MaxPeopleHR is hiring a

HR Intern - Course Credit (Winter 2024)

Richmond Hill, Canada

Please Note – This is an unpaid co-op internship position which offers a biweekly honorarium.

About Us:

MaxPeople is a professional Human Resources and Legal consulting firm offering clients customized approaches to create a people strategy that impacts business growth.  We partner with small and mid-size companies across industries.  

MaxPeople is a team of consultants, advisors, business professionals and next-gen leaders, inspired by a passion for the work we do.  We’re here to work, learn, laugh, and grow. We take our work very seriously, but ourselves, not as much.  

What Drives Us? 

Striving for excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We’ve created a work culture that embraces an entrepreneurial mind-set and encourages our employees to grow beyond their potential. We are a collaborative group, finding fresh perspectives and new solutions by teaming up and tackling challenges head on.   

We’re passionate people and that shines through in everything we do at work or at play —marathoners, amateur chefs, yoga gurus, animal advocates - we are all in!! 

What you’ll be doing:

As a HR Intern with MaxPeople, you will be working alongside our HR Advisors and HR Consultants as we act as our clients' outsourced HR department, assisting them with all of their “people” issues including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, legislative compliance, employment law, terminations, employee programs and so much more. We do this by providing our clients with customized HR solutions that support their people, processes, productivity, and profit.

Your duties and responsibilities will consist of the following:

  • Support the HR Consulting Team with a variety of HR initiatives
  • Provide project and process support including conducting research, analysis and recommendations
  • Research information to send out to clients to ensure they are kept up to date on employment legislation and interesting HR facts
  • Compile data and prepare reports both for internal and external purposes
  • Lead specific HR Projects focused on continuous improvement for clients and MaxPeople
  • Support recruitment for entry level positions
  • Assist with administrative support for Employment Law division
  • Provide support for training content and delivery
  • Assist with potential client leads utilizing Salesforce
  • Assist with all other HR projects as required


What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Must be in the process of completing a post-secondary diploma / degree in Human Resources or related field and actively enrolled in a co-op / Internship program is a requirement.
  • High sense of urgency and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Extremely adaptable and flexible to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
  • Comfortable during interactions with senior level clients and staff
  • Ability to apply discretion and sound judgment to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate future needs and/or potential challenges that may arise
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and an adaptable and collaborative style
  • Demonstrated track record of effective customer focus
  • Highly proficient computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook)


Why MaxPeople is a great place to work:

We maintain a fun and outgoing, yet professional environment that truly values our employees. As a member of the team, you will take part in our rewards and recognition program, and team building and community volunteering events. We also offer a flexible work environment to work some days from your home office and early Friday afternoons off before long weekends. We are committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and want to focus our efforts as an organization to create an inclusive work environment internally and for our valuable clients.

We‘ve cultivated a continuous learning environment, leveraging our collective knowledge and expertise to build a high performing team! As part of our commitment to inclusivity, diversity, equity and accessibility, our goal is a workforce built on respect that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply including individuals with disabilities, those who identify as Black, Indigenous or persons of color, members of the LGBTQ2S+ community and others

We are proud to be in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005 and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. We are happy to honor accommodations at any part of the recruitment process and invite you to let us know how we can help.

We thank all applicants for their interest in MaxPeople but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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