Bilingual (English/French) HR Coordinator

Date Posted November 1, 2023
  • Department Human Resources
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 123911

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Forever 21, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Our goal is to sustain performance that exceeds expectations. We are committed to creating a culture where people feel valued and inspired to achieve results. We give our people the appropriate tools, freedom and authority to make decisions. They are accountable for their actions and we recognize their efforts and reward their results. We attract and nurture the best people by providing leadership opportunities, career development and continuous learning. We are committed to leading by example and with integrity. We treat people with respect and dignity, promote the benefits of diversity and address challenges in a direct and compassionate manner. We engage people in our goals and objectives; we listen and act on new ideas where possible. That is our Philosophy.

How you will make a difference:

As the first point of contact for store employees in Canada and the US, the Bilingual (English/French) HR Coordinator is responsible for responding to enquiries, resolving issues, managing data in HR systems, processing employee life cycle events and related reporting.

What You’ll Do:

· Respond to, address and resolve employee inquiries

· Promote and oversee health and safety requirements including claims management and follow up

· Maintain knowledge of, and ensure adherence to applicable legislation

· Prepare memos and related HR communications

· HR Policy Manual maintenance and updates

· Responsible for the disability and leave of absence program

· Support the Company Health and Dental benefits program

· Assist in any assigned HR related projects and research requirements

What You’ll Need:

· 1 to 2 years of HR experience

· Bilingual (English/French)

· Excellent computer skills with solid working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

· US employee relations experience an asset

· Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

· Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure

· Well-organized, detail oriented, with ability to prioritize and multi-task

· Acts with integrity and maintains a high level of confidentiality

What we offer:

· Competitive Compensation Package

· Health and Dental Benefits Plan

· Paid Sick Days

· Employee Discount

· Tuition Reimbursement

· Ongoing Training and Development

· Career Advancement Opportunities

· Being part of an amazing, supportive and collaborative team

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount



  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • North York, ON M6A 2W1: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)



  • DCS / DEC (preferred)



  • Human resources: 1 year (required)
  • US employee relations: 1 year (preferred)



  • French (required)


Work Location: In person

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