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Human Resources - Organizational Effectiveness - Co-op

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Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: LifeLabs

About Us

At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of Empowering a healthier you!  We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 350 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year.  

Caring, Agile, Customer Centred, Teamwork - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers.  With over 6,000 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us.  

This is an exciting time to join our LifeLabs team, grow your career with us and support numerous business initiatives, innovations, best practice and business development opportunities.


Do you want to help improve patients’ healthcare outcomes? Now you can. LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is a proud Canadian company with over 50 years’ experience. We provide laboratory testing services that help healthcare providers diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease in patients. 


At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of Empowering a healthier you!


LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking an Human Resources Student to join our Organizational Effectiveness team. Human Resources leads the People and Culture strategy of LifeLabs. You will join at an exciting time to support the Organizational Effectiveness team to carry out a range of initiatives that contribute to our overall People and Culture strategy.


This is a Temporary Full-Time role working remotely from your home.

Job Description:

  • Support the coordination of leader and employee events and meetings related to our Culture initiatives including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Support development and execution of projects and key initiatives including developing communications, , compiling reports and presentations and identifying issues and risks
  • Manage registration process key events and support technology set-up and operation as required
  •  Coordinate meeting preparation and minutes
  • Conduct best practice research for projects, and contribute to our DEI plan to find ways to engage employees in celebrating diversity days and events

Are you a good fit?

We are looking for a passionate individual  who shares in the importance of our values as well as wants to contribute to making a difference: Customer-centred, agility, teamwork, and caring, and can live these values with us every day. LifeLabs is seeking individuals who can work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, while adhering to LifeLabs’ standards of safety, accuracy and efficiency. Do you have:

  • Post-Secondary student ideally in a Business Program with a focus on Marketing or Human Resources, or related discipline
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, show initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with others in HR and across the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to take effective action to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment
  • Demonstrated flexibility and a “can do” approachtoward  all interactions and assignments and be willing to take on new challenges
  • Possess solid written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effectively prioritize, manage and execute simultaneous tasks
  • Possess excellent computer skills, including experience creating spreadsheets and other documents, managing databases, and developing presentations, and reports. Must be familiar with the entire Microsoft Office suite as well as Adobe Acrobat. Exposure to HTML coding preferred.
  • Strong technology and digital skills required as well as a strong knowledge in leveraging platforms and social media to support our initiatives.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a remote work environment

LifeLabs is committed to building an inclusive environment and will provide accommodations in accordance with the AODA – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please indicate in your application any accommodations you will require throughout the recruitment process.  Alternatively please contact our corporate offices main line to be directed to a member of the Talent Acquisition team at  (416) 675-4530. 


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