HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER – monthly August 1, 2024 – August 31, 2024

ChatterBox Theatre Society has been dedicated to delivering a meaningful theatrical experience to young audiences through interaction and humour. We aim to teach children positive values and offer them support in all stages of their development. In addition, we strive to build a stronger community by encouraging public engagement and dialogue, while nurturing and promoting our local artists.


ChatterBox Theatre provides positive and interactive theatrical experiences for children in the community. Our purpose is not only to create unique and enjoyable productions, but also teach children concepts of feelings and how they influence the world around them. Apart from the education and entertainment of our unique plays, we also offer support for the local artistic community by creating development opportunities for young performers. We also help connect the public with emerging artists, offering space for exhibitions and periodic events.


The Human Resources Manager will partner collaboratively with the President & CEO and the Board of Directors to establish the annual human resources plan and budget to achieve annual HR goals. This position will understand full-cycle HR accountabilities, such as recruitment, talent management, compensation, employee relations, and HR policies. This role will receive guidance and coaching from the Board Director – Human Resources to advance the strategy and implementation of HR programs.


• Develop and implement the annual HR strategy, including the recruitment of volunteers into key positions.

• Partner with the President & CEO and the Board of Directors to prepare the annual human resources plans for approval.

• Report on the performance and budget of HR activities to the President & CEO and the Board of Directors.

• Partner with the Marketing Manager in understanding primary marketing channels to use to attract qualified talent.

• Lead members of the HR team to brainstorm, develop and implement creative strategies to attract volunteers, youth, and other talent who will advance the mission.

• Engage the HR team to stay apprised of current HR trends, in addition to sourcing information, statistics, and trends to aid in human resources efforts.

• Establish educational partnerships to create awareness in schools about the organization and any special hiring events through media releases, online community boards, and social media.

• Build and project manage plans for major HR recruitment campaigns.

• Drive the strategy to increase engagement on job platforms, LinkedIn, and education job boards.

• Manage volunteers for HR projects, with support from the Volunteer Coordinator.

• Ensure HR volunteers possess the appropriate skills and competencies to meet objectives (e.g., proactive, committed, energetic), and help train them.

• Recruit for, prescreen, and interview all HR team members being considered. Also actively participate in recruitment activities for other critical roles that need to be filled.

• Meet with HR team members on a regular basis to discuss progression of work and delegation of activities to be performed. • Create and sign off on all offer and termination letters that are issued to volunteers or employees.


• Demonstrated leadership skills with coaching teams to successful outcomes, with a strong preference for human resources management, recruitment, or other HR experience.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, coupled with strong editing and grammar skills.

• Ability and confidence in telling a compelling story about the organization.

• Strong networking and communication skills to establish private and professional networks.

• Comfortable with different recruitment platforms, including LinkedIn and other social media channels.

• Self-starter, who is motivated by achieving HR goals for the organization.

• Strong work ethic and passionate commitment to advancing the mission of the organization.

• Ability to work independently while collaborating with other team members.

• Friendly, professional demeanor and considered approachable by others.

• Strong organizational and process-driven skills, with an excellent follow-through.

• Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.


• 3-5 years demonstrated work or volunteer experience in developing and implementing HR plans, preferably in a non-profit organization.

• Bachelor’s degree or diploma in HR, business, marketing, or psychology.

• Bringing a network of potential collaborators would be an asset.

• Passionate interest in theatre and education of the fine arts in Calgary.

• Legally entitled to volunteer in Canada, with the ability to meet any volunteer screening requirements (e.g., criminal check, including a vulnerable sector verification).