Vancouver Coastal Health

Onboarding & Offboarding Associate

Job Description

Job Title: Onboarding & Offboarding Associate
Work Site: HR - 601 W Broadway 10th fl


Start Date:



Temporary Full Time

As soon as possible until approximately December 2022.


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $25.63 - $33.64 per hour
Reference#: 169682-cmc


Come work as an Onboarding & Offboarding Associate with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Onboarding & Offboarding Associate to join the Onboarding team. Apply today to join our team!


As an Onboarding & Offboarding Associate with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Report to the Manager, People Experience.
  • Act as the central contact to support a warm, inclusive onboarding experience for new hires as well as to guide smooth transitions for staff offboarding.
  • Support onboarding for internal or external staff, from the initial job offer acceptance, sharing welcome packages and enrollment materials, completing key onboarding activities and education, answering new hire inquiries to completion of the new employee onboarding process.
  • Provide guidance and advice to Managers and Directors regarding recruitment, onboarding and offboarding services, requirements, collective agreement language, labour relations interpretation, and organizational hiring, onboarding and offboarding practices
  • Create and utilize onboarding and offboarding checklists to guide staff through necessary actions and processes, and solicits feedback from employees who are joining or exiting the organization. Creates, prepares and processes various documents such as emails, correspondence, materials, and toolkits for successful onboarding and offboarding.
  • Liaise with other staff and leaders in Recruitment, Labour Relations, Compensation and Classification, other People departments, and Operations regarding issues of a non-routine nature, and responds to inquiries from managers, employees regarding the status of posted positions, employment opportunities, application procedures, salary and timekeeping issues and reference requests.
  • Communicate with other organizations and agencies when conducting reference checks, verifying professional credentials and conducting criminal record checks.



Education & Experience

  • Completion of a recognized diploma or degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • Two (2) years’ recent, related experience in a large and complex organization, or a combination of education, training and experience.
  • Skilled computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet, graphics and database programs, e.g. MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Visio is required.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of human resources practices and relevant collective agreements.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to relay technical information in a manner that can be understood by various audiences.
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation and approach to communicating and supporting staff.
  • Exhibits thoroughness when maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data, records and other information.
  • Applies excellent time management skills to plan, prioritize and complete assignments and schedule activities in a manner that optimizes departmental effectiveness and maintains customer relations.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and relevant software applications including online recruitment/human resource systems, and current office software.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with staff and public effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.



VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.


Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately December 2022.


Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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