positive client relationships

  • An ability to effectively navigate different viewpoints and build consensus in, sometimes sensitive, conversations related to advancing equity with clients and partners 

  • Highly motivated self-starter with an exceptional ability to complete assignments within time constraints, deadlines and with limited oversight

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong facilitation skills both in one-on-one and group settings

  • Proficient with virtual office systems (Google Suite, Zoom, Adobe Acrobat)

  • Experience using project management tool (Asana or similar)

  • Detail-oriented and a proactive and creative problem-solver

  • Good judgment and analytical skills with a focus on attention to detail

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others

  • Prior experience working in an people practices function in or with organizations from the nonprofit sector an asset

Required Qualifications & Critical Commitments 

  • A willingness to centre joy in our work together

  • An appreciation for the importance of rest, including supporting others and creating systems that help prioritize rest 

  • A commitment to liberatory frameworks

  • The legal authority to work in Canada

Salary: $75,000 plus extended health benefits (4-day work week - 32 hours per week)

Work Schedule: 4 days a week (8 hours per day including 1 hour paid lunch break) from Monday to Thursday. Some evenings/early mornings, Fridays and weekends work may be required from time to time.

Reports to: Lead Consultant

Location: Virtual (the successful applicant will be expected to have access to their own office set up but a laptop can be provided as needed). Some travel may be required from time to time.

Vacation: 4 weeks + 1-week March Break + 2-week Winter Shutdown

Wellness/Sick Days: 16 Days   Personal Days: 4 Days

Posting Details

The posting closes on Monday May 20 at 10am EST. Applications are to be submitted directly on RISE (our Human Resources Information Platform).

Evenings & Weekends Consulting values equal pay for equal work and operates with a transparent pay grid that is available to all employees and the general public. As such, we do not negotiate the starting salary, benefits or vacation for any position. 

If you require accommodation for the job application process, do not hesitate to contact us at

Preparing for an interview takes time and labour, so we compensate candidates who interview with us at a fixed rate of $100 per interview. Questions will be provided ahead of time so candidates are able to prepare for the interview as they see fit. We expect that there will be 2 rounds of interviews for this position and recruitment process may take up to 2 months once posting closes.​

Note: we may only be able to meet with applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process, but will provide an update on the outcome of the process to all applicants. 

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