Director of Human Resources (MCCC)

Mennonite Central Committee Canada | MB

Posted Date 8/31/2021

All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to: a personal Christian faith and discipleship; active church membership; and nonviolent peacemaking.

MCC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to employment equity. MCC values diversity and invites all qualified candidates to apply.


The Director of Human Resources provides leadership to a staff team responsible for the human resource function of Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCCC).  This includes recruitment, screening, placement, maintenance of personnel information and related data, training and care of workers, overseeing salary and benefits delivery, and human resources policy development. The Director of Human Resources works in close relationship with the Director of Human Resources (MCC U.S.) to lead and manage the human resource functions for International Shared Program.  The position also consults and collaborates with provincial HR staff on HR matters. Location can be Winnipeg, MB or remote Canada.


This position requires the incumbent to live out and embrace the Christian faith foundation of MCC; ensuring the Christian ethos and Principles and Practices of MCC permeate their work and relationships.  The incumbent will live out their faith by serving others and advancing the mission of MCC as they relate to staff, constituents, donors, and others. 

Qualifications (necessary skills, experience & education)


  • A university degree
  • A Certified Human Resources Professional (C.H.R.P) or a commitment to obtain such a certification within a prescribed period of
  • Significant experience in human resource management and administration
  • Significant experience in team leadership required.
  • Knowledge of MCC and/or MCC's Mennonite/Be in Christ constituency strongly Previous MCC experience preferred.
  • Self-directed with strong organizational skills and a proven record of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks within varied and dynamic timelines on an ongoing
  • Knowledge of labour standards, human rights legislation, administrative investigations, harassment/safeguarding
  • Strong teambuilding and inter-personal skills; exercises judgment, tact, and


  • Problem-solving and negotiation skills; demonstrated ability to research, analyze, assess, and provide options and make
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Strong writing




The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the supervision and support of the other members of the Human Resources Department (MCCC).   The key functions of the HR Team include all human resource functions to support MCC Canada; recruitment, staffing, payroll, benefit administration, training/development, HRIS administration and employee relations.  The team also provides service for Shared International Program at MCC, including leadership and primary service worker recruitment, worker care, and training and development.


This position shares responsibility for activities of the entire MCC HR Network (approx 30 HR staff) with the MCC

  • HR The MCCC HR Director coordinates activities of the Canadian HR Network, through HR Network meetings and other provincial committees.


The MCCC Director of HR works with others in the organization to promote anti-racism and the work of the MCCC dismantling oppression team.   This position also serves on the Human Resource Policy Reference Committee, which develops and manages the HR Policies for MCC.  The Director of Human Resources also acts as a lead resource, within the organization on the work of Safeguarding. 


The MCCC Director of Human Resources is accountable to the MCCC Executive Director.  They will serve on the MCC Canada Management Team.


Some travel is required (approx 20 - 25 days per year).

Ministry Focus
Employment Status
Full time

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