HR Intervals

Free resources for nonprofits

Created by and for the sector, HR Intervals builds off the legacy assets of the former HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector (HR Council), a nonprofit organization that existed from 2005 and 2013 to advance nonprofit labour force issues. The assets were administered online by Community Foundations of Canada until 2018. In the summer of 2020, an agreement was reached to transfer the assets to Imagine Canada.

Our sector relies on the talent of more than 2.4 million individuals — the majority of whom are women — to craft and deliver essential and innovative services to help our communities thrive. Yet most organizations don’t have an HR department or access to the information and resources they need to perform HR functions as effectively as they would like.

HR Intervals was created to address this gap by providing a comprehensive, bilingual online knowledge base to help nonprofit managers, employees and board members better understand, address, and guide people management within their organizations.

Topics include:

  • Job Descriptions
  • Recruitment, Selection, and Onboarding
  • Equity and Decent Work
  • Performance Management
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Strategic HR Planning
  • HR Policies

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