Employee Relations Administrator

The Salvation Army Alberta
March 8, 2019
Edmonton Alberta, Canada
Job Type
Commensurate with experience
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Employee Relations Department Email: humanresources@salvationarmycalgary.org OR Fax: 403-410-1103 OR Mail: Employee Relations, Centre of Hope, 420 – 9th Avenue S.E. Calgary, AB T2G-0R9
Closing date
March 22, 2018
Street Address
Centre of Hope 420 9 Avenue SE


Mission and Values Statement

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 130 countries worldwide. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination.

There are four core values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda Territory.

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship:  We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

For more than 150 years, The Salvation Army has been serving and meeting the needs of people who are experiencing life challenges that leave them vulnerable and marginalized.  Its powerful mission and core values are what attract people to join the organization to further its work. Every position contributes to the spiritual and social services mission of The Salvation Army.

Employee Relations Administrator performs a range of employee relations and human resources functions that support the staff and managers of Community Services (Calgary).


Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference in the lives of people
  • Being part of a faith-focused organization recognized worldwide and where living out our mission and core values is paramount
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Program.
  • Here's how you will contribute to the program:  
  • Identifies and implements targeted recruitment plans to attract maximum number of qualified candidates, in conjunction with the managers; prepares and posts jobs; screens and manages resumes and maintains competition documentation and reports
  • Conducts employee onboarding
  • Attends career and employment fairs
  • Performs group benefits and RRSP plan administration and enters information into HRIS/payroll system; creates standard and customized reports
  • Prepares a variety of employment-related correspondence
  • Assists with various other human resources functions, projects and tasks
  • Maintains and promotes a positive image of The Salvation Army through providing a high caliber of professional service and by dealing with staff, the public and other professionals in a courteous and professional manner


What you need to get an interview:

    • Certificate in Human Resources Management with at least 2 years’ experience in an HR environment, preferably in a not-for-profit, or the equivalent education and experience will be considered.
    • A service oriented professional who is a self-starter and takes initiative
    • Proficient in - Microsoft Office; possess excellent organizational skills and be detail and deadline oriented
    • Strong communicator (verbal and written) and being able to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion is a must
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, displaying excellent project and time management skills
  • Passionate about working for and supporting the mission of The Salvation Army.Please include competition number ER030419 in the subject line of your application.We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


  • The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.
  • View our website to learn more about this and other programs we offer: www.salvationarmycalgary.org/residential.html
  • GRADE: Temporary Full Time – 40 hours per week – April 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020, with possibility of becoming a regular position.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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